Top 5 YouTube Channels To Learn Making Films For Beginners

If you’re going to start your own YouTube channel and don’t know where to start, here’s the list of top 5 YouTube channels you can follow to learn about making films, editing video techniques.

Top 5 YouTube Channels To Learn Making Films For Beginners

1. Peter Mckinnon

He is my go to channel when I want to learn about filming techniques, camera movements, how to create B-roll sequences, or how to add sound effect into video. If you’re new to film making, and you’re using Adobe Premiere Pro, want to learn great tips, tutorials about making videos, his channel is definitely a great one to subscribe.

2.Parker Walbeck

Another great channel to learn filming tips and tricks is Parker Walbeck from Full time film Most of the videos and tutorials on Parker Walbeck channel are easy to follow, direct to the point. He also offers full online training courses at his website. If you like the tutorial he made, you can visit his website to join the full courses.

3. Brandon Li

Brandon is another great channel to visit if you want to learn film making tutorials, travel videos. He’s especially great at using gimbals. Like Parker Walbeck, Brando Li also offers complete film making online courses on his own website. If you want to make amazing travel videos, this channel is highly recommended. Watch this amazing Seoul Wave to learn about his style.

4. kold – Sam Kolder

Making travel videos as a career becomes very popular on YouTube nowadays. Sam Kolder is one of my favorite channel to watch amazing travel videos. He travels the world with his team, and create amazing stories of us watch for free on YouTube. Again, this guy also uses Adobe Premiere Pro to edit videos.

5. Daniel Shiffer

Daniel Shiffer is a Final Cut Pro users. He produces tutorials about filming techniques, camera movements, B-roll editing tips and so on. It’s a good channel to learn making videos as he often speaks slowly, and directly to the point which is very important for beginners.

All in all, there are countless YouTube channels to learn about filming techniques. All of the content on their channel are complete free to watch. The only matter is how to learn their tips and apply to your project quickly. It’s also important to outline what you’re going to learn before diving into the Ocean of filming industry. Ask yourself below simple questions:

  • What kind of video do you want to make?
  • What gear do you have?
  • What video editing software are you using, or none?
  • Do you have budget to buy expensive gears?
  • What’s you purpose of making videos?

All in all, make yourself clear about all these questions, you’ll know what to do, and  to learn next. It’s just the matter of time and effort. Different kind of video content will bring to different knowledge branches, I am not going into the detail as I don’t know what video content you’re going to make.

In my opinion, everyone can make videos. It’s an easy stuff. But, to make good videos, you’ll have to learn a lot.

I’ve learned making screencasting videos from zero 2 years ago. And now I am still learning how to make better and better screencast videos on my YouTube channel. But, I am now very confident about how to make a good screencast videos, software tutorials, or some other kind of YouTube videos. If you have the same interests, leave your comments on my channel and we’ll talk soon. Take a look at this example:

Bottom line

YouTube is no doubt a good place learn new things, especially making videos. However, you should always pay attention to what you want to learn. Otherwise, it’ll takes a long way to learn.

I hope this piece of information is helpful for you. If you like the article, lets me know in the comment section below. If you have any question about software, video editing tips, don’t hesitate to contact me via email. I am very happy to help you!

Good luck!




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