We have gathered a series of video editing posts for cat lovers and bloggers. We cover the video shooting basics to give you confidence. [Revised October 2018]
Our advice works for every movie making pet lover. As we are a cat blog, cat videos are our ‘thing’ right but we want you to be the unstoppable movie maker whatever your pet.
Because of this our focus is on building skills and learning for everyone. You may even have a chance to be a youtube star and carve your own pet video niche online if you practice.
Smartphone Movie Tips
We suggest you check out this collection put together to show you the basic filmmaking skills you can easily grab for yourself. These are not just ‘film school’ skills. We try hard to look at everything from the beginner’s perspective because everyone was a beginner once and welcomes video tips.
We also encourage you to adopt the attitude of a good film director from the start. After all even JJ Abrams had to start somewhere, maybe he used a smartphone just like you!
We have even created a special eBook to give your moving making a boost. Check our ‘How to Make Your Pet an Internet Movie Star’. The book in packed with tips on how to make a good video and add photos and music. With this, you can how to make a movie at home! [50% of the proceeds helps Place for Cats, our adopted New York foster network].
Video Skills For Pet Lovers – Tips List
- Smartphone Tricks – Our absolute beginners How To suggestions.
- How to Edit – Make your Pet movie the best you can.
- Our #DKVideo Challenge collection. See how bloggers rose to our 2017 challenge.
- Video Tips for Rescues – Cool tips on making a rescue pet more adoptable.
How We Used Our Own Video Skills – Inspiration
- Our Raindrop Video Presentation
- Our Tabcat Cat Locator video
- Our Promotional Launch video for Neko-Ngeru Cat Adoption Cafe
If you only have a smartphone, this is great for movie making. We used a combination of iPhone6 and GoPro for these videos! So check up on what skills you need and jump in pet people!
Marjorie and Silver
Tech Editors of
Video Skills for Cat Lovers