Official Udemy Insights: Filming your Videos
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Official Udemy Insights: Filming your Videos

Equipment tips and setup best practices for high quality videos
4.6 (843 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.
93,253 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2016
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Price: Free
Includes:
  • 42 mins on-demand video
  • 8 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Buy the equipment they need for filming
  • Set up their equipment
  • Get started filming their videos
  • Troubleshoot if they run into problems with audio or video quality
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Requirements
  • Instructors should take the course "Video Production Fundamentals" prior to watching this course
  • We will recommend some paid materials in this course. All of the materials are optional based on your preferences.
Description

Are you looking to learn everything you need to know to film Udemy courses that pass the Quality Review Process? Want to learn exactly what video equipment is most popular with Udemy instructors? Feeling a bit rusty with video filming terminology and tactics and want to brush up on your skills? Are you hoping to take your Udemy course from good to great? 

If you answered yes to any of the above questions then this course is for you. In this official, Udemy-produced course you will learn the ins and outs of filming your course videos.  You'll also have created your very own video, and gotten feedback on it from the Udemy Review Team.

We'll go over all of the topics that go into filming a video for your Udemy course:

  1. Finding the right equipment
  2. Setting up your "Studio"
  3. No-Shame filming hacks to save time and money
  4. Filming (and getting feedback!) on a test video

In addition, you'll also hear directly from a few of our expert instructors, who share their own tips and tricks for ensuring that your videos look and sound amazing.

This course is part of the "Filming" track of Udemy's Official Instructor Education Program. In each of our official courses we strive to deliver information-packed lectures that quickly give you the information you need to make your course creation process easy and your final product amazing. We include lots of examples, as well as practice activities to make sure you're practicing your new skills. 

By the end of this course you'll have learned filming techniques to make your course look professional and to keep your students engaged. You'll also have created your very first video, and have gotten feedback on it. Let's get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • Instructors who are planning on creating a Udemy course
  • Instructors who have no experience with setting up a home studio
  • Instructors who have no experience with video production
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome
1 Lecture 00:55
Introduction
00:55
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Find the right equipment
5 Lectures 08:00
Equipment you will need
00:53

Recommended microphones
03:46

Recommended cameras
02:10

Recommended lighting
01:03

Create your shopping list
00:08
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Set up your equipment
9 Lectures 31:41
Insights from the instructor community
00:35

Activity: Learn from the instructor community
00:37

Insights from Paul Jenkins - Recording with an iPad
04:11

Insights from Alexa Fischer - A tripod for your phone
02:42

Insights from Shani Raja - Lighting setup
04:13

Insights from Maximilian Schwarzmüller - Screencast videos
07:40

Insights from David Power - Good rooms for recording
10:21

No-shame hacks for your studio
00:33

Activity: Insights from you!
00:48
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Get ready to film
4 Lectures 05:10
Recording a test video
02:19

Activity: Record your test video
01:16

Export your videos
01:24

Troubleshoot your videos
00:11
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 01:23
You're finished!
00:11

Bonus lecture: Teaser - Move on to our course on "Editing your Videos"
01:12
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The Udemy Instructor Team has one passion: Udemy's instructors! We'll work with you to help you create an online course -- along the way, we'll also help you become an integral member of the Udemy community, a promotional whiz, a teaching star, and and all-around amazing instructor. We're excited to help you succeed on Udemy!