The Videomaker Podcast

The Videomaker Podcast is for anyone who wants to make better video or be a better filmmaker. We believe freedom of expression is essential for human progress, and that free societies are better off when more people can effectively express themselves with video.

Full Episodes with Video

Advice for new livestreamers

Chris and Mike talk all about live streaming. We discuss planning a livestream and testing your technology. We talk about what types of gear you should research and how you can solve technical problems in the middle of a livestream. Finally, we...

How to be productive while stuck at your desk

Being productive while stuck at home | Videomaker Podcast #22 - Mike Wilhelm, Chris Monlux
Chris and Mike discuss a number of topics related to video production during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The realities of running a massive YouTube channel

Videomaker Podcast #21 - Neebs Gaming - Tony Schnur, Chris Monlux
In this episode we talk to Tony Schnur, AKA Thick44, of Neebs Gaming.

Q&A: We answer your questions

The Videomaker Podcast: Q&A - Mike Wilhelm, Chris Monlux
Chris and Mike answer your questions. Premiere vs Final Cut Pro vs Resolve in 2020? Is now a good time to buy a camera?

Manipulating time with video

Telling stories with video is all about playing with time — compressing it, stretching it and re-ordering it.

Episode Highlights

The best and cheapest way to livestream

Is there a best livestreaming option? What about the cheapest?

Testing is key to pulling off a great livestream

With all the parts a livestream can have, it's important to test your way through the workflow and equipment, so when it's ready to go live, you'll know it will go smoothly.

Solve technical problems in the middle of a livestream

When it comes to livestreaming, there are surprises that you should be prepared for. Chris and Mike talk about dealing with problems...

Livestreaming above a phone but under a system

There is a place between livestreaming with your phone and using a dedicated livestreaming product that requires one to be resourceful. Mike and Chris talk about doing it well, but simply.

How to promote your livestream

once you have figured out the technical side of a live stream, its time for people to see it. How do you...

Tacking the complexities of a Livestream

From churches to schools are looking for livestreaming solutions during this trying time. Chris and Mike discuss what it takes for a multicamera livestream.
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Video skills to improve at home

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.
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How to look more flattering on a Zoom call

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.

We’re all YouTubers now

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.
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Chris and Mike discuss the latest Canon EOS R5 news

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.
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How to fake being on a video conference call

Taken from the Videomaker Podcast #22.
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