This video is simply breathtaking. Gorgeous scenery combined with soaring, silky-smooth video shots give viewers an exhilarating experience usually reserved for eagles. The secret is using a drone to carry the camera to places a person with a tripod could never reach in a million years. Making spectacular videos gets easier and easier as technology […]
Entering film festivals is a great way to get your film and video production work noticed. Here is some advice on how to go about finding the right film festival to enter.
The soundtrack is extremely important in film and video production. Filmmaker John Montana discusses how he choses music for his short films.
Using online video and YouTube is a fantastic way to grow your business. Meet a lady who had never produced a video in her life who now runs a successful YouTube channel that has helped attract clients and grow her business.
Marketing is no longer about merely selling a product, but about creating a long lasting relationship through an emotional experience. Consumers will forget facts and figures as quickly as you can spout them, but they will remember your brand if you can evoke laughter, pride, excitement, or even sadness or fright. The emotional direction you take is entirely dependent on your brand and message, but if you can emotionally ‘connect’ with your audience through a captivating story, then you are well on your way to marketing success.
A discussion about the documentary film called, “Don’t Be Evil, The Documentary,” investigating the business practices of search giant Google.
Which video host you choose can have a big impact on how your video is seen and performs. Here are some tips to help you decide which video hosting is right for you.
One of the best ways for a filmmaker to get their work seen is to enter film festivals. No doubt you’ve heard of the big film festivals like the Sundance or Cannes, but what if you’re just starting out and want something smaller, less competitive or more local? Never fear, there are well over a […]
“What kind of video camera should I use to get the best image?” is one of the most frequent questions I hear. There are hundreds of video cameras on the market, or perhaps I should say hundreds of devices that shoot video since all of them are not actually cameras. Sometimes trying to choose […]
Split screen is a technique that essentially adds two shots together to make one. This special effect is often used in order to have one actor play two parts. As you can see in the adjacent picture, the same actor is playing two characters, one is supposed to be him from a future time. He […]
What does it take to win the 48 Hour Film Project? Take a look at the video on this page to find out. It won: BEST DRAMA, BEST EDITING, BEST OPENING SEQUENCE, 1st runner up SOUND EDITING, & 1st runner up ART DIRECTION This video was one of 41 entries in the 48 Hour Film […]
If you want to learn how to edit video using the types of techniques seen in this promo video, (which are amazing) then this workshop would be an excellent opportunity. If you are brand new to video editing, the workshop might be a bit over your head but you would still benefit.