Shooting Tips Posters!


Everything is a Sequence
Reminds students to "think like an editor" in terms of wide, medium, and tight shots while shooting in the field.

Use the acronym WALLDO to help inspire creativity in shot types. Wide, Angled, Low, Linking, Depth, Opposite.

Action / Reaction
This poster reinforces the importance of shooting not only the obvious action in a given sequence but also the reaction.

Take Me / Show Me
The job of any good broadcast journalist is to take the audience somewhere they can't go and to show them something they can't see on their own.

Say Your Name and Spell It
It's the first question of every interview and it'll save you loads of time in the edit bay. This poster is designed to remind students of the importance of this question.

What's Your Focus Statement?
This poster reminds students of the importance of staying on focus with their news or feature stories. The focus statement should guide the entire shooting process.


Brandon Goodwin

Based in Springfield, Missouri, his video production work has taken him to four continents, a dozen countries and well over half the United States. Brandon has a decade's experience collaborating on projects of all shapes and sizes with a variety of clients, including record labels, non-profits, and advertising agencies. Recently Brandon worked as DP & Editor for the documentary, "Linotype: The Film". He has been on the ASB staff for seven years, and provides training in shooting, editing, writing, and interviewing. He is also the voice of the "Video Coach" series of training discs. He lives in Springfield with his wife Morgan and dog, Peter.