TV Expert: Film Video Interviews & Testimonials

On-Screen: Look your best when presenting video.

Taught by a best-selling instructor and the world expert on smartphone video!

This is a step-by-step course that will teach you the fundamentals of video production for on-air personalities. You will learn how to record and edit high quality quality video interviews like an expert journalist.
If you want to be a TV personality or TV expert, you must know how to conduct interviews and work with microphones, lighting and teleprompters.
Are you:

  • Interested in being on TV?
  • Interested in growing your expertise through TV appearances?
  • Interested in being a on-air personality or show host?

The first step to becoming A TV Personality and/or TV ON-AIR Expert is to master these fundamentals. The best way to learn interviewing is to master the techniques of an interviewer. This skill is the critical first step.
This course is for journalists, writers, interns, NGOs, communications officers, freelancers, media students, journalism faculty, content marketers, PR pros, and media trainers

It is taught by a video journalism instructor with more than 500 five-star reviews and 10,000 students.

The lessons in this course were developed from the experiences of training thousands of broadcast journalists how to tell stories with their mobile phones.

You will learn how to get great results with a mobile device and simple gear.

This course introduces the equipment, the apps and step-by-step techniques for getting great results every time.

At the end of this course you will be able to make professional video interviews with your smartphone and know how to use a teleprompter.
I will also show you how to make a low-cost teleprompter that you can use to make your showreel.
You will learn proven techniques from a professional journalist who has taught video journalism to thousands of reporters in more than 30 countries.

03 - K Pre-interview prep.mov
03 - B Shot size for interviews.mov
03 - G Angles.mov
03 - E Eye Level.mov
03 - A Stability for interviews.mov
03 - D Framing.mov
03 - J The Trust Bubble.mov
03 - H Lighting.mov
03 - I Microphones.mov
03 - F Look space.mov
03 - L Interview questions.mov
SFS 09 Film interviews matt complete.mp4
03 - C Background.mov
NoAd Frame Interviews.mov
03 - M Carol Marin tips.mov
SFS 3 Sennheiser clip mic digital.mov
SFS 09 Basic Mojo kit.mov
SFS 09 Power Bank.mov
SFS 09 Interview Kit.mov
SFS 09 Small Microphones.mov
SFS 09 Stick Mics.mov
SFS 09 Sennheiser AVX kits.mov
SFS 09 Samson wireless kits.mov
Introduction to teleprompter
Teleprompter unboxing
Teleprompter set up
On-camera read
Formatting a teleprompter script

What's included

  • 28 Video Lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Smart Film School

Instructor

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.