4.27 (483 reviews)
☑ be more confident on camera
☑ speak clearly and with comfort on camera
☑ enjoy being on camera
☑ understand the basics of being on camera as a TV reporter, anchor, journalist
☑ create better YouTube videos & online courses
Be better on camera with more confidence, authority, and comfort!
Do you get nervous when speaking on camera?
Do you wish you felt more confident and had a better on camera presence?
Are you trying to be on television, a YouTube vlogger, or an online teacher?
Do you have to be on camera for an interview, and need quick media training?
If you answered yes to any of those questions, this is the perfect course for you. Camera Confidence, will help you feel more confident, speak more clearly, and have an overall better on camera presence no matter what kind of video you are a part of.
Learn from a television professional!
Christian Hartnett is a multimedia journalist with over a decade of on camera experience. He has a bachelor of arts in broadcast journalism and was recently the youngest field reporter for CBS San Francisco. He's learned many tips and tricks over the years that have helped him be successful. He's also made a lot of mistakes and struggled to be confident on camera, just like you.
Our Media Training Course Overview:
What makes this class the best? Practice & get feedback!
To succeed in this course, you'll need to take action and participate in our practice exercises. Some of these include submitting practice videos where we'll give you honest, critical, and helpful feedback. Use this feedback to improve!
Enroll now to be better on camera!
Increase your confidence for your next video, television appearance, YouTube vlog, or online course.
With our 30-day 100% money back guarantee, there is nothing holding you back from jumping in right now and trying the course out.
Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!
Phil & Christian
Let's Dive Right In
Course Overview & Instructor Introduction
Understand the Goal
Exercise: Introduce Yourself to the Class (with a Video)
Talk to Yourself
Teaching Break Television Report - Taco Bell Delivery
Engage Complete Strangers in Public
Exercise: Talk to Yourself & to a Stranger
Christian Showing You How to Talk to Yourself
Before the Camera Starts Rolling (Conceptual Tips)
Set Yourself Up for Success
Teaching Break Television Report - Christian in Santa Cruz
Be Passionate About Your Subject
Do Your Research
Is There an Online Forum for Your Topic
Outlining & Scripting
Section Conclusion & Exercise: Write Out Your Video Outline
Practice Makes Perfect
Start a YouTube Channel
Teaching Break Television Report - Parking Lot Exodus
Section Conclusion & Exercise: Submit Your Practice Video
How to Use Your Body to Your Advantage
Teaching Break Television Report - Record Swim
Eyes, Face, Mouth
Hands & Arms
Feet & Legs
Shoulders & Back
Teaching Break Television Report - DUI Selfies
Student Question: How to Physically Look Better on Camera
Section Conclusion & Exercise: Practice Using Your Body Better
Having Great Presence on Television
Let's Look at Some Great Television Examples
How to Show Authority on Camera
Teaching Break Television Report - Too Many Taxes
Top 5 Tips for Television Camera Presence
Teaching Break Television Report - Deadly Hit and Run
Section Conclusion & Exercise: Make a Sample TV Report
Having Great Presence as a YouTuber
Let's Look at Some Great YouTube Examples
Showing Your Personality vs. Being Strictly Professional
Top 5 Tips for YouTube Camera Presence
Section Conclusion & Exercise: Make a YouTube Video
Having Great Presence as an Online Instructor
Let's Look at Some Great Online Teachers
Engaging with the Student - Through the Camera
Top 5 Tips for Online Course Camera Presence
Section Conclusion & Exercise: Record an Online Course Lecture
Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes 1 - The Beginnings of an On Camera Career
Behind the Scenes 2 - From College to Career
Behind the Scenes - The Future
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A great course with the quality I actually already expect of Phil's courses. Concise, to the point and with a high information density. I love how the actual course is separated from the 'behind the scenes' videos in the last section. Recommended for everybody who wants to feel more confident in front of the camera.
Phil and Christian, you guys are so awesome. I really enjoyed this course and I will be using what i have learned to start my YouTube channel. I would like to upload some of my work as soon as I can. Thanks for this brilliant, practical course.
I am about to start my own YouTube channel and I want to learn how to have a strong online presence especially in front of a camera.
I work for a national legislature and I'm looking both to get more confident on camera for personal video projects, but also to sharpen my direction as I shoot a lot of video with members of the public and elected officials and when confidence wanes as I point my camera at someone, I don't always know what to do to help bolster someone's energy! So far, this course seems informative and light with a clear expert at the helm.
The course at all amazing. Christian is a mazing, confident and also has authority. this course add for me so much. keep going... excellent.
I only went halfway, but the episodes are pretty short and mostly seem appropriate for someone who wants to be a news reporter. It was a waste of my time, I later found free online places with better training for appearing on camera.
The whole content of the course is within class #39, in as much as 5 minutes. Having taken the video production and the Premiere Pro courses, I was expecting a high level course, where I could find valuable tips and multiple lessons that could take me to a level I couldn't get just by Googling those things. Instead, I feel I've gotten a pretty basic content. I won't ask for a refund or anything because you guys put work into this and I did watch all of it. But it was really disappointing and not up to the standards of Video School Online. The snippets of Christian's work are really disconnected from the rest of the course. After seeing the first report, I thought what would come next was him discussing what he was doing there, what techniques he was applying and such. Instead, it's just that, no explanations, no discussion. I hope you guys can add more classes to this course to make it truly invaluable.
Excellent course with great content, 2 great teachers as well, have done a couple of Phil's courses and love the way he teaches, this course exceeded my expectations, thank you guys. Superb.
Good course on camera confidence. Being an extrovert I was expecting more pro tips for going "above and beyond" with filming myself, but most of what is given here is leans more towards "common sense" than anything else. Please don't think I'm saying this is a bad course, because by all means I believe it is a good one, but it felt more like a refresher course about things I already knew, and I consider myself a beginner. All in all, I do recommend this course for complete beginners, especially if you tend to be on the shy side.
Outstanding course delivered by two very experienced instructors. It was just what I needed to help me look more professional and at ease on camera for the new YouTube channel I am creating. I am so happy to have found this program highly recommend it!
I think the short - to the point - videos make this class more enjoyable. I really like how you have structured the course so far and the tips you have provided.
Hi Phil and Christian, Great job on the course. I enjoyed every bit of it. It brought about some vital points which i hadn't thought of and which i will definitely use while starting my youtube channel. I am a naturally introverted person so i needed some encouragement to pursue making my own videos. This course has paved a way to proceed further and overcome my own shyness. Really brought home the following point: Practice.Practice.Practice.Feedback.Practice Thank you
Thanks guys for creating this amazing course. I really learned a lot. Hopefully I'll be able to apply all the lessons that I've learned throughout this class. I really enjoyed it! Cheers!
The instructors were great and should be a must for anyone who speaks in front of a camera I would like to see another course on journalism where you would go 0ver the basics of writing and production of a good story Good work and thanks Gary Swain
Highly recommend this course. These guys have obviously had a passion for this since their formative years and to me it rare to find this kind of expert in this field. On top of that, they pull back the curtain and give strategies and exercises that will enable you to improve fast if you do the work. I've completed 50% of the course and have already had my biggest struggles have been dispatched. I am looking forward to the rest of the program. Another thing that you need to consider about this course is the fact it is loaded with examples of Christian's professional newscasting experience, so the course is not all talk, it walks the walk.