Make Your Own Amazing YouTube Videos: Learn How to Film, Edit, and Upload Quality Videos to YouTube

Make Your Own Amazing YouTube Videos: Learn How to Film, Edit, and Upload Quality Videos to YouTube

by Brett Juilly


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Contribute Your Own Masterpiece to One of the Internet’s Largest Video Archives

Have you ever wondered what qualities a video needs to possess in order to captivate the great audience that is the internet? What does it need to reach the seemingly impossible goal of becoming a viral video? Well, you’re in luck. Make Your Own Amazing YouTube Videos is a new guide for users to learn how to shoot and edit their own films using commonly used hand-held devices such as a cell phone. Once you’ve created your cinematic masterpiece, this book gives you step-by-step instructions and tips to help you how quickly and easily upload your project to YouTube while maintaining your video’s quality. Grab your camera and a copy of Make Your Own Amazing YouTube Videos; it’s sure to provide hours of fun and help you create great videos!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631582028
Publisher: Racehorse for Young Readers
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Pages: 136
Sales rank: 485,523
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Brett Juilly uploaded his first YouTube video in 2006. Since then he has planned, shot, edited, and uploaded more than one thousand videos across his multiple YouTube channels. He has a film degree from San Francisco State University and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA with his wife, actress Laura Juilly.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi

Part 1 The Basics 3

How to Come Up with Great Video Ideas 4

Scripting Your Videos and Coming Up with Things to Say 15

How to Be Comfortable (and Likeable) on Camera 20

Setting Up Your Phone, Tablet, or Video Camera 22

Framing, Lighting, and Set Dressing 27

Shooting Your Videos 38

Editing Your Videos 45

Uploading to YouTube 54

Part 2 Advanced YouTube 67

Background Music 68

Video Intros and Outros 73

"Cut Scenes" 86

Memorable Things Your Fans Will Love 91

To Blooper or Not to Blooper 97

Collaborations 100

Part 3 Planning for the Future 107

Build Your (Fan) Community 108

Boost Your YouTube Ranking 115

Edit Metadata for Tentpole Events 119

The "Don't" List 121


Sources 127

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