Straight From The Schenectady Idea Service

 Back in the days I ran a touring theatre company, we used to debut 12-16 original one-act plays per year.

Read more...

Mini-Lessons: Nat Sound

The audio in a video is just as important, if not more, than the actual video itself. Without sound, you don’t have video. You may have heard that from me before.

Read more...

Mini-lessons: Interviewing

Think about the times when you have watched a news report, seen a film, or viewed a television show.

Read more...

Mini-Lessons: Shooting Tips – WALLDO

You have successfully completed the Brainstorming and Planning Session, Shooting Tips Part One BRoll, and now you’re ready for Shooting Tips Part Two.

Read more...

Mini-Lessons: Proper Microphone Techniques

Audio is just as important, if not more, than the video.

Read more...

Mini-Lessons: Shooting Tips – BRoll

The student newsroom is quiet. Reporters working in groups have some down time. What should I have my students do to be productive?

Read more...

Mini-Lessons: Shooting Tips – Light for Videos

Fiat lux is the Latin phrase for “Let there be light.”

Read more...

Get the Camera out of AUTO!

Teaching basic camera operation is one of the first lessons in a level one video production class

Read more...