Patty Mooney

I have been involved in video production since 1982 and wear many hats: Producer, Editor, Teleprompter Operator, Sound Mixer, Boom Pole Operator, Voice Over and Camera Operator. And in my "spare time," I enjoy Mountain Biking, Hiking, World Travel, Beer and Wine Tasting, and Philanthropy.

How to be professional — both on and off set

No matter how skilled you are as a videographer, you won't be able to win or keep clients with an unprofessional attitude. Here's how to make a good impression, both on and off set.

How to develop an idea into a finished documentary

Have you ever heard of Robert J. Flaherty?  He’s known as the “father” of documentary filmmaking (“Nanook of the North,” 1922). However, documentaries didn’t truly capture the attention of...

When to Fire a Toxic Client

No matter how long you’ve been in business, a “Client from Hell” could be waiting in the wings.  Learn how to recognize the danger signals so you can “fire...

Latest Posts

Your one-stop guide for all lighting terminology

There’s a lot of lighting terminology out there and it can be a lot to memorize. We’ve compiled a list of all...

What is a Director of Photography?

Is that person behind the camera a Director of Photography, Cinematographer or Camera Operator? Are they all the same thing? Does the...

We’re all YouTubers now

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.

Chris and Mike discuss the latest Canon EOS R5 news

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.

How to fake being on a video conference call

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.

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