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Great Video Transcends Equipment

Great video transcends equipment.  You can shoot an awesome film on your cell phone, or a terrible video on a Panavision digital rig with a crew of 200.

Case in point:  This video, shot on a Nokia N8 Mobile phone.  It surely wasn’t edited on a mobile phone, but that doesn’t obscure the big idea:  great video comes from the brain, not the machine in your hand.

This video has a terrific sense of style, a clear organizing idea, and great music holding it together.  A complete tale in under 2 minutes.  Watch:

Thanks, Gretchen, for the tip!

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How To Shoot Video That Doesn't Suck: The Video Course

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Steve Stockman

Steve Stockman, president of LA-based Custom Productions, Inc., is a prolific producer, writer, and director, known for over 200 diverse media projects. He is also the author of the best-selling book "How to Shoot Video that Doesn’t Suck," taught globally from middle school to graduate level, and available in 9 languages.


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