Lessons

  • Storytelling with Sound

    Sound is half of your video and a huge part of any story. To celebrate this we've partnered with stillmotion and present the Big Shorts challenge. Read up for details!

    Category:
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • The Wonders of Slating

    Slating, or using a clapperboard, is something you've probably seen in movies, but what is it and why is it done?

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Shooting
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Capturing Good Sound Featured

    Sound can be a pretty daunting aspect of any shoot, professional or amateur. Check out this lesson for a break down on capturing great sound for your video!

    Category:
    Gear
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Foley Artistry Featured

    Most of the background noises you hear in big budget movies are made by foley artists. Find out what they do and why it's an important part of making a movie more realistic and engaging for an audience.

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • Video 101: Shooting Basics Featured

    Average Joe is at the park with his buddies shooting video with his new camera. Its a lot of fun, but a little confusing. Maybe Dan can help him out, whether Joe likes it or not.

    Category:
    Gear
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Recording sound for DSLRs

    Recording high quality sound for your DSLR can be tricky business. Here are a few ways to help you record.

    Category:
    DSLR
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Illustrate a Story

    This weekend, record an interesting story and make a video to go along with it!

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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