Video Matters

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Introducing A New Video Platform

We do the videos for you, so you dont have to! More »

The Benefits Of On-Location Video

Shooting on-location can bring your videos to a whole new level! More »

Awesome Slow Motion

How to do slow motion in iMovie and Premiere CS6 More »

 

How To Export Videos For YouTube

exporting videos for youtube

Knowing how to export your videos for youtube and vimeo is usually the last thing people think of, especially if they’re just learning how to edit. There is a best practice to use when exporting videos that will optimize your videos so that you don’t loose the quality of your video once it’s uploaded to youtube or vimeo. In this episode of the Reel Rebel, video production expert Stephen Schweickart gives a tutorial for how you should export your videos for youtube and vimeo using Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro. By sending your video to programs like Compressor and Adobe Media Encoder you will have more control over the optimization of your videos.

Enhancing Your Videos With The Bokeh Effect

Bokeh Effect

Creating the bokeh effect or shallow depth of field in your videos is a great way to make your video footage appear more film like by blurring the background. In the industry we call shallow depth of field the “bokeh” effect. In this episode of the Reel Rebel, video production expert Stephen Schweickart introduces how you can create great looking shallow depth of field or bokeh in your videos in 3 steps.

 

3 Lighting Techniques For Lighting Faces

3 Lighting Techniques

Understanding different types of lighting techniques is a great skill to know when creating a video.  There are 3 lighting techniques in particular that are great to know.  Short lighting, split lighting, and butterfly lighting.

Introduction to Diffused Lighting and Diffusion Gels

Light Diffusion 1

Diffusion gels are a great way to make harsh tungsten lights give off a softer light. It works great for spreading your light and softening shadows which can be great lighting your scenes better. In this episode of the Reel Rebel, video production expert Stephen Schweickart introduces the benefits of using light diffusion gels.