Adding Media to Your Lightbox

Here you can find information on how to search and collect media to use in your video from Wochit’s gallery and social content provided by Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. More information on how to upload your own content, videos from Youtube or infographics can be found here.

In the Wochit Media Library you’ll notice a mix of video clips and images from our different content partner. Before you create your story you need to collect assets in your Lightbox to use in your video.

Adding an Image to the LightboxAdd Image to Your Lightbox

  1. Search by keyword for the assets that you need using the search bar on top of the media library
  2. To add an image from the Media Library, click on it and it will open a Image Preview window.
  3. From here click ‘Add to Lightbox’ or ‘Close’ if you decide you don’t need it.

Quick Tip: While scrolling over an image, you’ll notice a + sign in the top right corner. To add an Image quickly you can simply click on the + sign to add it to your Light Box

Adding a Video Segment to the Lightbox

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  1. Search by keyword for the assets that you need using the search bar on top of the media library
  2. To add a video segment from the Media Library, click on it which will open a Create Video Segments Window.
  3. Use the blue in and out points below the video preview window to select the segment of the video you want to include
  4. Audio for your video clip will be selected during the Timeline step
  5. when completed click ‘Add to Lightbox’

From the Media Gallery you can also upload your own media either from Youtube or your desktop, and create an infographic.

In an effort to make it easier to select a segment for a video package we’ve added scene detection as a feature in our media library. Scene detection, will go through the full video package to detect different scenes and then segment it off so you can easily search and add clips to your Lightbox.

Social Integration: Twitter

We now make it easier than ever to find and include tweets in a video friendly format.
You can start your search with a keyword or try one of the more advance options if you’re looking for a specific user or hashtag.

Twitter Search

From Media Selection,

  1. Click into the Media Search main gallery using the left side menu bar
  2. Right underneath the search bar, you will notice the different category buckets (‘All’, ‘Videos’, ‘Images’, ‘Twitter’ and the newly added ‘Facebook’) click on ‘Twitter’
  3. The first time you use the social feature you will be asked to login to your Twitter account, a second window will open asking you for permissions, complete this step
    No Twitter account information is used in your video, it is only used to access the Twitter platform so feel free to use a personal account for access.
  4. Use the search bar to look through Twitter for relevant content using keywords
  5. Click on the tweet to open a full sized preview
  6. To add it to the Lightbox, click on ‘Add to Lightbox’ on the bottom of the Tweet Preview window

 

Social Integration: Facebook

We now make it easier than ever to find and include images and videos from Facebook into your Wochit creations.
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From Media Selection,

  1. Click into the Media Search main gallery using the left side menu bar
  2. Right underneath the search bar, you will notice the different category buckets (‘All’, ‘Videos’, ‘Images’, ‘Twitter’ and the newly added ‘Facebook’) click on ‘Facebook’
  3. You may be asked to log into your Facebook account
    No Facebook account information is used in your video, it is only used to access the Facebook platform so feel free to use a personal account for access.
  4. Use the search bar to look through Facebook for relevant content using keywords
  5. Click on the image or video to open a full sized preview
  6. To add it to the Lightbox, click on ‘Add to Lightbox’ on the bottom of the preview window

Social Integration: Instagram

Instagram is finally here! We now make it easier than ever to find and include Instagram posts into your Wochit creations, in a video friendly format.

From Media Selection,

  1. Click into the Media Search main gallery using the left side menu bar
  2. Right underneath the search bar, you will notice the different category buckets (‘All’, ‘Videos’, ‘Images’, ‘Twitter’, ‘Facebook’ and ‘Instagram’) click on ‘Instagram’
  3. The first time you use this social feature you will be asked to login to your Instagram account, a second window will open asking you for permissions, complete this step.
    No Instagram account information is used in your video, it is only used to access the Instagram platform so feel free to use a personal account for access.
  4. Use the search bar to look through Instagram for relevant content using usernames, hashtags & places.
  5. Click on the image or video to open a full-sized preview.
  6. To add it to the Lightbox, click on ‘Add to Lightbox’ on the bottom of the preview window.

 

Please Note: This is 3rd party content.  You acknowledge that this content accessed by you is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for obtaining any necessary rights and that you will be responsible for any damage or loss to you or any other party resulting from your use therefrom.

Once you have all the media you need, continue on to Voice-Over, or the Timeline if you’re working on a Text Only video.

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