Category Archives: Video

Learn different hints and tips to help progress your filmmaking and video editing career

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Should YouTube Videos Have Background Music?

#YouTube Videos Background Music Youtube is the 2nd most visited site on the entire web, so it’s safe to say you’d be missing out on a huge market if you don’t regularly post to the platform. Whether that be to advertise your business, share your passions/hobbies, or just to show others some silly videos you […]

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What Is The Best Free Video Editor?

The power of great editing goes a long way in the filmmaking process, but a craftsman is only as good as their tools. As a general rule, the best free video editing software is: Blender Video Editor Shotcut Avidemux Openshot HitFilm Express or most pre-installed video editors on Windows or MAC When it comes to […]

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What Volume Should Background Music Be in iMovie?

iMovie is a wonderful free video editing software that comes as standard with an Apple Mac OS computer. This pre-installed video editing software is really powerful, and so much good quality video editing can be done with it. Many people will show you how to use iMovie for free online, but very few seem to […]

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How Do I Find Free Music To Use In iMovie?

To find free music to use in iMovie it is best to search for royalty free music. The cost of royalty-free music depends on the music provider. Often there is a one-time license fee to pay however there are many great resources that offer royalty-free music, for free. This website offers royalty free music for […]

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What Is The Purpose of Using a Clapperboard in Filmmaking?

The purpose of using a clapperboard in filmmaking is to identify the scene to the editor and in addition, synchronize audio and visual elements of the production. The “clap” sound is recorded and this is then synchronized with the recorded image to align sound and video in film production.  Lights!… Camera!… Action! Then the sweet […]