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
03 - B Shot size for
03 - G
03 - E Eye
03 - A Stability for
03 - D
03 - J The Trust
03 - H
03 - I
03 - F Look
03 - L Interview
SFS 09 Film interviews matt complete.mp4
03 - C
NoAd Frame
03 - M Carol Marin
SFS 3 Sennheiser clip mic
SFS 09 Basic Mojo
SFS 09 Power
SFS 09 Interview
SFS 09 Small
SFS 09 Stick
SFS 09 Sennheiser AVX
SFS 09 Samson wireless
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


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.