Entering film festivals is a great way to get your film and video production work noticed. Here is some advice on how to go about finding the right film festival to enter.

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Welcome to the Member Dashboard for The Academy @ Video Production Tips.  From this page, you can navigate to whatever info you want.  The left side bar on contains a navigation menu as well. Write to me anytime and let me know how I can help you. I’ve put information inside The Academy into twelve

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Do you dream of creating awesome, professional-quality videos but feel stuck not knowing how to go about it? Are you eager to share your passions, creativity and unique stories with the world but can’t seem to transfer what is in your heart to the video screen? Are you sick and tired of trying to learn

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Star in Your Own Videos with Minimal Hassle and Sweat! Being seen on camera scares a lot of us half to death! I include myself in that group. 🙂 The tutorials on this page will help you get over any fear or camera shyness you might have so you can become a Jedi Master of

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On this page, you will find all kinds of neat tips and tricks professionals use to not only make awesome videos, but also to make their life easier. You will also find tutorials describing miscellaneous tools that make your videos better and your life easier. (NOTE:  Tools for lighting and tools for audio are found

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One of the best ways to learn how to make video yourself is to study videos other people have already made.  No need to reinvent the wheel! Watching carefully and dissecting anything you watch is a great habit to get into.  I recommend it to all my students. Practice analyzing videos even as you just

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Video production is one of the few art forms that also demands a lot of knowledge on technical matters.  Making a video is 100% dependent on the high tech gizmos and gadgets we are lucky enough to have available. Confusion over technical issues is one of the biggest challenges newbies face.  I created this section

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Video editing can seem terribly confusing if you’ve never done it before but I promise the info on this page will help you over the learning curve.  No matter what program you have, the tutorials on this page cover the fundamentals of video editing that apply across the board.  Video editing programs are a lot

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Did you know that getting quality audio for your video can be considered even more important than getting picture-perfect high quality video?  It’s true.  If a viewer has to strain to hear your audio they simply will not watch.  Especially when another, easier to watch video is just a click away. I promise, viewers will

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Lighting for Video Production Simplified A video image is made of light.  In order to get the best image possible, quality lighting is critical.  Lighting makes more of a difference to the quality of your final image than what kind of camera you use. A cheap camera with excellent lighting will get a better image

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