Video For Content Creators
Your smartphone is able to shoot amazing HD video, act as a basic editing suite with professional-looking finishes, and then instantly distribute the material around the globe. Content creators, communication professionals, and journalists to social media acolytes, are now ditching bulky video cameras to rely on their handy smartphone. This course will teach you the basics of filming, setting up and interview and editing a video on your smartphone. Take your skills to a new level!
Learn all the skills necessary for shooting quality video on your iPhone|IOS or Android device. Gain best practices and technical skills in shooting, composition, light, movement, editing and more – all on your smartphone.
What you’ll learn:
- Best practices for shooting, and editing video on a smartphone
- The ins and outs of using apps for more controlled shooting
- How to set up and shoot an interview, and collect quality audio
- Tips for choosing video locations and how to optimize lighting, and audio
- How to edit your video on the mobile device for quick publishing
- The secrets to creating video that resonates with your audience!
- Statement of Completion (pdf format) upon completion of course requirements.
- LinkedIn badge to add to your profile to signify completion of the course.
Meet Your Instructors & Facilitators
Instructors subject to change.
Caroline Scott is a sought after instructor and broadcast journalist specializing in smartphone content creation. Her work has included the production of documentaries, news bulletins, short films, promotional videos and magazine programs in the Falkland Islands, Europe and UK.
She has trained hundreds of media professionals in mobile video production and social media strategy, with clients including RTÉ, TV3, Sky News, Norwegian Institute of Journalism, and the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
This course is a self paced, online course. Register at anytime and complete the course within 28 days. Estimated time is 2-3 hours per week.
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- This is an introductory online course; no previous video experience is required.
- Comfortable with learning new equipment and software.
- Proficiency in English (instruction is delivered in English).
- This online course references the smartphone (both IOS & Android) with custom technical tutorials for shooting video. Smartphone accessories for video recording are available for purchase through MOVO photo.com Use code BerkeleyAMI for 10% off and free shipping ( shipping free within the USA only) at this link: BerkeleyAMI MOVOPhoto