One Minute Academy

MAKE BETTER VIDEOS

Online lessons and workshops for anyone with a smartphone or digital camera

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Learn how to make one minute videos
from the comfort of your home

ONE MINUTE VIDEO PIONEERS

Our online lessons don't drag on,
because they're each exactly 60 seconds long.

PRE-PRODUCTION
Everything that happens BEFORE recording

Lesson #3

1:00

Survey the room

We don’t want to start filming right away. Avoid amateur mistakes.

PRODUCTION
Everything that happens DURING recording

Lesson #13

1:00

Camera moves

Professional camera techniques work for devices of all sizes.

POST-PRODUCTION
Everything that happens AFTER recording

Lesson #26

1:00

Video control

Adobe Premiere Pro software helps us make our videos look cinematic.

PRE-PRODUCTION
Everything that happens BEFORE recording

Getting started 1:00
Gear care 1:00
Survey the room 1:00
One person production 1:00
Ask for permission 1:00
Pick an audience 1:00
Create a feeling 1:00
Hero's journey 1:00
Shot list 1:00
Human eye 1:00

PRODUCTION
Everything that happens DURING recording

Holding a camera 1:00
10-second rule 1:00
Camera moves 1:00
Distractions 1:00
Aesthetics 1:00
Natural light 1:00
Professional light 1:00
Audio 1:00
Interviews 1:00
One-minute story 1:00

POST-PRODUCTION
Everything that happens AFTER recording

Ready to edit 1:00
File organization 1:00
Adobe Premiere Pro 1:00
Starting a project 1:00
Editing tools 1:00
Audio controls 1:00
Video controls 1:00
Photo controls 1:00
Render & export 1:00
Share it with the world 1:00

Christoph A. Geiseler
Founder

One Minute Video Expert. Filming and teaching experience in 50 countries. Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Dutch.

Anouschka Dap
Instructor

Professional fashion model, actor and teacher. Teaching experience in 15 countries. Speaks English, Dutch and German.

Alan Gaskill
Instructor

Professional actor, storyteller and teacher. Teaching experience in 5 countries. Speaks English, Chinese and Portuguese.

PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS

Develop a game-changing and lucrative skillset for the 21st century.

One minute academy

Sri Lanka
1:00

Train the trainers

Turkey
1:00

Youth engagement

Vietnam
1:00

We have worked with 50 US Embassies and Consulates around the world
and our curriculum has been tested by Princeton University,
the Kennedy Center and National Geographic.

VIDEOS BY OUR STUDENTS

"Who am I?"

by Beny Ashburn

Job profile video
Los Angeles, USA
1:00

"Anudando"

by Raquel Sereno

Sustainable manufacturing NGO
Mexico City, Mexico
1:00

"Barbie"

by Suparna Chatterjee

Anti-trafficking video
Kolkata, India
1:00

OUR STUDENTS LOVE US

"We learned how to use Adobe Premiere Pro software, and that’s really the best way to get a taste for its potential."

Fiona

Communications specialist
Paris, France

"I had little to no skill in editing and filming, but the program helped me and showed me how to do things in a professional way."

Sigher

High school student
Oran, Algeria

"I have learned a couple techniques to help my students learn the production process in a nutshell so my lectures will become much shorter."

Ramalakshmi

WE WORK WITH THE BEST OF THE BEST

US Department of State
University of Southern Calfornia
Princeton Universit
General Assembly
Newlight Technologies
Earnest
Desantis Breindel
Conde Nast
Nat Geo Logo
Kennedy Center
Impact Hub
Marriott Hotels International