Creating Recruitment Videos with VideoScribe

Recruitment is one of the main barriers in research. To tackle this issue, it’s essential to start early and plan for success. In this series we will introduce some key elements of recruitment budgeting and planning.

View our recruitment resource guides here:

Part 1: Getting Started

Part 2: Finding your participants 

Part 3: Developing a budget

Part 4: Creating Recruitment Videos


This tutorial on creating recruitment videos was developed and produced by Ruth Gebrezghi, a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Women's Health Clinical Research Center. Send questions or comments to [email protected]

VideoScribe is easy to use software for creating whiteboard-style videos that you can use to create your informational videos for recruitment, retention, or education. You can download a free trial to try it out. PRP has a limited number of full licenses are available to UCSF researchers. Learn more!

The Compare UF Study used Videoscribe to create an educational study video to support recruitment:

The video tutorials below demonstrate the basic steps of using VideoScribe and offer pointers on how to use the software. Each section includes a short video and an overview of the content included in that video. You can also download the templates used in the example Compare-UF video here: Videoscribe Templates for recruitment.