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How to Shoot a Video

About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 13:39
  • Media: Video/mp4
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unrestricted
  • Download: MP4 (iPod compatible)
  • Size: 78 MB
  • Posted: 07/13/2007

This Lesson is for beginning video-makers. We cover three basic subjects- "How to use your camera," "How to set up your shot," and "What to shoot."
The three filmmakers, Brittanie, Sarah, and Jeanne, all studied film at UT Austin.

About this Author

Jeanne
Jeanne
12 lessons
Joined:
05/26/2007

http://JeanneStern.com

Jeanne Stern is an Austin based animator, artist, and filmmaker. Her work has shown many places including the Smithsonian, PBS, South by Southwest, the Orlando Museum of Art, the Athens Video Art Festival, and Heather Henson's Handmade Puppet Dreams. She received her MFA in film production from the University of Texas, and her BA in Studio Art from Connecticut College. Jeanne currently creates animation for various clients, including the Jewish educational website, G-dcast.com (such as this short about Passover: http://g-dcast.com/passover ). She also teaches classes in Austin at the Austin School of Film. Her recent film work has incorporated the third dimension,...

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Recent Reviews

Nopic_tan
props to the author
08/06/2007
~ brittanie

Very interesting characters in this video...very interesting indeed.

Nopic_tan
great acting
07/16/2007
~ istrycker

that Slovakian girl has a real future.

Matt_homepage
Ask the Chickens to be Quiet
07/15/2007
~ matt

Good material on how to operate the camera, frame shots, and shooting to make editing easier later. Lots of demonstration by example, which really helps. Some examples were more effective than others, like the rule of thirds, which was very clear.

The last section totally cracked me up!

Nopic_tan
props to the author
08/06/2007
~ brittanie

Very interesting characters in this video...very interesting indeed.

Nopic_tan
great acting
07/16/2007
~ istrycker

that Slovakian girl has a real future.

Matt_homepage
Ask the Chickens to be Quiet
07/15/2007
~ matt

Good material on how to operate the camera, frame shots, and shooting to make editing easier later. Lots of demonstration by example, which really helps. Some examples were more effective than others, like the rule of thirds, which was very clear.

The last section totally cracked me up!

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