Here is a simple pocket book guide to help you understand the role of videographer at Epsom Speakers. If you are undertaking this role for the first time, it can feel more daunting without clear instruction. This guide can be used to supplement any advice given by your mentor.
Before the meeting startsA member of the Video Upload Team will give you the bag containing the video camera. Set it up on the tripod, plug it in and make sure it is ready to go. Make a test recording before the meeting to check it’s working. Instructions how to use the club camera are below.
During the meetingYou will film (the items in bold are the most important):
- All speeches
- All speech evaluations
- Table Topics
- Table Topics Evaluation
- General Evaluation
- Each speech and evaluation is recorded separately.
- Start the recording when the Toastmaster welcomes the speaker to the stage, and stop the recording during the applause at the end when the speaker hands back to the Toastmaster.
- Record the entire Table Topics session as one recording.
- Start when the Toastmaster welcomes the Topics Master, and stop the recording when the Topics Master hands back to the Toastmaster.