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Top tips to look great on camera

Appearing on camera can be really tricky for non-actors. It can actually be really uncomfortable!

So we thought we’d share with you our top basic tips to help you feel at ease from the word 🎬ACTION!

🦊🎥 Keep it light: It will help the final video look much better. Like in life, don’t take anything too seriously.

🦊🎥 SMILE! It might feel awkward at first but don’t let it put you off.

🦊🎥 It WILL take multiple takes. And that’s OK! Promise it will be all worth it in the end.

🦊🎥 Would you run with your hands in your pockets? Nah you wouldn’t! It’d be silly, right? Well, same goes for being on camera. Find a comfy, natural position and relaaaax.

🦊🎥 Bring a friend: our crew is mega friendly. All of them. But if you still think it’ll be intimidating feel free to bring someone to tag along. They’ll have the job of being encouraging and supportive.

Check out the video below and let us know what you think. We reckon these guys all look quite at ease!

Top tips to look great on camera

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The importance of lighting

When you’re watching a video it is really easy to take lighting for granted. That is if the lighting technique used has been successful. Just as we often bang on and on about sound, lighting too should never-ever be overlooked. Even if your budget is tight we would always advise carefully considering your light set… Continue reading The importance of lighting

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7 tips to film with your mobile

Mobile phones are everywhere and they’re becoming more and more powerful by the day. Now, just because you have a powerful camera it doesn’t mean every video you make will be top notch. That shiny new iPhone 7, ok scratch that… that battered, smashed screen iPhone 5 will only get you great quality if you use… Continue reading 7 tips to film with your mobile

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How to ask for an estimate for video production and editing

Ever since we started The Quick Brown Fox Video Production we’ve received a steady stream of enquiries asking us to ‘quickly’ price a job and give a ballpark figure for filming and editing.  Although we have fixed rates it is best to spend a bit of time thinking about the final product in order to… Continue reading How to ask for an estimate for video production and editing

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Shooting a timelapse of the Moon in Wimbledon, London | Behind the scenes |

Our creative director has been getting… well, creative (!) and taking advantage of the beautiful Summer light in London has been playing a lot with a Canon 7D and a Polaroid intervalometer. Click the link below to learn a bit about the  technique and equipment used [Instagram

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3 Top tips to film with your phone

As explained by a child… for children! It really is very simple, just watch this 90 seconds video and learn how and why you should:

1. Improve lighting
2. Achieve better sound using just the internal mic
3. Never shoot vertical videos!

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How does an editor think and feel?

In this video by Every Frame a Painting, film editor Tony Zhou talks about the editing process and tries to explain “How does an editor think and feel?” – because every film editor has been asked that same question: How do you keep your sanity when asked to come up with a terrific story out of a thousand rushes?