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    Classroom License Subscription
  • $500 USD

    per year

    Complete access to all online courses, tutorials and exercises. Enroll 50 students and two teachers.

  • Designed for inverted Classroom teaching
  • Students have access to 100s of video tutorials, exercises and projects
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Give your students access to the complete Smart Film School library with 100s of tutorials & assignments.

Course Summary


Smart Film School

This course is taught by Robb Montgomery, an American Mobile Journalism professor, filmmaker and author.

Montgomery leads global training programs in mobile video reporting and documentary filmmaking for journalists. 

Based in Berlin, he recently served journalists in Ukraine leading several mobile documentary journalism workshops in Odessa and Ivano-Frankivsk.

He is the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling and Mobile Journalism textbooks and his documentary films have been awarded top prizes at film festivals in Berlin, Milan and Los Angeles.

Montgomery teaches journalists in more than 34 countries for Reuters, WAN-IFRA, IREX, InterNews, United Nations, U.S. State Department, Journalism Co UK, Mediacorp, SRMG, Radio Free Europe, Journalism Co UK, Middle East Broadcast Network, GIJN, International Journalism Festival, NABSHOW, and public broadcasters.

Montgomery developed the first mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe TV in 2011. As a visiting professor he has led courses in visual journalism at Northwestern University, Stockholm University, University of London, Singapore University, Danish School of Journalism, and Ohio University. He is listed in the U.S. Speaker program and presents workshops that are organized by U.S. Embassies cultural affairs officers.

His Smart Film School certificate courses are accredited by top media organizations and universities.

Montgomery holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 – Eastern Illinois University)