Steps in Making a Video Mashup

Questions or Suggestions? Email wic1@pobox.upenn.edu or stop by Vitale Digital Media Lab

1. Look at sample mashups for inspiration, and come up with an idea of your own

Many mashup videos are humorous movie trailer parodies. You may also want to consider mashing up a music video, political message, news story, instructional video, or product advertisement. You can even incorporate original footage that you shoot yourself. Look at examples for content as well as for technical ideas. Some examples are listed below:

2. Find the existing content you want to mashup

3. Collect and digitize the segments you want to work with

4. Edit your mashup video

5. Add music, effects and titles

6. Tips and Advice

We thank Peter Decherney and Louise Krasniewicz for their contributions to this page.

updated June 2008
current version @ http://wic.library.upenn.edu/multimedia/tutorials/mashup.html