Smartphone Storytelling: The Complete Mobile Video Guide
What you'll learn
- Learn How to Hold and Capture Quality Footage
- Learn How to Connect a Tripod and Microphone to Your Device
- Learn What Apps are Best for Video Production
- Learn How to Edit a Story with Your iDevice
- Real World Examples of How Journalists are Creating Mobile Media
- How to Conduct an Interview
- Bonus: How to Edit with Nonlinear Editing Software (FCPX)
- iOS Device, Most Gear works with iOS or Android, Interest in visual storytelling
This is a course by an award-winning visual storyteller for storytellers. Just about everyone has a smartphone, and whether you're a writer, photographer, editor, blogger, or content producer you can use your smartphone to tell visual stories. Have you tried to? Did the video come out the way that you planned? If not, you've arrived at the right Udemy course.
The future is now, and you should be using your smartphone to capture, edit, and share stories. Professionals storytellers like Neal Augenstein, Nick Garnett, and Jeremy Jojola know all about it, and so does vlogger Steve Garfield who actually scooped CNN by using his Nokia smartphone.
You don't need expensive editing software, or even a high end camera, because if you have an iPhone you can do everything with apps. It's all in your pocket. Do you want to learn how to connect a microphone to your device, use a tripod, or quickly edit your video? Then take a moment and watch the free videos below.
In this course you'll learn:
- How to use your Android or iOS device to capture high quality audio
- How to use professional production techniques with your mobile device
- How to use a tripod with a variety of iOS devices
- How to shoot, edit, and post videos quickly with your iPhone
- Storytelling techniques including interviewing and writing
- Demos of iMovie, FiLMiC PRO, and other mobile apps
I've worked in broadcast news, and video production all my career, and I've watched how mobile technology is transforming the news business. Your phone can be used to tweet headlines, share photos, but let's face it, nothing is more powerful than video.
This course is designed for all levels of storytellers. There is something here for everyone. If you own a smartphone, you'll learn how to capture stunning images, and how to create and share stories just like the pros.
Who this course is for:
- Traditional media makers, storytellers, digital content producers, bloggers
Amani Channel, MA is a video specialist in traditional and digital media. During his career he's worked as a news reporter, content/community manager, media consultant, and he's an award-winning video producer. He currently serves as a Sr. Producer at KEF Media, a company that specializes in broadcast PR. He is also a professional adjunct professor at the University of West Georgia.
During his broadcasting career, Channel's content, commentaries, and reports have been featured on NPR, APTN (Associated Press Television News), CNN, Headline News, Fox News Channel, BET, Black Family Channel, HDNews, and across the Web.
Channel started vlogging in 2006 before it was cool, and he also is the co-founder of WebVideoChefs.com, a video production tutorial community.
Channel often speaks at conferences, workshops, and universities across the country about traditional and new media. He's taught video production at Hillsborough Community College, and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Tampa, FL.
In 2010, he received a Master of Arts from the University of South Florida.