CABV #015 Good Mics – Great Audio for Video

Subscribe in iTunes | Stitcher Do you know what's worse than bad video? Bad audio. To create an effective video, you must be seen and heard. This has probably happened to you. You come across what appears to be an excellent video that you really want to watch… but it has terrible audio … [Read more...]

CABV #014 Three Ways to Create Awesome Vlogs

Subscribe in iTunes | Stitcher  Are you trying to figure out the key to becoming a successful vlogger? It takes having a niche or area of expertise, consistency, and a production plan. I started vlogging in the early days of YouTube, way back in 2006, and never looked back. Now, I … [Read more...]

CABV #013 How I became a video producer

Subscribe in iTunes | Stitcher  I didn't always produce videos for clients. My journey started in broadcast news as news reporter in Tampa Florida where I learned the art and science of storytelling. But one day, my cameraman said something that soon after, had us producing corporate … [Read more...]

The Formula to Make Easy Videos

Make Easy Videos Are you struggling to make easy videos? Are you trying to figure out what equipment you may need, or does editing simply baffle and frustrate you? Have no fear, because everyone who either shines on camera or works behind the scenes struggled at some point. The only way you … [Read more...]

CABV #012 Matthew Peters – Expert Video Empire

Subscribe in iTunes | Stitcher Helpful, insightful, and a video stud. Those are a few words that describe Matthew Peters. Oh, and he knows his stuff when it comes to marketing too. I first discovered Matthew on YouTube. He has an extremely popular iPhone video, but he'll tell you that if you … [Read more...]

Bentley spot filmed on iPhones

If you still have any doubts that smartphone video has come of age, one of the world's most high profile luxury car brands, Bentley filmed a spot entirely on iPhones. This production was shot on three iPhone 4s phones and edited on iPad Airs … [Read more...]

CABV #011 7 Tips for Succesful Wedding Videography

Subscribe in iTunes | Stitcher  Did you know that 35% of weddings occur between May and August? One way you can jumpstart your video production/filmmaking business is by shooting weddings. Some people (like me) love producing wedding films, but others (like Amani) stay away from them. I … [Read more...]

CABV #010 Novice Makes Videos Like a Pro

Some people are naturally talented when it comes to certain skills. They seem to effortlessly master what they're trying to do, even if they don't have much experience with the task at hand. Yoga instructor Kari Doiron seems to be one of those individuals. She's a natural foodie and a Web … [Read more...]

The Best (Affordable) USB Mic for Podcasts and Voice Overs

An Affordable Microphone If you haven't noticed, bad audio can ruin a good video. That's why I'm such a stickler for good audio and microphones. I'm sure you've heard your fair share of videos that use the built in camera mic, or built in computer mic to capture the main sound. Believe me, … [Read more...]

CABV #009 Kes Akalaonu aka NLE Ninja

Subscribe in iTunes | Stitcher Kes Akalaonu is a video editor, freelancer and much more.  He shares what it takes to become a video producer, editor and more importantly a storyteller. He gives some practical advice for beginner editors: 1. Cut any and everything to get practice 2. Learn … [Read more...]

How to make Instagram Videos with Final Cut Pro X

If you haven't joined the social photo site Instagram, you're missing out on another way to connect and share moments with your network. What's so great about Instagram? It's a quick way to share photos and the built in photo filters can give even basic pictures a professional touch. But … [Read more...]

CABV #008 Professional Voice Overs with Heather Costa

Subscribe in iTunes | Stitcher If you've ever recorded your voice and played it back, the first thing you probably thought was, "That's not how I sound." I was around  seven when I heard my voice for the first time. Even at that young age, I remember disliking how I sounded. But after working … [Read more...]