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A tutorial is a method of transferring knowledge and may be used as a part of a learning process. More interactive and specific than a book or a lecture; a tutorial seeks to teach by example and supply the information to complete a certain task.
Depending on the context a tutorial can take one of many forms, ranging from a set of instructions to complete a task to an interactive problem solving session (usually in academia).
In British academic parlance, a tutorial is a small clas...

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers – The YouTube Creator Playbook

How To Optimize YouTube Thumbnails To Attract Viewers   The YouTube Creator Playbook

Now it's time to get into the mind of a movie poster designer and create images for your video that are appealing to increase the chances of someone clicking on it.  Usually, you're going to watch the video and find that compelling image that sums …

How To Drive Traffic To Your Website From YouTube Marketing – Reel Video Producer Tips #9

How To Drive Traffic To Your Website From YouTube Marketing   Reel Video Producer Tips #9

If you're a small business, a large business, or just a guy with a blog, using online video can be an effective way to drive traffic to your website from YouTube. In this week's Producer Tip episode, I share 4 ways video producers can use …

How To Use Royalty Free Music Professionally On YouTube

How To Use Royalty Free Music Professionally On YouTube

Proper use of music and sound can make or break your video or film production. However, for those who use YouTube in a professional way, using the right type of music in your productions can make all the difference between a happy and a grumpy …

How To Use YouTube Annotations To Increase Engagement – Reel Video Producer Tips #8

How To Use YouTube Annotations To Increase Engagement   Reel Video Producer Tips #8

YouTube Annotations are an important tool for any online video producer on YouTube, but many people either don't know how to use them nor use them well. This is not a tutorial on how to create annotations on your videos — there are plenty of …

How To Change Your YouTube Channel URL – Reel Video Producer Tips #7

How To Change Your YouTube Channel URL   Reel Video Producer Tips #7

This week's Producer Tip shows you how to change your YouTube channel URL! Maybe you're stuck with a channel name you don't really like anymore, but all your videos, views and subscribers are on it already. How can you change your existing channel name to …

Sound Effects, Freebies, And Film Terms – Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Sound Effects, Freebies, And Film Terms   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

One of the best aspects of Ryan Connolly's short film Losses is its sound, although when you hear the Film Riot host talk about it, you get the feeling he's not entirely happy with it.  Well, that's what professionalism costs you sometimes.  You can't be …

How To Shoot A Fight Scene & Practical Muzzle Flash Effects–Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

How To Shoot A Fight Scene & Practical Muzzle Flash Effects  Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Fighting should be an easy thing to capture on film, right?  You just get a couple of guys fake punch each other in the face and have them react like a real punch just connected, with heads flying in the opposite direction.  Well, it shouldn't …

Behind the Scenes of “Losses” – Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Behind the Scenes of Losses   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

After watching Losses, Film Riot host Ryan Connolly's short action film shot on the RED Epic, you might wonder how he was able to do all the things he was able to do in such a short amount of time.  As he says in Episode …

Homemade Video Special Effects & Filming A High-Speed Car Chase: Film Riot Video Tutorials

Homemade Video Special Effects & Filming A High Speed Car Chase: Film Riot Video Tutorials

Your house is a veritable tool shed of special effects. These are special effects you can do in-camera, rather than trying to figure it out in After Effects. In Episode 127 of Film Riot, host Ryan Connolly shows you several things you can do with …

Changing The Sky With After Effects – Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Changing The Sky With After Effects   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

Do you wish you could get just the right sky for your scene, but the blasted sky just won't cooperate? Fret not, Ryan Connolly, his brother Josh, and Episode 126 of Film Riot is here to help. Obviously, when shooting outside, you can't predict a …

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