Lessons

  • Coverage & Cutaways

    Prepare your editor with choices in the cutting room by capturing enough coverage and cutaways during your shoot!

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Battery Basics

    Batteries are an essential part of any camera. Learn the basics of powering up to get your video rolling.

    Category:
    Gear
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Flashlighting

    Create a video that uses a flashlight for lighting purposes!

    Category:
    Do It Yourself
    Editing
    Lighting
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Variations on a Theme

    This weekend, pick a subject and mess with it! We're looking at themes and variations.

    Category:
    Editing
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Screenplay Formatting Featured

    This Vimeo lesson will focus on basic screenplay formatting. We will be running through the primary elements you need to know to start your screenwriting career!

    Category:
    Behind The Scenes
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Dynamic Range Defined

    "Dynamic range" and "latitude" may sound like scary cinematographer words, but we think you're ready to be edified. In this lesson we'll define dynamic range and latitude, and learn some nifty tricks to increase them to attain perfectly exposed footage.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Advanced
  • 180 Degree Rule Explained! Featured

    The 180 Degree Rule is something every beginner filmmaker struggles with as they begin shooting. We've done our best to break it down and make it easy to understand once and for all!

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Weekend Challenge: Shoot an Interview

    Interview somebody with a good story for this weekend's Challenge.

    Category:
    Shooting
    Difficulty:
    Beginner

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Learn how to make better videos through lessons, tutorials, and sage advice from us, your friendly personal creativity consultants. Lessons are created by the Vimeo staff, oftentimes using tutorial videos from the Vimeo community.

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