Hey, everyone, welcome back time Canada Hill Master Instructor of Cyber We with the Leaf Jackson, the legendary guy that here it's Ibori we all aspire to be.
So in this video we're gonna talk through a little bit about production quality itself. So things like the audio visual cohesion, that sort of stuff.
So let's talk about market phone quality first, cause this is actually one of the issues we see with the audition process as well. A. Sometimes in the courses themselves, you should be using an external microphone. The internal makes on most systems are pretty bad on, So you're gonna get a lot of background notice, that sort of stuff. So we recommend External Mike
in our creative services team can
talk you through the best Max to use if you don't have one. So there's a lot of low cost options out there for you to use.
The other thing is that with the mike itself, you just want to make sure that there's no background noise, no muffling popping distortion, etcetera. And again, most of the quality mikes out there will filter out that stuff.
And so you should be pretty well set on that noise is next up on the river cure. So there's no, basically, you don't want your audio have distracting noises, right? So, like, you don't want the background or the white noise as we call it. So generally speaking, that's usually caused by, like, a C unit, right? Or someone coughing,
sniffing we were, actually, Since we're filming this, we were hoping that,
uh, some Children that we know would run in the background screaming, but they're not right now, So, uh, we're just gonna have to make do with, you know, stuff like that.
So that's really what we're looking for. If someone is, like, got a radio playing in the background, Just make sure that your your mindful of that stuff to try to block all that out Now a tip that I usually give instructors for blocking out that cause. Sometimes you have noisy neighbors or somebody drives by with the radio blaring or whatever.
Couple of the best things that I found to do is around your microphone on the sides, the back of it, etcetera
either tux, um, pillows or tuck a blanket like a comforter, something around it, and that will normally black out 99% of that background noise, and so you might still here. It is your filming, of course, but he will usually block it out so you don't worry about it on your actual audio. So
that's one of the best tips to do. It's pretty low cost. Most people have
pillows or or a blanket or something. Eso next up, audio cuts, right? So we kind of talked through the transition and cutting like that, etcetera. But with the audio cuts here, we're talking about that your audio is not cutting out. So if you're editing your own videos, just be mindful that you're not chopping off your voice at any point.
Um, sometimes microphones. Depending on the type you have,
you can cut out on you and stuff. So just so he's take a look and listen to your videos after you film them to make sure you don't need toe re film anything.
Next up, we have volume levels, so
the Cyber Recreated services team will normalize the audio on your course videos. But if you could just make sure everything sounds pretty much the same pitch level that helps a lot so they don't have to do that all the time. But But really, we're just talking about that. If I'm filming like this video
now, like the next video isn't me faded
talking like this, right? So we just want to make sure that the volume level there of the audio is consistent throughout every single video. Eso next that we have video resolution. So most webcams, if you use a webcam or even screen recording software, most of them are going to be producing your video in 10 80 or above.
But there you might have an older Webcam that's like 7 20 or something. But just try to find something that's 10 80 pixels or above for the recording, and that's really what we're looking forward. The video resolution. It needs to just look quality video. You could certainly do four K or anything like that as well. But,
um, had a minimum. I would say 10 80 is probably the best one to use.
Like I said, most Webcams out there, especially on Amazon, you could find him for like, 30 bucks. They do 10 80. So it's not that difficult to find that these days, and you can see in the background that the Creative service team is showing the differences between the pixels. They actually see what it looks like. Absolutely.
And then the final thing we have here on the production part is just visual cohesion itself. So we just want to make sure that the actual video has cohesion from beginning to end in everything visual, right? So the colors, the fonts that you're using icons
just making sure everything just kind of flows together. And it's not just like random things here and there. So this video was a little shorter than some of the others. But we just want to touch on production a little bit,
and in the next video, we're gonna talk about presentation skills as well.