How to Make a Music Video

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Whether you are an aspiring artist or making music for fun, it will be nice if you have a music video to showcase to the world. People love to use all their senses when enjoying the art of music. That is why you should make a music video. A music video is an extension of the music itself. It portrays the message and story of what you want to tell and presents it to the world as visual art. Video production can be done professionally by utilizing services from corporations, or you can do it yourself. Here is how to make a music video:

Create a concept

shootingThe first thing you should figure out when you want to make a music video is the concept of the video. You need to figure out what you want to showcase in the video. You need to determine whether you want to tell a story in the video, or you want to showcase something artsy, or whatever it is that your heart desires. Determining and creating a concept for the music video is crucial because that will be your guide and it will set your course for the entire thing.

Get a director and a cameraman

The next thing you need to do is to hire or ask help from people to help you create the video. It is very important to have a director and a cameraman. They will be the mind and the brain of the entire process. You can hire people from established services, you can post wanted advertisements, or you can also seek help from the people you know. You need to hire the people who you can work well with and share the same vision with you so that the shoot goes well and runs smoothly.

Prepare your equipment and props

equipmentYou will also need to prepare the pieces of equipment as well as the props that you will be needing for the shooting of the video clip. It is best if you borrow them or loan them if they are quite expensive. However, you can also buy them when you think you will also be needing it for the long haul. The equipment that you will be needing are cameras, video cameras, sound recorder, microphones, headsets, and stereos. You should also prepare all the props according to your concept.

Get creative

When shooting a music video, it is important to be creative. It is okay to go and think outside the box. Use your wildest imagination to create the video for your music. Get creative to attract people and get them into watching your music video and listening to your music.