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Review: Rode VideoMicGo

By Brady Betzel

As the trend of editors being asked to do much more than “just edit” continues to grow, I’ve decided to “just do” what I love no matter what others say. Sometimes that means doing much more than what is in the job description, including shooting your own interviews or pickup shots — but technology does not always make it easy to just pick something up and start rolling.

Occasionally, I will use my Canon T2i DSLR to record pickup b-roll shots, record temp voiceover or even record an interview pickup bite, but it usually takes some time to properly set up a microphone, lights and all the other equipment that is required of a broadcast-quality shoot. Since I am starting to see production companies expect more and more of this lately I figured Continue reading