Newspaper video: Credit where credit is due
On the news packages the people involved in the production get a credit, on screen along with the journalist.
Here are a few screen grabs ( from Telecinco)
The production staff get a credit
and so does the journo
I’m told it’s very common in a lot of places. But I mention it for no other reason than I though that:
When we present video online that we can do that without having to fill the screen with text or add length with credits at the end. We can just put a bit of text alongside the video.
It was only when I had a quick breeze around the UK nationals* that I found, to my surprise, that most online sites in the UK don’t credit the production team .
Name and gain
Given that most of the big players have admitted that they are using multi-person crews for a lot of their production it seems a shame not to give credit where credit is due. After all, one of the big issues with video and multimedia is one of hearts and minds** a little credit love may go a log way.**
*I’m writing a post about the research that City have done on multimedia so I was catching up with national newspaper video