Course Description

Preproduction is THE step. This is the step that makes the biggest difference and it's often the step that is the most ignored. Angel will walk you through all the step and items you need to think about to produce a professional video.

Angel will show you:

  • How to think through a production like professional companies do.
  • What kind of script you need
  • How to storyboard that script
  • The different shot types, what they are and what they portray.
  • How to plan a shoot when you are the entire crew
  • How to prep your equipment to be ready to film

Video Personal Trainer

Angel Hickman Peterson

With a bachelor’s degree in Film Studies from the University of Utah, my professional background is in film, television and ad production. I left the industry when I started a family, but missed working and creating. In 2011 I started a sewing and craft blog. In 2016 I started to help my fellow bloggers with video production.You can do this!

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome!

    • Welcome to Pre Production

  • 2

    Get to the Point

    • The point or purpose of the video

    • The Point to the Video Worksheet

  • 3

    The Script

    • Starting with a Script

    • Angel's Script Sample

  • 4

    Story Boarding

    • Learning to Story Board

    • Storyboard Worksheet

    • Which shot is which?

  • 5

    The Shot Sheet

    • How to Shot Sheet

    • Shot Sheet Worksheet

  • 6

    Step Out Pieces

    • What are Step Out Pieces

    • Step Out Pieces Worksheet

  • 7

    Prepping your Equipment

    • Prepping equipment and final check list

    • Pre Production Final Check Off List

  • 8

    The Golden Wedge of TIme

    • Planning for that golden wedge of time

  • 9

    Bonus Material

    • Chapter 2 Pre production

  • 10

    End of the Course... or is it?

    • End of the Pre Production Course