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Here are some quick tips on getting started writing your video script. UPDATE: For a complete collection of script templates, story outlines and content grids, visit the StoryGuide download page: storyguide.net/pages/ScriptTemplateDownload   Abbey, a viewer on the StoryGuide YouTube channel, asked if I had posted examples and templates for the different script formats I use. […]

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UPDATE November 2013 Mobile video’s growth is astronomical. Today mobile video is not just for watching, creating stories with your tablet and smartphone is changing both creation and distribution. Over the past year Paolo Tosolini and I have been working with folks to get the most from their smart devices.  We are passionate about the possibilities […]

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Music is a critical component to creating successful videos. It gives your video texture, ambiance and sets the emotional tone of your message. Just like with feature films, a good soundtrack can make a movie. Why make such a big deal about using music in video? The right song will convey emotion, telegraph the audience […]

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StoryGuide.net has released the latest e-book to help you master the art of editing. Download a free copy of “Getting Started with Sony Movie Studio” so you can get the most from this powerful video editing software.   You will learn:   – How to get your project started so you will avoid problems at […]

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  Is there a magic length for your web video? Probably not. The length of your video is going to be determined by an equation with a whole host of variables. Variables that include audience, intent, viewing environment, distractions, tone and approach. Let’s break a few of these variables down so you can better understand […]

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It doesn’t matter if you are making videos for a Fortune 500 company or documenting a family birthday party, you need to have a consistent look to your message. You need to think about your “brand”. That means all the parts should fit together and have a relationship to videos you have already created… and […]

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Web video producers are forgetting something. Sequencing their shots. I can’t be the only one who has grown weary of the continuous camera shot. The instant I see a boring talking head blathering on and on in a web video I am hitting the “next” button. Rarely do I have the interest or inclination to […]

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Skimming iMovie utilizes a feature they call “skimming”, a different way from other video programs for exploring and reviewing video clips. With skimming you can identify the best parts of your video for later viewing and editing. Please refer to the iMovie Basics entry for names and location of features and icons. 1) To begin […]

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There are times when you are working on a project and you just need that one piece of information to get past a roadblock. In the following section you will find a series of articles that will, hopefully, help you find your solution. The How To Section contains extensive tutorials on the most recent releases […]

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