Budget Video Production: Shoot & Edit amazing videos Quickly

Study how to Shoot effective Talking Head and Screen-cast videos and edit them in iMovie using minimum of equipment.
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Dear students, I have created this course to cover the subject of the video production. But one more thing - this course is about the Budget Video Production. What does it mean?

It means that this course is directed to the students, who are full of inspiration to create Talking head, Screencast or other Videos, but who do not have enough money for it to their mind. It could be bloggers, journalists, teachers, designers and other talented people, I have concentrated only on Mac Applications users (e.g. users who could run standard Mac OS applications on their Macintosh or Windows laptops and PCs)

I'll explain you promptly how to not spend a lot of money and time to produce exciting and interesting movies and video stories.

The Budget Video Production course take you even less than 2 hours.

It consists of 10 sections that cover these subjects of video industry:

  • Equipment
  • Software
  • Lighting
  • Background and Chroma Key
  • Text overlay
  • Video overlay and Combination
  • Transition Technics

The most part of the sections is Video, but I did not forget about Slides. Drawings and Schemes are outlined there accessibly.

5 Quiz Tests will help you to consolidate your knowledge.

And Finally you could create your own amazing video with effective emphasizes.

You should take this course as it is easy to go through, it covers one of the must have skills, and gives you huge capabilities of doing videos yourself using low budget and shortage of time.

This course will not probably fit you if run other than Windows or Macintosh software.

Nevertheless, Welcome to the Budget Video Production.

What are the requirements?

  • Mac OS is required to complete this course.
  • HD camera and tripod are needed.
  • A piece of green tissue.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Your enthusiasm is the main requirement.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • to shoot videos and edit them in iMovie
  • to use the green background correctly
  • to add the overlay animated texts
  • to make a teleprompter of your laptop
  • to create an effective Talking Head and Screen-cast videos with low budget in a short time

Who is the target audience?

  • Probably this course will not be suitable for you if you use another type of operating system than Mac OS or you don't have HD camera.
  • I've created this "Budget Video Production" course for beginner and advanced video operators, bloggers, journalists, teachers and other excited people. I would like to teach you how to spend a minimum sum of money and time to produce an effective Talking Head and Screen-cast videos in iMovie.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Acquaintance with me, Illia Podliesnyi, and The Budget Video Production Course


We will go through the Course quickly.


The Manual for the Budget Video Production


The Explanatory Dictionary: Talking Head and ScreenCast Videos.

4 pages

Feel free to communicate. Do not know how? Look through this slides.

Section 2: Let's get started

Podliesnyi talks about the Basic Equipment Properties


We talk about the Software you need to complete this Video Production course.

4 pages

These Slides help to understand the minimum equipment specifications to produce really GOOD Videos.

Section 2: Summarize
4 questions
Section 3: Lighting

This Lecture covers The Importance of the Lighting theme.


Make the cheap, bright and customized studio lighters without a big budget for it.

8 pages

Learn how to setup the lighting correctly in your budget video studio in just few simple steps that you will remember forever.

Section 4: The Background

I've tried to tell you about the Use of the Background in the Talking Head Videos.

6 pages

I've wrote down the main ideas you should know to use Chroma Key Technology correctly in these Slides for you.


We will work with the backdrop in iMovie


I'll tell you about All the Main FX and editing Features in iMovie

Lighting and Background
6 questions
Section 5: Text Overlay

We talk about the use of the Text Overlay.


This lecture covers both Text Overlay Customization and Animation.


I'll tell you how to add and set the Text Overlay to your video using iMovie

Section 6: Slides

I tell you about the usage of the Slides - the technics used for the Graphical Elements adding.


One of the Keynote possibilities is Slides creating. I'll uncover this theme in this lection


The Slides integration in iMovie is described thoroughly in this lecture.

Text Overlay ,Slides, Animation
4 questions
Section 7: Screencast Videos

I open you the secret of the free software for the Screen Recording.


Quick Time Player and the Screen Recording are talked about in this lecture.


Quick Time Player and the Audio Recording are talked about in this lecture.

Section 8: Picture in Picture

I describe you one of the technics of the video Stratification and show you how does it work.


I share you all the secrets of the Picture in Picture option in iMovie

Screencast Video and Picture-in-Picture
4 questions
Section 9: Titles and Transitions

Titles and Transitions options and their usage in Consummation of your videos.


Learn how to customize fabulous Titles in Keynote free application.

Section 10: Course Summarize
General Test
10 questions
2 pages

The Production Plan will help you to organize the sequence of your actions to Produce Videos efficiently in a short time. Let's look at it!


Be proud of yourselves. The course is ended and now you could Share all your intelligent Minds.


Goodbye, friends! And Thanks for everything.


I've prepared a bonus for you here.

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Instructor Biography

Illia Podliesnyi, Lifehacker , Video Production Master

My name is Illia Podliesnyi.

I'm Ukrainian born Teacher and Lifehacker.

I've graduated from Donetsk Musical college as the Choir Conductor and from Mariupol State University as the Foreign Affairs Specialist.

My Professional Ballroom Dancing career was ended just few years ago and I've started to get the new professional skills and develop myself.

School Teacher, Child Tutor, Dancing Coach, Sales Manager and even Supervisor in Customer Support office, where I work now, just a little list of professions where I have achieved really good results, but changed to explore this Incredible World.

This Great and Various Background gave me a lot of skills and inspiration to share you them.

That's why I'm here.

See you on my lectures!)

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