Video depositions are becoming more and more common each day. With the constant advances in technology, it is now easier than ever to both film and share video footage. This is extremely beneficial as video depositions are often the most effective type of deposition available. However, the location of the parties involved may be a barrier to filming a video deposition in person. Don't be alarmed if you find yourself...

Many participants in legal cases are asked to record a deposition. A deposition is an excellent way to document the testimony of a witness. One of the most common types of depositions is a video deposition. You might be wondering why video depositions are necessary in the first place.  Today, we will cover the answer to this question in addition to other valuable information. So, why do a video deposition? A...

In every profession there are rules.  There are rules of operation and rules of conduct.  These rules help guide an individual to be successful in any given field. Deposition videographers are no exception.  This profession is one that must be executed thoroughly and with integrity.  Listed below are the basic rules that outline how to be successful and prepared for the job. Rules for Deposition Videographers On the record Being “on the record” means...

Have you been thinking about starting your own video deposition services, but you're not sure what equipment you need? I was in the exact same place several years ago, so I put together this guide to help. What equipment do you need for video deposition? You will need the following: Video Camera (Preferably a Camcorder) A Sturdy Tripod Microphone Secondary Recording Device (Optional) Computer (For Editing) And Headphones   When filming depositions, you...

Have you been thinking about starting your own video deposition services, but are not sure how to edit the video together? Well, the good news is, it is actually a very easy process! How do you edit a video deposition? To edit a video deposition, all you need to do is take the clips of the deposition, put them in chronological order on the timeline of your editing software, and if...

Deposition videos can be very beneficial for legal proceedings; however, finding a videographer that has the knowledge needed to produce a deposition video can be expensive and time-consuming. If you’re a lawyer, you may find yourself asking can I record my own deposition video? The answer is yes. You can record your own deposition video as a lawyer. However, you will need to be familiar with the equipment that you'll need...

How Does A Video Deposition Work? There is no doubt that video is an unmatched medium in which to capture a moment. A picture may be worth a thousand words but a video’s ability to capture moments, expressions and actions are invaluable. Videography plays an important part in all of our lives. We live in a time where there are more videos being recorded, uploaded and shared than ever before. Videography is not...

One of the most important factors to consider for your legal video business is what rate you're going to charge for video depositions. I know from experience that it can be tricky finding a price point that's appealing to clients without underselling your services, but thankfully, it can be done. So, what should you charge for a video deposition? The typical flat rate to charge for a video deposition ranges between...

How to Set Up for and Record a Video Deposition When our company first ventured into shooting video depositions we had to start from scratch. My goal is to help you learn everything we didn't when we walked in to film our first deposition. When recording a deposition, preparation is the key to success. With proper preparation and planning, you can be confident walking into shoot your first deposition video. As a...

Are you a witness in an upcoming lawsuit? Maybe you’re just interested in the legal system and want to know more about depositions. Unless you have personally participated in a lawsuit, it is likely that you have a very limited understanding of the legal system. Today, we are going to cover telephone depositions and everything that process entails. What is a telephone deposition? A telephone deposition is a way to...