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Creating Video Projects

Shooting and editing video and borrowing cameras and other gear.

Using A Smartphone

Using a phone to shoot a basic interview can produce some outstanding results while avoiding having to deal with learning the all of the technical aspects of using fancier gear like DSLR cameras. Phones can also be great audio recorders!

These quick videos cover some basics on how to get the most out of your phone for shooting videos.

Flims Shot With Phones

Bakla (Trailer) from Brandon English on Vimeo. English was a featured speaker at the 2021 Campus Dialogue on Race event, Unspoken Conversations: Queerness Within.


iMovie is available for free on Macs, iPads, and iPhones and has many built-in features like soundtracks and photo effects that make it easy to use.

Available in the Makerspace Lab (Library 122) on Mac computers.

Adobe Premiere Rush

Rush (iOS and Android) is free on phones and fairly easy to use. If you don't mind using your phone for video editing, Rush is perhaps the best free tool available.

Desktop version available in the Makerspace Lab (Library 122) on Mac computers.

Adobe's Premiere Rush app guide and tutorials are fairly comprehensive and include videos and screenshots. You may also want to check out this video tutorial:


Online SkillShops

If you are looking for more in-depth tutorials on creating videos, we have some Online SkillShops that cover the complete process. You will also earn a badge for each SkillShop you complete!