Step 1: What you will need

This practical guide to self-shooting and editing will help you to record a talking head video using your mobile phone or laptop.

It is possible to easily shoot some simple projects yourself.

You Will Need:

For Shooting -

A mobile phone with an integrated camera and a mobile phone tripod


A laptop/PC with a built in webcam

For Editing -

Windows Movie Maker is a simple piece of software that allows you to tidy up your recording before uploading it to the web. You can install Windows Movie Maker on all IT Services Windows 7 PCs using the Programme Installer.

Once you have successfully installed Windows Movie Maker onto your PC using the Programme Installer, you can now start to work on how to make your short film stand out.

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