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You don’t need the latest and greatest in film equipment to produce a simple and effective video. In fact, to produce a video for online, all you really need is an iPhone, a tripod and a mini microphone.
Apps like Reel Director can be purchased from the iTunes store for video editing, and then you can upload it to YouTube using the Youtube App. In fact, you can film and edit a video without a PC at all!
Think I’m joking? Think again.
Here is a YouTube instructional video on how filming, editing and uploading from your smartphone can be a reality.
Recommended video recording/editing materials
iPhone tripod mount
Mic for DSLR cameras
Mic pre-amp (adds headphone monitoring, turns of auto-gain control)
iPhone video editing apps