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How to Find Easy & Cheap Costumes for Video Productions

How to Find Easy & Cheap Costumes for Video

Costumes are a vital component of creating a believable world in your video, but they're not easy to find on a budget. Our latest free report, How to Find Easy & Cheap Costumes for Video Productions, will help you find them.

You're ready to make a new video. If you're making a story about your ordinary everyday life, then maybe you can get by just using your own street clothes. But in most cases, you're trying to evoke something unusual, something different. Whether you're setting your story sometimes in the distant past or the far-flung future, whether it's taking place overseas or out in space, you're going to need costumes to sell the illusion. You can't expect your audience to believe that they're watching a movie about Victorian London, if your actors are wearing jeans and T-shirts.

Now you have a problem. Because costumes aren't cheap! If you're not careful, costuming can snowball into the biggest expense on the movie set. But it doesn't have to. With a little bit of pluck and know-how, you can find easy and cheap costumes that won't break th ebank but will still be good enough to get your audience to suspend its disbelief. The tips in this free report will help you think of some ways to find costumes in places that you wouldn't have thought. We'll help spark your ingenuity so that you can find the best costumes possible on a shoestring budget. You need to keep your budget intact for all sorts of expenses – equipment rental, crew costs, etc. – so you don't want to squander it all by buying expensive costumes when you can get the same results for a fraction of the cost.

Videomaker wants you to have the best information about finding costumes, so we've put together a free report with everything that you need to know. We asked our regular writer Jennifer Albright to compile this helpful guide to the best places to find costumes for video that don't require a lot of time or effort. These cheap costuming ideas will help you get started as you prepare to make your own movies and videos.

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October 25th, 2012