Understanding metadata for B-roll packages [Tutorial]

Understanding metadata for B-roll packages [Tutorial]

If you have experience with other stock video footage agencies, then you are familiar with .CSV or metadata files. However, since our B-roll package concept is new and it works a little bit differently than the clip-by-clip model, we’ve designed this document that, along with the “Broll_Metadata_Sample” file, should be of great help when filling out your metadata in the most efficient way.[...]

How to become a B-roll footage producer and generate sales online

How to become a B-roll footage producer and generate sales online

Film and video producing could be a hobby for you, it could mean your entire career and if you’re an independent producer, your mind has no definition for “office hours”, and your pocket doesn’t know what it’s like to be fed by the hour. You understand better than anyone the importance of taking any chances that will get you some extra money, and you probably already know how to shoot some good B-roll footage.[...]

Good B-roll package VS Bad B-roll package

Good B-roll package VS Bad B-roll package

The thing about shooting B-roll footage from scratch is that is not so easy to make the difference between providing enough variety (types of shots and angles) and including material that is not relevant. Likewise, there’s a really fine line between keeping all the clips relevant to a single subject and adding clips to your B-roll package that are simply too much alike.[...]

Having amazing B-roll footage is not so hard

Having amazing B-roll footage is not so hard

Any storyteller will agree that, yes, your primary footage is the skeleton of your film, but your B-Roll footage is the glue that makes it stay together and not fall. And this not only applies to documentaries, for you need B-Roll footage to give perspective to your story; it hides transitions, it gives information –through establishing and insert shots-, and it adds some rhythm to a piece that could be long and tedious otherwise.[...]

Saving time in post production using royalty-free B-roll footage

Saving time in post production using royalty-free B-roll footage

Time is the number one commodity in the film and video producing industry. Video producers and independent filmmakers know this from first hand: every second you can save while working on your creative video productions, will eventually be accountable as profitable time and thus, will eventually become money.[...]

7 tips for editing stock video footage like a pro

7 tips for editing stock video footage like a pro

Editing stock video footage is the final process that takes place right before a video gets to your audience. Every producer knows that this is a time-consuming process. If you are just getting to the “editing game”, you may be overwhelmed by the millions of clips you have to put together… don’t fear, we are here to help you.[...]

3 tips to come up with the best keywords for your stock video footage

3 tips to come up with the best keywords for your stock video footage

In this digital era, the demand for audiovisual content continues to grow as I write this article and naturally, the market starts to turn to video producers and then more and more people join the stock video footage market to generate some of this content, making this industry more and more competitive. Let’s talk about how keywords can help you get in the front of the line.[...]

3 trends in royalty free stock video footage that will increase the production value of your videos

3 trends in royalty free stock video footage that will increase the production value of your videos

As the film industry grows and improves itself, new trends keep on emerging within the royalty free video market. Making it easy for the ambitions independent video producer to add extremely valuable royalty free video clips to their productions.[...]

Introducing: Custom B-roll footage search

Introducing: Custom B-roll footage search

For video producers and digital content generators, time is an issue for you so we want to provide with a solution that will allow you to delegate some of your most time-consuming tasks –b-roll footage search– and be assured that you will get extremely high-quality b-roll footage on demand that matches your needs.[...]

Use royalty-free video clips in your website background [with video samples]

Use royalty-free video clips in your website background [with video samples]

Stock video footage is a resource increasingly used, that energizes and enlivens your web, plus it allows you to tell stories through it. Last year, the trend was to have large images. Today is the turn for another trend, which has also been welcome: using royalty-free video clips as the background of your website.[...]