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Video Production - The Complete Filmmaking Course

via Skillshare


Make better videos with the ultimate course on video production, planning, cinematography, editing & distribution.

This online video production course will teach you how to make amazing videos, whether you use a smartphone, webcam, DSLR, mirrorless, or professional camera. 

Whether you're a YouTuber, blogger, vlogger, business owner, aspiring filmmaker, or just someone who wants to create videos, you will learn how to make professional videos with this course.

Master Video Production Techniques to Create Amazing Videos that Boost Your Views, Revenue and Drive Traffic To Your Business

While there are plenty of tutorials and courses that focus on specific cameras or styles, it's hard to find a comprehensive course like this one, which covers everything from coming up with great video ideas, executing them in production and post-production, and distributing them to a wide audience online.


  • Free monthly video calls with the instructors to answer any video production questions
  • Downloadable guides that will help you in every section of the course
  • Case studies that break down real world film projects

This video course is designed for all levels of video makers who want to improve their skills, create stellar videos, and even make money with their videos.

Key things you will learn:

  • Come up with great video topics that people will love watching and sharing
  • Master shooting your video in manual mode on a DSLR, mirrorless, or professional cinema camera
  • Expose and compose better shots that tell your story
  • Shoot amazing videos with smartphones, webcams, or even screencasts
  • Light your videos with professional techniques, on a small budget
  • Record crisp and clean audio with different microphones in any environment
  • Edit videos to make them more engaging
  • Know what equipment to purchase to create great videos
  • Export the best quality videos for online viewing
  • Get more views, likes, and shares on social media
  • Grow a YouTube channel that ultimately brings in revenue

Make Professional Videos on Any Budget

Regardless of what your level of experience is or what type of camera you use, this in-depth course is designed to provide you with everything you need to take your video production skills to the next level.

Unlike other video courses or tutorials that are more limited in scope, this complete course teaches you the entire process.

Contents and Overview

This video course starts from the beginning, which is about coming up with great video ideas. You'll learn what makes a video great, and how to come up with video topics for your target audience. You'll walk through the pre-production process to ensure a smooth video shoot.

Before diving into how to shoot videos, we'll cover our recommended equipment. We share our favorite equipment for any budget - including cameras, audio gear, lighting kits, and editing applications.

You'll learn cinematography basics such as how to expose your video, how to compose great shots, how to film yourself, how to get great focus, and how to stabilize your shots. We cover how to do this for DSLR, mirrorless, smartphone, and webcam cameras.

You'll learn how to record great audio. First, we cover the different types of microphones, and how to choose the right microphone for your video project. Then you learn how to use the different types of microphones. Plus, you'll learn how to record audio in any environment, including getting rid of echo.

Lighting is one of the most important parts of video production, whether you're using a smartphone, webcam, or DSLR or mirrorless camera. You'll learn how to use free and inexpensive lighting techniques, and how to set up a lighting kit like the pros using the three-point lighting system.

Once you understand everything about shooting your video, you'll learn how to use editing to make your videos even better and more engaging. You'll learn how to find free music for your videos, how to design better titles, and how to use calls to action to increase engagement and conversion.

After all this, you'll learn how to better share your videos with the world. Learn how to choose the right platform for your video content. Get more views, likes, and shares with our tips for sharing on social media. And learn how to grow a YouTube channel with our best practices.

If you want to make better videos, this is the course for you.


  • Enroll Now
  • What Makes a Great Video
  • What Type of Video Should You Make
  • Come Up with Great Video Ideas
  • Plan Your Video
  • The Pre-Production Checklist
  • Intro to Equipment
  • Camera Options
  • Microphone Options
  • Lighting Options
  • Editing Tools
  • Exposing Your Shot
  • Compose Your Shots
  • Filming Yourself
  • Getting the Right Shot
  • Choose a Background
  • My Office Video Setup
  • Shoot with your Smartphone
  • Exposing with DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras
  • Focus with DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras
  • Stabilize Your Shots
  • Know Your Lenses
  • Shoot with Your Webcam
  • Record Great Screencast Videos
  • Choose the Right Microphone
  • Record Better Audio in Any Environment
  • Lavalier Microphones
  • Shotgun Microphones
  • Recording Audio with Your Computer
  • Why We Light
  • Use Natural Light
  • Three Point Lighting
  • Intro to Editing
  • The Post Production Process
  • Craft a Story with Editing
  • Improve Audio in Post
  • Find and Add Music
  • Design Better Titles
  • Use Calls to Action
  • Export the Best Quality for Online
  • Tips for Posting Online
  • Grow Your YouTube Channel
  • Case Study Ghirardelli Chocolate Promotion
  • Case Study Inside a Short Documentary
  • Case Study Shooting By Yourself
  • Case Study Wedding Videography
  • Case Study Major Lazer
  • A Big Thank You

Taught by

Phil Ebiner

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