On this page you’ll find a collection of helpful tips and tricks for visual storytelling. They will usually be brief video clips that cover a smaller topic.
We will add to this page regularly so check back here for more tips.
Here are a few quick tips to get great production audio for your film projects. We’ll talk about things to consider in exterior and interior locations and demonstrate some practical microphone techniques.
This brief video explains some common and not-so-common ways to connect microphones to camcorders, DSLR cameras and smartphones.
HOW TO SHOOT GOOD VIDEO WITH A FULLY-AUTOMATIC CAMERA
Sometimes you must shoot with a camera that has no manual controls for the focus, exposure, etc. This short video explains some tips to help you get useful footage with such a camera.
STABILIZER RIG FOR MOBILE PHONES AND SMALL CAMERAS
Small cameras are difficult to hold for steady shots. You can build this simple rig out of easily obtained materials in most countries; adapt to what you can find locally.