This section offers a range of tips about different aspects of video making. In each section you will find our Top 5 Tips, short videos from BBC staff and Video Nation contributors, and links for each subject to a range of BBC and other websites offering production advice.
Please Read Health & Safety Recommendations recommendations to ensure you are aware of safety issues regarding yourself and others when filming.
Choose your theme and story
Plan your style and shots
Check camera and sound
Film steady shots of people speaking
Film plenty of illustration shots
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