INTRO: Shoot and edit social videos with iPhone, iPad

Quickly produce amazing multimedia video content with these techniques.
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  • Contents Video: 1.5 hours
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  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

Are your images flat and lifeless? Filmmakers and photo journalists know that an awareness of light, atmosphere, moment, and connections are the keys to capturing engaging images.

In this hands-on course you will learn how to film, edit and share images that tell stories.

Who is this for? Instagrammers and creative people who want to make more cinematic photos and videos.

Stay tuned! You will learn how to make your first professional movie project with your mobile phone in 5 easy steps. And a whole lot more!

Use your iPhone to make your first real movie: The apps and techniques to help you produce a professional movie clip.

Taught by the world expert on mobile video storytelling (7,500 students and more than 130 ★★★★★ Udemy reviews!)

Elizabeth Shean says:

"Great course! This was a terrific and easy-to-understand course on video production with an iPhone. I hadn't realized the video capabilities of the iPhone, along with the selected apps. Robb has created an engaging course and shows how easy it can be to create compelling and interesting videos using minimal equipment."

Enroll now and get started making incredible cinematic movies and video stories.

What you will learn:

  • The best apps for making and editing video
  • How to build great visuals for your videos
  • How to plan an execute special shots like time-lapse and motion shots
  • What gear helps make the best pictures
  • Best practices for sharing your video stories with friends and family


    Tommy Kalman writes:

    “The right course for all iPhone photo geeks!

A wonderful course from a dedicated lecturer! The content fits to all types of audience, from absolute novices to more advanced users."

Enroll now and get started making incredible stories to impress your family and friends.

  • These step-by-step tutorials will introduce you iPhone photo and video storytelling.
  • These lessons are drawn from the top-selling Smart Film School courses on making pro video with an iPhone.
  • Learn how to find, film and tell a video story with your smartphone



What are the requirements?

  • You will need an iPhone or iPad. Most apps shown are free, but some cost a few bucks. Gear shown in this course is highly recommended for best results

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use fast and easy techniques to make social video clips
  • Bring your photos to life by adding interactive hot spots
  • Make simple social video content
  • How to set up the camera for best results
  • Get the apps and gear that make great video

What is the target audience?

  • This is an entry-level course.
  • This course is best-taken with a late-model iPhone or iPad.
  • This course is the perfect introduction for learning video and filmmaking techniques using the camera you already have with you.
  • This course is suited for communications professionals, media instructors and communications students.

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
00:59
Meet the instructor
Preview
01:45
21 best iPhone video apps
06:37
03:10

The basic kit to upgrade the quality of your video production with a smartphone.

Checking in
00:44
UPDATE May 2016: The apps I use
Article
Section 2: Bringing still pictures to life
11:37

Bring your photos to life by adding interactive hotspots that can include photos, Web links and video clips.

Here is a demo and walk though of how you can use a simple app to create wildly creative and useful interactive photo experiences and embed them on your own Website or share them with friends and family on social media.

09:44

ADD SOUND TO YOUR PHOTOS

JamSnap allows your photos to come to life with sound. Snap a photo and add your own voice to tell a story, add some music that fits the mood, capture the sound of your surroundings, or just make goofy noises.

Learn how to use two free iPhone apps to create and share high quality multimedia packages by attaching sounds to photos. Create an interactive media similar to Thinglink, except for photos. Also how to record and edit sounds before or after attaching them to photos using a simple, but powerful audio editing app.

Section 3: Making video from text and photos
Make video from photos
03:58
Make cool video with just a few words
05:12
07:26

Earn money making video with your iPhone. Smartphone course

Example of this type of video story - perfect for Facebook
Preview
00:37
Add closed captions to your videos - for free!
Article
Section 4: Social media video content
Make quick video clip with boomerang.
01:45
10:54
Make social video from photos and words
Article

The Replay app is now called QUIK, is free and is free and available for Android and iOS.

00:31

Take your friends and family on your adventure with you using this free, multimedia app.

Article

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

Section 5: Time-lapse, looping and slo-motion video techniques
Spotting the ideal scenes for looping video
05:03
08:15

Tripod, exposure lock, day, versus night. Camera steady, camera moving.

Section 6: Wrapping up
Feedback survey
Article
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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