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Best Kickstarter Videos of 2015

Our selection of the best kickstarter videos of 2015, and why they were so perfectly effective. For anyone planning a crowdfunding campaign soon.
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How much does a Kickstarter video cost?

Your crowdfunding campaign needs a great video - one that is both genuine and energizing. This is easier said than done as many first time Kickstarters find out.
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3 Unbelievably Awesome Video Production Companies

These three video agencies are on a roll! Hit after hit they wow us with their creations. Let's take a look.
Explainer
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Best Startup Videos Of All Time

Looking for inspiration? check out those remarkable startup videos and learn about what makes them so great.
Start-up
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How Stock Footage Can Help Tell Your Story

A lot has changed in the world of stock footage. Our friends at Dissolve stopped by to talk about all the clever new ways to use stock footage in your videos.
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Best Explainer Videos of 2015

2015 was a great year for explainer videos. Here is a selection of our favorite explainer videos, along with expert analyses from our creative director Libby Cooper, to help you obtain equally stellar results on your next project.
Explainer
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How to Get the Perfect Voice Over For Your Videos

Voiceovers play a critical role in many videos, especially explainer videos. We asked our friends at Voicebunny to share a few tips on how get the best Voiceover results.
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How we made our San Frandingo animation

A behind-the-scenes look at how Libby used Videopixie to produce and direct her San Frandingo animation. Woof!
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This Youtube Ad Got Me To Buy My First Online Course

Should you advertise your course on Youtube? Online instructors are starting to experiment with Youtube ads and we are seeing some compelling early successes.
Youtube Ads
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How We Made Our Background Video

A great way to update your business website is to switch out the static hero image for a looped background video. This video creates richness that still image just cannot capture.
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The right way to spend $20k on a video

Is $20k worth it for a video? Here is an example of such a video and insights on how it was made. We'll let you be the judge.
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Shoot Better Video on Canon DSLR with Magic Lantern

Find out how and why to use Magic Lantern with your Canon DSLR to shoot even better video
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Testimonial Videos - DIY

Thinking about making a testimonial video? Learn everything you need to know to do it in house.
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How to Make a Video on a Tight Budget

Examples of startup videos that cost less than $2000 to make, and tips to achieve the best quality for your budget.
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Videos That Inspire Us

A selection of our favorite videos. Stunning, funny, or emotional... they truly inspired us and we hope they inspire you too. We also talk about what makes them interesting so you can derive insights for your own video.
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7 tips for shooting Udemy courses

Here are some battlefield-tested tips to shoot better courses and save time in the editing room! Shoot all your videos in 1080p HD. This will give your editor the ability to ...
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Wedding video trends of 2015

Getting married in 2015? Check out the latest trends in wedding video! We'll take a look at the styles, techniques, and ideas that will make 2015 special.
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Tips for creating effective pre-roll ads

What are some effective techniques to use when making your own pre roll ads? Which approaches allow you to concisely deliver your message to your audience?
Ads
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What goes into making a Kickstarter video

So you are looking to make a Kickstarter video? You are starting to feel excited and a little nervous? Here are some practical tips that should put you on the right track.
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Wedding Videos: The 10 Commandments

A wedding video is a big investment. Make sure you get the best results, by following these great tips by wedding videographer Christian Ziadeh.
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How to make exciting vacation videos.

What's worse than going on a fantastic vacation and only capturing videos and not knowing what to do with them?
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Top 8 GoPro Accessories

Accessories are a GoPro's best friends. Sure, the basic out-of-the-box setup works fine and will get you places. But if your goal is to make videos worth watching ...
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Inspiring videos for non-profit causes

Are you raising funds for a good cause? Building awareness to save lives? You'll need a poignant video to mobilize and energize. Let's look at some examples ...
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How to use stock footage in pitch videos

Today, everyone has an explainer video for their product or business. Online audiences expect to find a concise video on home pages ...
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The 7 secrets of great Kickstarter videos

Let's take a look at some of the best kickstarter videos of all times, and reveal some of their secrets. Script? Pace? Videography?... what makes them so powerfully awesome?
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Youtube ads you won't skip

Some pre-roll ads are just too good to skip. A look at successful forms of advertising on Youtube.
Ads
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Make a trailer, get more subs

Your channel trailer is your chance to make a good first impression. Also they are a lot of fun to make! Check out some recent examples ...
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Animated bumpers for your Youtube channel

Start your videos with a kick-ass intro, full of motion graphics goodness. Bumpers are usually 3-7s long, they set the tone for the show and grab your subscribers' attention.
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Tips for more engaging Udemy videos

What makes a course video truly great? In our experience, the best course videos present the instructor as knowledgeable yet personable. They are clear, progress at a good pace ...
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Post-production tips for Youtubers

How important is post-production to the success of a Youtube channel? What editing style is right for your channel? Which post-production tips should you apply right away?
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How to make engaging game trailers

Your new game rocks and it's time for the world to know about it. You need a catchy trailer, but you're not entirely sure where to start.
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