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Ep. 2: Best Practices

Andrea Allen
June 18, 2014 by Andrea Allen PRO
With just a few technical adjustments, your mobile videos will look better than ever. [clip:89038243] Up next: [Working with Light](vimeo.com/videoschool/lesson/495/ep-3-working-with-light)
  1. 1.
    Make beautiful and shareable videos on your phone — it’s ridiculously simple.
    03:46
  2. With just a few technical adjustments, your mobile videos will look better than ever.
    04:20
  3. 3.
    Get smart with sunbeams and artsy with artificial light to make your subjects pop.
    03:02
  4. 4.
    External mics are cool, but you know what else is cool? We’ll tell you.
    03:36
  5. 5.
    Sidle up to shooting, framing, and the rule of thirds.
    02:23
  6. 6.
    Get up close and personal with close-up, medium, and wide shots.
    03:18
  7. 7.
    Learn simple storytelling techniques and the art of the narrative arc.
    04:06
  8. 8.
    Behind every good story, there lies a good plan. Make a shot list!
    03:00
  9. 9.
    Don’t bury your mobile masterpiece in your camera roll — share it with the world!
    03:54
  10. 10.
    Mobile shooting is incredibly convenient, but sometimes a little gear can go a long way to improving your videos.
    00:05

6 Comments

Oak Hill Baptist Church PRO

Man, it sure would be great to be able to share links to individuals lessons. Just a thought. Good stuff though.

Blank Productions PRO

I would love to share your mobile shooting posters with the masses! Can you please share?

Baynard Bailey

Do these not embed on other sites? Trying to make a WordPress post with this video embedded, thanks.

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