WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MAKING A MUKBANG VIDEO
In today’s post, we look at how to make a good mukbang video. These videos are trending a lot these days. These videos comprise of some individuals who record themselves while eating.
Before we get into what you need to know about making your making video if that’s something you are interested in, let’s look at what mukbang is in the first place.
Mukbang is a combination of two Korean words: “mukja,” or “let’s eat”; and “bang song,” meaning “broadcast.” It started in South Korea, but it’s now widely recognized internationally. This new trendy craze has also led to the recruitment of mukbangers and fans alike, all united by the desire to watch ordinary people consume delicious looking and extraordinary amounts of food.
In these videos, People consume up to 4,000 calories and more in one sitting! Of course, there will be consequences to such unhealthy eating, but the money and attention they get is their primary drive. With the way the economy has been fluctuating, it’s a risk a lot of people are willing to take.
So if you are a major foodie and this is something you would like to try, then there are some essential things you will need to know to be able to create a good mukbang video.
HERE ARE 5 WAYS TO CREATE YOUR VERY OWN MUKBANG VIDEO
1. PICK FOODS THAT YOU ENJOY EATING
The first way to make a good mukbang video is to ensure that you pick foods that you enjoy eating, you don’t want to video yourself eating when you aren’t really into what you are eating. Creating a mukbang video isn’t just about eating. People will come to your channel to see you enjoy what you are eating, which will, in turn, increase their cravings and interest in the video. So what you don’t want to do is shoot a video where you look like the food doesn’t interest you.
2. BE COMFORTABLE WITH YOUR CAMERA SET UP.
Your camera set up is another crucial factor to consider to make a mukbang video. You must be comfortable with your camera set up and lighting. You don’t need a fancy camera if you have a good phone, then maximize that.
Take your time to properly set it up and do a few takes to find out the best angles and light settings that work for you before recording the actual video. The first video will not necessarily be the best but make sure you are comfortable with how the video looks.
3. GOOD SOUND
To be able to make a good mukbang video, the sound is vital! It is the major part of the video because people are drawn to the sounds of the chewing. If you are eating something crunchy, you want people to hear it.
Again you don’t need an expensive microphone. Try to avoid noisy spaces that can hider the sound of your chewing or your reactions to the tasty meal. As much as possible, don’t allow the noises to mess up the quality of your video, test the sound before recording.
4. DO SOME TALKING
There are mukbangers out there who don’t talk in their videos, but if you are into talking mukbang videos and you want to replicate that, then you should plan towards it. Have a plan for topics you would like to talk about while you eat and practice how you would say them. Try to avoid talking too much in the video, but if you are going to do some talking, be natural and imagine you are having a meal and a normal conversation with someone sitting across you.
5. BE YOURSELF!
Relax and enjoy yourself throughout the video; you are not acting. All you are doing is just eating like you usually would. You want people to get captivated by your personality. Every mukbanger has some unique feature about them that makes the fans love them! People will watch a lot of mukbangers eat but not every mukbanger will eat a meal like you do or talk like you do. Embrace how unique you are and make your very own exclusive video!
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