The soundtrack is 50% of what you're taking away from a video, so getting it right is important! The point of this article is to help give you the fundamentals you need to choose the right piece of music for the maximum impact of your video.
The success of a film can hinder on the funding from a grant organization. It’s of great importance that one educate themselves on what opportunities are available to them. Read more to learn about what we think are the top 5 grants for small budget filmmakers.
We’re living in an age where our resource for focused, undistracted creative time is being threatened! Read more if you want to know the mini-strategies I found to be most useful in my life when building new habits that foster creative work and artistic growth.
Studies have shown that poor audio quality in a video soundtrack yields poor ROI. Having an amazing soundtrack is paramount. Here are some great considerations for improving your video's soundtrack.
Over the last several months Bedtracks has commissioned The Luvmenauts to help us build a unique catalogue of music that is exclusive to Bedtracks. Founding member and bass player, Alex Furlott sits down with me to chat about the band and their process for writing multi-genre music in a cinematic context.
Bedtracks is thrilled to announce the release of our new catalogue of exclusive music! We commissioned over 70 premium quality production tracks written by our favourite composers. Our carefully crafted catalogue is tailor made to be Video Editor friendly, and this is only the beginning. Click the link to read more!
Colour is hitting us right in the feels without us even knowing. It’s a powerful force at work, and we believe it explains the emotional role it shares with music. Read this post if you want to know more about how you can make creative music selections based on the colour theory of your video project.
Production music is approximately 80% of what the general public hears on a daily basis, yet most don’t even know it. The big business of royalty-free stock music has a fascinating history and goes back further than you might think!
An important choice when buying a music license is between non-exclusive and exclusive music rights for your chosen track. We would like to shed some light on the differences between the different types of rights and what makes the most sense for your video project.
iPhone 7 has been out for about four months now, which has given us plenty of time to dive into the incredible camera features that this new phone has to offer, but here’s the catch. Despite all these great features we still need to know how to wield the tools correctly to make the best end product. Read about our 10 tips for capturing the best possible video.
The study of creativity is complicated and hazy as to what it is and how some people seem to "have it" and others "don't," but I don't buy that. That's why I decided to write this post. Train your brain to see the world through a different lens.
Recording a great sounding interview can be a lot harder than it sounds and for documentary filmmakers, investigative journalists, students, etc. The importance of having clear and audible sound in an interview is paramount. We hope to help you consistently achieve the best sounding audio possible in your video projects.
Storytelling is powerful when done right. So, it makes sense to incorporate that into our video production. Whether it is a Kickstarter video or documentary film, using storytelling will drive your message into the cognition of your audience and leave a footprint on their psyche. Check out our tips on how to accomplish that!
If you are a filmmaker, composer or working in the video production business you have probably heard of or been affected by the dreaded ‘Temp Love’. Luckily the temp love trap can be avoided with some careful considerations.
This article will be taking a brief look at the history of composition for film and a deeper look into what makes the unbeatable composer/director relationship work and how you can successfully partner up with a composer to get the best possible score for your production.
Bedtracks would like to share what we believe to be the most fundamental ‘must know’ shortcuts for faster and ultimately more creative video editing!
From Cinematic Soul to Psychedelic Surf. A Collection Of Throwback Grooves Played By Toronto’s 'The Luvmenauts’.
Blogs. They're where we go when we want to learn something and in the world of video production there is a never ending amount to learn and apply. So, Bedtracks has curated 25 of our favourite blog resources for all things video: Post-Production, Equipment, Color Grading, Filmmaking and Storytelling.
We’ve all seen videos that were near unwatchable due to a bad stock music or a poorly recorded voiceover. Bedtracks has come up with an essentials list of 5 post-production tips to improve your video soundtrack.
Getting your music licensed is tricky business. If you’re not getting placements, you might be asking: what are music libraries actually looking for? The Bedtracks team made a list of the 5 most common reasons why a music library composer is not seeing regular placements.