Grants:IdeaLab/Rapid video tutorial creation

Rapid video tutorial creation
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Demonstrating how easy it is to create tutorial videos.
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created on14:57, 9 August 2014 (UTC)

Project ideaEdit

What is the problem you're trying to solve?Edit

We wanted to inspire people to create more video content

What is your solution?Edit

We created a simple prototype video using iconography sketches, and phone cameras with narration.


Get InvolvedEdit


  • Volunteer Draw things. Willowbl00 (talk) 15:01, 9 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Volunteer Links to existing tutorials, for potential updates. Quiddity (talk) 02:47, 12 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Volunteer Translation and drafting intros. Liang(WMTW) (talk) 15:19, 13 August 2014 (UTC)


Old but similar Grants proposalsEdit

A startEdit

Our start:

The below would serve as the category landing page for HowTo videos.


Existing collectionsEdit

What kind of videosEdit

  • specific topic for each
  • short (about 2min)
  • what user/people needs
  • possible to fork
  • easy to translate & easy to adapt to dif community rules/interfaces/culture

Possible video titles/topicsEdit

  • Hosting a pleasant editathon [1st prototype]
  • Others:
    • What belongs to Wikipedia
    • What I can do when my article gets deleted?
    • Where I can go for help?
    • Where I can resolve conflicts?
    • How to properly edit?

In Progress / Want HelpEdit

Video Done, Need AudioEdit

Script Done, Need VideoEdit

Need TranslationEdit

Other Requested TweaksEdit


Making a New VideoEdit

All sorts of awesome resources exist for this.

Consider making an animation or other non-text-based video, so that others can re-dub easily.

A Tool shown in this presentation, for easily uploading non-Ogg files: