Archive for the ‘video production’ Category

Why Your Video Needs Music (And Where To Get it)

Monday, December 19th, 2016
Why Your Video Needs Music (And Where To Get it)Music adds depth to an online video, and keeps the viewer engaged throughout. A great soundtrack can make a good video into a great one - but how do you source the music you need?

Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Camera: The Reel Review

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
Kodak PIXPRO SP360 Action Camera: The Reel ReviewNow that YouTube fully supports 360 degree video content, more creators are looking for a good entry-level camera that will allow them to film, and upload, footage easily. We take a look at the KODAK PIXPRO SP360 Action Camera, and review the different features that come as standard.

How-to Set Up a Professional Green Screen: 7 Tips for Video Creators

Monday, February 16th, 2015
How-to Set Up a Professional Green Screen: 7 Tips for Video CreatorsUsing green screen gives an incredibly professional finish to any video production, whatever the scale. But get it wrong, and it in can be a nightmare to put right in post-production. We have 7 really solid tips for video creators to get the best out of chroma key.

Video Production Tips: The Basics of Lighting And Camera Angles

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Video Production Tips: The Basics of Lighting And Camera AnglesGetting the basic lighting and camera angles right in video production is absolutely essential if you want to create quality content. We take you through the basics that everyone should know.

360 Degree Video on YouTube: Marketing Tips and Ideas [Creators Tip #174]

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
360 Degree Video on YouTube: Marketing Tips and Ideas [Creators Tip #174]YouTube is introducing support for 360 degree videos, but how can brands, marketers, and video creators take advantage of this new feature on the site? In this week's Creator's Tip, we discuss using 360 degree footage in your video marketing strategy.

5 Ways to Use Instagram’s Hyperlapse for Video Marketing [Creators Tip #169]

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
5 Ways to Use Instagram's Hyperlapse for Video Marketing [Creators Tip #169]Instagram's Hyperlapse app allows you to create amazing time-lapse videos on your smartphone, and upload them to social networking sites. In this week's Creator's Tip, we discuss the ways you can use this app to create engaging marketing videos.

Video Production and Copyright: Protect Yourself In Agreements!

Monday, November 10th, 2014
Video Production and Copyright: Protect Yourself In Agreements!If you produce video, then understanding the basics of copyright law will stand you in good stead for avoiding conflicts with clients. It could even help you negotiate effectively to earn extra revenue from your productions. If you know your rights, it will make things easier for you in the long run.

Video Production and Copyright: Innocent Infringement is Not OK

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Video Production and Copyright: Innocent Infringement is Not OKThe world of copyright infringement is often very confusing. We bring you some insight from a top attorney who specializes in the constantly changing areas of copyright, trademark, and intellectual property, about two of the biggest myths: you must register your work to protect it, and innocent infringement is OK.

Videos Are Coming to the App Store: Tips for Marketers and Developers

Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Videos Are Coming to the App Store: Tips for Marketers and DevelopersWith more than 1.2 million iOS apps now available in the App Store, many developers struggle to stand out from the crowd. Many have used video to build awareness for their app outside the App Store, but to woo potential users inside the store, their medium has been text and images only. Apple is changing all that with the launch of iOS 8. From September 17th, App developers will be able to upload a 30-second video and App Store visitors will start seeing thumbnails of these videos.

The All You Need Guide to Video Codecs and Compression [Video]

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
The All You Need Guide to Video Codecs and Compression [Video]To an outsider, video codecs can seem almost impossible to understand. But, in reality, the main concepts behind codecs aren't so convoluted, particularly when an expert takes the time to break down the meanings. Filmmaker David Kong has created an excellent video tutorial that does just that.