Now that you've thoroughly planned your shoot during pre-production, it's time to get on set! Learn what it takes to make a video production run smoothly—such as the crew you'll need—mistakes to avoid, different types of shots, narrative continuity, audio recording, and more.
0:00 - Overview
0:38 - Production Assistant
1:25 - Video
7:59 - Sound
9:07 - Logistics
10:54 - Final Thoughts
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Pre-production is an important step when filmmaking because it helps your video shoot run more efficiently, on the day of and during post. If you're a beginner, however, it may be difficult to know where to begin. Jake Estes shares tried and true methods for planning your production that work whether you're shooting a Hollywood movie or a short film. Plus, you'll learn mistakes to avoid so you're not scrambling on set!
0:00 - Introduction/What is Pre-Production?
0:46 - Production Breakdown
1:44 - Casting
2:37 - Hiring Crew
4:34 - Tech Scout
This is your beginner's guide to filming in LOG! What is LOG? How do you properly expose your footage? When and why should you use it? Watch to find out the answers to all these questions, and others.
0:00 - Introduction
0:16 - What is LOG?
0:51 - How to Expose LOG Footage
2:45 - Is Shooting in LOG Better?
3:20 - Final Thoughts
Whether you're making an independent film, YouTube video, or vertical video, understanding framing and composition can help improve your video's quality. Nick Brigadier explains how, when, and why to use these seven basics rules of video composition.
0:00 - Introduction
0:28 - The Rule of Thirds
1:10 - Leading Lines
1:37 - Balance
2:12 - Symmetry
2:43 - Depth of Field
3:11 - Distracting Elements
3:38 - Frame Within a Frame
4:03 - Final Thoughts
Hands-free, lightweight, and ready to go right out of the box, the Hollyland Solidcom C1 is a wireless headset system perfect for your production.
0:00 - About
0:34 - Overall Specs
3:10 - 9-Person Version
5:27 - Final Thoughts
To learn more, read the Hollyland Solidcom C1 announcement. Let us know how you plan to incorporate the headset into your
AB examines the Hollyland Solidcom M1, a full-duplex wireless intercom system that's ideal for small-to-mid-size production teams that need a robust communications solution for all their events. Check out the video to see all the great components and features, such as 1.9 GHz full-duplex transmission, 4 or 8 beltpacks, LEMO headsets, and more.
Tell us what your production communication needs are and how the
Perhaps you’re thinking of starting a YouTube channel or podcast. Either way, we have you covered! Doug goes over his basic content creation tips and offers some suggestions on what gear you can use to get started.
Learn the basics from Doug, then turn to these videos for more content creation tips:
How to Start a Podcast
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In this video, AB and the team investigate how choosing different music can change the emotion of your film. The short scenes in the video are played without music, then with a couple of different music examples to highlight this change in emotion. Check it out! We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.
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Young filmmakers in Brooklyn took part in Bushwick Stories, a B&H Workshop conducted in collaboration with the Bushwick Film Festival. This highlight video shows off many of the participants, and details their reasons for signing up. It showcases some of the productions and experiences these aspiring creatives shared as they produced their own short films. We hope you enjoy the video, and invite you to view the wide selection of other instructional and informative videos at BandH.com.
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In the following video, Larry Becker completes his Neutral Territory series on neutral density filters with a roundup of information, as well as demonstrations of more specific techniques and pieces of gear. This video begins by covering a unique video-related use for variable ND filters, and then goes on to cover other applications of ND filters for film shooting and imaging beyond the traditional blurred water shot. This video also provides helpful tips for
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In this video, B&H's Kelly Mena takes you through three different slider and dolly options to help increase your production value easily.