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How-To Use Simple Cut Transitions When Editing Video and Why You Should [Reel Rebel #12]

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On today's Reel Rebel Stephen Schweickart of VScreen.com gives some simple video editing advice on one way (using a 'cut') to ensure your transitions don't make your video look like you are at amateur status or more closely resemble a Power Point Presentation then a ...

Data-Driven Video Ads, Face Blur Privacy, and Better YouTube Searching [Reel Web #49]

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This week on the Reel Web we discuss another new feature launched by YouTube, review some great ways to limit the amount of filtering you have to do when doing YouTube searches and talk about changes in how news is being spread and commercials are ...

Tips for Shooting Great Video While Traveling On-The-Go [Creator's Tip #48]

It’s relatively easy to create great looking video when you have things that are under your control in your studio, but what about when you want to shoot video while traveling on the go?  On this week’s Creator’s Tip, Sonia Gil provides us with 6 ...

The Three Point Lighting Technique - Add Dimension to Your Videos [Reel Rebel #11]

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On today’s Reel Rebel video production tip, Stephen Schweickart discusses the importance of good lighting for video and gives a brief overview of one tried and true lighting technique called "three point lighting".  Using a good lighting set-up will help you make your online videos graduate from looking ...

YouTube Tips For Musicians Trying to Build An Audience Featuring Rapper Street Light [Creator's Tip #47]

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There are a lot of musicians in the world with the same goal in mind. They all want to get their music out there and be heard. The problem seems to be how to find a way to do it. This week we’re going to ...

Fixed Focal Length (Prime) Lenses & How to Choose the Right Lens for DSLR Video [Reel Rebel #10]

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Today on Reel Rebel, Stephen Schweickart talks about finding the right lens with a fixed focal length and the folly of trying to use a built-in lens with a so-called 700x zoom.  So if you're finally ready to get yourself a DSLR, it's time to ...

Why YouTube Marketplace May Frustrate Everyone and Tons of YouTube Updates [Reel Web #47]

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On today's Reel Web we talk about the new YouTube Marketplace and what that might mean for creators and brands, and how you might be able to get a piece of that $200 million worth of marketing budget.  We also talk about YouTube's search for ...

7 Tricks to Optimize Your Video's Title for Search & Social [Creator's Tip #46]

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When you think about your title, you have to realize that it’s the first thing the viewer sees when evaluating whether or not to watch your video--whether that's from a search result, or via your social network.  It’s important that a title works well for ...

Using a Shotgun Mic - Types of Microphones for Video: Part 1 [Reel Rebel #9]

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Most often when you’re making your video, you’re going to be gathering audio to go along with it.  Audio is an important part of your final product, and it’s very easy to mess it up.  Today on Reel Rebel, Stephen Schweickart begins his 2-part review ...

Custom YouTube Thumbnails for All, Rewards, and More HUGE Features Coming to YouTube [Reel Web #46]

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This week on Reel Web, we take a look at a lot of real exciting changes and updates coming to YouTube, many of which were announced only at Vidcon last week.  We have been talking to a lot of YouTube people and we sat in on some ...

A Look at Our Video Setup, Equipment, and Software Used for the ReelWeb [Creators Tip #45]

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There have been a lot of questions recently regarding the setup in my new location in Cincinnati. In this week’s episode of Creator’s Tip we go through a behind the scenes look at some of the equipment and tips used each week to produce the ...

Movie Slate App Review: An Organization Tool for Video Production Pros [Reel Rebel #8]

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For this week's Reel Rebel video production, Stephen Schweickart gives an overview of a great mobile app for Apple iOS devices called Movie Slate.  Essentially, Movie Slate acts as a digital slate and video production organization tool for videographers and filmmakers. It features a digital clapper board ...

YouTube's Product Bulletin Reveals Interesting Feature for SEO, But What is IRDB? [Reel Web #45]

On this week's Reel Web we look at additional changes and updates YouTube has posted on their Partner Product Bulletin including linking to domains, your avatar positioning, default upload settings, and YouTube's involvement on Pinterest.  In addition, we discuss Neilsen Ratings interest in monitoring your ...

The #1 Key to a Successful Video Marketing Content Strategy (Creator's Tip #44)

It doesn't matter whether you are producing video for fun, profit or to market your brand, products or services, all video content has some kind of strategy surrounding it whether you are aware of it or not. In this week's Creator's Tip, we address the ...

Understanding Depth of Field and How to Create a Professonal Film Look for Your Videos [Reel Rebel #7]

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In today's Reel Rebel video production tip, Stephen Schweickart gives an overview of a depth of field, which is ultimately determines your focus area. Understanding and controlling the depth of field can be one of the most valuable tools to create more interesting, creative, and professional looking shots that appear to ...