How to Become a Freelance Videographer
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How to Become a Freelance Videographer

Learn how to start a profitable videography business with loads of tips and trade secrets from a top videographer
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4.8 (2 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.
2,004 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: $195
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Start running their own profitable videography business enabling them to have a great creative, lifestyle business
  • Learn what equipment you will need, how to get out and start your business, what kind of clients to expect to deal with, trade secrets to get you profitable and respected in the industry.
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Requirements
  • You should have some camera or production experience.
  • This course suggests what overall kit you need to set up as a freelance videographer but you may have some of your own already which is a bonus.
Description

This course has been created by me to help enthusiastic talent wanting to get into the videography business. Having been through this process myself I know how difficult it can be when you get started - to know how to start, what to do and what not to do. 

 This is your online mentor system to set you on the path to success… It’s your chance to start earning good money soon. In just one day of filming you could make back the price of this course.

This is a professional guide to get you set up in the right way without overspending. It’s an invaluable tool to your future as a videographer. It will stop you wasting valuable time that you could be earning in and avoid costly expenditure on equipment and software you do not need.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is thinking about becoming a freelance videographer or independant filmmaker
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Curriculum For This Course
46 Lectures
02:29:05
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Introduction
3 Lectures 03:17

Hi, my names Charlotte Armitage and I am a freelance videographer, thank you so much for taking the time to hear why I became a freelance videographer. Its such an amazing profession and I want to share with you how you can be successful in this too.

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Getting started
3 Lectures 10:32
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Getting out there!
2 Lectures 11:55
How to get out there as a freelance videographer
09:20

Should you Specialise?
02:35
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Equipment
14 Lectures 01:02:07
Equipment Overview
04:21

The Monopod
02:10

Tripods
04:42

Sliders
06:13

The Shoulder Rig
00:18

Gimble
03:53

The Jib
05:29

Go Pros
03:37

Lights
02:34

Cameras
03:12

Drone
00:36

Lenses
05:37

What else is in my bag?
09:24

Sound recorders
10:01
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Editing software
2 Lectures 03:30
Software
02:29

Data Storage
01:01
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Business Essentials - Insurance
1 Lecture 01:37
Insurance
01:37
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Can you do it all alone?
3 Lectures 05:37
Can you do it all alone?
02:26

Interviewing subjects with or without help
01:28

Getting help
01:43
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Types of Client you will come accross
1 Lecture 07:20
Types of Client
07:20
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How to charge?!
5 Lectures 08:55
How much to charge
01:18

Filming and Editing Day Rates
03:19

Charging for travel
01:01

Charging for jobs abroad
02:13

Music Licencing
01:04
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Defining the Brief
1 Lecture 03:56
Defining the Brief
03:56
7 More Sections
About the Instructor
Charlotte Armitage
4.8 Average rating
2 Reviews
2,004 Students
1 Course
Top Freelance Videographer ranked page one on Google

I am a London-based filmmaker specialising in videography for websites and social media and broadcast.

I bring over 10 years broadcast and commercial experience to my freelance video production work, and always ensure that my clients receive an outstanding end to end service.

I work directly with brands and in-house teams, marketing and PR agencies, and film production companies, either on a project-by-project-basis or on short-medium term contracts.