Checklist For Videoing The Vote

Equipment

  1. Press Badge (available on website)
  2. Camera
  3. Telephone to dial 1.866.OUR.VOTE or 1.888.VE.Y.VOTA
  4. Tripod & Audio equipment if you are using it
  5. If you have a mobile hotspot, bring it to upload.
  6. Charge your equipment!

Remember to shoot

  1. On camera consent: "My name is _____, and I consent for Video the Vote to use my image or likeness for their election protection documentation project." (text is available on back of you badge)
  2. Who, what, where & why – name, polling location & issue
  3. Shoot the polling location in the background
  4. Supporting B-roll – images of lines, police cars
  5. Supporting Interviews- others who are experience same problem; testimony of poll workers
  6. Audio- Get close to the interviewee so you can hear them; if it is too loud move away from sound
  7. Tag your videos! #videothevote AND #govote