Tools For Videographers
This page contains lists of tools and resources which may be useful for videographers at all levels.
The Online Lighting Diagram Creator
Photography lighting diagrams made easy with this online tool: use the drop down menus, select objects, drag them, rotate them, change their layers then export your diagram to JPEG or save its URL.
Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)
Free and open source software for video recording and live streaming.
Scriptwriting and pre-production software offering cloud features. Has free features and additional, more advanced features for an additional cost.
Collaborative scriptwriting software. Allows writing teams to work remotely using cloud-based resources. Has free features with additional, more advanced features for an additional cost.
Extensive pre-production software. Offers script breakdown and storyboarding features. Offers limited features for free and additional, more advanced features for an additional cost.
Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed by a group of volunteers as open source.
Support communities for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals in broadcasting, motion graphics, special FX and film.
Mobile Apps To Try
Adobe Premiere Rush
Slimmed-down professional video editor app with some advanced editing tools. Mobile version integrates with desktop version.
(Free, Premium features available for purchase)
PCAM Film+Digital App
App with Cinematography and Still Photography tools such as exposure, depth of field, field of view, and color correction calculators.
Sun Seeker Pro
App which allows a user to see the path of the sun in a particular location. The app will indicate sunset and sunrise as well as showing you diagrams and statistics.
Digital viewfinder app used in the professional industry.
Video editing and sharing app for Apple products. Mobile version integrates with desktop version.
Audio recording and editing app for iOS and Android devices.
Podcast creation and distribution app for iOS and android.
Adobe Audition Tutorials
Adobe has released official tutorials to teach users the ins and outs of Adobe Audition and other Adobe software.
Adobe Premiere Pro Tutorials
Adobe has released official tutorials to teach users the ins and outs of Adobe Premiere Pro and other Adobe software.
Master Adobe Premiere Pro
Multimedia Support Center
The Multimedia Support Center is an on-campus resource for CSCC students and staff. The MSC features a Multimedia Lab which has 18 computers loaded with all the same audio and video editing software used in IMM classes. Additionally, the MSC has a large studio space and an audio recording booth for you to create your own content. The MSC also offers equipment lending and expert staff to help support you at any stage.
Professional Organizations And Resources
The Association of Independent Commercial Producers
AICP represents the interests of independent companies that specialize in the production and post production of commercials in various media-film, video, digital-for advertisers and agencies.
Film Independent provides resources to independent filmmakers and film lovers. They host film screenings and workshops.
International Documentary Association
IDA provides resources and access to documentary filmmakers, advocats, and fans.
Occupational Outlook Handbook (Media and Communications)
The article presents an outlook on the job opportunities, employment, and earnings of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the U.S. from 2008-2018. It provides brief descriptions of the nature of the work, the number of jobs in 2008, work environment, and licensure.
Job board and search site for those in video production, including actors, performers, and other industry specialists.
Job search site for freelancers in the audio and video production field.
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