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Expert Advice: Ray Schillinger of Media|Sophe on Audio

We were very lucky to attend and to be able to share part of Raymon Schillinger's Filmmaking Bootcamp during Digital Capitol Week (DCWeek) this year, which was a rapid-fire succession of great suggestions for shooting and editing your own films.  We thought the following 3 key suggestions were a good starting point for nonprofits- suggestions that we wished we had taken before venturing out to cover some of the DCWeek events this year...

The first, about audio, is summarized in this short video:

Some of his other suggestions:
2) Buy a tripod- he discussed the pros and cons of the monopod, tripod, and "Gorillapod."

3) Buy a portable light- he recommends CN-160 LED light, available onlne.  Just looking at some of SpaceforGood's earlier videos- ahem- wish we had purchased one of these lights ages ago.

Below is a downloadable PDF of many of the tips/pointers provided in the session, which is as packed full of useful information as the session was.  To schedule a hands-on workshop and demonstration, contact media|sophe.  Thanks so much Raymond!

Raymond A. Schillinger, founder of media | sophe, is an entrepreneurial thinker and tinkerer in the intersecting fields of technology, media, and politics. He specializes in crafting compelling, organic video and social media campaigns.  He has been featured on CNN’s Larry King Live, CNN Headline News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, The Alan Colmes Radio Show, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, DCist, WINK-TV, the Fort Myers News-Press, and

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