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The Videomaker Podcast: Video Production Made Easy

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The Videomaker Podcast is for anyone who wants to improve their video production skills or become a better filmmaker. We believe freedom of expression is essential for human progress, and that free societies are better off when more people can effectively express themselves with video.

The Videomaker Podcast is for anyone who wants to improve their video production skills or become a better filmmaker. We believe freedom of expression is essential for human progress, and that free societies are better off when more people can effectively express themselves with video.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Videomaker Podcast is for anyone who wants to improve their video production skills or become a better filmmaker. We believe freedom of expression is essential for human progress, and that free societies are better off when more people can effectively express themselves with video.

Twitter:

@videomaker

Language:

English

Contact:

5308918410


Episodes

We talk to the biggest vlogger

9/13/2021
Chris and Mike talk to the biggest vlogger around, Casey Neistat! Whenever you think of who is the biggest vlogger, you have to consider Casey Neistat. We talk to him about how he created his signature look and the path he had to take to become the biggest vlogger. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:32:43

Smartphone vs cinema camera

8/30/2021
Mike and Chris take a fresh look at the 'smartphone for video' debate. While the answer may seem self-evident, two filmmakers can quickly come to opposite conclusions. This episode's topics include the pros and cons of both opinions and why smartphones may overtake cinema cameras in the long run. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:01:02:57

The do's and don'ts of copyright for video

8/16/2021
Chris and Mike tackle the common questions videographers have about copyright and how to keep your video safe and protected from legal threats. They talk about how to legally use music, images and video clips you don't own, how to copyright your videos and much more. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:43:36

Essential gear for beginning filmmakers

8/2/2021
Mike and Chris talk about all of the gear you need when starting out. These are the things you must have to start making professional video. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:48:49

5 overlooked filmmaking concepts

7/19/2021
Chris and Mike talk about five overlooked filmmaking concepts. They discuss the four attributes of light, color, intensity, quality and direction. They talk about the 180-degree rule and eyelines, focusing on the second vs. third-person perspective and one-way vs two-way portal. They talk about how impactful the Kuleshov Effect is and finish up with Freytag’s pyramid, talking about how exposition, rising action, climax, falling action and denouement are necessities in a good story. The Four...

Duration:00:50:48

Is TikTok already bigger than YouTube?

7/5/2021
Chris and Nick engage in a wide-ranging discussion about TikTok's meteoric rise to success, its substantial differences from YouTube and which popular video-streaming platform new creators should focus on to build a following and (potentially) a career. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:46:10

The 10 Camera moves you need to know

6/21/2021
Mike and Chris talk all about camera movement. There's lots of debate on exactly how many camera moves there actually are, but the guys distill it all down to the 10 that will equip any video shooter with the skills they need to tackle everything a director throws at them. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:56:35

What is a NAS

6/7/2021
Chris and Mike talk about network-attached storage (NAS). Topics include multi-editor workflows, private clouds, network bandwidth requirements and more. A NAS isn't for everyone, but could it be right for you? Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:36:56

Hands-on with the GH5 II

5/26/2021
In a rare solo podcast, Chris talks about his experiences and impressions of the new Lumix GH5 II. The GH5 has been a long-time favorite of the Videomaker editors. Does its successor live up to the greatness of the original? Chris addresses that question and more. Check out our test footage here: https://www.videomaker.com/uncategorized/panasonic-lumix-gh5-ii-review/ Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:39:40

How to make money on YouTube

5/10/2021
Chris and Mike talk about different ways to make money on the video platform where most people lose their money and their time. Topics include advertising, brand deals, merchandise sales, affiliate revenue and more. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:01:03:04

Did RED make a big mistake?

4/26/2021
Mike and Chris finally got their hands on the RED Komodo, and there's a lot to discuss. In addition to picking apart the tech specs, the guys talk about what makes Komodo so interesting and compare it to similarly priced cameras on the market. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:44:05

Final Cut Pro vs Premiere Pro

4/12/2021
Chris and Mike attempt to answer the question: which of these two editing software giants is best? Factors considered include price, buyer persona, technical and community support, release schedules, supporting software and personal preference. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:46:30

Documentary cinematography and cinéma vérité with Jenna Rosher

3/29/2021
Mike and Chris talk with documentary cinematographer Jenna Rosher about her work shooting the new Apple TV documentary, Billie Eilish: The World’s A Little Blurry. Topics include what it's like to make a living shooting documentaries, the technique of cinéma vérité and how documentary is fundamentally different than journalism. https://www.jennarosher.com/ Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sf2EzBQiTr8 Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:54:49

The future of video technology

3/22/2021
Chris and Mike speculate on what innovations we might see in the near future, as well as lament missed opportunities from the past. Topics include traditional cameras, live streaming gear and 360 imaging. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:51:33

Are FPV drones actually useful for video?

3/15/2021
Mike and Chris talk with Brandon Bently — an FPV drone expert — about the new product from DJI. What is an FPV drone and how is it different from the drones we're all used to? This new category of video equipment will take some getting used to, and Brandon helps explain the technology and it's purpose. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:55:28

How we evaluate video gear

3/8/2021
Chris and Mike talk inside baseball about the process of deciding on what video gear deserves to be mentioned in Videomaker's Buyer's Guides, and the challenges of making product recommendations to video shooters with very specific needs. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:38:48

Will this be the best camera of 2021?

3/1/2021
Mike and Chris geek out about Sony's latest entry-level cinema camera, which happens to be a lot like one of their beloved high-end mirrorless cameras. Will this end up being one of the best cameras of the year? Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:42:53

The gear that makes livestreaming work

2/22/2021
Lots of video producers who are new to multi-camera livestreaming find the equipment involved in going live confusing. In this episode, chris and Mike talk about the gear you might need to pull off well-done livestreams. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:45:07

Green Screen Post-production

2/15/2021
Pulling the perfect green screen key in post-production is a huge challenge. Mike and Chris talk about how they handle green screen in post and offer some advice for when you run into problems. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:41:16

Shooting Green Screen

2/8/2021
Compared to lighting, shooting green screen is fairly straight forward, but Chris and Mike have a few tips that should make your green screen life a little easier. Support the show (http://www.videomaker.com/)

Duration:00:38:16