David Bode
Dave Bode is the leading expert on video and audio production in the upstate NY area. Working as a camera operator, editor, inventor, motion graphics designer, recording engineer, and studio musician, he truly is the Production Swiss Army Knife. Dave has created content for VH1 and Discovery Networks as well as inspirational videos that have been seen by millions. In early 2011, Dave started his own business (BODEMEDIA.TV) helping people create great looking videos.
Courses
  • Photo & Video

    Photo and Video Gear Hacks

    2 hours
    $15
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Introduction to Motion Tracking

    4.6 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    What Every Photographer Should Know About Lenses

    2.7 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    Introduction to Digital Photography Equipment

    2.9 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    Advanced Depth of Field and Exposure

    2.2 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    Green Screen Photography

    3.1 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    Corporate and Presentation Style Video

    2.4 hours
    $15
  • Music & Audio

    Using a Pro Percussion Sample Library

    2.8 hours
    $15
  • Music & Audio

    Using a Pro Woodwinds Sample Library

    2.6 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    Fundamentals of Photography

    2 hours
    Free
  • Photo & Video

    Family Photo Chop-Shopping Course

    2.6 hours
    $15
  • Music & Audio

    Using a Pro String Sample Library

    2.2 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    Introduction to Camera Movement

    3 hours
    $15
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Advanced Text Treatments in After Effects

    3 hours
    $15
  • Music & Audio

    Audio Production for Interviews

    2.7 hours
    $15
  • Photo & Video

    Lighting Basics for Video

    2 hours
    $15
  • 3D & Motion Graphics

    Green Screen and Compositing for Beginners

    2.1 hours
    $15
  • Music & Audio

    Fundamentals of Audio Production

    1.7 hours
    $15
Tutorials
  • Music & Audio
    Using Damage in Composition: Part 3Composing with damage part 03 preview
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    In this tutorial I’ll be jumping back into Damage to do some composition of percussion parts live! You will see some of the more electronic and industrial sounds in action as I audition what patches work and lay down some tracks. You’ll see the percussion parts all built from scratch as we record and refine the rhythms and sounds for a thick, industrial sound.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using Damage in Composition: Part 2Composing with damage part 02 preview
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    In this tutorial we will be jumping back into Damage to see how you can utilize the ethnic instrument patched to create a Middle Eastern style track. You will learn how to layer several percussion patches and design parts to create a richly textured percussion bed. You will also see what went into the supporting instrumentation for this orchestral/cinematic track. You will see lots of Kontakt combined with recorded audio tracks used for a really nice final product!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Using Damage in Composition: Part 1Using damage in composition part 01 preview
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    Heavyocity's Damage is a powerful tool for creating big percussion beds and glitchy drum parts in your tracks and compositions. In this tutorial we will be going over what the library has to offer by taking a look at the layout and the GUI. We will also be looking how to use some of the instruments contained in Damage for some big sounding percussion beds in a short orchestral example.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Producing an EP Part 6: More Arranging, Mixing, & MasteringPart 06   more arranging, mixing, and mastering preview
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    In this series we'll look at several aspects of creating a 6-7 song EP. In Part 6, we'll look at arranging, mixing, and mastering of one of the tracks.Read More…
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    Producing an EP Part 5: Vocal Coaching and ProcessingProducing an ep part 05   vocal coaching and processing preview
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    In this series we'll look at several aspects of creating a 6-7 song EP. In Part 5, we will go over some of the vocal coaching ideas I used to help get better performances out of the singers. We will cover vowels blending, singing through phrases, pitch correction, and more!Read More…
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    Producing an EP Part 4: Arranging & OrchestrationProducing an ep part 04   arranging and orchestration finished product preview
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    In this series we'll look at several aspects of creating a 6-7 song EP. In Part 4, we'll look at what goes into filling out the arrangement and orchestration for one of the songs on the EP. With very little input from the group on this track, I built out a thick orchestration. Check it out!Read More…
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    Producing an EP Part 3: Programing DrumsProducing an ep part 03   programing drums preview
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    In this series we'll look at several aspects of creating a 6-7 song EP. In Part 3, we'll look at how we approached programming drums with a drummer, and then edited those parts to refine the sound and realism.Read More…
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    Producing an EP Part 02: Recording Electric GuitarsProducing an ep part 02   recording electric guitars preview
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    In this series we'll look at several aspects of creating a 6-7 song EP. In Part 2 we'll look at recording electric guitars for two of the tracks. We'll check out how to set up recording direct with effects to create some very cool guitar tones.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Producing an EP Part 1: Scratch Tracks and Acoustic GuitarsProducing an ep part 01   scratch tracks and acoustics 400
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    In this series we'll look at several aspects of creating a 6-7 song EP. In Part 1 we'll talk about the scope of the project and how that relates to your investment in time and effort. We'll also check out some ideas on how you can get more locked in by using scratch tracks, and talk a little about tracking acoustic guitars.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create Orchestral Christmas Music: Part 2Orchestral christmas music part 02 preview 400
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    In this video we'll be picking up where we left off in the last tutorial, talking about another Christmas themed-orchestral track. We'll go in more detail about chord structure and melody creation. We'll look at instrumentation and orchestration to see how they affect the overall tone of this piece of music, with the idea of keeping things simple. We will be checking out strings, woodwinds, choir, percussion, and more!Read More…
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    How to Create Orchestral Christmas Music: Part 1Orchestral christmas music part 01 preview 400
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    In this video we will be exploring some ideas to create a Christmas-themed orchestral track. We will be looking at instrumentation and orchestration to see how they effect the overall tone of this piece of music. We will be checking out strings, woodwinds, brass, choir, percussion, and more!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Quest for Better Guitar Tone: Part 1Guitar tone series part 01 400
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    In this series we will check out a few different guitar/pedal/amp setups to help you in the quest for better tone! In this video we are going to sit down with Evan Thorpe to talk about his setup and what he uses to create different sounds and textures. We will look at some examples of how to combine pedals and pickups to create really nice pop/rock tones.Read More…