8 Top Websites for Videography Training


Do you want to create a video personal history, but aren’t sure how to get started? Here are a few websites that can help you get on your way to making quality video on a budget with little or no experience.

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Hurlbut Visuals Blog. “A trused and innovative learning authority for experienced and aspiring filmmakers globally.”

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Lynda.com. “Learn about videography and motion graphics, including tutorials on storyboarding, color correction, lighting, and video editing in After Effects, Premiere Pro, iMovie, and Final Cut Pro.”

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MediaCollege. “… a free educational website for all forms of electronic media. We have hundreds of exclusive tutorials covering video & television production, audio work, photography, graphics, web design and more.”

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TheC47.com. “theC47 is an online and offline resource for production based training and information. More specifically, theC47 produces and provides educational content that focuses on the craft of both video production and filmmaking.”

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Videomaker. “This is the place to start for videography training. Here you will find hundreds of articles about audio/video software, video editing hardware, and help with video lighting techniques.”

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Video 101. “Offers tutorials on the fundamentals of film and video production. Includes video clips, flash animations, and explanations.”

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VideoUniversity. “Hundreds of free articles for new and advanced videographers. Here’s a sample:  50 Ways To Improve Your Video Business; Video Art – An Introduction;  Audio for Video — Part 1 Tape Formats and Hardware;  Audio For Video – Part 2 Microphones & Techniques;  Audio For Video – Part 3 Audio Production Techniques.”

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Vimeo Video School. “…a fun place for anyone to learn how to make better videos. Start by browsing our Vimeo Lessons, or find specific video tutorials created by other members.”

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Are there other you recommend? Please let me know in the comments.