Lessons

  • Q&A with our "Magic Hour" Weekend Project Winners

    In this lesson, we invite the winners of the "Magic Hour" Vimeo Weekend Project to take to the podium as guest professors. Listen up close and learn from their experience. Their insight may just help you win the next Weekend Project!

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • How to make a Behind the Scenes (BTS) video

    Learn all of the components of a typical BTS video so you can better document the making of a project, and give audiences a better understanding and appreciation of the final video.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Who's Who on a Movie Crew?

    Look, films don't make themselves - depending on your budget and how ambitious your project is, you need at least one person or sometimes hundreds. We're going to take a look at some of the most common people that can be found on a film set.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Directing 101 Featured

    Being a director is no simple task, but with a bit of expert advice you'll be donning a beret and yelling action in no time.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Do It Yourself
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Documentaries Defined

    Curious about documentaries but a little fuzzy on the definition? Understanding the different forms of documentary filmmaking can improve your craft as a video creator, and broaden your horizons as a viewer.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    DSLR
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: One-Shot Video

    Read about our process in making the one-shot wonder Vimeo Video Jam, and then make your very own!

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Creator Q&A: Faking Paper

    VFX artist Pingo van der Brinkloev gives us a glimpse into his in-depth tutorial series on creating a paper city animation in Cinema 4D.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Creator Q&A: Making a Music Video from Paper

    We talked to paper animator extraordinaire and long-time Vimean Brandon Ray about his latest animated music video for "Anything Made of Paper" by Bill Carter.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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