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MOJO is the cover story this magazine

MOJO is the cover story this magazine

MOJO (Mobile Journalism) is the cover story of APPLICANDO Magazine (Italy) Back in November I was interviewed about smartphone mobile journalism by Silvia Malnati, a reporter for WIRED Magazine. She actually did two separate interviews with me, the other one was for an Italian magazine called Applicando. Guess, what? MOJO is the cover story of […]

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Waterproof video backpack for filmmaking and mobile journalism

Waterproof video backpack for filmmaking and mobile journalism

I travel for a living and make movies with small cameras. This approach allows me to film life unscripted from places where larger cameras can’t easily get to (like in my hand while bicycling, on sand dunes, in Qatar.) The smartphone movie making gear in my backpack https://t.co/LQWgQywALR pic.twitter.com/XTHtN2rdaA — Robb Montgomery (@robbmontgomery) February 17, […]

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Best lapel mic for iPhone? Sennheiser ClipMic Digital – mic check

Best lapel mic for iPhone? Sennheiser ClipMic Digital – mic check

Mic test of the Sennheiser ClipMic Digital.  This is a new pro lapel mic that let’s you record film and broadcast audio quality with an iPhone or iPad. It cost $199 and you can order it here: http://j.mp/clipmic Download the Apogee Maestro app and set the mic gain between 20 and 25 DB.  10 Steps […]

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Create video and multimedia story cards with these apps

Create video and multimedia story cards with these apps

Get started making incredible multimedia story cards that can be shared on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. What is a story card? Making tutorials that show how to make #mojo story cards like this using your iPhone. www.smartfilschool.com A video posted by robb montgomery (@robbmonty) on May 3, 2015 at 3:32am PDT This is an example […]

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Mobile news video has a vertical problem and it’s not for the reasons you might think.

Mobile news video has a vertical problem and it’s not for the reasons you might think.

PEW says that mobile devices drive the majority of traffic to the stories that media companies produce.  It is time to start understanding about some of the ways that the mobile video experience is changing journalism. This post examines the classic video/film interview. How is vertical video changing the the interview style of journalists? The concept […]

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Mobile storytellers – Lessons From The Smartphone Newsroom

Mobile storytellers – Lessons From The Smartphone Newsroom

Here is a sneak peek at some of my slides from my next presentations in Perugia and Singapore on mobile storytelling. International Festival of Journalism  April 15-19, Perugia Digital Journalism World May 11-12, Singapore KEYNOTE “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom” 2015 edition The shift to mobile-first journalism is challenging both the way journalists produce and present interactive […]

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SINGAPORE: “The Smartphone Newsroom: Trends in mobile-first content” at Digital Journalism World 201

SINGAPORE: “The Smartphone Newsroom: Trends in mobile-first content” at Digital Journalism World 2015

“The Smartphone Newsroom: Trends in Mobile-First Content” By Robb Montgomery CEO, Visual Editors,  Founder, Smart Film School This keynote will be presented at Digital Journalism World Summit (May 11 and 12, 2015) KEYNOTE The shift to mobile-first journalism is challenging both the way journalists produce and present interactive news for mobile audiences.  Montgomery will show […]

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Mobile Journalism workshop – International Journalism Festival

Mobile Journalism workshop –  International Journalism Festival

In April I will be at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy presenting “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom”  and producing two workshops on mobile video and multimedia reporting.April 15-19, 2015 Keynote: “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom” The shift to mobile-first journalism is challenging both the way journalists produce and present interactive news for mobile audiences.  Montgomery will show […]

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Field test: Twitter native video reports

Field test: Twitter native video reports

Overnight I received an update to my Twitter app (USA iTunes store) that allows me to record, edit and post videos directly from inside the Twitter app. Here are some of my early tests and notes from Berlin. U must hold phone in Vertical orientation. Can reorder (but not delete) individual clips. pic.twitter.com/DicUbIKCxp— Robb Montgomery […]

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LONDON: Video and multimedia workshops for mobile journalism and content marketing

LONDON: Video and multimedia workshops for mobile journalism and content marketing

London April 30 and May 1, 2015 Two day workshop in creating visual and video story content with iPhone and iPad.   For reporters and content marketing professionals. Master mobile video and smartphone multimedia story production. Video reporting with iPhone and iPad One-day course: Discover how to transform your smartphone into a pro video camera:Click for Details Multimedia reporting […]

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