Use gestures, facial expressions, and tone of voice as appropriate (how you would in a normal conversation, especially with someone trying to understand your language).
Do not include text in the video.
You must obtain written permission to show any person in the video, including parental/guardian consent for minors under the age of 18 (you will fill out and submit a form with signatures with your video.
Do not include any music, videos, or other media that you do not own.
Do not add any extra effects (fade in/fade out, sound effects, etc.).
Videos should be well-lit and not appear dark, making it difficult to see you or the things you are talking about.
Videos should be stable, not shaky, and not move around. A tripod or stand should be used whenever possible. There is an exception is for specific videos that ask you to walk around and show different things while you speak; this will be noted specifically in the video instructions.
Audio must be clear and high-quality. Film your video in a quiet location to minimize background noise, including wind.
Videos should be in .mp4 format.
Videos should be normal size and ratio to fill a computer screen (no vertical videos!).
Videos should not be blurry or low-resolution. Viewers should be easily able to see the speaker and not be distracted by image quality.
Transcripts should have minimal to no errors.
Transcribe everything you say exactly how you say it.
Each time you speak, start a new paragraph. Each time you pause, double space between the paragraphs.
Do not include time stamps.
Upload your document as a Word document (.doc, .docx) or a PDF (.pdf).