Ranked by total number of listings in 9000 entry Video Production Resources Database
(sites no longer producing new content and those with too much objectionable content are not included)
rev. 1.4 (June 25, 2013)

1.   No Film School
No Film School is a site for DIY filmmakers and independent creatives. The site focuses on tools and technology relevant to filmmakers, writers, directors, editors, producers, cinematographers, bloggers, designers, and entrepreneurs.

2.  ReelSEO
ReelSEO.com is The Online Video Marketer's Guide – The world's leading resource for news, analysis, tips and trends for the online video and internet marketing industries. Our videologists & columnists offer expert advice, guidance, and commentary about the world of online video in an effort to guide internet marketers and video content producers towards best practices and online video services that suit their needs.


3.  Richard Harrington Blog
Rich owns his own video production group (RHED Pixel) and has literally written the book(s) on DSLR video production.

4.  Videomaker Magazine
We picture a world where people use video cameras as regularly as they use ink pens, keyboards, cameras, email, texts, printers and blogs to communicate thoughts, ideas and concepts.

5.  Creative Cow
Creative COW has grown to become the essential site to check for up-to-date information covering all phases of digital video. The COW’s leaders, representing a large cross-section of professionals, provide the digital film community its first real cyber-repository for information, answers, guidance and advice.

6.  AETuts+ (for those with Adobe After Effects)
Aetuts+ is a site made to house and showcase some of the best After Effects tutorials around. We publish tutorials that not only produce great effects, but explain them in a friendly, approachable manner. We also stock up links to tutorials, articles, presets and plugins from around the web to help you get the most out of After Effects.

7. PremiumBeat- The Beat
Professional bloggers give you the latest news and create tutorials about Final Cut Pro, Avid Media, Adobe Premiere, After Effects and more. We also write often about Royalty Free Music and music Copyright

8.  CheesyCam

Blogging about the various ‘Video DSLR’ tools, DIY projects, new products, workflows, tips, tricks, and methods of shooting with these unique cameras.

9. fStoppers- Video
Daily behind-the-scenes videos, news, gear reviews and more from the world of photography and videography.

10.  News|Shooter
Newsshooter.com is dedicated to the use of large sensor cameras and DSLRs for news, documentary and factual shooting.  Run by working news shooters Dan Chung and Matt Allard it is a place for professionals, educators, students and industry figures to discuss the practice and the art of cinema in documenting the real world.

11.  OnlineVideo.net
How-to articles paced for those who are starting out, intermediate, and advanced   • Case studies of online video successes   • Hot topics — what you need to know to get started   • Buyer’s guides to the best products and services   • Reviews of video production tools, online video platforms, and more   • Original videos with step-by-step visual instructions   • News updates for online video   • Events for networking and learning

12.  Filmmaker IQ

Tutorials, videos, and interviews covering all aspects of production, including screenwriting, distribution, and funding sources

13.  Vimeo Video School
Learn how to make better videos through lessons, tutorials, and sage advice from us, your friendly personal creativity consultants.

14.  DSLR Film Noob
I was very frustrated with the lack of tutorials and information available on the net covering DSLR film making. So I hope to shed some light on subject. My contributions to DSLR filming are free, no monthly subscription or sales pitch and if I recommend a product chances are I own it, have owned it, or have at the very least used it for filming.

15.  FILMMAKER Magazine

FILMMAKER exists to support independent film and champion the group of artists committed to innovative and unique storytelling through uncompromising, selective, and respected editorial.

16.  WITNESS Blog
This blog is an ongoing conversation about the effective use of video in human rights campaigns to create policy, behavior, or practice changes.

17.  DSLR Video Shooter

DSLR Video Shooter is run by Caleb Pike and is dedicated to videographers and cinematographers alike who are striving to use HDSLRs for quality storytelling.

18.  Wolfcrow
Dedicated to offering workflow solutions for filmmakers and media professionals. Wolfcrow helps by:
Making technology easy for you to understand
Keeping you up to date on the latest trends, tools and equipment
Giving you free information and advice on improving workflows, and
Providing you specialized workflow support and training

19. Planet 5D Blog
Blog of HDSLR news and what is going on behind the scenes

20.  EOSHD
EOSHD covers DSLR video and it is aimed at all filmmakers from the perspective of someone who is independent, with a mindset more like that of an artist or musician rather than that of a videographer with corporate clients.

21.  DIY Photography
DIYPhotography.net (or DIYP in short) is a place dedicated to photography lovers. My deepest desire is to teach you how to take great pictures, and do so without breaking your bank account.

22.  StillMotion
we folk here at stillmotion are admittedly a quirky, passionate, and tireless group. when we aren’t out shooting, we’ll most often be found hatching new plans to make our stories more relevant or finding ways to help others tell their stories in a more meaningful way. it’s this connection between story and meaning that we all care for deeply and that unites all of the different things we do. this blog serves as the one place where we can bring together all the dimensions that make up stillmotion.

23.  FilmRiot
Film Riot is a how-to trip through filmmaking from the hyper-active mind of Ryan Connolly. From how to make great effects to following Triune Films through production, Film Riot explores the art of filmmaking in a way you've never seen.   ***Video host uses a lot of objectionable language***

24. The Frugal Filmmaker

Make movies! Don't go broke!

25.  522 Productions
522 Productions provides professional video production in Washington DC, Virginia, Baltimore, and Maryland.

26.  Pro Video Coalition
The Createasphere Pro Coalitions bring together the industry’s best writers, bloggers and video gurus under one URL.

27 (tie).  HurlBlog
The Hurlbut Visuals Blog was created to be a trusted source in the learning journey for filmmakers globally.

27 (tie). video4change
v4c.org aims to build and collect resources, materials and guides that will support the work of video activists and video trainers.

29.  Learning DSLR Video
This site is about me learning as I go, and sharing my mistakes and my successes with everyone else. I’m somewhat of an advanced amateur learning how to shoot video with a DSLR (there’s a steep learning curve).

30.  EC Abrams
Video tutorials on creating motion graphics with Adobe After Effects

31.  Philip Bloom
My site has gone from becoming a place to showcase my work to a place for people to learn and share. There is a wealth of information on my site for both the seasoned and junior film maker. I hope you find it useful. We all need as much help as we can get to make it these days and I hope I can help.

32.  Wistia
A blog published by the Wistia video hosting company

33.  Indiewire
The leading news, information, and networking site for independent-minded filmmakers, the industry and moviegoers alike

34.  Filmmaking Stuff
Filmmaking Stuff is a professional resource for independent filmmakers and provides tips on screentwriting, producing, crowdfunding, directing, movie marketing and film distribution.
35.  RedShark
RedShark is a multiplatform online publication for anyone with an interest in moving image technology and craft

36.  Creative Planet Network DV

37 (tie).  Mastering Film
MasteringFilm, powered by bestselling Focal Press authors, leading filmmakers, industry experts, and our editorial and marketing team (who live and breathe film every day).  We believe creativity has an endless shelf life, and we are passionate about providing you the best resources that help give a longer shelf life to your creations.

37 (tie).  MicroFilmmaker Magazine
Our mission at MicroFilmmaker Magazine is to connect and assist the ultra-low budget independent content creators who, more often than not, seem to get lost in the shuffle.

39 (tie).  The Basic Filmmaker
I post videos, short films, DIY build projects you've never seen before, After Effects tutorials, and cover cameras, gear, sliders, makeup, DSLRs, cranes, jibs, dolly's, stabilizers, shoulder rigs, rail systems, green screen tutorials, and answering any question you ask about filming.

39 (tie).  The Black and Blue
Whether you want to direct movies or work on the crew that makes them, The Black and Blue provides tips to help you look like a pro on set and is devoted to delivering useful knowledge about what it’s really like to make a movie.

39 (tie).  Zacuto Tips & Tricks
42 (tie).  International Journalists' Network (IJNet)
IJNet keeps professional and citizen journalists up to date on the latest media innovations, online journalism resources, training opportunities and expert advice

42 (tie).  NextWaveDV

NextWaveDV’s vision is to provide the latest news, tips and training resources for video and film makers.  We started off as a small personal blog and have grown to a large site with thousands of visits each day.  We provide blog and video content to help people make better videos.

44.  The Slanted Lens
DSLR and HDSLR instruction. Photographic lighting and camera tutorials for beginners to advanced.


45.  Lights Online Film School
Welcome to the Lights Film School Blog. We publish blog posts daily for filmmakers and film students who are interested in the exciting world of filmmaking. We have exclusive interviews with directors, “how to” articles covering topics ranging from cinematography to editing as well as helpful film marketing and distribution articles to help you earn the most from your productions.

46.  Tom Antos Films
Tom has been sharing his filmmaking experience and knowledge through online tutorials that have gained a large and loyal audience on YouTube and Vimeo. His tutorials have been seen over two million times on YouTube alone

47.  Visual Story Network  
***Christian Life/Ministry Focused Site***
This is a global social network for the visual story movement.
48 (tie).  GigaOM- Media
Founded in 2006, Gigaom is the leading global voice on emerging technologies. Our blog, research and events humanize technology and provide deep insight on disruptive companies, people and trends.

48 (tie).   Raindance Film Festival

50 (tie).  Cinema 5D
Aside from providing the latest industry news it will be transformed into the prime destination for real world reviews of digital cinematography cameras, HDSLRs and accessories.


50 (tie).   MediaStorm
MediaStorm is an award-winning film production and interactive design studio whose work gives voice and meaning to the most pressing issues of our time.

50 (tie).   Mobile and Video Journalism Technology Blog
A resource for journalists, media professionals and anyone who wants to produce video for online

50 (tie).  SocialBrite
We provide thousands of free articles, tutorials and resources to the social good community.