Year in Review 2013: Our 5 Most-Viewed YouTube Videos

Year in Review 2013: Our 5 Most-Viewed YouTube Videos

Our Year in Review series features the best of life at Full Sail in 2013, highlighting award-winning grads, popular student work, industry guests, and more. 

Our video team uploaded a total of 181 new videos to Full Sail University’s YouTube channel this year, which contributed to the channel’s 5.2 million views in 2013. The videos were a mix of archived guest lectures, live performances, student demo reels, and custom-produced video tutorials featuring faculty members. More original content and other great footage is in the works for 2014, but in the meantime, check out the five most popular videos of 2013, based on views. To subscribe to the channel, head over to

  • Part of the LEARN how-to series, the Shot Composition Basics for Film and Television tutorial featured Film instructor James Neihouse discussing how filmmakers can best frame their scenes.

  • Ten students from the Digital Arts & Design, Computer Animation, and Game Art degree programs took part in the Art of Full Sail series by finger-painting this original piece of art for the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

  • “Tell Your Story” was a promotional spot created for Full Sail’s Film program.

  • Music Production Course Director Paul Harlyn goes over the basics of setting up your own recording environment at home in DIY Home Studio Tips: Episode 1.

  • Mix engineer (and Full Sail Hall of Fame inductee) Phil Tan walks students through how he mixed Rihanna’s hit single “Diamonds” during this presentation from Full Sail’s Fourth Annual Hall of Fame Week in February 2013.