A 1TB drive containing over 8800 royalty free stock elements
An important tool in a video editor's arsenal is a useful and versatile stock library. Royalty free stock footage, music, design elements and visual effects elements are all valuable resources for a video editor to have ready to use in a moment's notice. Rampant Design Tools came onto the...
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The app marketplaces for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry 10 are constantly growing, providing the portable filmmaker with new toys and tools on a daily basis. From golden hour calculators to location scouting apps, we will look at a few of the latest and greatest. For this installment, we’re...
Inception (2010)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to lay on the floor and roll up the walls and onto the ceiling? Or maybe take a stroll around the room, quite literally, stepping on the furniture, climbing up the walls and past the ceiling fan? It’s normally been...
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We must be exposed to the video production environment in order to absorb and learn to get videography jobs. A formal education can be expensive, but learning how to produce great video doesn’t have to be.Lucky us, there are many paths toward learning video production. Many of these paths...
There are many reasons why building a home studio could be right for you. Perhaps you want to make your interviews look more professional with a variety of backdrops or a chromakey setup. Or maybe you need more lighting control for product shots. Certainly, if you occasionally rent someone...
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As a video producer you might not find your specialized gear at your corner electronics store, so you find yourself shopping online.The proverbial Black Friday, followed by Cyber Monday attempts to get you into their establishments started their holiday bargains sooner than later - on Thanksgiving day or even...
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When shopping for your "perfect" editing computer, there are five important questions to be answered: 1. Should I get a PC or a Mac? 2. What specifications are important? 3. How do I get video into my computer to edit? 4. What editing software should I use? And 5....
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...
Documentarians Rock through Crowdsourcing and Alternative Financing
A quick click around your cable stations is enough to tell you that the rock documentary is as alive and well as it ever was. Films about rockers as popular as Tom Petty or as cultish as the Minutemen are quick finds. So, you say you want to make...
According YouTube.com, there are 4 billion video views per day and 60 hours of video uploaded every minute - which means one hour of video is loaded by users every second. That's a lot of people getting into video - the revolution is in full swing. People from Boise, Id....