Category Archives: filmmaking

Converting Video Files to MP4 Using VLC

If you want to share files, upload them or use on social media, you’ll probably find that all of these recommend MP4 files. There may be other formats but MP4 is quite universal. Some formats like flv (flash video) are … Continue reading

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Editing with Green Screen Using iMovie

If you are a Mac user then iMovie is a great and free editing program. It even allows you to do green screen which used to be notoriously fiddly, in fact it still can be. So you know that filming … Continue reading

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Using the Windows Camera App to Record Video

You’be probably used your smartphone to record yourself but you can also use your Windows PC. Let’s face it many of us are having to record ourselves. The advantage of using the camera in your computer is you probably already … Continue reading

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The Trick to Getting a Good Result When Using a Teleprompter

How many of you have had to come to grips with filming from home over the past year? It seems it has been many. Once you come to grips with that you’ve then realised it would be nice to have … Continue reading

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How to Get Better Quality Zoom Recordings

Zoom is used a lot now for meetings and webinars and I’m sure like many you record them to edit and add to your website, YouTube, Vimeo or other social media platform. The quality of the recordings are ok and … Continue reading

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Using Vimeo to Review Edits

Video editing sometimes involves a lot of back and forth with fine tuning the edits. Your client often wants to change things either moving things around or taking bits out. They go through the edit noting down timecode which doesn’t … Continue reading

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Connecting a Wireless Mic to an iPhone or iPad

Smartphones like the iPhone record great video, and the iPad is good too, and they can be edited directly on your iPhone and iPad. But there is one thing that can let it down and that is the sound recording. … Continue reading

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Filming Tips When Working from Home #filmingfromhome

For many of us we are now working from home and that has many challenges including staying engaged with your customers, students, colleagues and workforce. A great way to do this is to create videos,  something that I usually do … Continue reading

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