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.

How Emotive, Personal Videos Can Raise Your Kickstarter Game [Case Study]

How Emotive, Personal Videos Can Raise Your Kickstarter Game [Case Study]

Many people hope to use crowdfunding sites to finance their dream projects but Jessica Mockett is actually doing it. She has successfully launched two projects that have reached full funding and she says getting personal with video has been the key factor in gaining the sponsorship she needed.

Five Ideas For Squeezing The Most Out Of Your Longform Video

Five Ideas For Squeezing The Most Out Of Your Longform Video

So, you've weighed up all the options and decided that you have the budget and the resources to create a longform video - so what now? We give you 5 great ideas for getting the most out of the footage, both pre and post production, to make that video work harder for you than you ever thought.

7 Camera Settings to Double Check Before Shooting Video [ReelRebel Ep.#52]

7 Camera Settings to Double Check Before Shooting Video [ReelRebel Ep.#52]

As a filmmaker, attention to detail is critical so you can stay on top of everything in front of, and behind, the camera. Follow our 7 point checklist and get it right first time so you not only create great footage but you spend a whole lot less time in post-production.

The Ultimate Go-To Guide to Choosing Your Video Format and Design Style

The Ultimate Go To Guide to Choosing Your Video Format and Design Style

There are so many different styles of video, it's absolutely crucial to pick the most appropriate one for your business goals and brand needs. We take you through the different formats available and how they could work to get your message across to your target audience.

Video Marketing: How Jeffrey Harmon Is Turning Poop Into Glittering Gold

Video Marketing: How Jeffrey Harmon Is Turning Poop Into Glittering Gold

Jeffrey Harmon is famous for creating a video marketing campaign that launched Orabrush into a global brand. Now, he's turned his attention to another unlikely product and it looks like his magic touch is already working as 'Girls Don't Poop' goes viral.

Adobe to Add 150 New Features to CC Video Apps

Adobe to Add 150 New Features to CC Video Apps

The suite of video applications inside Adobe's Creative Cloud will soon have another round of interesting new features being added. With the announcement centered around the International Broadcasting Convention, or IBC 2013, as of mid-October 2013, PreLude CC, Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, SpeedGrade ...

Creating Multiple Framing Options From The Same Shot [ReelRebel #51]

Creating Multiple Framing Options From The Same Shot [ReelRebel #51]

Multiple camera angles from the same shot gives your video footage an added depth and the right post-production editing allows you to make the most out of a particular shot. Creating multiple framing options from one take can help you make better edits and cut ...

A TV News Reporter's Guide to Creating Interesting Videos Quickly

A TV News Reporters Guide to Creating Interesting Videos Quickly

Ever wondered how television news reporters turn around a story within just a few hours. After working in news for 20 years, I use the same methods to create powerful, storytelling videos for my clients. It's an efficient and effective process you can use to help your clients tell their stories.

How-to Key Green Screen Footage with Adobe After Effects [ReelRebel #50]

How to Key Green Screen Footage with Adobe After Effects [ReelRebel #50]

Adding background footage in post-production can turn a good video into an amazing one and in this week's ReelRebel tutorial we show you an advanced editing technique that will really help you get more creative with your videos. Tune in to find out how to make the most of your video content.

Outdoor Lighting Techniques & Tips for Video Production [ReelRebel #49]

Outdoor Lighting Techniques & Tips for Video Production [ReelRebel #49]

Lighting outside can be a little bit of a pain sometimes, since the sun is always moving, cloud cover is always changing, it could rain, there are unexpected temperature changes...but, knowing how to use diffusers and reflectors outside can make your day a little more manageable.

Umbrella Vs. Soft Box Lighting for Video [Reel Rebel #48]

Umbrella Vs. Soft Box Lighting for Video [Reel Rebel #48]

Soft box lighting and umbrella lighting aren't lights...they're light diffusion. So which one is better for your shoot? Here are some rules-of-thumb, but in the end, you'll need to test them both out to get that look you need. Understanding what they are is half the battle.

The Top Video Marketing Mistakes (and Solutions)

The Top Video Marketing Mistakes (and Solutions)

As web video grows more popular and the tools for creating and uploading it become more accessible, plenty of professionals want in on the action—but they don't always know the best way to do it. See the most common mistakes the budding video marketer can make, and how to avoid making them.

How to Blur Faces in Adobe Premiere [ReelRebel #47]

How to Blur Faces in Adobe Premiere [ReelRebel #47]

There are many reasons to blur out people's faces: protect their identity or privacy, or if they didn't sign a talent release for your broadcast. You can use it any time you need to blur anything out. This is how to use it in Adobe Premiere.

Creative Storytelling for Brands: Video Marketing Summit Recap

Creative Storytelling for Brands: Video Marketing Summit Recap

What did the top creative minds in the online video industry say about storytelling at the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit? What are the steps? Is there a magic unicorn? Does it really come down to planning? Here's a summary of what they said.

How to Use Color Correction in Adobe Premiere with the Fast Color Corrector [ReelRebel #46]

How to Use Color Correction in Adobe Premiere with the Fast Color Corrector [ReelRebel #46]

You want to learn how to color correct your images in a quick and easy way? Well, you can, but remember it takes lots of practice over the years to get everything right. But the Fast Color Corrector in Premiere will point you in the right direction.