If you have been following my How To Series on Pre-Production (Part 1 and Part 2), you might also want to review a few rules when preparing for your post-production edit. Follow these few rules BEFORE you step into an edit suite.
Pre-Production Part 2 If you have read the first post in this series, you will have an audience, an approach, a video format (how the video will be distributed), a story and budget in mind for your video. Pre-production Part 2 will detail a few methods and bits of advice on how to plan for […]
Great video on cinematic composition and its importance in storytelling. Includes excerpts from some great films and even cites the history of composition from its early development to today’s use of ‘templates’ (as the narrator calls them). From kottke.org Although the author’s subject is film – moving images and the sequence of images, the ideas […]
Pre-production Part 1 You have been tasked with creating a video for your company. Where do you start? You start with a plan. After 15 or so years of freelancing, I know that there isn’t always time or money for all of these pre-production tasks, but I believe that for any video production, this is […]
Every story, every project, even a blog has to start somewhere. THE BEGINNING! The headache inducing, paralyzing stage of any creative endeavor. Where you must write the perfect sentence, choose the perfect colors of paint or find the perfect video clip that captures the audience immediately. Why is beginning so tough? Because of that darn […]