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There is a lot of help on the web. Below are just some of the resources available to you to help you get started.
How to Shoot your first movie
Shooting will probably be the most exciting part of making your first movie, and possibly the most challenging, too. Follow these steps to make the best use of your cameras. This is a fun filmmaking tutorial for first time filmmakers. This how to video will help you avoid beginner mistakes when shooting your first movie.
How to use Voice-Overs in your video project
Contrary to some screenwriting gurus, voice-over can be a handy narrative device. By speaking directly to the audience, rather than dramatizing, voice-over cuts through the running time. It can also cut down on resources. Just don't overdo it. Over-baked voice-overs sidestep drama, and leave little to interpretation. Imagine if everything were explained to you secondhand, rather than witnessing it yourself.
How to obtain free and legal music for your film
Several great YouTubers have had their accounts suspended for illegally using copyrighted music from those easily agitated big record labels. This episode of Jim Shorts covers places you can go to find awesome music for your videos that won't end your film career.
How to make a movie in Windows MovieMaker
Follow this step by step video you will soon be able to make your own movie in Windows Movie Maker.
How to avoid the "Five Deadly Sins" of amateur video
Tom Skowronski teaches us how to shoot a good video. Look before shooting so you have a more controlled movement. Hold camera steady at all times. Move the subject in front of the camera and turn the camera mans back to the sun to illuminate the subject. . Give nose room for a more professional look. Have a full frame and no dead space to have a natural looking video. Cut off at head to have a full frame. Following Tom Showronski's video-making advice can lead to a professional-looking video. Follow Tom Showronski's steps, and try making a professional looking amateur video.
Uploading Your Video to Youtube
An iMovie Example
iMovie iPad Tutorial
Magisto "Summer" Video Style Example
Magisto - Magical Video Editor for Android