Category: Filming Secrets

How to film and photograph in dangerous locations.

Getting the shot, without getting shot! An Audio-Visual Exploration I get a perverse joy out of filming in places I’ve been told are dangerous. It’s like capturing the unseen, the dark underbelly of humanity. Below are three videos which capture some of the unique places I have had the opportunity to film. In two of […]

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Lightweight, Broadcast quality, High Definition Video Production Gear List for Day Outings on Foot.

I feel I’ve got my High Definition kit down to the bare minimum and would like to share the gear list I use for exploring travel destinations by foot. This kit is suitable for anyone wishing to produce High Definition video with two broadcast quality audio sources, suitable for such situations as interviews. The camera […]

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The Apocalyptic Equatorial Visions of Dr. Overlander Esq.

Do subliminal messages work? What do you feel after watching this 18 sec assault on your senses? Featuring all the imagery tricks of advertising; sex, war, death and beauty. Dr. Overlander lets loose from his secret bunker in the tropics, sending you 1 frame messages of Christmas cheer and good will. Music – Careful with […]

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How to make a Business Profile Video – Working out a Local Price

With the help and local knowledge of Raj, an Ipoh based Video Producer, we work out an approximate local price for producing a business profile video in Malaysia. 2minprofile website 2minprofile Facebook group 2minprofile youtube 2minprofile vimeo 2minprofile twitter

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8 options for making money with video when travelling the world

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Jungle Expedition Filmmaking Kit

I recently took a three day trip deep into the Borneo jungle. The trip involved travel in traditional boat and some jungle trekking. All I could take with me was what I could carry on my back. Given the tropical heat and high likelihood of torrential rain I decided I would only take what I […]

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Canon XF Cameras, Cinematic Film Look, Custom Picture Preset

In the darkest deepest jungles of Borneo, I met a shaman of the headhunter Iban tribe. I handed him my camera, and through a translator, asked him to make my video look like cinematic film. He opened the LCD, went to the custom preset menu, and after a flurry of button pushing, handed me back […]

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How to make Travel Videos like a Magician!

Mark Shea of overlander.tv shares four secret lessons of travel filmmaking he learnt from an Aborigine Kurdaitcha man many years ago at the crossroads of a small outback town. You too can learn these secrets, without fear of losing your soul! Mark is a documentary and travel filmmaker who in the line of his work […]

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Travel Filmmaker Gear List, Broadcast Quality

I’ve just arrived in Bali for my latest round the world series and thought I’d make a video to show people how small a broadcast quality camera kit can be. My backpack filmmaking kit includes: Canon xf100 camera Rode NTG-1 small shotgun mic Sennheiser wireless mic kit Rotolight on camera light kit Shoulderlander homemade camera […]

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Youtube Travel Videos, Five Fabulous Success Stories

In this article I wish to look at five online travel video success stories and offer prospective filmmakers examples of how they too can get paid to travel the world with their video cameras. Getting paid to travel the world In 1760 Samuel Johnson said of travel writing,“Every writer of travels should consider that, like […]

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