FAQ

HOW TO:

  1. Sound: Make sure it’s QUIET! (no background noise)
  2. Camera: Use your phone, ipad/tablet, or camera. (Hold it horizontally, not vertically).
  3. Lighting: Try to have nice looking lighting.
  4. Questions: There are a few recommended questions below, but you can ask your own. Just try to keep it to under 5 minutes if possible.
  5. Editing: Try to add your questions in text to the video. (but if you can’t it’s ok.) iMovie is available for free on any MacBook, iPad or iPhone. There is a lot of free editing software/apps out there.
  6. Name your video file: Name your movie file with the name of the interviewee such as “firstname.lastname.mp4”
  7. Upload to Google Drive HERE: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1LmDrsUSlqtf0oIzQT1AFIN14x1e0NOFx?usp=sharing
  8. Pat yourself on the back.

Note: It does not matter if the interview is actually a yiayia or pappou! All that matters is if there are Approximately 70+ yrs old, and part of Icarian community. Don’t worry about rules, just do it!


TRY TO ASK APPROXIMATELY 5 QUESTIONS

PLEASE START WITH THIS QUESTION:

  • What is your name and what Chapter are you a member of?

IDEAS FOR OTHER QUESTIONS TO ASK:

  • Why is the Pan-Icarian Brotherhood important to you?
  • What advice would you give your grandchildren/younger generation?
  • Who are your parents, siblings, children, grandchildren..
  • Tell me about your childhood. How was it different than your children’s/grandchildren’s?
  • Can you share a story where you overcame an obstacle (from your heritage, work, home life, school, friends)?
  • Do you have a favorite convention memory?
  • Anything else you want to share?

You can view the videos below or on the Pan-Icarian Brotherhood youtube channel.

Until we get more subscribers to this new channel and can update the name, it is this: 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuXuG8NS_Oy6Btw7r4RNhxQ/

PS. Please Subscribe!!

No! 

They should generally be over 65ish, and part of the Ikarian community. 

They do not need to have grandkids or any kids at all.

Get someone to do the video. You only need a phone, tablet or can even do this on Zoom. 

Then, edit it. There are simple editing tools that are free and widely available, such as iMovie. 

Then, just upload it here: 

PLEASE – YES!

How? To do you own, pick up your phone/tablet/or even just Zoom with your interviewee.

Or, yell at your kids or nieces/nephews to help you.