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You’re Audience Who is desired audience for your project? Is it close friends or relatives, will your Piece de Résistance be passed down to future generations for their viewing pleasure? Sometimes these questions must be answered before any other considerations because they may determine what kinds of stories and how much detail you will add.
The Delivery Method For many years VHS tape was standard for viewing video at home. However DVD is now medium of choice for many reasons. On screen menus and chapters that allow for much easier navigation, superior audio and video quality, and longevity are just a few reasons DVD has become so very popular. However internet has also become a viable means of delivering video. If you have a personal website then family and friends around globe can access your video as soon as it is posted.
All of points above require serious consideration and expertise. A professional video biographer can help you answer these questions and more. They can keep you on task, help you stay focused, and craft your project into a meaningful video biography that will be cherished by family and friends now as well as future generations to come.
Jay Corrao is the founder and president of Memory Archivers, a video production company based in Apple Valley Minnesota. His company specializes in wedding and event videograpy, video biographies, and consumer digital archiving.