Department of Broadcasting

Web Links

Below, please find a listing of websites that you, as Broadcasting majors/minors here at Western Illinois University, may find useful in your tenure here at Western.

 

Professional Broadcasting Organizations:

NBS: National Broadcasting Society

INBA: Illinois News Broadcasters Association

 

Tutorials:

Creative Cow

Watch TV and Learn

Invest in You

Creative Shooting Tips

How to properly shoot interviews

Shooting to Edit

Understanding Depth of Field

ENG Lighting

Shooting Shake-free - when a tripod is not an option

Understanding White Balance

 

Software User Guides:

Final Cut Pro X User Guide

Motion 5 User Guide

 

Software User Guides (Graphic and Web Design):

Adobe Photoshop CS6

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Adobe Illustrator CS6

 

Useful, Free Software for Mac:

OnyX - useful tool to protect and maintain the hard drive

 

Copyright Free Video Content:

XStockVideo

VidsPlay

StockFootageForFree.com

Internet Archive of Stock Footage

Background Video Loops

Explosion Video Footage

 

Copyright Free Music:

FreePlay Music - Excellent source for copyright-free music. Most content is free. Some content available for small fee.

MusicRevolution.com

FreeSoundtrackMusic.com

Audionautics.com

 

Copyright Free Images:

Sprixi.com

PicFindr.com

FlickrStorm

CompFight.com