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
4.2 Bonus tutorial
4.3 - BBC Avalanche
4.4 - BBC Quake
5.1 - Spargel salad
5.2 - Title card
5.2 Bonus tutorial
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

  • 33 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 – 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.