Creating HIGH QUALITY YouTube Videos on a Low Budget!
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A-Z Guide on EVERYTHING you need to know about creating YouTube Videos! Including writing, editing, marketing and more!
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Created by Eric Anwar
Last updated 4/2015
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What Will I Learn?
Create AMAZING QUALITY YouTube Videos on a budget
Write Effective Scripts
Create Shot lists for filming
Film a video and understand what works and what doesn't
Create a YouTube Channel properly to gain more views and subscribers
Edit Footage
Effectively market a YouTube Channel and Videos
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  • For the best results students who own or have access to a video camera in particular a DSLR, will get the most from the course. Do not worry if you do not have a DSLR or a Video Camera as long as you have something as simple as an iPhone, you will be able to apply the techniques in the course.
  • Editing Software will be necessary you can install iMovie for FREE from the Apple App Store.
  • A smile and a passion to make some Awesome Videos on a Budget!



With Over a Billion Views Monthly, YouTube is a market space for anyone! Whether you want to make short films, web series, a food channel, or market your business, this class will teach you the tools you need!

With a 30 day money back guarantee you have nothing to lose but a lot to gain!

What you will learn in this class:

    1. What kind of cameras, lenses and equipment you can use to get your project done

    2. Every function within a camera (ISO, Aperture, Shutter Speed, Etc., Sensor Sizes, Etc.)

    3. Where to buy and rent cameras and/or equipment for cheap! How to get away with not purchasing a single thing!

    4. How to Generate Ideas

    5. Creating Unique content

    6. How to organize your content

    7. How to properly write a script! (Including FREE Screenwriting Software)

    8. Rules of Composition (Angles, Focal Lengths, Etc.)

    9. How to create a shot list for your YouTube Videos

    10. How to Cast for your project!

    11. How to cast professional actors/actress for free!

    12. How to prepare and shoot you videos!

    13. How to edit videos using FREE SOFTWARE

    14. Creating a Proper YouTube Channel and making your Channel look professional

    15. How to create YouTube Channel Art and effective Thumbnails, a trick that can gain you Thousands of Views!

    16. Effectively creating Titles and Descriptions – A must for YouTube!

    17. Publishing Your Videos Properly

    18. Marketing your Video to gain Thousands of views!

    19. How to Marketing your Video for FREE!

    20. YouTube Analytics and how you can make the most of your channel!

    21. How to make money on YouTube!!!!!

Who is the target audience?
  • This class is designed for people who want to learn to make videos. Whether its to create a personal YouTube Channel or make videos for Business use this class is for someone who wants an A-Z guide from generating Ideas to Marketing them on the web. No prior knowledge of cameras, YouTube, or Filmmaking is necessary. This class is not for someone who is looking to take the easy route. As with every skill, practice is going to be required for you to be successful. You will learn the fundamentals of creating and publishing videos.
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3 Lectures 03:46

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Eric Anwar...thats about it!

Im kidding! Watch the video so I can properly introduce myself!

Preview 01:42

Everything you NEED to know about Cameras and equipment and how to use them!
9 Lectures 13:38

This class will discuss the basics of what DSLR Cameras are. Please read through it to gain a better understanding, but do understand that if you have other types of cameras you can use those for the course as well.

What are exactly are DSLR Cameras what you need to know about them
3 pages

Every wonder how lighting effects and controls a video image? Understanding exposure will be your fundamental guide to improving your quality of video greatly. These understandings will help make you a better movie maker as well as a better photographer!

EXPOSURE: The most IMPORTANT factor for creating a stunning video!
10 pages

Image Resolution - The aspect that makes quality so important
3 pages

Camera Movements to make you look like a PRO
3 pages

LENSES and ACCESSORIES everything you need to know about them
13 pages

Where to buy gear for cheap!
2 pages
Generating Ideas and Creating Content - The backbone of YouTube
6 Lectures 23:19

Creating Content is obviously the number one aspect in creating a channel. Choosing a specific style of content early on can save you a lot of time building up your channel by keeping interested fans coming back for more similar content! This video will go a bit more into detail.

Determining YOUR Content and creating a Long-Lasting Channel

Making a requirements chart is my favorite method of keeping my content consistent. Consistency plays a vital role in creating an everlasting channel. Start your YouTube channel with these helpful tips.

My SECRET to creating Consistent Content Targeted for my Viewers

How to Create Popular Content that can go VIRAL

Running out of ideas happens to everyone! A lot of times its a struggle and many of us get discouraged. This lecture will go over a few methods I have for generating new content when I run out of ideas. I hope these methods will help you with your creative process in the same way it helps me!

What to do when you run out of ideas, but what to continue making Videos

I love Key and Peele! Their comedy channel is one of the largest on YouTube. I want all to watch this video for two reasons

1. Its Hilarious and its a nice break from all the content that you are both watching and reading in this course.

2. Key and Peele do a great job at making this video relatable. Think back on how many times you have gotten the wrong impression through a text message! I think its safe to say nearly all of us have felt this once or twice in our life. A video like this makes you want to share it with the person that you have experienced this with creating a higher potential for the video to go viral! Keep this example in mind when creating your content, make people want to share your videos!


** I do not own nor do I have the rights to this video. It is owned by Comedy Central and I am using it for educational purposes**

Take a Break and Have a Laugh!

This video is another one that is create at creating something shareable and relatable to all. This video is one makes YOU want to check out the tips learned and show all of your friends! Its also a perfect video that shows you the possibilities of making a video that receives millions of views without purchasing a camera. Content is key when making videos, remember to create ones that can relate to a large audience!

Good Example of a video with no Camera Necessary!
Creating Scripts and Shot Lists - Your tools for organizing a great video!
5 Lectures 29:05
Why a Script is SO IMPORTANT, even for small projects!

How to get FREE PROFESSIONAL Screen Writing Software

Writing Effective Scripts

Understanding Composition - This will help you create an amazing shot list
17 pages

Creating Shot Lists - This will save you hours of shooting!
Building a Cast for your Project
4 Lectures 13:59
Why casting matters for any size project from 1 minute skits to short films!

Creating a Casting Breakdown - Your tool to get the best Talent!
3 pages

Determining your needs for your project both big and small!

How to use a PROFESSIONAL CASTING Network and get actors FOR FREE!
PRODUCTION - Shooting your AWESOME Videos!
3 Lectures 04:24
Lets Talk Production!

USE these Tips while filming YOUR Video

How Long YOUR YouTube Should be to gain the most views
Creating a YouTube Channel that Stands Out
4 Lectures 00:55
Introduction to Creating YOUR Channel

Creating YOUR YouTube Channel Properly!
4 pages

Branding your YouTube Channel
3 pages

How to set up your Channel to generate MONEY for you!
3 pages
Importing and Editing - Putting your content together to make one Great Video
8 Lectures 07:27
Intro to Editing

Importing Footage into iMovie

Creating YOUR First Project

Creating Smooth Transitions to make you look like a PRO

Adding Titles to YOUR Video to get your Audience ENGAGED

Embedding Audio and Music into your Video - This makes ALL THE DIFFERENCE!
18 pages

Where to Find Royalty Free Music and Sound FX Saving you Hundreds of Dollars!

YOU have a great Video, Now lets Export it!
4 Lectures 09:19

This lecture will go over uploading to YouTube! This is one of the most crucial steps. If you do this step properly, you can increase your views significantly!

Uploading to YouTube PROPERLY! This can get you Tons of More Views

Tips for Creating VIRAL Titles - Make People want to click on YOUR Video
5 pages

Creating Clickable Thumbnails - Knowing this will MAKE OR BREAK YOU!
18 pages

Creating CALLS TO ACTION - A vital step in gaining Subscribers!
Marketing your Channel and Videos Getting an Audience and Fan Base
5 Lectures 05:29
Marketing YOUR Channel - Where to Start

Understanding YouTube Analytics - This will help you become a better creator!

A HUGE Secret on how to gain an Audience!
3 pages

Creating a Community around YOUR Channel
7 pages

Promoting YOUR Videos using Google Ad Sense - Perfect for personal or business!
5 pages
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About the Instructor
Eric Anwar
4.4 Average rating
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406 Students
1 Course
Freelance Producer

Hello, my name is Eric Anwar. I am a University of Southern California Alumni who works as a freelance producer and director for films, commercials, and movies. I also create YouTube videos for myself and other YouTube personalities. I enjoy creating content for the web and I hope that you will find my courses to be useful tools in developing content for your own web presence!