Smart Device Video Production Basics

Introduction to Youtube

This February, YouTube turned 10. Did you know that? How well do you know YouTube? From the silly to the profound, from the personal to the political, this link celebrates a decade of creativity and self-expression. And, they do it from A to Z. With over 75 references and 18 filmmaking styles, they’ve tried to capture some of the richness and variety of YouTube from the last decade. So, if you have missed the past 10 years of YouTube, here is an easy link to help you get caught up. 

Did you know that there are currently 300 hours (in other words 12.5 days) of video uploaded to YouTube every minute of every day. Each day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and generate billions of views. (Click here for more YouTube Statistics)

So now that you know that, it is your turn to give it a try. Over the summer, I shared these apps with teachers at Valencia College as part of Destination 2015 Flipped Learning. Now it is your turn to check things out and have some fun. The video below gives a basic orientation, and the links below that will help you turn your smart devices into video production devices.

Smart Device Basics 

  1. Are You iOS or Android? Click the Link and Watch the Video for You
  2. Download YouTube Capture (iOS) or Vivavideo (Android)
  3. Create/Log-in to Your Youtube Account Through Your Device
  4. Shoot a Quick Video and Send It to Your Channel