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Video production is videography, the process of capturing moving images on electronic media (e.g., video tape, direct to disk recording, or solid state storage like a tapeless camcorder) even streaming media. The term includes methods of production and post-production. It is the equivalent of filmmaking, but with images recorded electronically instead of film stock.
It is the art and service of creating content, video editing and delivering a finished video product as is the case of dis...

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – Rockets, Collaborations, and Camera Glitches

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   Rockets, Collaborations, and Camera Glitches

Every Friday I like to share some of the week's biggest viral video hits with you.  I also like deconstructing them, trying to put our finger on what it was about each video that hit the viewing public just right enough to make them share …

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

International Video Production – Lessons Learned from Shooting Across Borders

We got the gig in Guatemala and landed the job in Johannesburg; so now what? There are many elements to think about before shooting video in a foreign country. Of course, there are the basic travel essentials: passport, wallet, plane tickets, and potentially a visa …

Crowdsourced Fan Film, Star Wars Uncut, Is Finished… and It’s Awesome

Crowdsourced Fan Film, Star Wars Uncut, Is Finished... and Its Awesome

I've been interested in the Star Wars: Uncut project ever since I heard about it last October.  The premise:  let fans pick their favorite 15-second scenes from the original Star Wars: A New Hope movie and re-film it—fan film style—and then stitch together everyone's scenes …

Online Video Marketing Basics: Part 4 – Choosing The Right Video Production Equipment

Online Video Marketing Basics: Part 4   Choosing The Right Video Production Equipment

Welcome to Part 4 of our ongoing Online Video Marketing Basics series.  It's intended to be a help—a sort of guide, if you will—for individuals and businesses just getting started with online video.  We've already covered Why You Should Get Involved with online video, Choosing …

University Study Indicates Desirable Video Content Trumps Video Production Quality

University Study Indicates Desirable Video Content Trumps Video Production Quality

When you produce a piece of online video content, you probably pay a lot of attention to the quality of the sound and picture.  You want the best possible presentation of your work.  But sometimes, if you're like me, you can get ahead of yourself, …

eTail East Roundtable Reveals Retailer Perspective On Video SEO

eTail East Roundtable Reveals Retailer Perspective On Video SEO

I returned this morning from a very successful eTail East conference, where I hosted a round-table discussion on Video SEO along with Bruce Turner, CEO of Pure Pearls.com. Bruce shared his video implementation experience, specifically the video SEO enablement process, with fellow online retailers.

IBM Embraces Web Video As A Vital Internal Communication Tool

IBM Embraces Web Video As A Vital Internal Communication Tool

Here at ReelSEO, we're interested in pretty much anything to do with video:  video production, video equipment, video marketing, or even video conversion rates for e-commerce.  We're kind of obsessed with video.  And it seems like maybe IBM is starting to get obsessed with video …

Automated E-Commerce Video: Balancing Production Time With Creative Control

Automated E Commerce Video: Balancing Production Time With Creative Control

Grant Crowell interviews REI’s Video Art Director, Jason Lohr-Johnson, about how his company is learning to balance their new automated video production tool with both product videos and personalized videos, balancing SEO benefits with expertise, and tips for how you can be more productive and produce better-quality video for e-commerce.

Online Video Marketing Basics Part 3 – Self-Produce or Hire A Professional?

Online Video Marketing Basics Part 3   Self Produce or Hire A Professional?

Once you've made the decision to get involved in online video, and picked the video style that you think fits both your personality and your goals, it's time to start thinking about production.  And in online video production, there are really only two choices:  self-produce, …

What Does A Viral Video Cost and How Do You Make One?

What Does A Viral Video Cost and How Do You Make One?

When speaking of viral marketing for brands and businesses, the two questions I hear most frequently are "how much do online videos or viral videos cost?" and "what are the steps involved?" Pricing can vary depending on quite a few factors and there really is …

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