Master Class

Get this class if you're serious about making videos.

This is everything I wish I knew when I started making videos. Through 50 video lessons I share every step of my process for filming a video. This course covers the first steps of scripting and planning videos all the way to off-loading your memory cards. It starts with gear recommendations like choosing cameras, lens, microphones, and lighting. You'll also learn how to set up a video studio with multiple lighting techniques, plan your b-roll, use a green screen, choose a microphone, reducing echo, shoot with multiple angles, deliver a script with or without a teleprompter, and more. 

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Video Gear

7 Lessons | 35:53

  1. Choosing a camera
  2. Choosing a lens
  3. Comparing 6 microphones
  4. Setting up a video studio
  5. Using a digital audio recorder
  6. Tripods, monopods, mic stands, light stands, etc.
  7. Which memory cards are best

Advanced Equipment

6 Lessons | 28:09

  1. Choosing a teleprompter & app
  2. Using a video monitor
  3. Choosing monitor headphones & speakers
  4. Transporting video equipment
  5. Background paper
  6. Memory card management

Lighting & Composition

8 Lessons | 31:46

  1. Setting up 3-point lighting
  2. Different types of lighting
  3. Using only natural light
  4. Setting white balance
  5. Wistia style
  6. Fizzle style
  7. Lighting modifications
  8. Lighting ratios and softening
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Camera Set-up

8 Lessons | 49:21

  1. How aperture works
  2. Shutter speed vs. frame rate
  3. ISO and reducing image noise
  4. Framing and the rule of thirds
  5. Properly exposing an image
  6. Better screen recordings
  7. Focusing a DSLR quickly
  8. Shooting B-roll
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Advanced Recording

6 Lessons | 32:48

  1. Video backgrounds & texture
  2. Creating motion with equipment
  3. Cutting down on reflections
  4. Properly lighting a green screen
  5. Recording with multiple angles
  6. Adjust camera profiles & making color adjustments
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Recording Audio

7 Lessons | 33:55

  1. Using a lavalier microphone
  2. Using an on-camera shotgun microphone
  3. Using a boom microphone
  4. Live monitoring audio
  5. Having back-up audio
  6. Reducing background noise
  7. Lessening echo
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Planning Videos

4 Lessons | 23:45

  1. How to write your script
  2. Planning b-roll
  3. Identifying mistakes vs. usable takes
  4. Ideal video length

Delivery

4 Lessons | 16:11

  1. Delivering a script
  2. Acting natural on camera
  3. Leaving room for editing
  4. Looking into camera vs. off-camera