Mobile Filmmaking

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Smart Film School

This course is taught by Robb Montgomery

Robb teaches mobile journalism at journalism schools and for media groups worldwide.  He is the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling (Routledge – New York & London). Montgomery is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker and former newspaper editor (Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune).

He is a lead trainer for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, WAN-IFRA, and IREX and teaches the certificate course in Digital Storytelling for the public information officers of the United Nations.

Online and in-person he trains mobile journalism methods to reporters from CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, Channel News Asia, Belgian Public Television, Russ Media, Reuters, Radio Free Europe, TVN, TVP, VRT, MTV3, France24, IREX, International Red Cross, and Singapore Press Holdings. 

In 2011 he developed the mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty and has trained more than 20,000 storytellers in mobile video methods.

He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 - Eastern Illinois University).

He is @VideoJournalist on Twitter.