If pictures say a thousand words, then videos say a million. But while anyone can point a camera at something and hit record, making a solid, compelling video that will inspire viewers takes a bit of know-how.

Check out this video from Do Something U where MTV’s World of Jenks host, Andrew Jenks, shares advice on how to film and edit a powerful video to help rally people to your cause.

For more info on using video to repair the world, check out our recent interview with Jenni Wolfson of WITNESS.