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

Smart Film School


Robb Montgomery is a professor of mobile journalism and the author of “Smartphone Video Storytelling (Routledge Books - New York & London)

He produces and teaches courses at the EFJ school of journalism in Paris, and FH Wien School of Journalism in Vienna. 

As a distinguished visiting professor he has lectured and led courses for the Medill School of Journalism, the Danish School of Journalism, American University, Cairo University, and KU.

In 2011 Montgomery developed the mobile journalism training program for Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty and has trained more than 20,000 storytellers in mobile video methods and created the Mobile Journalism syllabus used by leading universities and digital storytelling course packs used by NGOS and media organizations worldwide.

He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 - Eastern Illinois University) and previously worked as an editor at the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.

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.