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Easy Cinema 4D Tutorials for Great Animations

Easy Cinema 4D Tutorials for Great Animations

By lunamik / January 30, 2017
General

Cinema 4D  is a product from MAXON. It’s a software that offers the best advanced 3D graphics you need for your creative 3D animations. According to some tutorials, Cinema 4D is an excellent alternative to other programs. The top tutorials you should learn if you want to familiarise yourself with Cinema 4D are the following. […]

  • How to Shoot an Interview Using the Right Coverage

    How to Shoot an Interview Using the Right Coverage

    By lunamik / January 26, 2017
    Strategy

    On-camera interviews are important in any video or filmmaking. From news, documentaries, and advertisements, interviews are essential in spreading information. In reality, there are more details you have to consider when filming a dialogue. If you have overlooked this details, you will realise later on that editing it will be much more challenging. To avoid […]

    Strategy
  • Learn about 4K Video 

    Learn about 4K Video 

    By lunamik / January 23, 2017
    Industry

    If you are into new technology especially in the film industry, you are aware of the 4K resolution on a display device. While there are other screens, and cameras that have resolution capabilities beyond 4K, 4K is the latest mainstream upgrade to television and screen. 4K means that the horizontal order of resolution is 4,000 […]

    Industry
  • Learn About Cinematography Drones and the Rules that Govern Them

    Learn About Cinematography Drones and the Rules that Govern Them

    By lunamik / January 19, 2017
    Industry

    The most breathtaking scenes we watch in movies usually involves aerial shots just like the stunning opening sequence from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining in 1980 which was shot using a helicopter from MacGillivray Freeman Films. Nowadays, we do not need a helicopter just to get a footage just like that. Instead, filmmakers can use a […]

    Industry
  • Top 5 Free Programs for Video Editing

    Top 5 Free Programs for Video Editing

    By lunamik / January 16, 2017
    General

    People who like to take videos can now learn to start editing footages even as a hobby. If you are the person who has a lot of stock footages, then maybe it is time to give a shot at editing. You do not have to worry. There is software to choose from that can offer […]

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  • Tips on How to Film People Using Drones

    Tips on How to Film People Using Drones

    By lunamik / January 12, 2017
    Strategy

    The new technology we have today has resulted in the emergence of drones and quadcopters as a means of capturing videos. Because of this equipment, aerial shots like what we usually see in Hollywood scenes are now attainable without the Hollywood budget. Learning how to use drones requires practice especially in controlling the direction and […]

    Strategy
  • Learn How to Use After Effects in Less than 2 Hours

    Learn How to Use After Effects in Less than 2 Hours

    By lunamik / January 9, 2017
    General

    After Effects by Adobe is one of the famous applications used for editing videos. If you are new to the video editing scene, you might be intimidated by the use of After Effects. Some people actually think that it is a complicated program. But in reality, you can start using After Effects within 2 hours […]

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  • Three Best Tips to Colour Grade Your Stock Footage

    Three Best Tips to Colour Grade Your Stock Footage

    By lunamik / January 5, 2017
    General

    Stock footage is another phrase for a collection of videos, clips and images over the years. Most videographers will have hundreds or even thousands of stock videos because they are waiting for the day it could be used. With the numerous projects a video producer accepts, there are certain instances when the footage you need […]

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  • Choosing the Best Video Editing Headphones

    Choosing the Best Video Editing Headphones

    By lunamik / December 31, 2016
    General

    Editing a video involves a lot of audio work. Most people overlook the importance of sound to the point that it is left out of the editing step. But if you work with professionals, you will understand that sound recordings are not supplementary. Video and audio work together to create a beautiful masterpiece. The sound […]

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Putting Your Videos Online

    Everything You Need to Know About Putting Your Videos Online

    By lunamik / November 17, 2016
    Strategy

    If you are looking to create video content to go on any popular video website, it is important to know your audience is you want to maximise the affect and reach that your video will have. Not all popular websites you can upload your videos to are created equal, and it is a good idea […]

    Strategy
  • Modern Marketing: Using Animation to Tell your Story

    Modern Marketing: Using Animation to Tell your Story

    By lunamik / November 14, 2016
    General

    Example Inc. is a successful company that has been doing business for 15 years. While they have been historically successful, the company has witnessed a decrease in sales over the past few years. They receive increasingly fewer sales at their physical locations and want to expand more into internet marketing. The company currently has a […]

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  • 4 Reasons Why Your Kickstarter Campaign Needs a Video

    4 Reasons Why Your Kickstarter Campaign Needs a Video

    By lunamik / November 10, 2016
    Strategy

    Hook the Audience It is a simple fact that people can process information much quicker when viewing and listening to a video instead of reading large amounts of text. With the state of technology in 2016, people simply expect creative videos. If a user clicks on to your account and does not immediately see a […]

    Strategy
  • Why You Should Use Video Agencies

    Why You Should Use Video Agencies

    By lunamik / November 4, 2016
    General

    Are you looking to have a video on your website or otherwise to help you sell the product or service that your company is promoting? One of the most difficult aspects of being a business owner is driving traffic to your website, and converting that traffic into sales. However, studies show that having a video […]

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  • Why Videos Sell Products So Well

    Why Videos Sell Products So Well

    By lunamik / October 31, 2016
    Industry

    When it comes to online marketing, one of the biggest challenges that even the best professionals face is creating content that people will remember. In today’s fast-paced world, the average person encounters an overwhelming amount of information and advertisements on a daily basis, which makes it difficult for any particular message to stick out in […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Use Product Videos

    5 Reasons to Use Product Videos

    By lunamik / October 27, 2016
    Strategy

    In the world of online marketing, videos are an expected form of digital media. Videos offer web users the opportunity to receive large amounts of information in far less time than a typical text box. If you are a company which offers products through the internet, videos are the perfect way to market these products […]

    Strategy
  • How Medical Videos Can Work to Better Your Practice

    How Medical Videos Can Work to Better Your Practice

    By lunamik / October 24, 2016
    Strategy

    Creating a sense of community and trust is paramount in the medical industry. Customers want to know that they are in good hands and that their medical providers are personable and empathetic. Because many patients only visit the doctor a few times a year, and when they do they are often sick, it can be […]

    Strategy
  • Take Your Videos to the Next Level By Adding a Call to Action

    Take Your Videos to the Next Level By Adding a Call to Action

    By lunamik / October 21, 2016
    Strategy

    One of the most important things in writing content to promote your business is including a call to action. That is to say, what do you want your reader to do? Buy your product? Contact you for a quote? That should be explicitly stated in your content itself. Video content, however, is often much more […]

    Strategy
  • How to use Effective Video Testimonials in Business

    How to use Effective Video Testimonials in Business

    By lunamik / October 20, 2016
    Strategy

    Compared to written testimonials, video testimonials are much more personable and can be more effective in creating a bond of trust with potential customers. While written testimonials are great for highlighting specific quotes, they lack the ability to convey the emotions, expressions, and tones that make video testimonies so compelling. In addition, videos are easily […]

    Strategy
  • How to Earn Video Views That Actually Mean Something

    How to Earn Video Views That Actually Mean Something

    By lunamik / October 17, 2016
    Strategy

    Videos are excellent multimedia tools that businesses can use to engage with their customers. Because videos combine visual and auditory elements, they can efficiently pack a lot of information into a short clip and quickly capture viewers’ undivided attention. In addition, when videos are strategically posted, they can convert views into sales. Whether you are […]

    Strategy
  • Why Your Business Needs an Explainer Video

    Why Your Business Needs an Explainer Video

    By lunamik / October 10, 2016
    General

    Having trouble with online marketing? Or does your business simply need a better website? Explainer videos are short videos which are often the centrepiece of a company’s web page. These videos explain the basic details of the company in a way which better interacts with customers than pictures and block text. In addition, they are […]

    General
  • What On Earth Is Focal Length?

    What On Earth Is Focal Length?

    By lunamik / September 10, 2016
    General

    The focal length in photography is determined as the distance between the lens and the image sensor when you are focusing on a specific subject. Most focal lengths are measured in millimetres ranging from as low as 18 mm to 100 mm. The focal length may just be a number but when it is translated […]

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  • Quick DIY Equipment and Tools Tips for Production 

    Quick DIY Equipment and Tools Tips for Production 

    By lunamik / September 8, 2016
    Strategy

    Some people might think that being in the video production industry means you have to invest in very expensive equipment just to deliver good quality. This is not necessarily true because the innovations in technology have made it incredibly easier to achieve great quality video, making it cheaper for video enthusiasts to shoot their very […]

    Strategy
  • Make Your Videos Look Nicer In Less Than A Minute

    Make Your Videos Look Nicer In Less Than A Minute

    By lunamik / September 7, 2016
    General

    There is no doubt that the best way to get top quality videos is to shoot your videos with the best technique and strict practice. Even with all the advancements in technology, the whole ‘fix it in post’ mentality can wind up being incredibly expensive and time-consuming. A Lunamik Tip: the more you put into […]

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  • Tips on How to Improve Your Video’s Sound

    Tips on How to Improve Your Video’s Sound

    By lunamik / August 15, 2016
    Strategy

    A great video project almost always involves a cosmic-tonne of work regarding. But a great video project is never without great audio. The reason it goes hand in hand, and you have heard this before, but viewers are a lot more forgiving when it comes to poor video quality, but when it comes to poor […]

    Strategy
  • Converting a 2D Image to 3D Motion

    Converting a 2D Image to 3D Motion

    By lunamik / August 11, 2016
    General

    Okay, we’re all aware of the massive popped bubble which was 3D televisions. Everyone thought it was going to be the next best thing, but, it wasn’t to be. Surprisingly 2D televisions have been ver resilient. However, since its early inception – in they days of James Cameron’s Avatar (2009), 3D technology has been heavily […]

    General
  • Cutting Your Commercials to 15, 30 and 60-Second Spots

    Cutting Your Commercials to 15, 30 and 60-Second Spots

    By lunamik / August 4, 2016
    Industry

    If you watch TV, you watch ads. It’s something that’s inescapable. But depending on how your career is orientated and what your passions are, seeing ads all the time may not be such a bad thing. For those ad enthusiasts, there’s a lot to learn from watching ads – who knew? Here, we’re going to […]

    Industry
  • Ways You Can Find Corporate Video Clients

    Ways You Can Find Corporate Video Clients

    By lunamik / August 1, 2016
    Strategy

    Are you experiencing difficulty finding corporate video clients? Do you want a higher influx of projects through video production? Here’s some of Lunamik’s advice on how to land a project and get some great incoming work. To be honest, the easiest way to land a corporate video project is to be able to prove to […]

    Strategy
  • How to Put Forward a Corporate Video Proposal

    How to Put Forward a Corporate Video Proposal

    By lunamik / July 28, 2016
    Strategy

    Before you can land a corporate video project, you must first provide a good pitch. The pitch you need is the one that will convince your client that you are the best option they have. We all know that a well-prepared proposal is more than just a brief description and price quotation. For a pitch […]

    Strategy
  • How to Get Paid for Video Projects 

    How to Get Paid for Video Projects 

    By lunamik / July 25, 2016
    Strategy

    Every woman, man and young kid starting out in the filmmaking industry knows that managing a production is not as easy as people might think. There’s no doubt, videography can be insanely fun at times, but with every profession, no matter how much you want to get away from all that mundane office work and […]

    Strategy
  • Learn More About Dynamic Range

    Learn More About Dynamic Range

    By lunamik / July 21, 2016
    Industry

    You’ve no-doubt noticed how camera manufacturers nowadays are featuring the dynamic range of a new camera model as a forefront selling point. It has been one of the most talked about features for new cameras, especially in the digital recording scene. But what really is this thing called dynamic range, and how much does it […]

    Industry
  • Stages of Editing a Corporate Video

    Stages of Editing a Corporate Video

    By lunamik / July 18, 2016
    General

    All preconceived notions aside, editing a corporate video can at times, actually feel a lot easier than editing any other video, be it product, concept or music based. So, if you haven’t got any experience editing videos in the past, then it shouldn’t be that difficult to start learning. The key to a successful video […]

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  • Colour Correction & Colour Grading. What is the Difference?

    Colour Correction & Colour Grading. What is the Difference?

    By lunamik / July 7, 2016
    General

    Colour has undoubtedly become one of the important elements of contemporary footage. It brings life and appeal to the image. Before the age of computers and advanced technology, a photochemical process called “colour timing” was used to edit the colours in a film reel. This was a hugely time-consuming process that was carried out in […]

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  • Handy Tips For Stabilising Your Footage In Post

    Handy Tips For Stabilising Your Footage In Post

    By lunamik / July 6, 2016
    General

    One of the most basic yet often overlooked factors when filming footage is stability. There are times, especially when taking videos of moving objects, that the videos become too shaky. Thanks to the advancements in digital technology there are now ways to stabilise videos using video editing software. Why is stability so important? Well, ideally […]

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  • The Fast Guide To Your First Corporate Production

    The Fast Guide To Your First Corporate Production

    By lunamik / July 5, 2016
    General

    Despite its unwarranted stereotype, the trade of corporate video production never lends a dull moment. When you’re in the game, you encounter a tonne of different faces and personalities from all walks of life. In addition, most corporate videos encompass practically anything that a company should need whether it’s for recruitment, training, commercials, brand content, […]

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  • Shooting Stock Footage That Will Sell

    Shooting Stock Footage That Will Sell

    By lunamik / July 4, 2016
    General

    If you want to be a Shutterstock Footage contributor, here are some tips on how to improve and sell your stock footage. You can increase the production value of your videos and footage by applying these tips. Shutterstock prioritises high-quality pictures and footage from the best contributors. Over $400 million has been paid for all […]

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  • All You Need to Know About Video File Types

    All You Need to Know About Video File Types

    By lunamik / June 16, 2016
    General

    What’s the difference between MP4, MOV, MKV, and any of the other video file types? Good question. And the simple answer is that each file type will end up giving your video a different kind of compatibility and overall size. Which file type is right for you all depends on what you’re using it for. […]

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  • How to Take Amazing Photos on your Phone

    How to Take Amazing Photos on your Phone

    By lunamik / May 31, 2016
    General

    There are a number of must-have mobile photography apps out there, but if you think you could do with one less app competing for the crowded real-estate on your home screen, then you’ll find that there are a number of ways you can use the default camera on your phone to take some great images. […]

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  • 5 Amazing Ways to Improve Your Architectural Video

    5 Amazing Ways to Improve Your Architectural Video

    By lunamik / May 18, 2016
    Strategy

    Behind every building, there’s an intriguing story. From the conceptualisation to the finished product, there’s a mountain of collaborative work that teams undergo to make their design are a reality. Exploring this process and the visual aesthetics that go into architecture is something that Lunamik has always been super passionate about…

    Strategy
  • All You Need to Know About Image File Types

    All You Need to Know About Image File Types

    By lunamik / May 18, 2016
    Industry

    When saving or exporting your images, you’ll find that there’s a number of different file types out there: some work better for print, some work better for web and others work better for illustrations. If you’re puzzled about which ones to use and when then you’re definitely not the only one. That’s why Lunamik is […]

    Industry
  • Revolutionary Technology That Helps You Live More in the Moment

    Revolutionary Technology That Helps You Live More in the Moment

    By lunamik / January 18, 2016
    Industry

    There’s no denying it, technology can do wonders for our productivity, efficiency and innovation. It’s allowed us to instantly communicate across oceans, decipher huge amounts of information, and create super efficient processes. And when tech allows us to do all of that and more, why shouldn’t we use it? According to recent reports published by […]

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  • How To Get The Best Out Of Your iPhone Photos

    How To Get The Best Out Of Your iPhone Photos

    By lunamik / November 18, 2015
    Industry

    Since the introduction of camera phones, there has been a global photo explosion. In 2015, it was estimated that a whopping 748 billion photos were taken on mobiles alone. But amidst this digital overload, how do we make our photos stand out? Ask any professional photographer and they’ll tell you that editing is a massive […]

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