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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: (more…)

How to Make a Lip Sync Music Video for Youtube

Have you mastered the art of making a music video? You’ve started your journey by typing, “how to make a lip sync music video” into Google and now, look at you! You’re exporting your final project. So, what’s the next step? It’s time to get your video out into the world. Let’s head over to Youtube! (more…)

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. (more…)

Learn How to Make Your Own Music Video

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So you’ve set out to make your own music video? The task sounds pretty fun— but be careful! A lot of work goes into creating a quality video that makes audiences want to get up and dance along. Since you’re taking this step, that probably means that you derive a lot of inspiration from music. You’re not alone. Music inspires millions of people around the world. A great music video serves as a great companion to a hit song. With a little work, you’ll be well on your way to making a viral video that’ll make your favorite artist proud! (more…)

Writing a Pitch Sheet for a Successful Web Series

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So you’ve been dreaming about creating a successful web series for awhile now, haven’t you? With a bit of hard work, you finally took that idea that’s been nagging you for the past few months and transformed it into a polished, finished script. You’ve sacrificed some sleep in the process, pulled out some hair and maybe drank a bit too much coffee, but it’s done. Congratulations. You’ve made it further than many, who sadly get lost in the writing process and give up before they see the finish line. (more…)

Learning How to Make a Web Series

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Do you have an idea marinating in your head that you’d love to turn into a web series that hundreds, even thousands, tune into on a weekly basis? With the growing power of online media, the internet truly is becoming a fantastic place to get your content seen by hundreds of new eyes every day. Regardless of what the true goal of your web series is (maybe it’s just for fun, or maybe you’re trying to drive viewers back to your website), it’s time to get specific, targeted and strategic! Learning how to make a web series will take some hard work, but we have faith in you! (more…)

4 Steps on How to Make Your Own Movie

4 Steps on How to make Your Own Movie

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was any movie you’ve ever seen (outside of those 24-hour festivals, that is). If you want to make your own movie in a certain amount of time there are things you need to do on set to make that happen. These 4 steps will help get you there and back lickety-split: (more…)

3 Tips on How to Make Movies with a Performance Punch

3 Tips on How to Make Movies with a Performance Punch

Working with your actors on set is something that comes with time. It’s always important to know the basics, especially if you’re new to filmmaking and want to learn how to make movies the right way. Your actors the lifeblood of your work and treating them with respect and creative feedback should be a top priority. (more…)

How to Make Movies and Conquer any Challenge

How to Make Movies and Conquer any Challenge

Sometimes a writer’s imagination can freak the producer out when they see the script, but that doesn’t mean the movie will be impossible. If you wear both hats then you have a great opportunity to blow everyone out of the water. You will need to balance your creative aspirations with your realistic ability. It isn’t as scary as it seems! (more…)

The First Step of How to Make a Short Film

The First Step of How to Make a Short Film

By now the phrase, “taking pen to paper” can be replaced with “taking finger to key,” but the writing process remains the same for how to make a short film. You can’t start without first locking down who and what will be in it. This process is loved by many and rued by some, all depending on whether or not they tackle it in a way that works. (more…)

How to Make an Animation and Add Details

So you want to make an animation? The process is simple, but can be very time consuming. This lesson is all about the details. You’re finally getting down to the nitty gritty and separating your animated graphic from the rest of the pack. Hopefully, you’ve taken the necessary steps leading up to this point. If you haven’t, here’s a quick rundown. First, brainstorm and conceive an idea of what you want to make an animation about. Second, sketch out your ideas and focus on the larger elements of your graphic. If you’ve already done those two things, then congratulations— let’s get to work! (more…)

How to Make Animated Gifs and Graphics to Completion

Have you finished creating an animated graphic? You’ve come up with an idea, started a sketch and added tons of details that set your project apart from all the others? If so, congratulations! You’ve done something that many strive to do, but little have the patience for. But let’s talk about that graphic— is it really done? Do you really know how to make animated gifs, graphics or animations to absolute completion? Or are you ending the process without truly finishing? (more…)

How to Make Animated Graphics

Are you a creative person interested in learning how to make animated graphics? Whether you’re doing it just for fun, or you’re working with others in order to create a larger-scale project, it’s important to understand the process that most artists use in order to construct a graphic that is professional and efficient. In this lesson, we focus on the preliminary aspects of design, and by doing so, you’ll learn how to make animated graphics of your very own. (more…)

How to Get Followers on Instagram Who Care About You

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The first time I heard about Instagram, it was from my friend Lori who couldn’t stop taking pictures of everything. “What do you like so much about it?!” I asked. “When strangers like my pictures!” she said. Instagram has the power to connect us through the things that we like to look at – but how do you get followers on Instagram who care about you? (more…)

CreatorUp Digital Media Club Offers Digital Media Training

Digital Media Club

When we presented our mobile video storytelling workshop at SXSWEdu this year for teachers of all backgrounds, we realized when people started streaming into the theatre at 9AM that everyone was excited and ready to learn about how to start telling stories by making videos on just their phones! But that was just the beginning of what we hope to offer teachers as we launch our Digital Media Club to offer teachers digital media training for their classroom. (more…)


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