Evonne Mandella

Welcome to Experience Videomaking

How to Use This Course

Experience Videomaking is an elective course to help your student learn to use software, often free, to make videos for private use. The videos your student makes can be video gifts, resumes, and tutorials. They can also be used to share your faith. These lessons are best followed in sequential order as they build on each other throughout the course. This course counts as a computer/technology credit, and students who complete all 18 weekly lessons can earn 0.5 academic credit. As always, please check your own state’s academic requirements.

Course Details

Course Introduction

Welcome to our Experience Videomaking class! Have you ever wanted to make a video about a place you went or about something you did? How about a video resume or a tutorial to teach someone else how to do something? Maybe your church or homeschool group is having an event and you’d like to make a video to invite all your friends. This is the course for you! We’ll start out by learning how to use some free video software and learn how to put all the components together to create a good video. Along the way, we’ll have a lot of fun! Are you ready? Let’s get started.

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Evonne Mandella


Video-based instruction


Eighteen weekly lessons


Middle-high school

Course Outline

  • Week One: Introduction to Videomaking
  • Week Two: Mood and Atmosphere
  • Week Three: Storyboards
  • Week Four: Preview Tool
  • Week Five: Music in Your Video
  • Week Six: Finding Images to Use
  • Week Seven: Royalty Free Stock Footage
  • Week Eight: Video Timelines
  • Week Nine: A Call to Action
  • Week Ten: Video Gifts
  • Week Eleven: Creating Video Tutorials
  • Week Twelve: Sharing Our Videos in Safe Places
  • Week Thirteen: Creating a Video Resume
  • Week Fourteen: Sharing Your Faith with Video
  • Week Fifteen: Showcasing an Event, Part One
  • Week Sixteen: Showcasing an Event, Part Two
  • Week Seventeen: Creating a Movie Trailer, Part One
  • Week Eighteen: Creating a Movie Trailer, Part Two

Transcript Information

This course counts as a computer/technology credit, and students who complete all 18 weekly lessons can earn 0.5 academic credit.

*Please be informed of your state’s academic requirements.

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Please note: This class will only be available through February 28, 2017.

evonne photoEvonne Mandella has a passion for making fun and informative videos and teaching others to do the same. She has a Master’s Degree from Bethany Bible College and Seminary. She enjoys working with Christian Television Network to provide uplifting, high-quality videos. She has made quality videos for leaders in Christian fitness, magazines, homeschool conventions, and the Christian television industry. Now Evonne wants to help you share your story with the world through her videomaking class! She has a passion to serve fellow dreamers and honor the Creator of dreams. Evonne also taught a Hands-On Hebrew (Hebrew Introduction) course on in early 2013. You can learn more about Evonne at!