Filmmaker | Author | Professor
Based in Berlin, Montgomery has earned more than 1,000 Five-Star reviews from learners on Udemy.
He is an author and award-winning film director who leads mobile journalism and mobile filmmaking training in over 30 countries.
Robb is a top-rated instructor for Udemy since 2014 and he is the Lead Trainer - Mobile Video Journalism for Thomson Reuters Foundation, United Nations, Red Cross, BILD, Radio Free Europe, Journalism CO UK, WAN-IFRA, Mediacorp & more.
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His documentary films have won the top prizes at film festivals in Hollywood, Moscow and Berlin.
Montgomery teaches mobile journalism classes at journalism schools like the Scripps School at Ohio University, Stockholm University, American University Cairo, and the EFJ school of journalism in France.
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Robb Montgomery founded the Smart Film School in 2014 to make remote training courses for reporters at media outlets. He is the author of two textbooks: Smartphone Video Storytelling and A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism.
He is a former editor for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times and his online certificate training courses are used by reporters at CNN, WAN-IFRA, Mediacorp, BBC, Journalism Co UK, The New York Times, BILD, Russ Media, 24Sata, VRT public television, TV8, RTL, TVN, the United Nations, and Reuters.
He was named the Ashoka Storyteller in Residence for 2015.
He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 - Eastern Illinois University).
Robb is @Videojournalist on Twitter.