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Basic Video Production and Editing

Tips for using smartphones and basic videocamera gear to create a film.

Framing Your Shots

Before you start filming, let's cover a few tips on how to use your camera to make your footage more dynamic and visually interesting. The first step is framing your shot: 

Camera Movement

Moving the camera can make your film more interesting. Here are a few camera movements and when and why you might want to use them:

Filming an Interview

If you're filming an interview, some particular details can really make the difference between a good video and a bad one: