A-roll + B-roll=story
The widget maker interview
Time to take what you have learned so far about sequencing and shot selection and produce a short video story about someone who does something interesting. It could be an artist, or someone who has an interesting job. How about a friend that has a cool hobby or sport? Just make sure to choose someone who does something visual.
Check out the opening video demonstrating the use of a Freefly Movi M5 camera gimbal. This is on my to buy list. These rigs are changing the look of all types of video production, from documentaries to Hollywood blockbusters. I have drilled into you the importance of sequencing your video with wide, medium and tight shots, but once you understand and master that technique, understand that movement beyond pan and tilt in video is also part of the filmmaker toolbox.
Excellent cinematography and storytelling. Ok I’m biased as a Nikon D4s shooter, still there is great looking footage and stills here. Check out the “making of” video too.
This is an excellent tutorial on using the Sennheiser wireless mic with Canon cameras.
This is EVERYTHING you need to know about audio for video production.