Social video

10 types of mobile video

Course Summary

Make sticky social mobile video content: iPhone & Android
Make 10 types of Smartphone Social Video content
Lots of examples and deep research data points included.

Includes step by-step demos show the methods that you can use to make sticky social video content with your smartphone.

Visual storytelling literacy is the foundation skill that resonates in a world dominated by small screens and short attention spans.

  • This course will teach you everything you need to know how to make social video with the video camera you already have - your mobile phone.
  • You will learn to make many types of original video content with your mobile phone.


Enroll now to start making social video with your mobile phone.


“Robb's knowledge and experience are top notch and his many training programs are always presented in a clear, concise way.”
— Janet Vasil ★★★★★

”This course offers amazing value and is easy to follow.”
— Leah Dodrill ★★★★★

Who is this for?
This course is designed for social media Storytellers: Journalists, Media educators, Classroom teachers, Communications teams, New media managers, Correspondents, Online producers, Content marketers, and Video producers.

Smart Film School certificate courses are being used by media professors in journalism schools to train the next generation in smartphone video reporting.
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My courses are best-sellers on Udemy becuase I keep the materials updated and relevant to the student that each course is designed for.


"Once I started the course, I could not quit until I had completed it. Each segment was interesting, informative, creatively presented and edited with precision. I loved the course and learned a lot from it. — Randy Hendricks
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“Robb shows you step-by-step how to turn your smartphone into a mobile newsroom or documentary studio. Plus he gives great tips for the new as well as experienced videographer. The quality is what you would expect from Robb and as the obvious expert, Robb shares his passion for mobile video journalism throughout this must-have course.” — Scott Paton
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Save time and money making social video.

Communications officers, journalists and media outlets are quickly turning to the iPhone to produce high quality video at lower cost than hiring a DSLR film crew.
Improve your career.
This course will give the video skills that can help you get a better job.
Journalism professors use this course in their classrooms.

"If you are a student, media practitioner., or just a person wanting to use new technologies to tell a visual story, then the Smart Film School will give you the skills and foundation.
The course has helped me in my teaching at the University of Notre Dame.”
— Len Clark
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Social video allows your news stories, sponsored content, brand messaging, and native advertising to travel across social media channels and chat app platforms, with your branding and message intact.
First we’ll go over the apps and gear that will transform your phone into a video camera and then each video lecture will show you the step-by-step techniques for making mobile video stories.
In this crash course you will learn how to:
  • Reach mobile millennials.
  • Learn how to make social video with the video camera you already have - your mobile phone.
  • Make 10 different types of social video content.
  • Produce short-form video content for Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook and other social platforms.
  • Make video story cards to share with social media followers.
All you need is a mobile phone and some imagination to get started.

“Robb is very clear and straightforward in his teaching, and I appreciate the way his lectures are backed up with slide or text reviews. Production quality is professional. Highly recommended!” – Stephen Box
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I encourage you to learn how to make social video stories and take your job to the next level.
No previous video production experience is required.
“Excellent content, very well presented.” — Leah Dodrill
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All students earn a certificate when they complete all assignments for their class.
“I liked the way this course flowed from topic to topic with bite size chunks of useful information that made it easy to understand. Definitely worth the time invested in studying.” — Stephan Hendricks
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Enroll now and start making social video with your mobile phone.

Let’s get started!

Course Curriculum

Smart Film School

This course is taught by Robb Montgomery

He teaches mobile journalism at journalism schools worldwide and 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 teaches the certificate course in Digital Storytelling for the public information officers of the United Nations and trains mobile journalism methods to reporters from CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, Channel News Asia, Belgian Public Television, Russ Media, 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.

John Smith

Developer

Highly Recommended Course. Easy to Understand, Informative, Very Well Organized. The Course is Full of Practical and Valuable for Anyone who wants to Enhance their Skills. Really Enjoyed it. Thank you!!

Course Pricing

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