Android Video Production

Quick start guide to camera apps, settings, and simple video editing.

This quick course is a supplement for our Android carrying students who are taking our workshops and masterclasses in mobile filmmaking and mobile journalism.



Video apps in Google Play
Filmic Pro Evaluator
Validate
Make a camera preset
Cinema FV-5 Setup
Manual Focus and Exposure
EXERCISE: Film a test video clip
Verify audio and microphones
Edit with this free app
Next steps

What's included

  • 8 Video Lessons
  • 2 Text Lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Smart Film School

Instructor

Robb Montgomery is a professor of mobile journalism and the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling (Routledge – New York & London). He is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and former newspaper editor (Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune).

He teaches the certificate course in Digital Storytelling for the public information officers of the United Nations and trains reporters from CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, Channel News Asia, Belgian Public Television, Russ Media, Al Jazeera, and Singapore Press Holdings. 

In 2011 he developed the mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty and has trained more than 20,000 storytellers in mobile video methods.

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


He is @VideoJournalist on Twitter.

His clients include Reuters, CNN, Radio Free Europe, TVN, TVP, VRT, MTV3, France24, Al Jazeera, Mediacorp, Correctiv, Reporter Fabrik, Russ Media, APA, WAN-IFRA Asia, Channel News Asia, SPH, IREX, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Caritas, and The New York Times.