5 Phases of Video Production

  1. Development
  2. Pre Production
  3. Production
  4. Post-Production
  5. Marketing & Distribution

Types of Video Shots

  1. Hyperlapse
  2. Timelapse
  3. Landscape
  4. Pan shot
  5. Close up
  6. Drone
  7. Stop Motion
  8. Interview
  9. Stabilizer 

Questions When Shooting

  1. What is the overall goal or purpose of the project?
  2. What shots have never been taken before?
  3. What access can I get that people have not seen before?
  4. What interviews or questions have people not seen before?
  5. What shots can make the viewer relate and feel the story?  
  6. What shots can make the viewer want to take a positive action?
    • Such as learning more, buying an item or a physical action

Key Learnings

  • Always back up footage
  • Always charge batteries
  • Always bring enough memory cards
  • Don't be bashful when getting the right shot, if you know its a good shot - get it
  • Work on stable shots - use resources around you - Focus and stable shots are extremely important
  • Have fun and make people comfortable

Available Cameras

  • Cannon 5d Mark III
  • Cannon t4i
  • GoPro Hero 3+
  • DJI Inspire Pro