Mobile Video & Audio Production For Travelers & Minimalists
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Mobile Video & Audio Production For Travelers & Minimalists

Level up your sound and video skills without a lot of gear
4.7 (14 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
760 students enrolled
Created by Greg Hung
Last updated 6/2017
English
Current price: $15 Original price: $70 Discount: 79% off
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Assemble their first travel friendly video gear kit
  • Know how to operate an H5 Zoom field recorder
  • Know the basics of operating audio gear like a lav mic, shotgun mic, usb mic, and Zoom H5 field recorder
  • How to improve the lighting for their videos
  • Set up good video shots with a smartphone and SLR camera
  • Learn fundamentals for shooting good video for all camera
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Requirements
  • The goal of this course is to improve your audio and video without a lot of heavy gear
Description

Mobile Video and Audio Production is a course for freelancers, digital nomads, photographers or beginners that need to produce high quality video AND audio without expensive and heavy gear. Audio is an important part of the your videos production quality especially for training or sales videos, or interviews. Any videos that require talking. 

The knowledge in this course will allow you to create videos for online courses, corporate interviews, training videos, podcasts, and videos for youtube. We don't need to carry bulky camera's, heavy sound equipment, or require a large camera crew to produce these videos.

You will learn about different camera's available from smartphone to professional video camera's and techniques to improve your video regardless of camera. You know that you are likely a one or two person screw. You will learn how to film yourself in focus with just one person.

You will learn to improve your audio using a variety of different audio recording devices from USB mics, shot gun mics, lavaliers, and versatile field recorders like the Zoom H5.

The skills taught in this course can be used for a videographer, freelancer, Youtuber, online trainer, small business owner to produce high quality video and audio. Your minimal setup will give you freedom to travel or stay mobile while still creative high quality videos.

Who is the target audience?
  • photographers that want to learn video
  • online teachers looking to improve production value
  • freelance videographers that want location freedom
  • Videographers looking to improve the sound on their videos
Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
02:40:24
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Start Here
10 Lectures 58:25

Learn about the different camera's available from smartphone, action camera, mirrorless, DSLR, to professional video camera and the pro's and cons.

Preview 09:54

Film stabilized 4k Video with the DJI Osmo
01:46

Learn fundamentals about creating video that you can apply no matter what camera you have

Better Video for all Camera's
04:24

In this video you can see the gear in my bag that I use for professional looking videos while I travel

Travel friendly Gear Kit - Assemble your first video kit
09:32

This video covers an extensive amount of video gear from camera, bag, field recorder, and lighting for a professional video shoot

Gear overview & Video Gear & Sound Guide PDF
05:48

I provide some training for why and how to use an LED light panel for video

Training for an LED light panel
02:38

Learn the basics of using natural lights as well as artificial light to take your video production to the next level

Natural and Artificial LED lighting 101
06:16

I go over my camera setup in detail and some of my camera accessories

Camera setup and accessories
10:34

I set up my Canon 6d SLR camera for video live and do an actual video shoot. Get an over the shoulder view of how I do this.

In the field Framing the video shot
02:11

Learn to create pro video with your smartphone. This lesson can apply to anyone with a smartphone

How to record pro video with your smartphone
05:22
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Audio Lab - level up your audio game
10 Lectures 53:12

Get an overview of different device you can use to improve your audio for your video productions before I get into specific lessons about them.

Audio Overview
05:10

Great audio on a budget with Boya lav mic and H5 Zoom recorder
06:07

This is a quick start quite to start using the H5 Zoom field recorder and how work with the audio files that it creates

H5 Essential Quick Start Guide
10:22

Learn how I record paid interview shoots when I cover how to use the lav mic set with the H5 Zoom field recorder

How to use lav mics with the H5 Zoom recorder
03:31

This is a behind the scenes for how I use the H5 zoom field recorder to record the summary for this course

Preview 05:22

A tutorial on the popular rode shotgun mic and the settings I use to record with it

Using a shotgun microphone
04:50

A tutorial on how to use a popular USB microphone called the Blue Yeti and recording a file directly into audacity

Recording using a Blue Yeti usb mic
04:11

After this tutorial you will learn how to remove the background noise for any of your audio files using audacity.

To add a strong removal try using a lower DB level like -19DB.

Removing background noise using Audacity
05:27

I explain why we need to do a clap synch when recording video and audio together

Why do we do an audio clap synch
01:13

I share my setup for recording a skype video podcast with the H5 zoom field recorder

Skype Podcast setup
06:59

Field Recorder Quiz

Field Recorder Quiz
1 question

audio quiz

Audio quiz
1 question

Video and audio Quiz

Video and audio Quiz
1 question
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Bonus Content 1
4 Lectures 30:24
Creating a high quality production online course for non technical people
12:15

Unlock your Canon SLR's potential - Magic Lantern Quick Setup
11:54

Travel Gear & Sound Guide PDF
00:03

I share my behind the scenes setup for my website video recording. This will incorporate all the skills we have learned.

Behind the scenes - Green screen & Sound studio
06:12
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Summary
1 Lecture 03:45

In the summary I'll cover what some next steps are for you with your newfound video and audio skills. I share my other online courses for business of video, stock footage, and aerial photography at phantom3.teachable.com

Summary
03:45
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BONUS: DJI OSMO
5 Lectures 14:38
DJI OSMO What is this course about?
01:29

Pro's and Cons of the DJI Osmo
03:22

Fundamental techniques with the DJI OSMO

The DJI OSMO
03:40

how to upgrade the audio on osmo and use it to vlog

DJI OSMO - how to vlog with DJI OSMO
04:35

Improving sound for Osmo
01:32
About the Instructor
Greg Hung
4.0 Average rating
147 Reviews
4,949 Students
14 Courses
World Explorer, Videographer, MBA, BA, Entrepreneur

Hi! I was born in South Africa but as a child my family relocated to Canada and lived most of adult life in beautiful British Columbia. I attended Simon Fraser University (SFU) with a Communications degree . After I graduated university I went on to have a successful IT career working 13 years in the field. As an IT manager I went onto pursue my MBA at SFU and found inspiration to start my own business and travel and film.By the time I had completed my MBA in 2011 I had found my passion travel, business, and filming.

During a wild and intense 3-year period I sold my house and purchased a camera and traveled the globe with my camera in search of adventure. I traveled to places such as Beijing, Singapore, Shanghai, The Grand Canyon, and Turks and Caicos.

After returning to Vancouver I planned my next travel adventure to Australia, Asia, and Taiwan. I sold my car and all my possessions and arrived in Taiwan on a working holiday my essentials, camera gear, and my dreams. 

I discovered the laptop lifestyle digital nomad culture in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I used Chiang Mai as my base to travel and film around South East Asia. I now teach videography, online video business, and share knowledge from my IT career.