The Basics: Shoot & Edit a Music Video

Rahim Samad, Creative Entrepreneur

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9 Lessons (13m)
    • 1. INTRO

      1:39
    • 2. LISTEN TO SONG

      0:44
    • 3. CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

      1:34
    • 4. LOCATION SCOUTING

      1:09
    • 5. GEAR & EQUIPMENT

      2:16
    • 6. STORYBOARD/SHOT LIST

      0:49
    • 7. Directing

      1:07
    • 8. BASIC EDITING OVERVIEW

      1:54
    • 9. MY FREESTYLE HIP HOP MUSIC VIDEO

      1:24
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About This Class

This introductory class is designed for the person who wants to learn the basics of creating a music video. You will have the opportunity to team up with an local artist, musician, or band from a musical genre of your preference, and create a 1- 4 minute Music Video. You can also feel free to shoot your own personal music video. You will learn the basics of how to shoot and edit a music video that can then be uploaded via youtube or vimeo for sharing. This will be a great way to break into music video production and start a portfolio.

A music video or song video is a short film integrating a song and imagery, produced for promotional or artistic purposes.

We will briefly cover everything from concept development, location scouting, to directing and editing. You will learn tips and tricks that will have you ready to hit the ground running with your music videos.