Lessons

  • Image Sensors Featured

    Learn what an image sensor is and what it does! Why is it important to know about when you're buying your camera?

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Trimming the Fat

    Editing can make or break a video. Developing a sense of what actions need shown and what's extra takes practice. Here's a quick exercise to demonstrate how "cutting the fat" can polish your work.

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Making a Shot List

    So you've written a script! Awesome! Now it's time to turn that script into a film. Creating a shot list is one of the simplest organizational techniques you can use to get your film on the right track.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Introduce Yourself

    For our 100th Challenge, make a video to creatively introduce yourself!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Show Us Your People!

    Capture the culture and traditions you share with your loved ones.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Handcrafting a Spooky Scene

    Friend of Vimeo and special effects aficionado Brian Lonano shows us how to make a spooky graveyard scene!

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Six Tips for Shooting Great Holiday Videos

    Six tips that will turn your holiday video into a masterpiece!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Holiday Video Tips Featured

    Simple things to keep in mind when you start rolling on your holiday fun time extravaganzas.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

Tutorial Videos

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  • HDMI/Composite HD/HD-SDI DIY portable capture station tutorial

    DOWNLOAD FIRST GENERATION CINEFORM files on my blog............. http://www.henryolonga.net/Blog/?p=674 This is a tutorial for those people who want to capture the highest quality…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • How to: Use a superclamp and articulated arm for support

    Wanted to share the use I've found for a super clamp and articulated arm combination. It will fasten on anything it can grip and makes a nice steady hand hold. It will not replace…

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Time-Lapse and Photo-Video Techniques

    Here are some of the camera techniques I used in the "Every Photo Shot For The Conan O’Brien Title Sequence" video I put up. Many people have asked how I did the time-lapse,…

    Category:
    DSLR
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Tutorial 3 - Lighting - Shot Design - Cinematography

    More INFO on the Short Film School DVD http://tomantosfilms.com/store/ Learn what makes great looking images in film, music videos etc. It's not always the camera but how you…

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • BOKEH ART ("Who Do You Love" by Sue Scrofa)

    A Mini Music Video for "Who Do You Love" by Sue Scrofa off the album White Cat The effects are done in camera by manipulating the shapes of the Bokeh circles. [A knife,…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Tech Tip - C-stands

    The most common and useful tool in all gripology is the C-Stand. Scott Spears talks about its many uses for this tech tip for beginners. FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv) is…

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • CStand

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Tech Tip - Slating

    Scott Spears covers slating and using the clapperboard properly in this film tip for beginners to filmmaking. FRAMELINES (http://www.framelines.tv) is brought to you in part by BACKYARD…

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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