Mistakes YouTubers Make & How To Fix Them

Joe Randeen

We can all grow in our skills as content creators.  Practice is a non-negotiable but why reinvent the wheel as well? Here is a good video by FILM BOOTH that will show you how to not make the same mistakes so many YouTubers (content creators) make. This video, along with practice will make you a better content creator.  These are

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Visions of Light

Joe Randeen

There are so many different things to keep in mind when you are putting together a film.  For beginning filmmakers, this is especially stressful. One thing that consistently seems to take a backseat is CINEMATOGRAPHY. Visions of Light is a documentary that examines an often overlooked element of filmmaking: the role of cinematography. It includes interviews with various cinematographers, credited

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Best APPs for Filming

Joe Randeen

With the ability to add advanced DSLR-like settings, pro-grade manual controls, and higher quality bitrates standard to most third-party camera apps, you can easily overcome many of the drawbacks of shooting with the built-in apps bundled with your Android of iPhone devices. In these videos, we take a look at all the leading camera apps right now, with a full

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Don’t Do Nothing

Joe Randeen

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” I’m pretty sure that Theodore Roosevelt was not referring to filmmaking when he made this statement, I will relate it back to that subject. To overstate the obvious,

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Micro Films Exercise

Joe Randeen

In teaching the students about HOW to use camera shots, angles and movement in order to tell a more compelling story, we start off with a Micro Film exercise. Students are given a short script. Students choose 4 film genres. Using each genre the students use camera shots, angles and movements to help the script tell a story. To the

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