Become a master of mobile Video

The complete masterclass for Mobile Journalism used by top broadcasters and journalism schools.

Become video literate

You will make 10 video story projects and build skills.

Learn from anywhere

On-demand learning with unlimited replays and access to the video tutorials for one year.

Use any device

Android, iOS tablet can all be used in this course. 

Track your progress

You will earn a certificate when you complete the tutorials.

100+ lessons

Course includes a complete library of broadcast quality video tutorials .

Find your voice

Learn how to manage the microphone in various reporting scenarios.

Develop your style

By making 10 projects over six weeks you start to develop your own style for video reporting.

Commit to the course

Commit four hours per week to the study and assignments. 

Course Curriculum

Course Pricing

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    Certificate course fee
  • $500 USD

    Certificate in Mobile Journalism

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  • A portfolio of video story projects

Mobile Journalism Certificate Course

Make 10 types of news and feature video stories and earn a certificate. News videos for social, mini-docs and TV news packages.

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)

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