“Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world.” – Robert McKee
Three professionals on school crisis communications
News
September 20, 2019

Crisis Communications

Crisis Communications is a critical skill for all school districts. Below are three seperate presentations from the Indiana State Police and media professionals covering insider tips for handling a crisis. This free content is also availble on our YouTube Channel.…
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Favorite school district video lenses
News
September 19, 2019

Our Favorite Camera Lens

Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 12-35mm f/2.8 II Our go-to lens that is on one of our cameras 70% of the time. The lens is wide enough for establishing classroom shots and can zoom into students in action. Having stabilization…
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July 16, 2019

How to Get 10x More Facebook Engagement

If you're sharing Youtube links on Facebook, you may not be getting the kind of engagement you expected. In fact, a recent study found that "native" Facebook videos receive up to 10X the number of interactions that Youtube videos receive.…
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July 16, 2019

CIESC Wins Two Telly Awards!

CIESC Media Services recently won two more Telly awards for videos produced for our member schools! This year, we took home a silver for "Plainfield Schools-Bringing Joy To Learning" and a bronze for our very own CIESC promotional video. You can…
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Tips & Tricks
July 16, 2019

2019 NSPRA Slides and Handouts

Paul Weller had the honor of presentation at the 2019 National School Public Relations Association annual conference in Washington D.C. on free and low-budget tips for video production. Download the full presenation below, or checkout a few highlights below.Video Stabilization…
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News
March 14, 2019

Jonathan Shingleton Joins Media Services Team

My name is Jonathan Shingleton and currently, I am interning for Media Services at CIESC. Previously I was a production assistant at Emmanuel Church in Greenwood for almost three years. When I started working there I immediately loved working there…
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January 25, 2019

Cascade High School & CIESC Made A Viral Video

CIESC Media partnered with Cascade High School to produce a “lip-dub” music video featuring “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” by David Lee Murphy & Kenny Chesney. The video went viral in a hurry, being shared by radio stations all over the…
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December 20, 2018

2018 Year in Review

2018 brought with it a new office building, 70 completed video projects, awards, and the ability to increase our production value! To reflect on everything our team has done this year, we compiled a bunch of our favorite data into…
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Articles
September 25, 2018

Lebanon High School: “A Small School With A Big School Feel”

The CIESC Media Team collaborated with Lebanon Community School Corporation to produce a marketing video that tells some great stories. When Lebanon approached us about producing a video for the High School, we asked the same questions we ask all…
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iPhone unboxing with "improve audio recording"
Tips & Tricks
September 24, 2018

Improve Audio When Recording Videos on your Phone

How to Capture Better Audio If you've used a smartphone or tablet to record video you were probably disappointed with the audio quality. Often the poor audio is unusable. These four tips will help improve recorded audio on your favorite…
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