Smartphone video production
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Smartphone video production

Learn to shoot and edit video in less than 30 minutes. Android and iPhone
4.3 (57 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,786 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 31 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use a video camera app to record professional looking video
  • Frame and film interview subjects
  • Film with a shot pattern that makes it easy to tell a video story
  • Edit shots into a finished video - perfect for Chat apps, Instagram Facebook, and YouTube.
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Requirements
  • You need a late model smartphone to get best results.
  • No previous experience is required.
Description

In a world dominated by small screens and visually-led content, a smartphone is the ultimate tool for producing, editing and sharing video stories.

In this short course we will show you some quick ways to film and edit video content with a smartphone.

These lessons are drawn from our full-length courses to give you a quick start for making great videos. 



Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for anyone who wants to make better video with their phone.
  • The course is filmed with iOS, but owners of other makes and models will benefit from the methods shown.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Quick start in mobile video production
14 Lectures 33:54

Meet the instructor and learn more about what it takes to make really great video stories with your smartphone. 

Preview 01:52

How this e-learning course works. 

How to take this course
00:28

Note: Android users should download Cinema FV-5 app to get similar results.

Preview 04:13



Fundamentals: These are things you need to pay attention to in addition to a video camera app that provides manual controls.

Camera usage
03:53

Exercise One: Set up your camera
00:29

Use this pattern to gather the shots that tell stories.

The 6-shot pattern for filming
03:36

What did you learn?

Check for understanding
1 question

Exercise Two: Film a 6-shot pattern
00:25

Some dos and don'ts for filming the people in your videos.

Framing interview subjects
04:18

Your turn to film someone explaining something awesome.

Exercise Three: Film a sound bite
00:41

Editing a video story with a free app
08:12

Let's put it all together.

Exercise Four: Edit your video!
00:30

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Bonus Lecture: Discount coupons
00:15
About the Instructor
— Smart Film School —
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Smartphone filmmaking.

Smart Film School courses are taught by Robb Montgomery,  an American video journalism professor 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 Vienna Journalism School, EFJ Journalism School (Paris) and the Danish School of Journalism. 

“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

More courses and resources, (Such as lists of the latest video apps and gear) can be found online at the Smart Film School web site.