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Creating Online Video with Android Phones

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Overview

Learn the fundamentals of shooting great-looking video with your Android mobile device.

Looking to get more out of your video content without becoming a full-fledged expert in video production? In this course, join Nick Harauz as he teaches you the fundamentals of shooting great-looking video with your Android mobile device. Nick covers the basics of video production, detailing how to tell a compelling story, plan your shots prior to production, work with portable and affordable lighting solutions for Android phones, and get higher-quality audio by leveraging external sound sources. He also shares best practices for the day of the shoot—from adjusting brightness and focus on your device to filming interviews—as well as tips for handling the post-production process.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • What's the best camera phone available?
  • The final product
1. Video Production Basics
  • The Android phone for Android users
  • Telling your story
  • Planning your shots
  • The age of vertical video
  • Basics of frame size and frame rate
  • Keeping your camera steady
  • Portable and affordable lighting solutions
  • Make it sound better
2. Shooting Video
  • An Android shoot off: Which one should I get?
  • Wait! Before you shoot, consider the following…
  • Adjusting brightness and focus
  • Shooting a talking head on the fly
  • Getting creative with your support material
  • Five ultimate tips for Android cameras
3. Post-Production and Additional Apps and Gear
  • Staying organized and backing up your files
  • Editing video on your phone
  • Editing video on a computer
  • Uploading your videos to social media
  • Shooting with ProShot, FiLMiC Pro, Moment app, and Camera FV-5
  • Using lenses
  • Using Sun Surveyor
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Nick Harauz

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