Over a month ago I had the great delight of sharing The little book of Video Learning. This was a project I’d been working on with The Charity Learning Consortium for a few months and one where I discovered so much about how people use video in their organisation. After speaking to everyone involved, one … Continue reading The little book of Video Learning
As the world continues to see the affects of COVID-19, we find ourselves in a world where filming for many shows and films has been halted. However, this hasn't stopped some production teams. The show must go on According to reports, producers of Keeping Up With the Kardashians decided that instead of putting production on hold, … Continue reading The rise of Smartphone Video during COVID-19
Steve Follows is an established data researcher in the film industry. Between 1994-2013 he discovered the average top US-grossing Hollywood films had 588 people in the crew. Full details of his research can be found here. Films in the lowest budget bracket (under £150,000) credited an average of just 32 people. The actual number of people who worked on … Continue reading What crew do I need to create a video with my smartphone?
The Smartphone Video Training sessions I deliver are hands-on and provide plenty of opportunities to capture video using your phone. One question I frequently get asked is 'what equipment do you use and how much does the kit cost?'. There are many options when considering investing in equipment to create professional video using your smartphone. … Continue reading Equipment for Smartphone Video
If you want to capture video using your smartphone or are interested in taking part in Video Walks, I thought I would share some tips which could help get the best video when shooting with a Smartphone. 1. Shoot in Landscape Mode Two black vertical lines will instantly make your footage look amateurish. Your TV and PC … Continue reading 10 tips for capturing professional Smartphone video
It can be an exciting time when you've got a brief and have the support from the business to create a training video. Before getting carried away it is vital that pre-production (planning) is given as much focus as production (filming) and post production (editing). The work dedicated at this point will make the process … Continue reading Planning to film a training video