YouTube and Videomaker Webinar next week!


Don’t forget, sign-up for the joint event were producing with YouTube. We are going to give you some tips on shooting, lighting techniques, and the best way to record audio.

Were reprinting the original post from YouTubes blog as posted byMia Quagliarello, YouTubes Community Manager.

YouTubes Creators Corner andVideomaker magazine are excited to bring you the first in a series of Webinars that explore the basics of video production and will help you take your videos to the next level. Videomaker offers intensive weekend courses here in Northern California, and theyve generously offered to share their knowledge with the global YouTube community for free, as well as take your questions.

The first seminar will focus on Basic Shooting Techniques and its scheduled for October 27, 2009, at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. ET. Click here to register.

Because we want these sessions to be really useful for you, we want you to help us set the agenda. Below is a list of topics the class could cover. Vote in the poll in the top right corner of this blog to tell us which topic(s) you most want to know about. You can also submit and vote on specific questionshere. Well use the results of the poll and the most popular questions as a guide when structuring the Webinar. Again, here are the topics you can vote for:

  • Shopping for a camcorder: Learn what to look for before buying one
  • Button basics: Master the most important buttons on the camcorder and how each of them works
  • Light and filter it right: Creative tips on lights and filters that will improve the look of your videos
  • Microphone techniques: Get the best sound from your mic with the least amount of hassle
  • The art of composition: Simple composition rules to set your video apart from ordinary videos
  • Smooth moves: Handheld camera techniques

Finally, if youve got a strong preference for days of the week or times when youd most likely be able to tune in to a Webinar, please let us know in the comments below, and well take that into consideration when planning future events.[image:blog_post:13724]


Jennifer O'Rourke
Jennifer O'Rourke
Jennifer O’Rourke is an Emmy award-winning videographer & editor.

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