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Preparing Background Materials

Folkstreams supports the video streaming of your film with contextual information.
Information in bold face marked by a "" indicates required information. The other suggestions are optional but strongly recommended.

Paragraph description of the film

Descriptive transcription

Notes for the transcript to identify and explain specific items and events in the film:
terms, songs, musical instruments, tools, quilt patterns, persons, actions, etc. – whatever seems likely to interest and help the user

References (books, articles, recordings, other films, websites and links)

Bios of key figures

Subject entries as needed to define and explain:
a) the ethnic, regional, religious, occupational, and/or cultural tradition,
b) the artistic tradition,
c) the historical situation

An entry on the career of the filmmaker

An entry on the making of the film

Images: photos, map, drawings

Transcript

Before preparing a transcript and transcript notes for submission, you will need to review our guidelines. You will need permission to access the contributors area before accessing the guidelines. This will be arranged by your folksreams contact.