How to record good video clips on your phone for crowdsourced video production

10-15 second video clips are the building blocks of the Vloggi platform

Create a project and invite your community – customers, colleagues, fans – to contribute. They can use the Vloggi app or upload existing video to the Vloggi website to allow you easily and quickly create short films leveraging user-generated content to help promote your business, brand or destination.

  • Perfect for social media
  • Caption overlaid for silent viewing
  • Location and place name shown on all videos
  • Combine multiple clips into longer video stories

Here are 3 easy “Cs” how to film a perfect clip


Frame a video as you would a photo. No need to pan around. 

Like here by Karsten Horne:


What makes a video blog is a brief description. Tell us what is going on in the video.

What is this place/feature/event/attraction and why people should visit? What is special about this place and why would you like to share this experience? Here’s a good example in this Vloggi by Marie Barbieri:

And here’s a nice description by Peter Baiona:


Bring the clip to life by capturing some movement in the frame. For example, shoot from an escalator or travelator or film a moving object, as in these examples by jaywast:

Give it a try! You can always delete any clips you don’t like. 

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