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How I Made A Viral YouTube Video — Eventually
Ever wonder what the secret formula to making a viral YouTube Video is? Well our contributor Chris Vellucci shares his insights into how he and his comedy partner went viral on YouTube just a couple years later than they thought.
What is Motion Graphics and why is it taking over?
What is Motion Graphics? We tap our in house motion graphics animation studio Movult to answer these questions and help explain why animated explainer videos have exploded in popularity lately.
Film Production Companies: What Do They Actually Do?
Learn more about what film production companies actually are and what they do from a Chicago Video Production company that does things a bit differently. Let 2 East 8th Productions help you break it down.
7 Basic Types of Camera Shots
Take a look as we break down some different types of camera shots you may need to know when filming a corporate video. Our Chicago based video production firm defines some of the most common terms for you.
8 Filmmaking hacks, tricks, and tips to make your next film shine!
Check out a few of our favorite filmmaking tricks, hacks, and tips that we use to enhance our productions. We draw on all sorts of filmmaking techniques and sometimes good advice to make the most of what we have available.
Mobile Filmmaking: The best starter kit for filmmaking and mobile videography
Come see how with just the phone in your pocket it’s become easier than ever to make high-quality film. With our beginner’s equipment guide, you can start your mobile filmmaking path.
5 Indie Film Clichés To Avoid…Or Not?
Just because something is called an indie film cliche is it really all that bad? We explore five of the ones we find most common and look at if these film cliches should be avoided or if there’s something you can get out of them.
Video Marketing Strategy: Expectation vs Reality
Let our experts get you started and dispel some myths to help set up your video marketing strategy. Video Marketing is more important than ever and having a solid video marketing strategy will help elevate your brand.
Free And Easy Tips To Make My Zoom Call Oscar Worthy
As we get ready to go back to school or settle into remote work how can you make sure you look your best in your Zoom conferences? Check out our free and easy tips to set the scene on Zoom the indie filmmaker way.