Video companion to the book by Robb Montgomery.
This online course pack contains the video examples that are referenced in the book by Robb Montgomery.
The textbook will be published by Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group) and here you will find a link to the order form when it is released for sale.
This book is designed to help you quickly master the techniques for making great short-form video content with your smartphone.
The chapters are organized around commonly-used story themes and include mini-tutorials that introduce the key principles of filmmaking.
Each chapter includes online video examples of each story form and takes you behind the lens where you will learn:
- The key elements for each story form
- Pre-production planning
- How to film the shots
- How to edit the footage into a story
- The ethics and challenges
- How to use mobile video apps
By the time you complete the included practice filming exercises, you will be familiar with the building blocks and processes for planning, filming and editing a wide range of video stories with a smartphone.
The example videos discussed in each chapter are available for readers in this free, online companion course hosted by the Smart Film School. »
You will learn how to:
This book is for anybody who wants to make make video stories with a smartphone.
- Film and edit broadcast quality video
- Quickly produce video stories for social media
- Select the right apps and gear
- Produce a portfolio of visual stories
- Make high-quality video interviews
- Write and record a great script
- Broadcast a live video report
- Classroom teachers, media instructors and communications students who are looking for a project approach to learn the best practices and behaviors for social video.
- Journalists who need to produce short-form video for social media platforms.
- Social media professionals who want to make video content with a smartphone.
The story examples in this book flow from Montgomery’s experience as a journalist and journalism professor. He produces non-fiction videos and the ethics and challenges of genuine, fact-based visual storytelling are ingrained into these examples.