Post Category: Video Production

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Video Hacks for Your Online Video Production

3 MIN TO READ Fact: Camera equipment is still expensive. Not too long ago, we put together a list of DIY fixes that encourage your crafty spirit and keep your pockets a little fuller. Here are more video hacks from professionals, online videographers, and some creative film students to help you create polished videos while sticking to a budget.

The Legalities of Using Music in Your Online Videos

4 MIN TO READ Gone are the days of Napster and Kazaa. Those sites are now archaic, but their popularity opened up a chasm of legal issues surrounding music pirating and synching. Song and lyric rights are contentious subjects, with copyright infringement costing some video-makers hundreds of thousands of dollars. Music piracy is a confusing and costly issue for many videographers and you can…

The Poor Film Student’s Guide to an Affordable Education

4 MIN TO READ   The film student. Together, the words paint a vivid picture of a college undergrad. Wildly creative, passionate, a wee bit eccentric, and poor. Very poor. Dedicated to their craft, the film student spends their days in class, their nights immersed in projects, and the infancy of their mornings serving smothered hash browns or filling stained mugs with coffee in…

The Ultimate Guide to Ensuring a Great Video Interview

7 MIN TO READ Good film interviewers are storytellers. They ask the right questions in just the right way, weaving together a seemingly spontaneous narrative. The best interviewers also make their audience think – they’re debaters, researchers, orators, and thoughtful listeners. Consider Martin Bashir and Larry King. They may make strange bedfellows, but they are both examples of engaging interviewers, having built careers by…

Production Tips for Your Summertime Shoots

5 MIN TO READ Summer. “What an amazing opportunity to do some videos,” you think. With all the good weather, sun, popsicles, fireworks, and pets doing watersports, summer can be a great time to do some filming. Let’s back up a bit: sun, weather, and water. These are all elements to consider when planning your summer shoot. Here are a few tips to help…

10 Script Editing Tips for Online Video

4 MIN TO READ Good for you! Your script is written. The journey is almost over. Editing your script is the final, very tall hurdle. Editing can be a gut-wrenching process. But, out of the ashes a better script will rise. Really, it will rise. Here are a few tips of wisdom to make the process less daunting. 1. Vacation Walk away from your…