The Video Notebook: A project to help annotate video from
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Latest commit 77314c4 Jul 31, 2012 Charlie Szymanski update repo address


The Video Notebook

The Video Notebook is an attempt to provide a way for journalists to sync notes to video. The hope is to create a way for reporters to easily import various data feeds from places like Storify or Twitter and sync them up with a recorded event.

It is a Django ( project based on the Chicago Tribune's Django Project Templates ( It also uses TastyPie ( to provide an API for adding videos, sources, and notes via Ajax. Finally, it uses Backbone ( and Underscore ( to provide a front-end JavaScript framework.

Run in a virtual environment, install requirements via the requirements.txt file, and deploy via Fabric (