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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...

8 Tips for Writing Effective Video Marketing Scripts [Creator's Tip 130]

8 Tips for Writing Effective Video Marketing Scripts [Creators Tip 130]

Marketing videos are a very powerful vehicle for promoting your brand, service or product. But, a poorly constructed and delivered script could ruin all of your hard work. Read our top tips for getting marketing videos right, every time.

Creating a How-to Video: 5 Ways Not To Blow It

Creating a How to Video: 5 Ways Not To Blow It

How-to videos are the bedrock of YouTube and billions of us turn to them to help us learn a new skill, or refresh our memories about an old one. But sometimes, the videos that could help us the most are too hard to watch due to technical and creative difficulties. Learn what to avoid when creating an instructional video.

Three Things Your Video Production Company Wants You to Know

Three Things Your Video Production Company Wants You to Know

Client expectations can be unrealistic when it comes to video creation and production, and there is still a lot of brands and companies who think that a great video can be produced with little budget or agency input. Here are three things that your video company would like you to know.

7 Questions You MUST Answer Before Making That Branded Video

7 Questions You MUST Answer Before Making That Branded Video

Before you commit precious marketing resources and budget to creating your corporate or branded video, ask yourself 7 honest questions about why you are making it and who is going to see it. Raising these questions, and providing well thought-out answers, will ensure you’re telling the strongest story possible.

Never Worry About Another Portrait-oriented Video Again with Horizon

Never Worry About Another Portrait oriented Video Again with Horizon

Sick of creating videos in portrait mode when you meant to capture your footage in landscape? Tired of trying to film at an odd angle and the camera keeps auto-rotating? There's a new video app on the market for iOS users that might make all those issues a thing of the past.

Explainer Videos: Hire a Professional Video Production Company or DIY?

Explainer Videos: Hire a Professional Video Production Company or DIY?

An explainer video can be a phenomenally powerful tool for your brand. But can a do-it-yourself explanation video really match up to one that is professionally made by a specialist company? We bring you the pros and cons of both options.

The Best Sites for FREE, Royalty-Free Music for Your Videos [Creators Tip #127]

The Best Sites for FREE, Royalty Free Music for Your Videos [Creators Tip #127]

Adding music to your video can really enhance the content, but if you're on a budget, where can you find free royalty free tracks to use? We show you some of the best resources for royalty free music, including tracks that you can use for your commercial videos.

Pinot: Vine Superstar Shares His Tips on Creating Stunning Animations [Interview]

Pinot: Vine Superstar Shares His Tips on Creating Stunning Animations [Interview]

With only 6 seconds to play with on Vine, you'd better be on your animation game to succeed. We talk to Pinot, a superstar motion graphic designer who has worked with Disney, the BBC, and Virgin on Vine campaigns. He's the master of the 6-second stop-motion video.

How Much Does an Animated Explainer Video Really Cost to Make?

How Much Does an Animated Explainer Video Really Cost to Make?

An explainer video is going to introduce your company to the world so it has to look and sound as good as possible. But what are the real costs involved in producing a great explainer video, particularly an animated one? Our handy guide explains what's involved and why it pays to spend that extra budget.

YouTube Rewind 2013: A Peek Behind The Curtain With Portal A

YouTube Rewind 2013: A Peek Behind The Curtain With Portal A

YouTube Rewind 2013 has already attracted 44 million views in 9 days for a video that revels in the most innovative and infamous moments on YouTube in the past year. We take a look behind the scenes with Portal A who created and produced for the video for YouTube.

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