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June 23, 2015

Dissolve and Skillshare team up to offer a free class on creative storytelling with stock video

NEW YORK — Continuing its commitment to helping today’s visual creatives tell better stories with better footage, Dissolve has teamed up with Skillshare to offer a free class on creative storytelling with stock video.

In this 60-minute class, Dissolve designer and video editor Nikki Stephens covers a range of topics, including:

  • brainstorming ideas
  • developing your story
  • using stock video to add emotion, show what you’re saying, and fill in gaps
  • finding the perfect clips
  • editing them to tell an awesome story

This class is ideal for brand marketers, newcomers to video, or burgeoning visual storytellers.

“We love Skillshare, especially its vision of unlocking creativity,” says Dissolve’s creative director, Sheldon Popiel. “It meshes nicely with our goal of empowering visual storytellers with footage that helps them tell a better story. We hope this class helps video keeners create their own amazing stories!”

The Skillshare community includes more than 850,000 students in more than 180 countries. “Creating this free class with Dissolve furthers Skillshare’s mission to provide universal access to learning for today’s creators,” says Skillshare producer Alyssa Demirjian. “Technology has made it so easy for everyone to watch video. This short class takes that even further, helping everyone create engaging video stories of their own — whether for a creative project, board meeting, or even a short film. This was so much fun to work on together.”

Find out more about Creative Storytelling with Stock Video and enroll for free.


About Skillshare

Skillshare is an online learning community for creators, on a mission to provide universal access to learning. Anyone can take online classes, watch video lessons, create projects, and even teach a class themselves. Browse all Skillshare’s classes.