They’re essential to any sort of multimedia editing. You usually have to pick one when you decide to export your files. New videographers often just see a string of random letters and numbers, but the concept is actually straightforward: a codec helps you resize your video, audio and other media files to the appropriate playback size.
Professor Duy Linh Tu shows us step-by-step instructions for lighting a sit-down interview. For more information on controlling the environment for your interviews, you can read an additional tutorial here.
Shooting a sit-down interview is all about controlling your environment. It’s not the same as shooting documentary footage; it’s about using your producing skills to make sure you capture great sound and beautiful picture in your interview. We have five ways to get you there.
A monopod can be just the thing you need to add mobility and stability to your photo and video shooting. Take a look at our monopod tutorial and try it out!
A well-edited sequence creates clarity and allows viewers to understand the action taking place on screen. In order to create a seamless sequence in the editing room, you need to understand how to capture all the necessary footage. We've put together a basic list of shots you’ll need in order to create a coherent sequence of action- it's a simple starting place if you've never shot a sequence before.
This is a simple guide to setting the white balance, shutter speed, aperture, and ISO and other basic functions of the Canon C100.
In this tutorial, we'll explain how to change the AVCHD files that the C100s produce into .MOV files that are easier to edit with Premiere CC.
If you’ve just started working in visual media, you may notice you’re starting to accumulate a lot of digital files. Yes, digital files take up less space in your apartment than literal files, but figuring out what to do with all of that stuff can be daunting. First time choosing a hard drive? No problem. We’ve got a crash course for you.
Keeping your hard drives and files organized is boring, but crucial. One misplaced file can leave you searching for hours. We've laid out the steps for some basic hard drive skills here.
"Audio is the spine of multimedia," according to video experts MediaStorm, and you should believe them. Sometimes in the hectic race to get a video project shot, we forget that sound is critical to producing a watchable film. We've put together some basic microphone and editing tips to take your audio from an afterthought, to a priority.