Smart Film Book - Chapter videos

Lesson videos for the Smartphone Video Storytelling book by Robb Montgomery.

These are the online example videos for the book: Smartphone Video Storytelling

The textbook is published by academic publisher — Routledge Press  (New York & London)
ISBN 9781138635999 - - -  e-Book, Hardback and Paperback editions

About this Web ste
Meet the author
The videos
Which phone is best for Mobile Journalism?
Apps (iOS and Android)
Peer reviews
CASE STUDY: A Mojo pioneer
View all content
CASE STUDY: Student Mobile reporters
Professional development
Foreign-language editions
Course pack
1.1 A Big Electronics Show in Berlin
1.1 Online version
2.1 - Singapore
Unlock Book Videos
2.2 - Richard - Paris
2.3 - Olya - Lviv
3.1 - Bild - Berlin
3.2 - Unboxing - USA
4.1 - Pyramids
4.2 - By the numbers
4.3 - BBC Avalanche
4.4 - BBC Quake
5.1 - Spargel salad
5.2 - Title card
5.3 - Collage
5.4 - Latte
6.1- Wilfried
6.2 - Joom Boos
7.1 - Fire - Berlin
7.2 - Live in studio
8.1 - Am I Awake
8.2 - ABC song
360 Surf School
5 tips for filming in 360°
10.1 - Flamingo sunrise
10.2 - Across the Alps
10.3 - Ocean Waves
11.1 - Instructor
11.2. Pottery Store
12.1 IFA
12.2 - IFA Hyperlapse
10 Tips for vertical video

What's included

  • 31 Video Lessons
  • 16 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)

Montgomery is a former Chicago newspaper editor and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. Since 2015, has led mobile journalism courses at the EFJ school of journalism in Paris, and FH Wien School of Journalism in Vienna.

He has trained reporters from CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, Channel News Asia, Belgian Public Television, Russ Media, Al Jazeera and Singapore Press Holdings

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 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 authored the Mobile Journalism syllabus used by leading universities and leads a certificate course in digital storytelling for the United Nations public information officers.

He holds a b.a. in Journalism (1990 - Eastern Illinois University) and worked as an editor at the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times between 1993 and 2005.

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.