Video Making Made Easy

Videos made with gimble by Thomas Christensen

Basic video gear: 

  1. Basic microphone: Clip-on Microphone OR Rode Smartlav+ Lavalier Microphone for Smartphone
  2. Advanced microphone: RØDE VIDEO GO MIC and Smartphone compatible cable
  3. Microphone extension lead
  4. Basic tripod: JOBY GripTight GorillaPod (make sure to choose the right size based on your phone size) OR JOBY GripTight Pro with 2 additional mounts (for mic and lights)
  5. Advanced tripod/gimbal: SMOOVE GIMBAL  OR Smooth Q
  6. Tripod and microphone holders
  7. Manfrotto Tripod
  8. Clip on Ring light

Advanced video recording smartphone apps:

  1. CameraMX or Open Camera (Android)

Basic (and advanced) video editing software:

  1. Keynote / Powerpoint for animations [Check out this video for a simple tutorial]
  2. iMovie / Movie Maker
  3. Filmora Wondershare
  4. Mobile video editing apps – InShot, Filmora Wondershare,  Clips & Clipomatic (iOS), Videoshop (Android)
  5. Premier Pro + After Effects
  6. Final Cut

Additional Resources:


  • Facebook Page – automatic subtitles
  • YouTube – automatic subtitles
  • REV – low-cost transcriptions and captions
  • Clips for iPhone
  • More resources

If you want more tips and resources for Video Marketing, check out this Video Marketing Toolkit from KPS Digital Marketing.

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