Todd shared with us a little bit of his experience creating his first demo video:
How long did it take to put together?
I worked on it intermittently over the last three weeks, but I'd guess about 80 hours total.
I am not an artist AT ALL, so the drawing and Adobe Illustrator were the hardest parts.
Since I am somewhat familiar with Flash, the After Effects and even Final Cut Express made more sense to me.
How did you record the voice over?
I recorded the voice over just as you recommended, with the VoiceRecord app on my iPhone under the covers on my bed.
That was fun! And the WiFi transfer is so cool!
What was the hardest part?
Hardest part was the Illustrator drawing and getting stuff in the right layers so they were "usable" in After Effects.
I drew all the graphics except for the American Gothic and Godfather images.
What was the simplest part?
Simplest part was the Final Cut Express editing as I've done some video editing before.
Where did you find the music?
Music and most of the sound effects were from Pond5.
I got goose bumps when I first tried the music against my rough-cut video -- it was TOO perfect and so worth $20.
How did you find about Grumo?
I found out about Grumo from the Hipmunk demo video.
What other places online have helped you learn to put together this demo video?
I got a lot of After effects help from the Adobe site and also videocopilot.net.
Again - I wouldn't even have TRIED this without your awesome course. You really inspired me and also made me feel like it was "possible".
New Grumo Student Demo Video: Collective Change
New Grumo Student Demo Video: GR Sites
How to create a great product demo video using Keynote.
How to create awesome demo videos de Grumo Way
Get Our Top 10 Video Marketing Tips
Enter your email below to receive the exact strategies we've used to reach over 2,000,000 people with our videos without spending a single dollar in ads
Learn How to Create an Awesome Demo Video The Grumo Way
Whether you are a do-it-yourself type of startup or a beginner wanting to learn how to produce great demo videos, our video training series will be perfect to help you produce outstanding explanatory videos.
Click Here to Learn more about this special offer.