Film and video festivals are great ways to meet other enthusiasts just like you, and nothing gets the blood pumping faster than joining a 48-hour film challenge. Moments after you receive the theme, you then have only two days to plan, shoot, edit and deliver your finished video - do you have the guts to do what it takes?
Once you are bitten by the documentary bug, you might see all sorts of stories you think you can make a doc on. But before you shoot that very first frame, you need to investigate how you will get it funded.
Video editors need three things to be successful: a comfy editing suite, a strong business network and a lot of coffee. Let's break down a few important components to take a closer look at how to start a successful video editing career.
Final Draft is a robust program allowing for seamless collaboration.Montage is highly intuitive and great for keeping script elements organized.HollyWord is helpful when it comes to formatting, but that's about all.
A look at two types of pocket cams with differing features in the $200 and under price range. The Sony Bloggie has a rotating lens for catching varied angles, and the Creative Labs Vado has an internal mic port and selectable recording modes.
Video creation is sometimes a singular business, but video producers are a social lot. Our curiosity about our readers has inspired us to create this new column to introduce you to your fellow video producers.