Beginner's Guide to Filmmaking Part 2: Locations, Actual Filming & Post-Production

Beginner's Guide to Filmmaking Part 2: Locations, Actual Filming & Post-Production

Welcome back to our Beginner’s Guide to Filmmaking Part 2! In this short new series we’ll be covering all the basics of filmmaking, from the idea to post production. Today we’ll cover locations, actual filming & post-production. Get ready to make a movie with our beginner’s guide to filmmaking and videography!

After following all the filmmaking tips in part 1 of our beginner’s guide to filmmaking, you’re ready to do some actual filming. The most important and often overlooked part of filmmaking is planning out EVERYTHING. Things can and will go wrong on set and you’ll need to have a backup plan, and a backup plan for that.

Once filming your movie has wrapped, it’s time to move into post production. This is where all your hard work starts to piece together. Besides just editing together your film, there’s still much to do. To make your movie stand out you want to have hard-hitting sound design, some heart-pounding or tear-jerking music, and of course a sexy color grade.

If you have any questions on the techniques used in this review video, please send a note in the comments. Thanks for watching Beginner’s Guide to Filmmaking Part 2: Locations, Actual Filming & Post-Production, in our Film Jams series!

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Gear used in this video:
-Canon C300:
-RODE Wireless Go:

Other equipment we use to film:

-Canon C100 –
-Sony A7III –
-Canon EOS R:
-Canon 5D Mark iii:

-Canon 24-105mm – (main interview)
-Canon 100mm macro – (product shots & CUs)

-Sachtler –

-Sennheiser MKE600 –
-Sennheiser 416 –

-Litepanel Astra 6x –
-Kino Flo Diva LED –

-Profoto Beauty Dish –
-Profoto D2 500 Strobe Kit –
-Canon 5D mkIII –
-Profoto Air Remote –

Filmed on location at: in St. Petersburg, FL

Special Thanks to the St. Petersburg Clearwater Film Commission Digital Creator Program

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