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HOW TO CAPTURE
PERFECT AUDIO

Studies have shown that viewers
will forgive bad video,  but bad audio is
an immediate turn ...
USE AN
EXTERNAL DEVICE

Don’t rely on your camera's internal mic. 
The internal mic will capture ‘wild’ audio and
your spe...
it Find a quiet spot to film,  ask co workers to
keep it a whisper for a bit. 

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(vibrate is just as bad...
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SCRIPT our YOUR P r
HOW TO SCRIPT
YOUR POINTS

Reduce ‘Ums’,  long pauses and
false starts by having clear notes
on wtu ant to say.
DECIDE THE GOAL
OF THE VIDEO

Now that you know the goal,  what are the
steps to conveying that message? 

Write ea step d...
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Notecards
[1 notecard per point)

For full scripts: 
Te| eprompt+ App

 

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Clutter on desks and in common areas
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clutter is distracting.
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This will help you see the space with fresh eyes
and give you a more accura...
Add a Plant

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HOW TO
USE A TRIPOD

This is an easy one:  get a tripod,  put your camera
on said tripod,  and voila!
No,  but seriously.  You don’t want shaky footage. 

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THINK ABOUT
YOUR FRAME

Have your subject sit or stand where

he or she plans to deliver their message. 
Setup your tripod...
OUR TIP: 

Ma nfrotto

They have a great
variety of options
for small,  medium
and large cameras

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HOW TO LIGHT
YOUR SHOT

There are a many ways to approach lighting. 

But your best bet is a simple 3 point set up. 

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3 POINT
LIGHTING

Position two lights (Key Light & Fill Light)
on either side of your set,  facing the subject. 
Position ...
OUR TIP: 

Lowel Pro Light Kit

Google 3 Point Lighting
for example site maps
If it’s important, 
it’s important enough to do right.
Mid-sentence stumbles can be tricky to edit. 
Especially in single camera productions. 

Stop,  and start from the top of ...
MED| A  BOSS
Contact Us: 

erin@mediabosstv. com

 

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Video Best Practices: 7 Tips to Shoot Web Video Like a Pro
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We understand companies don't have budget for professional video crews to produce every video they need. That leaves a lot of the work to you. No need to stress: here are 7 simple steps to help you through the production process.

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Video Best Practices: 7 Tips to Shoot Web Video Like a Pro

  1. 1. // ¢‘= '.’ I i . ‘ -' ; 1 i IDEO BEST PRACTICES I 7 TIPS TO SHOOT WEB VIDEO LIKE A PRO ’I I / _. / MEDI/ °BOSS
  2. 2. .: :'-2 éf. ll: ‘» 2 ; ‘re ‘ = .. J . . » 9 . l V , ( '4 Today, entire films are shot on iPhones. It’s easier than ever to get your hands on a quality camera. _i "’ BOSS
  3. 3. STICK wrr YOU KN Don't go over board‘. » A Red Epic Dragon won’t look any better than your powershot if you don't know how to use it. MEDIADBOSS
  4. 4. OUR TIP: Smaller Bud. Canon's Nikon COO ‘ a Bigger Budget: Sony NEX FSUT OOUK MEDI/ °BOSS
  5. 5. QAPTURE Aljfllffi
  6. 6. HOW TO CAPTURE PERFECT AUDIO Studies have shown that viewers will forgive bad video, but bad audio is an immediate turn off.
  7. 7. USE AN EXTERNAL DEVICE Don’t rely on your camera's internal mic. The internal mic will capture ‘wild’ audio and your speaker’s voice will get lost.
  8. 8. it Find a quiet spot to film, ask co workers to keep it a whisper for a bit. 53 Turn off phones (vibrate is just as bad as a ring). the Avoid a low hum in your audio and turn off air conditioners or heaters and fluorescent lights while you film. ME BOSS
  9. 9. OUR TIP: ZOOM H4N Rode VideoMic
  10. 10. SCRIPT our YOUR P r
  11. 11. HOW TO SCRIPT YOUR POINTS Reduce ‘Ums’, long pauses and false starts by having clear notes on wtu ant to say.
  12. 12. DECIDE THE GOAL OF THE VIDEO Now that you know the goal, what are the steps to conveying that message? Write ea step down and then I . , p. - I . 9 _
  13. 13. OUR TIP: Notecards [1 notecard per point) For full scripts: Te| eprompt+ App MED| A°BOSS
  14. 14. Ilq
  15. 15. , . .‘ LU T T E Clutter on desks and in common areas is expected, however in video, clutter is distracting.
  16. 16. Snap a shot of the set with your smartphone. This will help you see the space with fresh eyes and give you a more accurate idea of how your space will come across on video. BOSS
  17. 17. Add a Plant BOSS
  18. 18. HOW TO USE A TRIPOD This is an easy one: get a tripod, put your camera on said tripod, and voila!
  19. 19. No, but seriously. You don’t want shaky footage. ME BOSS
  20. 20. THINK ABOUT YOUR FRAME Have your subject sit or stand where he or she plans to deliver their message. Setup your tripod and camera and position it to capture your ultimate shot. We like a little head room in our shots but this is your video, not ours. MED| A°BOSS
  21. 21. OUR TIP: Ma nfrotto They have a great variety of options for small, medium and large cameras MEDIA°BOSS
  22. 22. HOW TO LIGHT YOUR SHOT There are a many ways to approach lighting. But your best bet is a simple 3 point set up. MED| A°BOSS
  23. 23. 3 POINT LIGHTING Position two lights (Key Light & Fill Light) on either side of your set, facing the subject. Position one light (Back Light) in the back of your set, facing the subject. Check for shadows and adjust accordingly. MED| A°BOSS
  24. 24. OUR TIP: Lowel Pro Light Kit Google 3 Point Lighting for example site maps
  25. 25. If it’s important, it’s important enough to do right.
  26. 26. Mid-sentence stumbles can be tricky to edit. Especially in single camera productions. Stop, and start from the top of your thought. MED| A BOSS
  27. 27. MED| A BOSS
  28. 28. Contact Us: erin@mediabosstv. com @mediabosstv

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