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.

Free, for a limited time.

Video apps in Google Play
Filmic Pro Evaluator
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

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This course is taught by Robb Montgomerythe author of two textbooks on Mobile Journalism.

Montgomery has trained thousands of broadcast reporters and educators worldwide in smartphone video, innovation methods and mobile journalism.

Between 1990 and 2005, he worked as an award-winning visual journalist for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.

Smartphone Video Storytelling is published by Routledge Press (New York & London).

Montgomery teaches mobile journalism at journalism schools in Europe where his students pioneer the intersection of innovation and visual journalism in StoryLab projects and field-reporting projects.

He is @VideoJournalist on Twitter.

His clients include Reuters, CNN, Radio Free Europe, TVN, TVP, VRT, MTV3, France24, Al Jazeera, Mediacorp, Channel News Asia, SPH, IREX, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Caritas, and The New York Times.