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8 Considerations When Choosing Powerful Music For Video

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8 Considerations When Choosing Powerful Music For Video

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. 

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5 Grants For Micro-Budget Filmmaking in Canada

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5 Grants For Micro-Budget Filmmaking in Canada

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. 

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Making Creative Time In A World Of Distraction

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Making Creative Time In A World Of Distraction

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. 

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A Great Soundtrack Improves A Video's Reach and ROI

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A Great Soundtrack Improves A Video's Reach and ROI

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. 

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Introducing Bedtracks' Stunning New Exclusive Catalogue

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Introducing Bedtracks' Stunning New Exclusive Catalogue

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! 

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How To Coordinate Music With The Colours In Your Video

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How To Coordinate Music With The Colours In Your Video

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.

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Exclusive or Non-Exclusive Music Rights | What Does My Video Need?

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Exclusive or Non-Exclusive Music Rights | What Does My Video Need?

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.

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How To Shoot Beautiful and Professional Quality Video on the iPhone 7 Plus

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How To Shoot Beautiful and Professional Quality Video on the iPhone 7 Plus

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.

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20 Daily Practices That Inspire Creative Thought

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20 Daily Practices That Inspire Creative Thought

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. 

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7 Considerations When Recording Audio For An Interview

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7 Considerations When Recording Audio For An Interview

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. 

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How To Tell An Effective Story With Video

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How To Tell An Effective Story With Video

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! 

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How To Avoid & Deal With Temp Love In Your Video Soundtrack

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How To Avoid & Deal With Temp Love In Your Video Soundtrack

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.

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Filmmaking: The Partnership Between Composer And Director

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Filmmaking: The Partnership Between Composer And Director

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. 

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Premiere Pro CC | 14 Must-Know Shortcuts

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Premiere Pro CC | 14 Must-Know Shortcuts

Bedtracks would like to share what we believe to be the most fundamental ‘must know’ shortcuts for faster and ultimately more creative video editing!

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25 Of The Best Video Production Blogs

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25 Of The Best Video Production Blogs

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.

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5 Ways To Improve Your B2B Video Soundtrack

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5 Ways To Improve Your B2B Video Soundtrack

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.  

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Video Creators | 7 Considerations When Writing A Creative Brief

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Video Creators | 7 Considerations When Writing A Creative Brief

As a music supplier, we see creative briefs nearly everyday. We’ve seen the gamut of them, some very specific and others quite vague. Some good, others, not so good.

I would like to share with you what we consider is a well-written creative brief as it relates to music for your video project! 

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Finding Music For Video Has Never Been Easier | Use 'Sonic Search'

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Finding Music For Video Has Never Been Easier | Use 'Sonic Search'

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a tool that allows you to find music that sounds similar to your reference? Well, that tool exists! and it’s called ‘Sonic Search’.

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Bringing The Creative Vision To Life | 5 Reasons To Hire A Music Supervisor

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Bringing The Creative Vision To Life | 5 Reasons To Hire A Music Supervisor

A music supervisor makes connections between music and picture that most people wouldn’t see. At the end of the day it all boils down to bringing the creative vision of the marketing gurus, director or filmmaker to life.

 

 

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The Relationship Between Music & Colour | 5 Reasons Why It’s Important

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The Relationship Between Music & Colour | 5 Reasons Why It’s Important

Music and colour are similar in the uncanniest of ways. At a fundamental level, both hit us in a powerful, memorable and emotional sense. This connection is overlooked by most, but a shift in perspective will make marrying music to your brand easier, relatable and very creative!

 

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