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How to Make a Startup Video

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Hi! Iโ€™m Drew Wilson.

I run Plasso. We like making beautiful videos. So I put together this website and video to show you how we do it. Hopefully itโ€™ll inform and inspire you to make your own awesome videos.

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Hereโ€™s how you can make a startup video:

I'm sure you already understand the tremendous value in making a clear and effective video to help tell your startup's story... but getting your message to come across clearly in a video it isn't always easy.
My hope is the following tips will make it a bit easier for you to tell your story. Follow these simple tips and save yourself a bunch of time and guess work. ๐Ÿ‘

Prep and planning

Shot list

Make a schedule



How to shoot with a camera

Light and depth

Day of the shoot

Story, story, story


There is a lot that goes into making a video. A shoot for a video can take anywhere from an hour (if only one location and a no talking), all the way up to 2-3 days. Editing the video adds even more time. So make sure you give yourself enough time to make your video the best it can be!

If you need help and want to hire a pro, hit up the superbly excellent Zyon Films.

Now go have some fun telling your story! ๐Ÿค™

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