Introduction to Mobile Journalism | Robb Montgomery | Skillshare
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12 Videos (42m)
    • Intro to Mobile Journalism

    • The Basic Mojo kit

    • Turn your phone into a pro camera

    • Save clips to camera roll

    • Camera usage

    • EXAMPLE: A video story in 30 seconds

    • Explained: The shots in the story are visual grammar

    • 6 shots that answer story questions

    • How to film an interview subject

    • GEAR: Mics for the Osmo Mobile

    • Film a personality profile

    • Edit a video story in iMovie


About This Class

This course by video expert Robb Montgomery provides straightforward and practical instruction for anyone who wants to make better videos with their smartphone.

If you tell stories for a living or teach storytelling skills, this course is for you.

Shoot and edit Social Video content with a mobile phone. 

What will the course cover?

  • How to record and edit high-quality video
  • How to tell your story with pictures
  • How to produce professional quality video interviews
  • How to produce interactive images that include Web links and audio
  • The most practical apps and essential gear for getting broadcast quality results 

"I am a senior at Notre Dame in a Multimedia Journalism class with Len Clark and I found this course to be extremely helpful and interesting! Definitely many tools that I can utilize in my future career!" — Elizabeth Carson

Enroll now!

These lessons are part of a series of best-seller master courses produced by the Smart Film School.

(The school offers certificate courses on iPhone filmmaking, design thinking, and video production to schools and organizations worldwide through an education channel at

Video is a powerful language that engages with mobile audiences.

 You will learn to:

  • Produce incredible video stories with your smartphone.
  • Use your mobile camera to answer story questions.
  • Conduct interviews that get great sound bites.
  • Film the types of shots that can be quickly edited together.

Visual storytelling literacy is the foundation skill that resonates in a world dominated by small screens and short attention spans.





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Robb Montgomery

J-school professor, MOJO author and filmmaker.

Robb Montgomery has taught more than 10,000 people, just like yourself, how to make great-looking video stories with small cameras and smartphones.

His workshops and courses are used by reporters at CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, BBC, RT? Ireland TV, and many public broadcasters like VRT in Belgium and Mediacorp in Singapore.

His Smart Film School video courses are required for every student at the EFJ journalism school in France. FH Journalism School, Notre Dame and the Dan...

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