Robb Montgomery

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#MOJO: This is what Mobile Journalism looks like today

#MOJO: This is what Mobile Journalism looks like today

Mobile Journalism has come a long way in 30 years Smartphones today are more powerful, their cameras ever sharper, and the apps for filming, editing and transmitting visual reports are allowing journalists to produce professional results from the field in near real-time. A VRT broadcast reporter getting hands-on #MOJO training in the streets of Brussels. […]

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A guide to video storytelling for education

A guide to video storytelling for education

Journalism students and professors at the University of Notre Dame, the EFJ School of New Journalism in France, FH Journalism Studies in Vienna, Stockholm University of Media Studies, Ithaca College (New York), and the Danish School of Media and Journalism use these course packs in their diploma studies and certificate courses. These self-directed lessons are designed […]

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The Newsroom in Your Pocket

The Newsroom in Your Pocket

This, just in. A review of my favorite Presentation: “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom,” given in Singapore for WAN-IFRA Digital Media Asia 2014. It is the latest version of a talk I have been giving since 2010. All fresh examples! http://blog.wan-ifra.org/2014/11/18/the-newsroom-in-your-pocket “Your Smartphone is Your Newsroom” is a popular presentation by mobile and video journalism […]

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How I got smooth motion video for the Berlin Wall multimedia package with my iPad mini.

How I got smooth motion video for the Berlin Wall multimedia package with my iPad mini.

Limited time offer: Coupon codes for our new video courses! Make Great videos with iPhone and iPad$10 off coupon Make Smartphone Video Like a Pro$10 off coupon Here I am filming my longform multimedia report from the Berlin Wall 25th anniversary celebration featuring a woman who escaped the STASI just days before the wall fell. Filmed […]

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Great audio does not have to cost a lot of money

Great audio does not have to cost a lot of money

Limited time offer: Coupon codes for our new video courses! Make Great videos with iPhone and iPad$10 off coupon Make Smartphone Video Like a Pro$10 off coupon Getting great-sounding audio is critical.  It is the hardest thing for non-pros to do well.  If you are using an Android or iPhone to film, then the $60 Røde […]

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A Hyperlapse Guide: How to make cinematic motion shots

A Hyperlapse Guide: How to make cinematic motion shots

Get 50% off my Make Smartphone Video Like a Pro – Level One course with the coupon code: IamSmart50 Note: This is a limited time offer! Make Smartphone Video Like a Pro The SMART FILM SCHOOL project is a complete filmmaking course that you can keep in your pocket. A MOJO Minute: Hyperlapse Guide How to make cinematic […]

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Reviews for “A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism”

Reviews for “A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism”

A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism By Robb Montgomery Published by Visual Editors, ©2014 Buy it now 14,903 words 120 pages 183 illustrations The MOJO Guide is a wonderfully complete and strikingly accessible training book for anyone who wants to create compelling stories with their mobile phone and/or camera. It covers the basics of good […]

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A Field Guide For Mobile Journalism an interactive book for mobile storytellers

A Field Guide For Mobile Journalism  an interactive book for mobile storytellers

A Field Guide For Mobile Journalism:Volume 1 – Producing photographic stories with smartphones and mobile devices A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism By Robb Montgomery Published by Visual Editors, ©2014 Buy it now 14,903 words 120 pages 183 illustrations Who’s is this book for? This interactive book is for mobile storytellers, journalists, NGOs, communications officers, teachers, […]

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11 smart habits to improve your digital storytelling

11 smart habits to improve your digital storytelling

11 Smart habits to improve your digital storytelling Know your audience Write for structure Master more than one story form Develop basic coding skills Create powerful visual narratives Use data to tell stories Use design methods for story coverage and package planning Adopt and master emerging story forms Consistently provide excellent metadata and social media engagement Embrace […]

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Recent design projects

Recent design projects

Digital media projects demand expertise and agile approaches to integrate new technologies, training programs, workflows, and design to create winning solutions.  Three recent projects illustrate that our experience in integrating these disciplines  leads to great results.   Radio Free EuropeMultimedia for Reporters   Radio Free Europe is providing reporters in the field with smartphone kits […]

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