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Beginner’s Guide

For over 35 years, Videomaker has been teaching creative people who to make better video. Below you’ll find a collection of articles chosen by our editors that will set you on a path to success. These are the most fundamental concepts of visual storytelling. Whether you’re making a feature film, a 30-second commercial or a 10 minute YouTube video, knowing these essential concepts will set you on the right footing.

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Using your camera

Lighting

Audio

Video editing

Directing

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Why visual storytelling is the most important aspect of video

There are numerous reasons creators get into the world of film and video, but the overlying constant that consumers all want is a good story!

Pre-production

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