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Learn How to Conquer Depth of Field, One F/Stop at a Time [Reel Rebel #21]

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On this week's Reel Rebel video production tip, Stephen follows up on our first depth-of-field (DOF) overview to dive a bit deeper into how to control depth of field using your DSLR camera's f-stop. Remember, a shallow depth of field is often desirable as it can produce a more ...

Website Link Annotations, Creator Playbook 3.0, Foreign Language Captioning, & More... [Reel Web #68]

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On this week's ReelWeb, we cover several YouTube news updates from the past week including yet another update to the Creator Playbook along with a revamped Creator's Hub, new YouTube annotation functionality that lets you link your videos to your own website, and additional foreign language ...

Blip Studios & The Movement Towards Original Video Content Programming: Interview with Steve Woolf

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Back in June, Blip.tv launched Blip Studios, getting into the original video content game and positioning themselves to work with brands, talent, and independent producers, where before, they only served as a video hosting and destination site.  With the new launch, they promoted VP of ...

How to Turn Your Creative Passion for Video into a Profitable Business [Creator's Tip #67]

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If you're a video creator and you would like to start making a living from your creativity through your own business, there are ways you can transition into becoming a creative entrepreneur in the video business. For many creative types, business operations like forecasting, inventory, and ...

Tips for Getting Great Video Coverage when 'Shooting for the Edit' [Reel Rebel #30]

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On this week's Reel Rebel, Stephen talks about the importance "shooting for the edit" and gives some advice on how to ensure that when you're shooting video, you capture enough footage of a scene to provide the editors with full coverage and plenty of shots ...

Should You Join a YouTube Network? The Pros and Cons of YouTube Partner Networks [Reel Web #67]

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On this week's Reel Web, we cover several online video related news items from the past week including the new YouTube studio space just opened in Los Angeles, updates to VYou's video Q&A platform, and more.  We also spend some time addressing a common question ...

The Benefits of Using Neutral Density (ND) Filters & Gels in Video Production [ReelRebel #29]

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In a previous ReelRebel episode on video lighting tips we taught you how you can utilize gels on your lights in order to keep your color temperature correct to get the best look for your shot.  In this episode Stephen gives an overview of neutral density ...

YouTube Updates: Google+ Page Integration for Brands, Merchant Annotations, and TV AirPlay (Reel Web #66)

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On this week's Reel Web, Tim gives an overview of several recent updates and new features launched at YouTube including over the past week.  Just yesterday we reported that you will now be able to link your YouTube channel to a Google+ brand page so ...

How to Copyright Your Video Content Online & Protect Ownership [Creator's Tip #65]

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Being that most of us are career marketers or video professionals, copyright protection, ownership, trademarks, fair-use and other legal matters that relate to the internet can be a bit confusing to understand.  How should one go about copyright protecting video content for the web?  How ...

Why Pre-Production Creative Meetings Are Key to Video Project Planning [Reel Rebel #28]

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Most people, especially creative types, cringe at the thought of having a meeting. However, when you are putting together a video project it is essential to sit down with the necessary parties, do your brainstorming, define your production aims, style, key messages and target audience, and ensure ...

How YouTube Develops and Designs New Site Features through Experimentation [Reel Web #64]

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This week on the Reel Web, we share some insight from YouTube regarding how they go about testing and experimenting with new site designs and features.  We also talk a bit about YouTube's original channel initiative and their recent decision to re-invest in some channels ...

Tutorial: How-to Create a Custom YouTube End Slate / Card [Creators Tip #64]

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Creating a custom, interactive end slate (A.K.A. tail slate, outro, end screen) for the end of your YouTube videos is something that I recommend in all of my talks and to all my clients looking for best practices in YouTube marketing.  They offer a great way to ...

How Chill.com is Taking Video Sharing to the Next Level via Social Video Discovery & Curation

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Earlier this year at Vidcon I had the pleasure of chilling with Marc Hustvedt, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Chill.com, a "social video discovery" platform.  The video curation site was launched because the team at Chill saw a video discovery paradigm that wasn't quite performing ...

How to Create the Split Screen Effect in Video Editing [Reel Rebel #27]

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The split screen effect, also known as picture in picture or video overlaying, is the concept of showing two video streams simultaneously (traditionally side-by-side) in a given sequence.  There are several instances in which you may want to use a split screen effect editing technique ...

Reviewing YouTube's Experimental UI Design and New Video Upload Features [Reel Web #64]

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YouTube is at it once again with multiple updates and changes in recent weeks. On this week's Reel Web weekly video news episode, we review several major changes that YouTube has made to the video upload process in the past week or so that you should ...