30 How to Make a Video

Kyle Cassidy

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So you’ve got a video camera! Perhaps you went out and bought one specifically or perhaps you’ve discovered that the fancy DSLR you have shoots video. Either way, video is a great way to tell stories, stay in touch with friends, and get information from one place to another. The better your video, the more effective it will be at doing what you want. We’re going to look at the basic steps necessary to make a video. We’ll look at things like how to make a storyboard, finding video editing tutorials, and some cinematography techniques to make your production shine.

Preparation

The first thing to ...

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