Video Editing

Summary: Video editing is storytelling. There are many programs and tools that will help you assemble your story in an effective and entertaining way. The whole reason to go digital with video is the ...

Shooting Video

Summary: Remembering just a few simple rules will give you the best chance of creating good video. Learning how to shoot video is, for the most part, on-the-job training. If you’ve taken at leas...

Getting Started with Final Cut Pro X

This document summarizes the different concepts that are necessary to get started using Final Cut Pro X. We’ll go into greater detail elsewhere and provide video tutorials to help you learn this pow...

Sennheiser MKE600 Shotgun Microphone

The Sennheiser MKE600 Shotgun microphone is a great microphone for video recording. It can either be used with a mixer that has phantom power (like the Mackie 402VLZ4) or using an internal AA battery ...

Mackie 402VLZ4 Mixer

The Mackie 402VLZ4 Mixer is a great quality audio mixer with 2 XLR inputs and 4 inputs total. At about $100 it produces great sound in a small footprint and it includes phantom power for condenser mic...

Sennheiser HD201 Headphones

The Sennheiser HD201 Headphones are an inexpensive way to monitor your digital video and audio recordings. These are decent sounding over-the-ear headphones that have both 1/4″ as well as 3.5mm ...

Audio-Technica ATR3350 Lavalier Microphone

The Audio-Technica ATR3350 is an inexpensive, wired, lavalier microphone with a 3.5mm plug that can be used in many video situations where you need to up the quality of the audio that you are acquirin...

Canon Rebel T5i DSLR

The Canon Rebel T5i DSLR is a digital still camera that can also shoot high-definition video. It features interchangeable lenses that can range from about 8mm to over 300mm. Recording video with DSLRs...

Steadicam Smoothee

The Steadicam Smoothee is designed to give a steady, hand-held look to videos taken with iPods, iPhones, and GoPro cameras. With a little bit of practice, you can get a steady shot of anything that mo...

Tascam DR-40 Audio Recorder

The Tascam DR-40 Audio Recorder is a small, compact, high quality digital audio recorder that captures in WAV format for use in high-end productions. With abilities to record to built-in stereo mics o...