We have a confession to make: for over a year, we've been planning and working on something that we haven't really talked about until right now. We're excited to announce that we're launching a whole new section on Vimeo: vimeo.com/videoschool>Vimeo Video School.

We realized that one of the best ways we could nurture the incredible range of creativity on the site would be to build a system that easily allows members of all skill levels to learn more about making videos and expand their knowledge base. We're covering everyone, from people picking up a video camera for the first time, to seasoned pros that need info on the newest technology.

Video 101
For the beginners, we've personally created a series of entry-level instructional videos. These are a perfect way to help your friends and relatives who have little experience get started on the path to making great videos. We hope these 101 videos will answer a lot of first time questions and demystify the process of making videos. They're fun, so check them out and share them with your friends.

DSLR Basics with Philip Bloom
For everyone who just bought a DSLR camera and wants to learn about the incredible potential they have, Philip Bloom and Andrea Allen have created a helpful series that covers everything you need to know. Honestly, these videos are worth watching just for the chemistry between these two goofs. Plus, you might even learn a thing or two.

Vimeo Lessons
In addition to this, we'll be crafting a series of Lessons, which are tutorial posts that incorporate some of the amazing instructional videos our members have created. We've designed these to be a super easy way for you to take your skills to the next level. Most Lessons include a challenge at the end that allows you to show off what you've learned and interact with your fellow talented Vimians who have also participated in the challenge.

Tutorial Categories
In order to cover even more ground, we've categorized another 1,000 user-made tutorials into easy-to-browse sections. Jump right in to any category and check out all the helpful videos our members have made on a wide range of topics.

We think that Vimeo Video School has a wealth of information for you right now, but of course we will continue to add to it and further develop this section. Feedback from our members has always played a key part in our development, and we're looking forward to hearing your ideas about how we can make this even better.

One last thing, if you have any content that you think would work well in Vimeo Video School, please submit it to us! You may also find yourself inspired to create brand new tutorials to pass on your video wisdom. We're excited to see what you do.

Everyone have fun exploring and learning from Vimeo Video School and stay tuned for great new content! Go check it out!


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Sam Welker

Sam Welker Plus

Agreed. I love vimeo for this reason. Youtube should have thought of this, but they didn't because they're not as smart as vimeo :)



3-3=3. You don't have to know math to has make video. Or grammar.

Mike Hutcherson

Mike Hutcherson

oh my. you crazy cats thought of everything. you even used my camera to show me! Seriously though, these vids are great. well done all, high-5's all round.

Shuttle Systems

Shuttle Systems PRO

How can i use my RSS feed reader (Google Reader) to get the Vimeo School tutorials? Oh and, Thanks for the amazing section of your already superb website!!

Kristi Bowden

Kristi Bowden

Yaay, what an awesome Christmas gift! Thanks guys.

Alexei Parra

Alexei Parra

vimeo video school is a great idea...!!

Fabulous Rice

Fabulous Rice

Great idea!
Some tutorials on Vimeo school would be a little better in HD (especially the ones using filmed screen-caps) but I'm a fan already nevertheless!

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