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Module 09: How to Shoot a Self Submission

Segment 09: Teleprompter for a DSLR

Level up your submission and learn how to use a teleprompter with a DSLR or other video camcorder.


Teleprompt+ (iOS)

Teleprompt+ 3 is perfect for anyone who would benefit from having a powerful visual aid while engaged in a public speaking activity.

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Teleprompter Pro (Android)

Teleprompter Pro is the professional teleprompter system for your Android phone and tablet.

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Canon Rebel T6i Bundle

Canon Rebel T6i camera is a great entry camera into the world DSLR's.  You can do a lot more than shoot self submission videos too!

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Velbon Videomate 638/F 3-Sec Heavy Duty Geared Tripod & Carrying Case

When using a DSLR, the camera is small enough that you won't need a large tripod.

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Neewer Photography 160 LED Studio Lighting Kit

The Neewer CN-160 helps to ensure perfect settings for your photography or video subject.

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On Stage MS7201B Round Base Microphone Stand, Black

Use this mic stand to hold your shotgun mic and focus card as your stand in.

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On Stage MY200 Universal Microphone Clip

Spring-loaded clip. 5/8 inch 27 female threaded insert in plastic base.

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Audio-Technica ATR-3350IS Omnidirectional Condenser Lavalier Microphone for Smartphones with Accessory Bundle

This high-quality condenser is ideal for video. It includes an adapter for instant compatibility with newer smartphones (Android, iPhone, more).

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Rode NTG-2

The RØDE NTG2 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone, designed for professional applications within the film, video, television and production industries.

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Zoom H1 Handy Portable Digital Recorder

In case you want to record your audio separately, I recommend picking up one of these portable digital recorders.

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Behringer 302USB

If you want to take your shotgun mic and input it into this USB mixer, you can record audio straight into your computer.

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Clamps for Backdrop and Focus Card

You'll need these handy clamps to secure any backdrop and focus card when you're shooting by yourself.

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Gray Muslin Backdrop

In case you don't have a gray wall, you can always pick up a gray muslin backdrop.

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Focus Card

Download this focus card and print it out onto card stock.  Clamp the focus card onto the mic stand for your stand in.

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Want to learn some other tricks?

Now that we've gone through the gamut of ways to shoot a self submission video, what are some other tricks and tips that you can use when you have to play several characters at once? 

See you in Segment 10:  Tips and Tricks When Shooting a Self Submission