Make 10 smartphone video story projects

Step-by-step multimedia exercises.

Master the art of multimedia and video storytelling with your iPhone with 10 easy to follow (and easy to teach) class projects.

“High-quality and easy to follow course, not overwhelming for a beginner. Gear and app recommendations are very helpful. Also it expands one's perspective greatly about what can be done with a Smartphone. Thank you!" — Arzu

This multimedia storytelling course will teach you proven visual storytelling fundamentals by making 10 visually-led multimedia story projects.

Create compelling interactive visual stories using your phone.

  • Master visual story planning and writing to pictures
  • Step-by-step tutorials for creating interactive images (with Web links, audio and more)
  • The best apps for making and editing shareable and snackable multimedia content.
  • Best practices for sharing your stories on social platforms


  • From animating photos to filming and editing video, you will learn the art of crafting incredible multimedia packages that can be easily shared.
    YOU WILL MAKE 10 PROJECTS

    Daniel Clifton writes:
    "I've taken a couple of courses from Robb and found them extremely informative. I feel this course has really prepared me to make some great iPhone stories. Plus, Robb does a great job through his newsletter and other ways to inform you of updates on new apps and gear that make it even better. I really enjoyed this course and look forward to taking more of Robb's courses in the future.Each story project in this easy-to-follow course builds on the previous lesson. By the end of the course you will be a mobile multimedia master."

    Inside you will find 37 lessons and 2.5 hours of highly-professional lesson content.
    Enroll now and get started making incredible multimedia stories today!
    Media professors are assigning this course to university students at many top schools.
    This course will help journalists, writers, interns, NGOs, communications officers, freelancers, journalism faculty, content marketers, PR pros, and media trainers.

    Daniel Clifton writes:
    "I've taken a couple of courses from Robb and found them extremely informative. I feel this course has really prepared me to make some great iPhone stories. Plus, Robb does a great job through his newsletter and other ways to inform you of updates on new apps and gear that make it even better. I really enjoyed this course and look forward to taking more of Robb's courses in the future.Each story project in this easy-to-follow course builds on the previous lesson. By the end of the course you will be a mobile multimedia master."

    You can take this course with your smartphone and you will earn a certificate when you finish the course.

    The instructor is a journalism professor who knows how to take reporters through the steps of making mobile multimedia stories.
    Enroll now!

    Intended Audience: teachers

    Introduction
    How to take this course
    Airplane mode
    iOS camera settings
    Set up your device for multimedia
    Basic video kit
    iOS and Android Apps
    SFS 11 Intro FilmicPro.mov
    Interactive photos - Thinglink
    Project One: Make an interactive photo
    JamSnap a photo
    Project Two: make a sound photo
    Watercolor video from photo
    Project Three: Make a watercolor
    Filming Motion shots
    Gear: Selfie sticks
    Project Four: Record motion shots
    Loops for video
    Project Five: Film and edit a looping video
    BONUS Project: Loop with Boomerang
    Time lapses
    Project Six: Time lapse exercise
    The 6-Shot Pattern
    Project Seven: Film a shot pattern
    Video editing in iMovie
    Project Eight: Edit a video sequence
    Writing to Pictures
    Writing a voice over script
    Storyline app demo
    Project Nine: Photo story into video
    A story card from Berlin
    Project Ten: Make a story card
    Create holiday video greeting cards
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    What's included

    • 24 Video Lessons
    • 10 Text Lessons

    • Works on all devices
    • Certificate of completion

    Robb Montgomery

    Instructor

    Robb Montgomery is the author of two textbooks on Mobile Journalism.

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

    His new textbook Smartphone Video Storytelling by academic publisher Routledge Press (New York & London) is available for pre-order.

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

    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.