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One video per day is harder than it looks

I thought it might be possible to make a video a day, on top of my blog. Well, I got one video in yesterday (in Japanese on English pronunciation, you didn’t miss much), and today I managed to film for the next video, but the editing just takes so much time! I need to get this editing process down to an art form, and ironically the only way to do that is to make lots of videos, maybe one per day? I guess I was naive to think that it would be possible to do one video a day, well I mean, without a proper plan in place that is.

Anyway, I’m attempting to replicate Gary Vee who made more than 100 videos on wine, and I’m using these pronunciation videos as a means of learning Final Cut Pro. I think this is a good way to do it, because it allows me to be crap, and there is a clear way in which I can improve: better videos in shorter time. The hard part so far has been the recording, I keep stuffing up my lines! But I think with practice I can get better.

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi


Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.

I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.

On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.

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