I recently had an idea: what if explainer videos, like we make at Common Craft, were created without a voice-over? What if words and images told the story so that video creators could make them without the hassle of microphones and audio editing? What if videos were more accessible and consumable without speakers or earbuds?
I started experimenting and developed a simple method for making what we call Readable Videos. At the Explainer Academy, we have a free mini-course that teaches the basics of the method. This simple idea makes animated videos MUCH easier to create. Enroll here.
Here's an intro: