LOL. No offense, and I wis

#167121
AvatarRob
Participant

LOL. No offense, and I wish you the best, but I love how companies are now trying to have current employees who have no video experience do their video work. A 10-20 minute segment? And they want it on their website same day?! Please direct me to the website when it’s all finished. I want to see this. And please understand this is not a shot at you, but a shot at the company you work for. Not the best decision on their part.

Anyway, since you only have 10 grand and will only load this onto a website, I suggest shooting SD with a miniDV camcorder. Sony PD170, Canon GL2, Panasonic DVX100B…all great cameras.

You want to buy a good set of lights. Proper lighting with SD video ALWAYS beats no lighting with HD video. Get at least 2 250W and 2 500W Arri lights. Might want to get some softboxes to go with those lights.

You want a fluid head tripod. Tripods in the $500 – $1000 range will be great for the cameras I listed.

I diunno what you’re shooting, so I dunno what kinda mics to suggest. Do you want a lavalier mic? Hand held mic? Wireless? Shotgun on a boom pole? What are you shooting?

Since your on a PC, Sony Vegas or Adobe Premiere seem to be common.

Good luck buddy. You’ll need it. And we’ll be here to provide you with all the advice you need.

Best Products

homicide-bootstrap