Lessons

  • 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
  • Room Tone, Presence, and Ambience Featured

    Ah, the sound of silence. What makes it so important in film making, and why do we care?

    Category:
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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
  • 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
  • How Do I Use The Vimeo Music Store?

    Are you a bit unsure as to how to navigate the Vimeo Music Store? Have no fear, we're here to show you the ins and outs of this great resource for finding, downloading and licensing music for your videos.

    Category:
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • Ep. 4: Capturing Audio

    External mics are cool, but you know what else is cool? We’ll tell you.

    Category:
    Sound
    Difficulty:
    Beginner
  • 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

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