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How to Record Audio for a Video with a Phone

Good news: if you (or your Mobile Film Crew) are using a phone to capture footage, you have all you need to record audio for your video! It’s super important to record high-quality audio, especially when filming interviews or testimonials. EditMate can always improve the sound of your video but it’s still important to record the … Read more

Video Ads Shot on a Phone: Bentley

Check out this gorgeous, short documentary for Bentley Motors… shot entirely on an iPhone 5s! Make sure to stay tuned til the 3:15 mark, where you can see behind-the-scenes footage of how they did it. The filmmakers turned a $300,000 luxury car into a production office, to show that the Mulsanne is a wildly fancy tech-hub … Read more

How to Shoot Video with a Phone

It’s easier than ever to shoot beautiful, vivid videos on your phone and knowing basic tips and tricks can elevate your videos even higher. Here are the 8 things you need to know to shoot awesome videos with your phone:   1. Shoot horizontal! Not vertical. At EditMate, we do make vertical videos for brands (we love … Read more

Movie Shot on an iPhone: Tangerine

Award winning independent film Tangerine was shot entirely with 3 iPhone 5s cameras using the FiLMIC Pro App. FiLMIC Pro allows for control over focus, aperture and color temperature along with numerous other useful tools. Director Sean Baker says: “Even with a DSLR, we would have ended up having extra crew members, and I would have had to … Read more

What is B-Roll?

B-roll is the extra footage that’s used to enrich the story your telling and provide greater flexibility during the video editing process. Having shots of your environment makes a finished piece all the more interesting and having extra “safety” footage is super important for a great edit. For example, there may be moments in an interview piece that … Read more

How to Shoot Video with a DSLR

What settings to use on a DSLR for Shooting Video If you’re using a DSLR camera for photos, you may be neglecting its video capabilities. Learn how to put your DSLR to better use and create video content for your brand! Below is a video from DSLR expert Ray Ortega that will help you sort … Read more