I run a training company called academy class
We want to start our own online learning library – a bit like Lynda.com, Udemy, Coursera etc
Initially the classes will reflect our training courses so check out whats covered here
we’re looking at lots of little videos that match the course outline
English doesn’t need to be perfect as the plan is to have a voice over presenter do the actual presenting bt we’ll still need to transcribe what you’re saying
The quality needs to be high as you would expect so here is what Udemy usually request which matches what we need
Have you delivered any training before?
Is our requirement something that fits in with the proposed budget?
• Lecture Length: We recommend that lectures are between 5-7 minutes
• Video Settings: HD video (720p minimum) with clear lighting, composition, and a steady camera exported in 16:9 format. These settings will ensure that your lectures are mobile optimized for mobile devices.
• Lighting: Bright and balanced, with minimal shadows.
• Framing: Use a clean, uniform, and non distracting backdrop. The background should contrast with the subject so that the speaker stands out.
• File size: No larger than 1.0 GB. Compatible file types include mp4, .mov, and .wmv
• Mobile Friendly: Featured text is large enough to read on a smaller screen.
• Engagement: Use direct eye contact. Record as though you were speaking with close friends
Before you record all of your lectures, submit a test video and have a academy class team member review your video (and audio) recording settings to ensure you are set up for success in the Quality Review Process
Minimum requirements to pass our Quality Review Process
• Videos must be shot in HD (720p minimum) with clear lighting, framing, and steady camera.
• Videos must also include high-quality audio. To learn more about our audio quality criteria,click here.
• Lectures must be between 2 and 20 minutes long.
• Exported slide presentations with audio narration will not be approved unless they meet the following requirements:
• Videos cannot be composed of a single static slide with audio narration.
• All slides must be relevant to the narration and not simply subtitles for the audio.
Recommended equipment and software
There are so many ways to create content for your online course and so many tools to help you shoot and edit video, we know it can get overwhelming. Check out the following articles for our recommendations:
• Recommended Audio and Video Equipment
• Recommended Video Editing Tools
More information about video quality
Looking for more information to help you ensure top quality video for your lectures? Check out these articles:
• Video Quality: Setting Up Your "Recording Studio"
• Video Quality: Optimal Video Recording Settings
Video Quality: Optimal Video Export Settings