Ten Fantastic Film Making Tips for Makers

I just sent the second volume of my book, Tips and Tales from the Workshop, off to the printers. It will be out in early March. One of the new features in Volume 2 is a chapter of tips for maker video content. So many people are doing video these days and we could all use improving in how we communicate our projects through a camera.

In this video on Morley Kert’s channel, he presents ten tips for maker video production. I wish I’d had these to include in my book. They include committing to a vibe and sticking with it, using establishing shots and B-rolls, mixing in handheld shots (if possible), using manual, not auto-focus, making sure your lights are the same color temperature, and more. All good stuff.


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1 Comment

  1. Thanks for the shoutout! Were there any topics that you wish I’d covered in the video? I’m definitely interested in making more videos about filmmaking and editing.

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