iPhone Multimedia: Make 10 projects - Great for teachers!

Quickly make pro video and multimedia content with iPhone. 10 step-by-step projects that unlock creative visual content.
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  • Lectures 38
  • Contents Video: 2 hours
    Other: 28 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

Master the art of multimedia + video storytelling with your mobile phone.

“High-quality and easy to follow course, not overwhelming for a beginner. Gear and app recommendations are very helpful. Also it expands one's perspective greatly about what can be done with a Smartphone. Thank you!" — Arzu

This multimedia storytelling course will teach you proven visual storytelling fundamentals by making 10 visually-led multimedia story projects.

Create compelling interactive visual stories using your phone.

  • Master visual story planning and writing to pictures
  • Step-by-step tutorials for creating interactive images (with Web links, audio and more)
  • The best apps for making and editing shareable and snackable multimedia content.
  • Best practices for sharing your stories on social platforms
  • From animating photos to filming and editing video, you will learn the art of crafting incredible multimedia packages that can be easily shared.

    YOU WILL MAKE 10 PROJECTS

    Daniel Clifton writes:

    "I've taken a couple of courses from Robb and found them extremely informative. I feel this course has really prepared me to make some great iPhone stories. Plus, Robb does a great job through his newsletter and other ways to inform you of updates on new apps and gear that make it even better. I really enjoyed this course and look forward to taking more of Robb's courses in the future.Each story project in this easy-to-follow course builds on the previous lesson. By the end of the course you will be a mobile multimedia master."

    Inside you will find 37 lessons and 2.5 hours of highly-professional lesson content.

    Enroll now and get started making incredible multimedia stories today!

    Media professors are assigning this course to university students at many top schools.

    This course will help journalists, writers, interns, NGOs, communications officers, freelancers, journalism faculty, content marketers, PR pros, and media trainers.

    Daniel Clifton writes:

    "I've taken a couple of courses from Robb and found them extremely informative. I feel this course has really prepared me to make some great iPhone stories. Plus, Robb does a great job through his newsletter and other ways to inform you of updates on new apps and gear that make it even better. I really enjoyed this course and look forward to taking more of Robb's courses in the future.Each story project in this easy-to-follow course builds on the previous lesson. By the end of the course you will be a mobile multimedia master."

    You can take this course with your smartphone and you will earn a certificate when you finish the course.

    The instructor is a journalism professor who knows how to take reporters through the steps of making mobile multimedia stories.

    Enroll now!

    What are the requirements?

    • have a smartphone

    What am I going to get from this course?

    • Bring photos to life by adding interactive hot spots
    • Create short form video
    • Add sounds to your photos
    • The best apps for making and editing images
    • Set up the camera for best results
    • Build great visuals for your videos
    • Execute special shots like time-lapse and motion shots
    • Dial in the right camera settings
    • Make smooth motion shots
    • Film shots that are easy to edit
    • Make and post video for Twitter
    • Create a multimedia video story
    • A six-shot pattern to make editing video easy
    • Add subtitles to your videos for free
    • Organize content to create interactive visuals
    • Choose the best gear and apps

    What is the target audience?

    • Reporters
    • Editors
    • Producers
    • Journalism faculty
    • Media students
    • Content marketers

    What you get with this course?

    Not for you? No problem.
    30 day money back guarantee.

    Forever yours.
    Lifetime access.

    Learn on the go.
    Desktop, iOS and Android.

    Get rewarded.
    Certificate of completion.

    Curriculum

    Section 1: Introduction
    How to take this course
    Article
    Introduction
    Preview
    01:45
    Article

    How qualified is the instructor to teach this material?

    00:27

    You can install the Smart Film school courses on your phone in less than five minutes!

    1) Download the Udemy app on your smartphone

    GOOGLE PLAY STORE

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.udemy.android

    iTUNES STORE

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/udemy-online-courses-tutorials/id562413829?mt=8

    2) Log in to your Udemy account

    3) Tap on “My courses”

    4) Start viewing the lessons and enter class discussions.

    5) Complete the course to get your certificate.

    6) Show it to your training manager.

    7) Leave a 5-star rating and comment!

    Happy Filming!

    Robb Montgomery

    Section 2: Setting up your camera and apps
    Set up your device for multimedia
    01:44
    Checking in
    00:45
    Apps for iPhone and iPad
    Preview
    06:37
    Links to iOs apps
    Article
    Links to Android apps
    Article
    Gear for filming
    Preview
    03:10
    How to choose a selfie stick that won't damage your smartphone
    05:10
    Gear handout
    14 pages
    Article

    The video you upload to Facebook from an iPhone or iPad is low quality by default. Let’s fix that!

    Section 3: Bringing still pictures to life
    Interactive Photos
    11:37
    Project One: Make an interactive photo
    Article
    Add sounds to a photo with this app
    09:44
    Project Two - Make a sound photo
    Article
    Transform photos into a title screen illustration
    06:24
    Project Three: Create a title image from a photo
    Article
    10 Motion Video Shots You Can Make With a Selfie Stick
    Preview
    03:27
    Project four: Make motion shots
    02:42
    Section 4: Time-lapse, looping and slo-motion
    Spotting the ideal scenes for looping video
    05:03
    Project five: Film and edit a looping video clip
    02:13
    Time lapse filming techniques
    08:15
    00:28

    Android users can still use Framelapse or Lapse It.

    Section 5: Video shotmaking and editing
    Use this six-shot pattern to make shots for your soundbites
    Preview
    02:22
    Project seven: Film a six-shot sequence
    Article
    Making simple, but powerful edits with iMovie
    06:12
    Project eight: Edit your six-shot pattern footage with iMovie
    Article
    Section 6: Writing to pictures
    15:16

    This tutorial shows how to create an short video story from 10 photos and a script.
    Pay attention to the order that these tasks are tackled, This method quickly produces pro results.

    • Edit and organize the visual narrative using cinema language
    • How to write to pictures
    • Crafting and formatting the script
    • Editing the visual story on the timeline.
    • Adjusting images to look better for video
    • Adding graphics and titles
    • How to record the voice-over track
    • Exporting video to camera roll

    These demos and exercises in these lectures will walk you through the steps.
    08:08

    Storyline makes it very easy to produce a video from photos and a script using your iPhone or iPad.

    This lecture shows how to produce the Viking Ship story using the Storyline app.

    03:02

    This is how to format a script for recording voice over narration.

    Article

    THE ART OF WRITING TO PICTURES

    Follow these steps in order to make your project. Do not skip ahead.

    1. Film a photo story using a cinematic shot pattern
    2. Make a ruthless photo edit to identify your five best shots
    3. Tone photos like a pro with Camera+ app
    4. Write up to 10 words per image
    5. Build your visual narrative (What is the structure? What to show first? What to show last?)
    6. Format the script to pictures, insert line beaks, breath spaces, simplify language.
    7. Record voice over track
    06:34

    Getting started with Periscope and live streaming.

    1. How to watch and broadcast a Periscope
    2. A sample broadcast
    3. Data and sharing
    4. How to save the video
    Section 7: Resources
    Article

    Broadcasting on Snapchat and Periscope has allowed journalists to give the public access to raw, unedited and instant footage of this international story.

    Add captions to your videos: A simple method
    Article
    Section 8: Finishing up
    Check for understanding
    3 questions
    Feedback survey
    Article
    Section 9: Next steps
    Final lecture
    Article

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    Instructor Biography

    Robb Montgomery is an American video journalism instructor based in Berlin, Germany.

    His training courses are used by reporters at CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, BBC, RTÉ Ireland TV, and many public broadcasters like VRT in Belgium and Mediacorp in Singapore.

    As a university professor, he produces diploma courses on mobile journalism at FH Wien University (Vienna), and the Danish School of Journalism (Copenhagen). He has taught courses in visual journalism at Northwestern University (Medill School) and video journalism at Cairo University and IntaJour.

    “If you want to learn how you can effectively use your smartphone to create documentary video stories, then Robb's course is a must." — Ken Katz

    The lessons taught in this series of courses flow from the workshops that Montgomery runs for broadcast professionals. He works with journalist teams at public broadcasters like Radio TV Belgium and Channel News Asia as well as with commercial broadcasters like MTV in Helsinki and CNN in Atlanta.

    In these video tutorials, Montgomery takes you out on assignment with him to film in exotic locations in Egypt, Hong Kong, Patagonia, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, Singapore, Doha, Ireland, Scotland, and India. 

    Prior to developing his filmmaking and teaching career, Montgomery worked as an award-winning visual editor at the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.  

    His work with investigative journalism teams at the Sun-Times won him recognition at the Peter Lisagor awards and he has been recognized with top honors in global journalism competitions throughout his career.

    He the author of "A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism.

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    Enroll now and learn to:

    • • Film and edit the shots needed to produce a video story on their phone
    • • Make broadcast quality interview videos with a smartphone
    • • Plan a video production from start to finish
    • • Choose the right gear for great video
    • • Perform simple, but powerful video editing in iMovie
    • • Create video that engages social and mobile audiences
    • • Make short films and documentaries
    • • Make videos about a company
    • • Produce news stories and video packages.


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