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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Project Description

Shoot & Edit a Music Video

ASSIGNMENT

Create a Basic Music Video of any genre using a DSLR, iPhone, Camcorder, or any other video recording device. The purpose of this class is to learn the basics of how to create a music video utilizing resources that are readily available to you. By utilizing those resources you will be able to create your very own music video in no time. The video should be between 1-4 minutes long. This assignment is great practice for anyone looking to dive right into creating music videos. You will also learn the basics of editing your music video to create a nice polished finished project.

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DELIVERABLE

Upload your 1-4 minute Music Video on youtube or vimeo, and share the link in the project gallery.

MATERIALS

Video Recording Device: DSLR, Camcorder, iPhone, iPad

Editing Software: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, or iMovie.

You may edit using any software you please. I will be editing using Final Cut Pro X.

I have included a link below in the Resources section for a free trial for Final Cut Pro X.

RESOURCES 

Get a free 30 Day trial for Final Cut Pro X here Link

Storyboard Template (The link is attached below)

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