Framing Techniques In Film & Video

Framing Techniques In Film & Video

Framing techniques in film and video usually focus on composition and the 1/3 rule. But what about guiding the viewer's focus in the frame? What about all that other stuff vying for their attention?

What are different ways in your frame to guide the viewer's focus, their attention, to what you want? And how do you avoid objects stealing focus? We look at ways using composition, detail and lighting/contrast.

Blur Faces In Video Adobe Premiere: Tracking Movement with Ease

Blur Faces In Video Adobe Premiere: Tracking Movement with Ease

You want to blur faces in a video using Adobe Premiere Pro but how do you track the person if they're moving? Manu shows you how to create and adjust a mosaic to blur out a person or an object's identity and how to let Premiere easily track their movement for you (no key-framing!). He also covers how to create the time-honored black Charlie bar.

Shoot an Interview: without Lights and with Good Audio

Shoot an Interview: without Lights and with Good Audio

You need to shoot an interview. Maybe it’s for a documentary, a client video, a youtube video. How do you do it? Maybe you’ll shoot them in their house? Their office? Outside? Do you need lights? And what about the audio? What if you don’t know much about lighting or audio? What do you do?

We’ll show you the two most important tips on how to shoot without lights and how to get great audio.

Different Types Of Camera Shots And Angles

Different Types Of Camera Shots And Angles

Knowing the names of the different types of camera shots is important but how do you decide when to use them? Would a close-up, medium close-up or medium shot work best for this scene? Should I use over the shoulder shots for a conversation? And what if the characters are not even facing each other? We'll show you the differences and the why to help you decide what shots work best for your projects.