DIY Tips For The Low Budget Online Filmmaker [Infographic]

With 48 minutes of video being uploaded to YouTube every minute it can be hard to put content out there that really stands out. Maybe you want to create something a bit more professional looking but just don’t have the budget for expensive equipment. Not to worry! A new infographic from Wistia and Column Five reveals some great do-it-yourself tips for the cash-strapped filmmaker.

With 48 minutes of video being uploaded to YouTube every minute it can be hard to put content out there that really stands out.  Maybe you want to create something a bit more professional looking but just don’t have the budget for expensive equipment.  Not to worry!  A new infographic from Wistia and Column Five reveals some great do-it-yourself tips for the cash-strapped filmmaker.

Of course, the tips on ‘Inside The DIY Filmmaker’s Toolkit’ infographic are designed for any filmmaker, but as more and more creatives are putting film and video content on the web we thought these tips could be helpful for our readers that are trying to improve their filmmaking style and get higher quality video online.

The infographic includes everything from camera tips to how to make DIY dollies, boom microphones, green screens, fake blood, tripod jibs and more as well as some fun Foley sound effect ideas.  Check out the full infographic below for all the tips.  Do you think you’ll use any of these to make your online (or offline) videos look more professional on a low budget?

Infographic by: Wistia

Megan O’Neill is the resident web video enthusiast here at Social Times.  Megan covers everything from the latest viral videos to online video news and tips, and has a passion for bizarre, original and revolutionary content and ideas.