Video Production Tips

Learn video production tips and techniques for creating better videos for the web. Everything from pre-production to post-production and video editing: including information about the latest video cameras, video production techniques, video editing tips and more.

Overview of Digital Video File Formats

Overview of Digital Video File Formats

The wonderful world of digital video is drowning in a sea of alphabet soup. Do you get frustrated not knowing an .avi from an .flv? To help you master the world of Internet and digital video, I have compiled a comprehensive, yet easy to understand ...

Video Production Tips - Chroma Key Lighting

Lighting a large chroma key drop is not very difficult with a little attention to detail and a few studio multi-source instruments. Chroma keying requires a lot of work and practice to achieve believable results, but the effort is rewarding. With a fundamental chroma key ...

Top Websites for Camcorder Reviews and Info

Top Websites for Camcorder Reviews and Info

The purchase of consumer and professional video equipment for many is an investment and it is important to do research in order to determine which camcorder is right for your needs. There are many different recording formats and media that are supported by various brands, ...

How To Add FLV Clips To Your Site

This guide provides a very easy step-by-step process to set up your website to stream an FLV video clip directly on a http connection. To make a webpage containing your FLV clip: You will first need a player / controller in SWF format. It is ...

Basics Lesson - How To Add Text Overlays

You did all the work, developed, scripted, shot and edited your movie. You uploaded it to the video site of choice only to find someone else pulled it and put it somewhere else without giving you credit for all your hard work. Well, there is ...

Video Production Training Courses Online

Video Production Training Courses Online

Below is a list of several sources online where you can learn more about online video production. Although clearly these are no substitute for professional training, these are great courses for those looking to learn more about online video production for purposes of video sharing ...

How To Shoot High Definition Video

How To Shoot High Definition Video

2008 will be a high-definition year for all who shoot video and with that in mind, I wanted to share a great post that I found last week at Poynter Online, titled, "Two Pros Teach You to Shoot Video in High-Def.” This great post gives ...

9 Innovative and Promotional Ideas for Video

As an industrial video producer I am constantly looking for ways to improve communication between my clients and their customers, or at least "would be" customers. Video has so many facets especially in today's high tech world that it's easier than you think to deliver ...

What Are Lower-Thirds and How To Create

A lower-third is a graphic that appears on the lower-third of the video screen and draws viewers attention to the information placed there. You've seen this used on TV's evening news, commercials etc, if I read your request correctly. Here's a couple of things to ...

H.264 Versus MPEG-4 - Video Encoding Formats Compared

Overview of MPEG-4 encoding format: MPEG-4 is a standard used to compress audio and visual data. The MPEG-4 standard is generally used for streaming media and CD distribution, video conversation, and broadcast television. MPEG-4 incorporates many features of MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and other related standards. MPEG-4 ...

How To Edit HD High-Definition Videos

Working with the video of camcorders such as the Sony HDR-HC1 can produce a serious business.  HD video contains four times the number of pixels that standard definition offers, and it's much more heavily compressed. Keep in mind that you need a powerful computer with ...

7 Video Production Tips to Make Better Online Videos

7 Video Production Tips to Make Better Online Videos

Follow these tips and produce great website videos to impress your visitors and put you way ahead of the competition. While it is important to focus on SEO, meta data, and other things to make your video seen online, it is just as important if ...

Fun Video Ideas for Making An Online Video

Online video websites are websites that will allow internet users to make their own videos, upload them, and share them with others.  With millions of internet users browsing through online video websites, there is a good chance that you could make a video and have ...