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Using different shutter speeds will produced a better feel to your footage when motion is involved.
Videomaker had a good article about making your footage appear more film like.
also, read this article too
As for sound. Depending on the project, I use wireless lapel mics. Audio Technica pro-88w is a good one for $150, and the microphone canon makes for the camera, 2591 B002, that fits right in to the mini shoe is good to.