Daily Updates | Friday May 23 2020
Everyone's a cam girl

That's right! The pandemic turned everyone into a cam girl. Even you, Johnson! Except that you're (hopefully) keeping your butt under the covers. It seems like everyone is live streaming for the slimmest of reasons. Jogging, talking, cooking, arguing, cleaning, and so on. I've got news for you: if you want to look good, it's not enough to stay clothed: you need good equipment. Take some hints from this guide.

December 5, 2020
The Greatest Ever Guerrilla Movie Marketing Campaigns

Not sure if youve seen but there are a few monoliths going around. Popping up in Utah, Romania and now California, and then disappearing just as quickly, these metal monoliths have people around the world scratching their heads. What could they be? Leftover film props? Aliens? An elaborate marketing ploy? Its that last one that were here to talk about. Over the years plenty of brands have used off-the-wall guerrilla marketing tactics to get atten...

December 5, 2020
4 Underrated YouTube Metrics to Quantify Your Video Campaign Success

I completely understand how difficult it can be to explain to a client the value of YouTube. It does not help when video campaigns (or YouTube campaigns) are also run through Google Ads. This can set a false expectation that video campaigns can or should perform just like Search campaigns, and in most cases this is not true. Video campaigns in Google Ads have been my favorite way to build awareness for my clients that can help someone make the decision to buy from your company further down the road. Sinc...

December 5, 2020
Remote video production 101: Create great marketing videos from home

Many, if not all, of us have gotten used to working remotely over the better part of this year. Most of us have found it easy to do our work outside of offices or normal workplaces, but what about the creative marketers out there? Specifically video creators. How have they found a way to create stellar marketing videos from their homes without the use of studios and, most importantly, people? From green screen to gimbals, marketers are finding ways to continue creating despite restraints. 3 videos to easi...

December 5, 2020
The Friday Roundup

The first thing to note for this weeks Friday Roundup is that as far as content goes we are a little thin on the ground here! Most of this week has been taken up with endless Black Friday and Cyber Monday buy my stuff articles. By now you have probably gathered that I dont really get too much into the buy, buy, buy frenzy that seems to occur at this time every year. So if you see something you NEED at a good price at the moment great! If not then just carry on as if nothing happened. Fair warni...

December 5, 2020
YouTube Podcast Piracy Stinks: Here's What You Can Do About It

Youtube podcast piracy is real. While Google and YouTube have made great strides in combating piracy, we believe there's power in posting your full podcast episodes on the platform. The post YouTube Podcast Piracy Stinks: Heres What You Can Do About It appeared first on The Headliner Blog.

December 5, 2020
How Major Brands Crafted Holiday Videos in 2020

We are headed for a very strange holiday season. As the world is still grappling with COVID-19, we can expect some unique situations when it comes to celebrating the holidays with our friends and family. However, one thing has stayed consistent this year: an outpouring of holiday-themed commercials from the worlds biggest brands. Some ignore our current situation completely, others dazzle with special effects, while others lean into the pandemic head-on to build their story. In this post, well...

December 5, 2020
CineD's Mirrorless Cameras of the Year 2020

Yes, it is this time of the year again, when we take a short break from our daily editorial duties and look back at what the ending year had to offer. And while were on it, I promise not to include the word virus even once in this article (oops, just did). So, are you ready to go? Then buckle up. Here are the mirrorless cameras of the year 2020 and CineD Awards finalists! There is always a kind of love and hate relationship, when composing an end of the year article. Especially this year. Love, as it...

December 5, 2020
Facebook Video Guide 2021: Best Video Formats for Facebook

Like any other social media platform, videos seem to have a greater reach and connect to the audience on a much higher level on Facebook. And for all the marketers and advertisers out there, Facebook ads are just icing on the cake. If you dont optimize your video with the right formats, you could waste a lot of time and ... Read More The post Facebook Video Guide 2021: Best Video Formats for Facebook appeared first on Typito.

December 5, 2020
THE SPANISH PRINCESS

London based studio BlueBolt presents their invisible work on the second season of THE SPANISH PRINCESS: WANT TO KNOW MORE? BlueBolt: Dedicated page about THE SPANISH PRINCESS on BlueBolt website. Vincent Frei The Art of VFX 2020 The post THE SPANISH PRINCESS Season 2: VFX Breakdown by BlueBolt appeared first on The Art of VFX.

December 5, 2020
Best Instagram Video Format and Resolution for 2021

Today, when we talk about content on Instagram, the most engaging and addictive content medium has to be videos! And to make and post these high-quality videos, it is necessary to be aware of the best Instagram video format and resolution, size, and specifications that come along with each kind of video. Instagram has become one of the most popular ... Read More The post Best Instagram Video Format and Resolution for 2021 appeared first on Typito.

December 5, 2020
How to Add Adobe After Effects Animations to a Web Page

Complex animations are increasingly implemented in web pages and applications, and there are great libraries out there to help us do it, likeGSAPandAnime.js. However, sometimes, even these tools arent enough. We want a more elegant and painless way to transfer motion from visual effects software directly to our web pages.Today,Ill explain the steps needed for incorporating Adobe After Effects animations into a page.How This WorksHeres the typical process to get motion graphics from Adobe After Effects to a ...

December 5, 2020
Black & White Cinematography With ALEXA Mini and Cooke Panchro/i Classic

Black & White is the new color. Many DPs are trying to implement the artistic and most challenging black and white imagery. In this article, the black and white low budget drama, Fugitive Dreams, is being demonstrated as a reference. Read the DP Peter Simonite, ASC, CSC thoughts of choosing ALEXA Mini and Cooke Panchro/i Classic for the monochrome storytelling. DP Peter Simonite, ASC, CSC on the set of Fugitive Dreams Black & white is the new color Weve all heard about David Finchers black and wh...

December 5, 2020
Renderro

Renderro is a cloud-based workplace that offers a combination of a powerful virtual cloud workstation, Cloud Storage, and a managing platform. It promises to be suitable for filmmakers and other creative professionals that want to work from anywhere, but dont want to carry a powerful physical workstation. It offers a pay-as-you-go pricing model. This year has seen a massive increase in remote work thanks to multiple lockdowns. More people than ever were working remotely and the place of work has beco...

December 1, 2020
Using Keywords Effectively on YouTube: All You Need to Know

Do you know what the most successful YouTube channels have in common? None of them got a million subscribers overnight. Theyve worked hard to be where they are now. And Im not just talking about improving their content. That does play a big role in a channels success, but its not all there is to it. It also needs visibility. Yes. If your video doesnt appear in the first three results pages, then it doesnt matter if its the best tutorial out there or the promotional video equivalent of The Godfather. For p...

December 1, 2020
How to Produce a Feature on a Budget: Lessons From First-Time Filmmakers (Guest Blog)

When COVID-19 first arrived in the United States, small business owners were hit hard. Two of them were Artem Koker and Nathan Cushing, co-founders of Arazo Media. After losing over 90% of their business in a matter of months, Koker and Cushing decided to pivot instead of losing hope. Where there is chaos, there is opportunity; for their small team, that opportunity was to document the pandemic that has swept the world and rapidly changed so many aspects of it. Without a real budget, they knew taking on a...

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