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You need a few simple things to do this: a camera a large piece of glass or plexiglass dry erase markers editing software capable of basic transform controls Record your actor writing on the glass. To the camera, the writing will appear backwards. Use your editing software to flip the image horizontally. The writing will now appear normal*. Most ...
What are you using currently? I use Camtasia Studio and it works pretty well, I can record portions of the screen or the entire screen with the native screen resolution [1280x800].
There are a lot of screen recording software, for example: CamStudio (free) Screenpresso (free/paid versions) Movavi Screen Capture Studio ($49.95) Camtasia Studio ($299.00)
Wikipedia is not a bad resource for explaining the different types of edits in continuity editing. Some have examples using stills of the out and in points, or references to usage of the edit in a well known film sequence. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuity_editing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/180-degree_rule ...
If you have a Mac, give ScreenFlow a try. It offers lossless screen recording which can be exported for use in Premiere or other NLE's and it's inbuilt editing is pretty good too for quick edits.
If you're using Ubuntu or any other Linux distribution, I'd recommend recordmydesktop. You can install it in Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install recordmydesktop Afterwards, run it from a terminal, using the desired filename as an argument: recordmydesktop tutorial23.ogv Stop recording by pressing Ctrl + C in the terminal.
I use ActivePresenter. The best free screen recorder I've known. It contains everything you need to make a professional screencast.
I found the free (and paid) tutorials at Color Grading Central very helpful. Using a dedicated color grading application is (in my opinion) usually the way to go. The basic version of Davinci Resolve is free, incredibly powerful, and offers a lot more control than grading in After Effects with plugins, in my experience. For more on the theory of color ...
Personally, I don't think those videos look very good. I certainly wouldn't take their message seriously given their poor quality. But that point aside, many people use either Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects to create motion graphics. Motion offers "behaviors" that make moving objects around a little easier if you aren't familiar with keyframing.
You have two main options I can see, first one is to take a look at Open Broadcaster Software Project. This project is free and open source and is targeted at individuals trying to stream primarily, but it does have good support for both a video capture device and a screen capture. I believe it is possible to configure a shortcut key for swapping sources ...
He uses Camtasia Pro ($200) a Wacom tablet and (at least on the earliest videos) MS Paint. And a head mic. http://www.teachthought.com/technology/how-to-screencast-like-the-khan-academy/ On a mac, a similar piece of screen capture software would be Screenflow, although Khan works on a Windows machine: http://www.telestream.net/screenflow/
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