Ultimate Guide to Phone Video

ultimate guide to phone video

If you’re planning to film a video on your phone, we’ve created this guide to provide you with everything you need to know to get started. We understand that all of the camera settings and video jargon can get a bit confusing (frame rates? 4k? gimbals?) so consider this video with Film Director Leef Parks … Read more

10 Types of Camera Angles

10 types of camera angles

Today, we’re talking about 10 types of camera angles you can use to make sure you capture visually interesting & dynamic footage for your next video.  Our clients often ask us for video tips, either to use themselves when they’re filming or share with their Mobile Crew that uploads video clips to their projects with … Read more

How to Record Audio for a Video with a Phone

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Good news: if you are using a phone to film a video, you have everything you need to record audio for your video, too! It’s super important to record high-quality audio, especially when filming interviews or testimonials. EditMate’s video editing service can always improve the sound of your video but it’s still best to record the … Read more

How To Make a Year In Review Video That Highlights Your Company

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When you hear the phrase “Year in Review video,” you probably think of big brands like Apple, Facebook, or Google that put together epic recaps for their giant companies at the end of each year. But did you know any business can make a great Year in Review video without having hundreds of employees or … Read more

How to Shoot a Video Interview

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If you need a step-by-step guide on how to shoot a video interview, you’ve come to the right place. Shooting an interview video can be a straightforward and effective way to produce video content for your brand. Whether you’re capturing customer testimonials or spotlighting employees for an employer brand series — here’s a list of … Read more

What is B-Roll?

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If you’re just starting out on your video-creating journey, you may be asking yourself: what is b-roll? Today, we’ll talk about what exactly b-roll is, why it’s an important part of any video, provide tips for filming it and share helpful video examples to help illustrate what b-roll can look like.  In Episode 2 of … Read more

How to Film High Quality Video on Your Phone


It’s easier than ever to shoot high-quality, vivid videos on your phone. And following a few best practices can elevate the quality of your videos even higher! We’re excited to be collaborating with Film Director Leef Parks to share these simple but super useful tips on how to film high-quality video with your phone…   … Read more

9 Rules of Video Composition for Business Videos

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Producing videos (and therefore understanding video composition) has become an important part of growing a business. Keeping up with changes in the digital landscape has everyone learning new skills to gain new customers and connect with their community… And now, video is on everyone’s to-do list.  Whether you’re using it for a website, social media, … Read more

How To Find Affordable Video Production Services In 2022

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The first question you might ask when looking for a creative and affordable video production company is how much does video production cost. Budget is usually a primary factor for most businesses when they’re searching.   Because the market is highly competitive,  it’s easy to find cheap video productions. It’s no secret that videos have … Read more

How to Outline an Explainer Video


An explainer video is the #1 video every business, brand, and organization requires. In this post, we’ll show you how to outline an explainer video with a simple 6 point outline structure you can follow to create your own. In fact, we used this structure to create EditMate‘s explainer video! Whether you plan to use … Read more

EditMate as a Corporate Video Solution


Over the years, EditMate has evolved into a corporate video solution. While we’ve helped nearly every kind of business, brand, and organization create video, there are 2 major video production issues we’ve been able to help corporates solve. Keep reading to learn what they are and how we can help.   The corporate video industry … Read more

5 Tips for Instagram Reels


Instagram Reels are 15 to 30-second clips set to music. They’re designed to be quick, fun, and authentic. They’re also the perfect way to share videos that humanize your business. Reels are Instagram’s answer to TikTok. And because Instagram wants to beat TikTok, Instagram’s algorithm currently GREATLY prioritizes sharing Reels… So creating them is currently … Read more

Best SEO Practices When Uploading a Video to YouTube


Did you know that YouTube is the world’s 2nd largest search engine? So not only should your business definitely be sharing videos on YouTube, but it’s important to make sure your YouTube videos actually get seen by your target audience. But SEO strategies are fundamentally different on YouTube, compared to other search engines like Google. … Read more

How to Produce a Video (with EditMate and a Check-list)

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from starting a business, building software, producing thousands of videos, or really, accomplishing just about anything… is that it’s helpful to break down big projects into small, digestible tasks. And after that, we looove to create a checklist with all those tasks because it’s weirdly satisfying to cross off each … Read more

Video Marketing for Food Businesses

If you’re in the food business, times are tough at the moment… People aren’t out sampling new food products at stores and events. Consumers aren’t crowding into restaurants. And the average person is being extra careful with their spending habits, even if they want to be supporting local small businesses. This means that now, more … Read more