How to use Custom Events in Ionic Analytics – Video Review of Ionic Framework New Feature

How to use Custom Events in Ionic Analytics – Video Review of Ionic Framework New Feature

Ionic team just released a new powerful feature called Ionic Analytics today. It changed how we implementing analytics in a hybrid mobile app. No more Google Analytics and no more tedious process of integration. As you all know, understanding how users respond to the app you built is very valuable, as it allows you to identify unique patterns in behavior and adjust your app accordingly. It takes the guesswork out of app design, letting you make informed decisions, based on real data from your unique user base. And Ionic Analytics made this process very easy and very enjoyable. Let’s watch this Ionic Analytics First Look video and learn how to connect your existed Ionic App to Ionic.io, install and setup Ionic Analytics, and create Custom Events in Ionic Analytics to track users’ behaviors with a real life example app. …Continue Reading How to use Custom Events in Ionic Analytics – Video Review of Ionic Framework New Feature

Tips to Make Money Off YouTube

When we think YouTube, what do we think? We think about entertainment, we think about creativity, we think about production. But how often do we think of the business side of our web videos? You see and hear about tons and tons of creators out there making money off their content on Youtube and getting sponsors. How does one even go about doing that? How do you get that audience? How do you get that number of views where sponsors will take notice and take you seriously? Which sponsors best fit your brand? More importantly, how am I going to make money? …Continue Reading Tips to Make Money Off YouTube

Social Storytelling Through your Phone

Social Storytelling Through your Phone

What would social media be like without our phones? Besides geotagging your new profile pic, its obvious that without staying up to date on our phones, the lack of urgency would reduce business’ effectiveness. The whole point is that people love stories. Between 140 character blurbs and using your phone’s built in camera you can make astounding content on your phone for your business. …Continue Reading Social Storytelling Through your Phone

Social Media Storytelling and the Right Channels to Use

Social Media Storytelling and the Right Channels to Use

What’s worse than not knowing what to say for your business’ online accounts? Not knowing what to say across five or more websites that you’ve set up those accounts on. Don’t make that mistake. These websites, also known as “channels” are your first line of communication with your audience. Your social media storytelling abilities reflect your brand legitimacy and, in turn, your value to the consumer as a business. …Continue Reading Social Media Storytelling and the Right Channels to Use

CreatorUp – The Digital Storytelling Academy

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Sometimes it’s hard for me to believe how far we’ve come in just the last couple years from our first four video tutorial courses on making web series as an online film school, to certification programs and a full digital entertainment curriculum of over 30 courses and 6 live classes as a digital storytelling academy. If you don’t know much about us, I’m excited to share everything we have to offer creative people all over the world, and some exciting new announcements. …Continue Reading CreatorUp – The Digital Storytelling Academy

Digital Cinematography and the Magic of Color Correction

Digital Cinematography and the Magic of Color Correction

Color Correction can be the savior you need for a project that requires a bit of help. It has a lot of versatile functionality, but mostly you can use it to iron out any production problems you might have had (for example, a light that changed or the sun going down). People keep color correction as a staple of their digital cinematography arsenal because it can be used to make one shot’s look match another in order to keep the audience engrossed in the storyline and characters, and not focused on the production value. Leave that to the critics. …Continue Reading Digital Cinematography and the Magic of Color Correction

How to Film a Movie: Camera Choice and Framing

How to Film a Movie: Camera Choice and Framing

Every shot in your film should advance the story – no ifs, ands or buts. You can convey a lot of meaning inside of a classic “two shot” (a shot with two people as the main focus) without your actors having to say anything. It is all based on how you position them next to each other as well as within the frame. This is known as “blocking.” There are a couple of different styles when considering how to film a movie, and each has its appropriate uses when you’re learning how to film a movie. …Continue Reading How to Film a Movie: Camera Choice and Framing

Become a Cinematographer with Pre-Production

Become a Cinematographer with Pre-Production

“Any problem in production could have been fixed in pre-production” – Ang Lee

Chaos is the word of choice when describing what it can be like on a poorly planned film shoot. Nobody knows what to do, tensions are running as high as the stakes, and your coworkers will be at each other’s throats. Luckily, that is rarely the case thanks to good Pre-Production planning. Everything from understanding the project’s tone to putting your crew into motion to duplicate that tone requires a plan and a back up plan. Preferably two. …Continue Reading Become a Cinematographer with Pre-Production

30% of the Way to Your Crowdfund Marketing Goal

30% of the Way to Your Crowdfund Marketing Goal

One useful idea that we haven’t discussed yet is actually raising money before you launch your campaign. While we have emphasized the importance of your all-encompassing first impression, it helps to have the numbers already there to back it up. Which is more impressive, a campaign that has no sponsors? Or one that already has 30% or more of its target goal? This is a good number to try and hit because its not impossible by any means and it carries a solid heft when potential donors hear it. …Continue Reading 30% of the Way to Your Crowdfund Marketing Goal

Stand Out When Crowdfunding for Business

Stand Out When Crowdfunding for Business

Think of your crowdfunding campaign like how you would go about a college or job application. You want to prove to everyone else that your project is the best of the best – that it’s the one that they should put their hard-earned money into. How do you do that, you may ask? These three steps will set you off in the right direction and help you develop your plan from the get-go: …Continue Reading Stand Out When Crowdfunding for Business

Making a Music Video and Editing a Rough Cut

Making a music video can be challenging, but when you click “export” on your final project file, the feeling of triumph will make it worthwhile. In this post, we will be focusing on editing. More specifically, we will begin by making a rough cut. A rough cut is a basic draft of your project and will be your first glimpse into what your project will look like when it reaches completion. …Continue Reading Making a Music Video and Editing a Rough Cut

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