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VP1: Creating Quality Videos for Entrepreneurs & Nonprofits

Learn basic video production techniques to produce your own videos and stay within your budget!
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 5m
Language: English
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Video is the NUMBER ONE way we communicate today! If you aren’t creating videos to promote your business, you’re missing your biggest marketing opportunity.
Do you want to create quality videos to promote your business or nonprofit at an affordable cost? Already creating videos but want to improve your video production skills?

If you answered yes to either question, this course is for you!
In this course, you will learn how to shoot like a pro, video production techniques that will separate your video from the majority of poorly planned, poorly shot, and poorly edited videos currently in your marketplace. You will create quality videos, that share your message and brand your business professionally.
I’ve worked with entrepreneurs and nonprofits for the past decade, and I understand your needs and concerns. I’ve designed practice exercises and course resources to hone your skills and assist you as you learn these techniques each step of the way.
So, welcome to the start of something big!

You will learn

✓ Learn basic video production techniques
✓ Create affordable videos to promote your business
✓ Use professional video tips to take your video to the next level
✓ Frame a subject using the rules of videography
✓ Understand how lighting impacts the video, and how to use everyday items to improve lighting on a budget
✓ Understand how sound impact the video, and choose the appropriate mic and venue for the video’s content
✓ Plan using a pre-production checklist to keep costs down and quality up
✓ Make the most of basic free editors to turn your video into an advanced production
✓ Recycle your video to give it greater impact and help you reach more people


• Students should come into this course with an idea of at least one video they would like to produce
• To get the most out of this class, students are encouraged to be prepared to practice the techniques taught in this course during the lab work lectures to improve and refine their skills

This course is for

• This course is suited for any entrepreneur, small business owner, or nonprofit employee who wants to create quality videos on a limited budget
• This course is suited for anyone with a beginner’s level of videographic experience
• This course is suited for anyone seeking basic editing technique
• This course is suited for anyone seeking for tips on how to give their videos a more professional look
• This course is suited for anyone seeking to use their smartphones, tablets, HD cameras or DSLR’s to create quality videos
• This course is NOT suited for anyone seeking detailed instruction on how to use their video, lighting, or sound equipment
• This course is NOT suited for anyone seeking ‘how to’ editing skills
Media Production Educator, Wellness Coach, Speaker
A Life Long Learner, Louanne has a passion for education. She is honored to have taught thousands of students in diverse areas: video production, nutrition and health, social media, personal and spiritual growth, organizational management and finance over the past three decades. She carries a primary passion for empowering people to express their full potential.
Louanne also has over 30 years in communications, teaching, finance and tourism including:
   * A nutritionist and wellness coach with WellnessME.Life, Media & Education, a division of My Video Voice Productions, the full scale video production company she owns with her wife, Sharon.
   * A TV news reporter/anchor with three NBC affiliates (KPOM, KRIS, KWQC)   * A video programmer and cruise director with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL)   * A financial advisor with Raymond James & Associates   * Director, Marketing & Communications at the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay   * Instructor to entrepreneurs, small businesses and nonprofits   * Co-Producer and Host of The Philanthropy Show®, an internet talk show program of My Video Voice Productions,

“I’m grateful to be able to serve thousands more students through this amazing platform Udemy has provided! I look forward to connecting with you in class – and please let me know if you have any comments or questions in the Discussion sections!”

Education:B.A. Communications and Political Science, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
M.S. Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine, University of Western States, Portland, Oregon
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 5m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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