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Making YouTube Videos. Star in Your Own Video!. Dummies Junior

  • ID: 3625272
  • Book
  • March 2016
  • 128 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

A digital arts book for kids!

Are you the next YouTube celebrity in the making? This book shows how to make videos you can share online. Shoot with a phone or camera, edit your clips and add effects, and start counting your fans.

  • Be the director—learn how to frame and light a shot as well as how to get top–notch sound
  • Get fancy with editing—turn your footage into a finished product with editing software
  • Premiere your masterpiece—set up a YouTube channel, set your privacy, and start racking up views
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Introduction 2

About YouTube 2

About This Book 2

About You 3

About the Icons 4

Project 1: Get Started 5

Follow the Video–Making Process 6

Development 6

Pre–production 6

Production 7

Post–production 7

Distribution 8

Get Your Tools 8

Choose Your Camera 10

Webcams 12

Camera phones 12

Camcorders 14

Action cameras 16

Aerial cameras 17

DSLR video 17

Digital cinema cameras 19

Project 2: Shoot 21

Choose a Style 22

Think of an Idea 24

Structure Your Video 25

Script Your Video 26

Write Dialogue 28

Make a Shot List 29

Choose a Shot Type 31

Wide shot 32

Mid shot 33

Close–up 35

Choose Movement or Fixed 37

Record Sound 39

Built–in microphone 40

External microphone 42

Using a Microphone for Dialogue 45

Deal with Wind 46

Monitor sound 47

Light Your Video 50

Use natural light 51

Use extra lights 53

Direct Your Film 62

Direct your actors 63

Direct your crew 64

Use Shooting Tips 65

Check for continuity mistakes 65

Always get one more take than you need 66

Shoot out of order 66

Check Your Shots 66

Project 3: Edit 68

Choose an Editing Tool 68

Create a New Event in iMovie 69

Import Your Footage in iMovie 70

Record from Webcam in iMovie 73

Create a New Timeline in iMovie 74

Add Footage to a Timeline in iMovie 76

Add Transitions in iMovie 81

Add Jump Cuts in iMovie 82

Add Titles in iMovie 83

Record a Voiceover in iMovie 85

Import Your Footage into a New Movie Maker Project 88

Record from Webcam in Movie Maker 92

Add Transitions in Movie Maker 94

Add Jump Cuts in Movie Maker 96

Add Titles in Movie Maker 97

Record a Voiceover in Movie Maker 99

Project 4: Share 101

Set Up a YouTube Channel 101

Upload a Video to YouTube 104

Share Your Video to YouTube with iMovie 107

Share Your Video to YouTube with Movie Maker 110

Change Your Video Settings 112

Get More Views 115

Glossary 118

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Nick Willoughby
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