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Shooting Video for Editing

Posted on Mon, Jun 17, 2013

By Tim Peterson The worst feeling I've ever experienced sitting in an edit suite is searching for a shot to use that just isn’'t there.  The agony of using a shot that just feel rightScene Missing, Digital Video Tips, Shoot to Edit always bugs me into the wee early hours of the morning.  Back in the day, you could always call up your shooter and rant and scream and curse; wondering why out of the 3 hours of footage they did shoot, that they couldn'’t just get the one shot you needed!  Lets fast forward to now. Most of the stuff I edit, I shoot myself.  That usually works out great.  I know what I want when I’'m shooting, therefore, the edit goes smoothly.  The time I spend agonizing over a missed shot can still happen if enough time is not spent “shooting with my edit in mind”. 

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Topics: Specs Howard School, Youtube, Digital Media Arts, workshops

So You Want to be a Digital Media YouTube Star?

Posted on Thu, May 16, 2013

By Jeremy Browe   Imagine this scenario: You have an amazing idea for a video in your head. You have spent weeks (perhaps even months) planning, shooting and editing your masterpiece. You upload it to YouTube, share it on your Facebook wall and go to sleep. You wake up the next morning to find that you ONLY HAVE 3 VIEWS! “Why isn’t my video as popular as (insert very

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Topics: Video Content, digital media industry, Youtube, Digital Media Arts, Specs Howard

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