On the line from London, Jules Watkins joins me to discuss making our Christmas home videos shine Jules is the former director of the hit TV shows 'The Biggest Loser' and 'Pimp My Ride UK' and has created a unique iPhone videomaking course.
Jules' top tips for December Video:
- Start filming with a story in mind
- Ask them all a question: eg what do you love about this family
- Plan the highlight moments: prepare in advance
iPhone Video tips
- Keep the lights on
- Charge the battery
- Clear the memory out
- Move slowly
- Listen in for more!
Help people feel comfortable around the camera
- Prompt them
- Don't suddenly pull out the camera - bring it out at the start of the event to allow people to acclimatise
- Start filming the extrovert or the children first
- Listen in for more tips!
More from Jules
If you enjoyed hearing from Jules today, you'll want check out iPhone Video Hero, his in depth iPhone video making course.Until 2 January 2012, Jules is offering December Daily Inspiration Podcast listeners $10 off this value-packed course.
For only $37 you learn everything from the basics controls through to video techniques, apps and more.
iPhone Video Hero is an online video based training course aimed at business people, bloggers and YouTubers who want to leverage the power of Video Marketing to promote their products, services and talents using the tools they already own.
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Missed the an episode?
- December Daily Inspiration: Episode 1
- Why December Daily? 5 Reasons I Scrapbook Every Day in December
- 7 Ways to Simplify Your December Daily Journalling
- December Daily: Practical Tips
- Capturing Little Moments in Your December Daily
- December Daily Inspiration from Lain Ehmann
- Recording your Memories in your Christmas Scrapbooking
- Holiday Faves with Lynnette Penacho
- Getting Meaning in Your December Daily
- Journalling Christmas with Melissa Stinson
- Documenting your December Weather
- Minimalist Christmas Scrapbooking with Stephanie Medley-Rath
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