How to Design a Cool Video Background (Set)

Have you ever looked at a video and something just wasn't right about it? Maybe the background was cluttered or there was an object on screen that was distracting, or maybe the setting just didn't match the subject matter. Whoever created the video didn't give any thought to the set or … [Read more...]

Free Video Editing Program Software Giveaway [Wondershare]

Has this ever happened to you? You have a great idea about a visual story that you want to tell. You take the time to shoot some video, maybe you sprinkle in a dash of an interview of two, but then for some reason, you don't do anything else. The raw footage just sits there on your drive taking up … [Read more...]

How to Share a Private Video

There will come a time when you may not want the world to see a video that you've produced on a site like YouTube. Maybe it's just a draft, maybe you only want to share it with a few people, or maybe the video is for a client and you just want their feedback. It's a situation that one of our … [Read more...]

How to livestream with an iPhone

#AskWVC (This is a response to a question about iPhone livestreaming) Update 2/1/14 The Atlanta snowstorm which kept my family snowed in for days provided more than a few opportunities for me to share sights and sounds of the mess with my mobile phone. I used a few apps including Spark … [Read more...]

Learn How to Make iPhone and Mobile Videos

If you're not making videos, you're probably missing out on an opportunity to connect with your audience, and an iPhone or your mobile device makes it easier than ever to create great videos. You've probably have shot a video at one time or another, but making a video that tells a story, connects … [Read more...]

Why I Hired a Web Video Chefs Student

How do you go from novice to paid video professional? You need to be a student of the craft, build relationships, and work with other professionals. You have to learn the art and science of video production, and you probably will have to start from the bottom. It's called paying your … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

It's hard to believe that 2014 is here. What happened? A lot. We redesigned the site, started a G+ Community, Chip and I presented together at the National Association of Black Journalists conference, I wrote a guide on mobile video, we launched a Learning Center, and it's not going to … [Read more...]

Start Screen Recording with ScreenFlow 4

It's easier than ever to record your computer's on screen movements (also known as a screencast or screen recording). Screencasts are a great way to create training videos, tutorials, or even record webinars and content on the web. There are free applications like QuickTime X and Jing. I found … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!

Have a wonderful holiday! We've enjoyed sharing our video recipes with you in 2013, and hope that you enjoy time with your family and friends as we approach the New Year. As a gift to you, please use this link to access Video Hacks Volume 1 for free until January 1, 2014. Feel free to share … [Read more...]

New E-Learning Portal and Video Coaching Program

During the Web Video Chefs' webinar called "The Mobile Way," held on Thursday, December 13, founders Amani Channel and Chip Dizard announced that a new e-learning portal has launched on the site. "We're more than thrilled about it," explained Channel. "We've always wanted to have a destination … [Read more...]

Mobile video for Androids and more

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI8ZHqsbep8 Watch on YouTube: How to make awesome Android videos for begininners Mobile Video Journalism Here are some other recent examples of mobile storytelling and video deliciousness. Take a peek inside the Wall Street Journal's MoJo toolbox. … [Read more...]

A New RØDE VideoMic on the GO!

We've been building a relationship with RØDE Mics ever since we started this site. They create great microphones for mobile devices, podcasters, and professionals. In addition, the company is constantly innovating. Their latest product is a chip off the old VideoMic series of mics. It's called … [Read more...]