After producing several accident reconstruction videos in my career as a video forensic expert, I have made observations about what works when we recreate the accident in video form for court. I would like to share some tips with you so that you can avoid problems and best capture your …Read More
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Accident reconstruction video brings the accident site into the courtroom so the jury can see what the site looks like and how the accident occurred.
After producing several accident reconstruction videos in my career as a video forensic expert, I have made observations about what works and what doesn?t work in the courtroom.
When designing a shot sheet, we make sure to include every angle and perspective so the judge and jury feel like they were actually there and actually witnessed the accident. We stay away from demonstrative features to the video, like graphics or animation, without a reference point or an accurate scale. These demonstrative characteristics?especially animation?diminish the authenticity of the video footage.