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

Robb teaches mobile journalism at news organizations, media development programs, and universities worldwide. 

He is the author of two books: Mobile Journalism and Smartphone Video Storytelling (Routledge – New York & London). Montgomery is also an award-winning documentary filmmaker and former newspaper editor (Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune).

He is a lead trainer for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, WAN-IFRA, Journalism Co UK and IREX and teaches the certificate course in Digital Storytelling for the public information officers of the United Nations.

He teaches journalists and TV correspondents in more than 30 countries for Reuters, CNN, IREX, The New York Times, Journalism Co UK, Mediacorp, Radio Free Europe, TVN, BILD, INTERNEWS, and VRT public broadcasters. 

He leads courses in digital and mobile journalism at universities in Paris, Berlin, London, Cairo, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Singapore. 

His Smart Film School courses and textbooks are accredited by more than 100 schools and universities.

He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 - Eastern Illinois University).

He is @VideoJournalist on Twitter.