How To Create Project Folders

Have multiple people collaborating on a video project? Working on a few different projects at a time? Just need organization in your life? Project Folders are exactly what you need! Creating Project Folders for a specific project or theme is the easiest way to share your curated content with anyone, keep tabs on multiple projects, or organize your clips before you download them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sY7DpBu5Qwo Instructions 1. Adding a project folder Once you find a clip you like, simply hover over it and click the "+ Folder" … Read more about How To Create Project Folders

Free Tutorial Series: How To Edit With Sony Vegas Pro

Free Tutorial Series: How To Edit With Sony Vegas Pro Sony Vegas Pro is a type of video editing software for non-linear editing systems. A Sony Vegas Pro project can be as simple or complex as you would like. Whether you’re new to digital video editing or just new to Sony Vegas Pro, this tutorial takes you through the basics for creating a project in Sony Vegas Pro using Video Blocks. VideoBlocks.com provides members with unlimited downloads of stock video, motion backgrounds, production music, sound effects, special effects, After Effects … Read more about Free Tutorial Series: How To Edit With Sony Vegas Pro

How Bonobos Made Video Their Own: A Video Blocks Exclusive

After shining some light on Bonobos (and their viral April Fools video) as an example of best-in-class branding and content marketing in the pages of Fast Company last month, I wanted to learn more about how exactly they achieved such standings. The answer, according to Bonobos vice president of marketing Craig Elbert, has had much to do with the role—and, subsequently, the expanded accessibility—of video. Marketing 101: Driving Social Awareness and Brand Discovery “The number of options for deploying video have exploded in the past … Read more about How Bonobos Made Video Their Own: A Video Blocks Exclusive

New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks

New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks You think 4K Ultra-HD is cool? We here at VideoBlocks raise you 6K! It's an eye-popping, amazingly detailed pixel resolution that's ten times greater than 1080p HD footage. You can visualize the difference in high-definition resolutions here: The main benefit of 6K is being able to compose your own 4K export from a larger canvas, not to use full 6K -- TVs can't even play 6K yet! To obtain the momentous Video Blocks 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection, our cinematographer used a RED Epic … Read more about New 6K Ultra-HD Aerial Collection From VideoBlocks

5 Helpful Tools to Bring on Your Next Video Shoot

Shooting in the field or in an unfamiliar studio can always cause chaos. There are unpredictable challenges everywhere you turn, and if you’re not prepared for them, your project can be compromised. We’ve compiled a list of five inexpensive and helpful tools that you should always bring with when you’re heading out for a day of shooting. 1. Gaffer Tape This is a must have for anyone working in video. Gaffer Tape is like duct tape, but it uses a synthetic adhesive instead of a natural one so it comes off of surfaces without leaving that … Read more about 5 Helpful Tools to Bring on Your Next Video Shoot

15 Tips for Shooting and Editing Interviews

Interviews are a basic and integral part of many video productions. However, because the concept seems so simple, often times less preparation and attention is put towards interviews compared to other aspects of the production. This can ultimately lower the value of your work, taking a project from professional to amateur quality. Here are 15 tips that will help you create professional quality interviews for your upcoming projects. Be Prepared Research Your Topic  Have you ever seen one of those embarrassing talk show interviews where an … Read more about 15 Tips for Shooting and Editing Interviews

Tips for Shooting Green Screen Footage

It’s fair to say that we’ve all seen a poor chroma key job at one point or another. The weather man’s tie may be see through, a subject may look jagged and unrealistic, or there may be creepy shadows and reflections in the background. All of these problems can make the chroma key effect look like an amateur production. Here are some tips for shooting green screen footage that will keep your final video looking professional! 1. Lighting A properly lit subject and green screen is the key to good chroma keying. If you don’t have enough … Read more about Tips for Shooting Green Screen Footage