J-cuts, L-cuts, Tripods and Non-Linear Editing

J-cuts, L-cuts and how to use them, tripod tips and clarification on nonlinear editing.

How to Magically Mock Up Websites with Screenshots

You don’t have to be a professional designer to mock up websites. That’s because mock ups aren’t about design. They’re about communicating your ideas and gathering the feedback that will mak

Friday Roundup - J-cuts, L-cuts, Tripods and Non-Linear Editing

This week J-cuts, L-cuts and how to use them, tripod tips to add stability to your life (OK to your videos!) and some clarification on nonlinear editing.

How to Add Video Bumpers To Your Videos

More and more of us are using visuals to communicate messages and transfer knowledge because it tends to have a big impact on our audiences.One useful type of visual communication

Basics of Lighting - What You Need To Know Before Buying

Dedicated to new and beginning video creators and filmmakers on knowing what to spend your money on when it comes to lighting. This one was a beast, so I hope it helps you out. Links, time markers an

How to Start an Informal Learning Library with Screencasts

Imagine being told exactly how to learn or study something, at what place, and at what time. That rarely happens because everyone learns in their own unique way. As we

3 Reasons to Start Using Video in your Business

One of the main selling points for inWhatLanguage is our office culture. We have a mannequin named Milton as our mascot, a basketball hoop out back, a popcorn maker in

How to Create Step-By-Step Instructions Using Visuals

There are some tutorials that require more than text to be understood by readers. By creating step-by-step instructions using visuals, you can key readers into details that may otherwise not

Leica CL Hands-on Preview

Exclusive first look at Leica's latest APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with EVF! Thanks to Tim Pan for shooting the street bits: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2cRwTuSWxxEtrRnT4lrlQAM

The New 508 Compliance Rule – What it Means for Video in Higher Ed

With new 508 Compliance rules for accessibility going into effect in January 2018, there’s never been a better time to make sure your content meets the standards. The Rehabilitation Act

The Friday Roundup – Lifting Your Selfie Game and the Secret to Stress Free Editing

How to Video Yourself with iPhone and Android Like a PRO! Much as I hate to admit it there will be times when you may need to take shots of yourself to be included in your projects. Hopefully this wil

The Friday Roundup – Filmora Updates, Color Correction and Storytelling

Filmora 8.5 Released First cab off the rank for this week’s roundup is the latest release from my favorite easy to learn and use video editing software Filmora. The people at Wondershare tend to up

Personal Message from the Basic Filmmaker - THANK YOU!

It's nearly Thanksgiving. Well, that doesn't matter, as we can all stop and give thanks for something. For me, I try and thank everyone who (whom) has supported my efforts on this channel and elsewhe

Fujifilm GFX 50S Hands-on Field Test

(Not in a field but close not far away from a field)My thoughts on a camera that was released a rather long time ago but it's still a BEAST!Thumbnail photo by Paul John Bayfield Po Jo Bo - https://ww

Make Your PowerPoint Videos Even Better With Editing Effects

So, you’ve mastered simple screen capture by turning your PowerPoint slides into a video. Why not take your PowerPoint videos to the next level with editing features? Give your slides

The Friday Roundup – Handling Criticism, Audio Ducking and Rotation

Handling Criticism One of the unavoidable side effects of creating video projects and having other people view them is that you open yourself to criticism. How you handle that criticism is an importa

How to Create Visual Process Documentation and Guides

When we complete an important project or process, we always hope for the best results possible. But in the workplace and in life, things rarely go exactly as planned. In

How to Use Video Marketing in the Solution Aware Funnel Stage

After consumers discover the solution to their problem (or are solution aware in funnel terms), they may still be hesitant to purchase a solution. Why? It could be any number

10 Ways You Can Use Video to Enhance Your Digital Learning Content

Whether you’re teaching an online course or using digital learning content to enhance your face-to-face class, video is a crucial component to keep students immersed in the subject matter. Digital

The Friday Roundup – Slider Tips, LUTs and Transitions

Creative Slider Techniques One of the most common accessories you will have thrust at you from online advertising are sliders and no, I don’t mean those little hamburgers you get at outrageously exp

The Hidden Demons of New Video Creators and Filmmakers

A bit of a different episode meant to help new video creators and filmmakers with where they get their critiques and feedback from. Just for the record, it's almost Halloween (demons).and this video

Sony a7R III Hands-on Preview (& 24-105 f/4 G)

Sony's latest full-frame 42-megapixel, 4K mirrorless camera.Sony a7R III: https://bhpho.to/2i7am07Sony 24-105mm f/4 G OSS: https://bhpho.to/2yPCGw1My kit: https://cvp.com/profile/kaiwMusicEsbe: https

Aputure Light Storm COB 300d Review and Tips for Filmmakers

A review and some tips covering the all new Aputure Light Storm COB 300d. It's light, portable, and extremely powerful! Links and a big pile of info in the description below. ▼UPDATE: It uses less

The Friday Roundup – Focal Length, Stabilization and VR

What You Need To Know About Focal Length Given the fact that more and more people are shooting footage with either DSLRs or MILCs these days it would be a real pity not to take advantage of what those

How To Make a Website (Tutorial)

Here is a VERY complete tutorial on building a website using the WIX ADI and design tools. My purpose was to port my old site into something new and useful - very happy with the results! Check out h

50mm f/1.1 - Bokeh Beast for $160!

Box Ninja time! Thanks to SquareSpace for sponsoring this channel!If you'd like to start up your own website or online shop, visit SquareSpace for a free trail and for 10% off your first purchase, go

The Friday Roundup – Audio, Templates and Color Matching

Audio Tips I can very clearly remember a number of years ago when I purchased my very first digital video camcorder. Foolishly I had taken the advice of someone who as it turned out, had absolutely no

The Friday Roundup – Glitch Distortions and Basic Editing Tips

OK, so it seems we are back to normal this week after what seemed like an endless procession of updates. Running a site like this is generally not too much of a problem but maintaining the weekly roun

Adobe Premiere Elements 2018 Review

Back in the day Adobe’s Premiere Elements seemed to rule the world of consumer video editing. This was probably because of superior marketing and a lack of competition rather than the software being

Adobe Premiere Elements 15 Review Part Two

  Time to review the good and the not so good! The Interface What is clear in this latest version of Premiere Elements 2018 is that Adobe have finally decided on a direction for the program based on

Full YouTube Episode Creation Walk-through

I've been asked a lot to do a full walk-through of making one of my YouTube episodes. Well, here it is, and it is LONG!!! There's a ton of tips and tricks along the way. More in the description. ▼E

5 Best 50mm Lenses Under $100!

*Correction on Thorium Oxide. Thanks to Ken Wheeler for the clarification. My bad for rushing adding the last two bits in the video before going away on a trip (bad enough that I'm not putting enough

Simple or Easy Video Editing Software

Over the past few years all of the major video editing software companies have been battling each other in a game of who can come up with the shiniest new features to attract the attention of the publ

iPhone 8 Plus vs Canon 5D Mark III Camera

I wanted to make a point, which is, using an iPhone, you can shoot your YouTube videos and they can look good. So the iPhone is a little soft? Yeah! Compared to a $3000 camera!!! No excuses - Go make

How To Download ALL Your YouTube Videos!

Want to download ALL your videos from YouTube as they were originally uploaded? Here's how! Link in the description. ▼TRANSLATION THANKS:Dutch: Victor van Dijk https://www.youtube.com/user/vfvandij

Microphone Isolation Audio Tests - Check that Cable! Basic Filmmaker Ep 232

Video uploaded a YEAR ago and not published. Tests using mic, foam, and blimp. Thing learned (see very end of the video and description) is a cable electrical short can be REALLY subtle. How do I &qu

Premiere Pro Program Monitor Panel Zoom Tip

A few people have problems with the zoom menu in the Premier Pro Monitor panel. Surely there must be a better way? Yes there is! More in the description. ▼LINKS:▶ PREMIER PRO: http://bit.ly/Adobe

Canon 200D//Rebel SL2 Review - Best First DSLR?

....or whatever it's called in your country. Get your 7 day VideoBlocks Trial here: http://videoblocks.com/KaiW_0917My kit: https://cvp.com/profile/kaiw

Laowa 15mm - $900 Chinese Lens with Zero Distortion!

This lens is wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiide. Get your 2 month free trial on Skillshare here: http://skl.sh/kai3Laowa 15mm f/2 FE: https://bhpho.to/2gUppxfSigma 14mm f/1.8: https://bhpho.to/2xooV9zMy Gear: https:

Nikon D850 Hands-on Preview

First impressions of Nikon's exciting new 45MP, 7/9fps, 4K, full-frame DSLR.Nikon D850: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1351688-REG/nikon_d850_dslr_camera_body.html/BI/20676/KBID/15992MusicJo

Leica TL2 Hands-on Review

Leica's latest 24-megapixel, 4K mirrorless cameraThanks to SquareSpace for sponsoring this channel!If you'd like to start up your own website or online shop, visit SquareSpace for a free trail and fo

10 Tips/Hacks for Better Smartphone Videos

How to improve your smartphone video without spending big bucks.Click here for a 2-month free trial to Skillshare: http://skl.sh/kai2Moment lens: http://mbsy.co/hSbh7?url=https://www.shopmoment.com/s

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