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5 Tips to Ensure Your Video Doesn't Suck
Making sure you have the basics covered is a must, yet over and over again we sometimes see the basics missing in the work we come across. Whether it's in a documentary, a short or simply your demo reel, making sure you're video doesn't suck is key to landing that gig you've always wanted. So with the new year, let's start a new list of what shouldn't be lacking in any of your 2015 projects.
Published on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 3:25 PM
Get the Best Talent For Your Company With Company Culture Videos
The success of a company depends on the kind of talent it can attract. If you have creative, intelligent, and hardworking employees, your business is more likely to thrive. One question that many business owners and HR managers wrestle with all the time is: How can we attract top talent into our company? The type of talent you attract depends on the perception that prospective employees have towards your company. If the public views your company positively, the most skilled people will be lining up at your front door looking for jobs. If there's a wide-spread negative public perception towards your company, the best and brightest will avoid you like the plague.
Published on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 10:00 AM
Video Production for Beginners
Getting started with video production is a daunting task, particularly if you simply have no idea where to begin! Here at Skeleton Productions, we have helped many young producers develop their craft, as well as learn something about it ourselves along the way. In this article therefore, we have compiled some useful tips for budding video producers.
Published on Friday, January 10, 2014 9:00 AM
4 Tips For Stepping up Your Documentary Video Game
There’s nothing better than a series of challenging shoots to improve your video production skills. For me and my partner in crime, we thought we had nailed the art of the short documentary after producing, shooting, and editing weekly documentaries all over Alaska, featuring eccentric subjects in some of the harshest of conditions, for 65 weeks in a row.
Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 11:31 AM
The Ultimate Video Editor's Wish List
Over the last three decades, I have served as both a Camera Operator on various shoots in San Diego and as a Video Editor. It is good to have experience in both realms because as an Editor you know what to shoot, and as a Shooter you keep in mind all the shots that the Editor will want. “Tape is cheap” is an adage popular during the digital tape days meaning that the camera operator shouldn’t feel constrained about shooting a lot of footage. Strive to be the camera op whose every clip is usable.
Published on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 1:44 PM
5 Tips for Nailing the Customer Testimonial Video
As a corporate video producer, the customer testimonial video is one of the most often-requested types of video from clients. Most companies have a need for testimonial content since it adds valuable social proof to their product or service and gives them a chance to shine a spotlight on their happy customers.After creating plenty of great customer testimonials (and, let’s be honest, a few average ones) I’ve learned a few things about what works and what doesn’t. Here are five tips to help you nail your next testimonial project.
Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 10:00 AM
Tips on Making Your Next Doc a Success
Documentary films are becoming more and more popular. From feature length to episodic documentary TV shows to short Docufilms for non-profit or corporate clients, there are opportunities for filmmakers to practice their trade. Here’s a short list of things you may want to keep in mind while working on your documentary film.
Published on Thursday, January 8, 2015 3:31 PM
Vow to say "I Do" to these Wedding Cinematography Trends
Don't get wet feet when it comes to high-end wedding cinematography. Stop playing the production field and stick to these wedding video tips and tricks.
Published on Monday, June 22, 2015 3:34 PM
Do You Have What it Takes to Be a DP?
The polishing of a stone by a river takes many years. So, too, does the evolution from Camera Operator to Director of Photography. I have observed this metamorphosis occur over the past three decades with our own DP Mark Schulze, who is my partner and husband.
Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 10:00 AM
Secrets Behind a Successful Storyboard With Sears
When you watch a 30 second online video, unless you have a production or marketing background, it is easy to overlook the time involved in the project. Ordering a cup of coffee can take less than 30 seconds. Yet a 30 second production can take well over 30 hours to complete. If you are working with someone inexperienced with video production, a storyboard is the perfect place to recap the main shots and direction of the video. Even if you are a seasoned veteran when it comes to video production, the storyboard will help gather all of your thoughts and allow for you to stay organized prior to the editing process.
Published on Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:00 AM
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