Fix it in Production

Learn proper production tips, tricks, and techniques

Come join veteran videographer Lee Herbet as he shares his tips and tricks for making your productions run more smoothly. As he shares his knowledge you'll learn several invaluable techniques that really only come from years of experience shooting professionally. Here are a list of topics covered. 


• Storyboarding

• Generating shot lists

• Equipment preparation before the shoot

• Proper location reconnaissance to be better prepared for your shoot 

• Managing client communications 


• 3 point lighting, indoors and outdoors

• Videography shooting techniques

• Matching colors between multiple cameras

• Microphone techniques to eliminate noise

• Overview of essential video and audio gear

• Hiding lavalier microphones

• Using shotgun mics

• Eliminating flicker in video

• Shooting with the editor in mind

• Managing cards and equipment during a shoot 

and much more! 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting started with Pre-Production

    • An intro to Pre-Production

    • Creating Storyboards and a Shot List

    • Site reconnaissance, (plans and insights)

    • Shoot Prep: GEAR

  • 2


    • Understanding Microphones and Audio

    • Microphones: Shotgun mics

    • Microphones: Lavalier mics

    • Hiding Lavalier microphones

  • 3

    Lighting, and working on location

    • A look at different kinds of lights

    • Shooting on location indoors

    • Shooting on location outdoors

    • Outdoor microphone techniques

  • 4


    • Shooting live action indoors, with camera techniques


Master Trainer

Lee Herbet

Lee Herbet is a visual storyteller and a certified Final Cut Pro Master Trainer. Through his company,, he and his team have helped some of the biggest brands in the world tell their stories. He loves teaching photography/video and editing and delivers workshops all over the world. He writes for a number of online photography and video sites on topics ranging from reviews to “how to” articles.