I have a script written about two guys that see each other down a hallway. They are far away from each other and the film goes through slow motion of each person walking while they have voice overs of them talking to themselves about the other.
What would be the best way to film this? In terms of getting the voice overs with the facial motions in slow motion as they walk.
As a video producer, you wear many hats. There are so many details to track and putting an entire video production together can be an overwhelming effort. Let's put away our need to do it all, and look a 5 tasks that you can easily designate to someone else to help you focus on the more important details - like focus!
When you prepare for a lifestyle video shoot of a rugged trail hiker and your model shows up in an evening gown you clearly didn't communicate clearly. Telling talent what lifestyle clothes to wear is simple, of course, but the selection, patterns, colors and accessories aren't as easy to define.
A healthy crew is a happy crew and nothing makes your crew happier (and willing to work longer,) than a good grub table. No chips and dips, please, feed the crew well and they'll stick around. Here are five tips to taking care of the food needs for your crew.
The most obvious way to make your audience aware of the importance of a movie prop is to shoot a closeup cutaway of it, but this is also the most boring and predictable method. How then, can you let the audience know - in a split second - what a props is or its importance to a scene without slowing the scene down for a classic cutaway? Watch the Masters.
Directing can be a very rewarding task during video production. Directing animals even more so. Being a director of dogs is something that two Videomaker readers have done for quite some time, and at their core are dog trainers, with videos coming secondary to the dog training.
I have my first paying project underway and the client and I both admit this will be a journey for us both to learn from. The project: DVD to supplement 8 lessons that will accompany the printed workbook lessons. Each of the 8 lessons need to be a 10 minute lecture from my client. Sounds easy and straight forward, but when I go to capture we end up starting/stopping/re-capturing...In post I am doing WAY to much work piecing everything together.