Robb Montgomery

Mobile Video Journalism - Training, Gear, & Courses

10 ways you should be making social video with your phone

10 ways you should be making social video with your phone

  A video story for a mobile user consuming video content on Facebook has to be produced and edited very differently than for a broadcast news package to be viewed on television. In my research and practice as a video consultant on new story forms for news, I am constantly researching and testing the latest […]

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10 Hollywood shots you can make with a selfie stick

10 Hollywood shots you can make with a selfie stick

Tourists using selfie sticks have been a common sight in Asia for quite some time now and the behavior is spreading quickly to Western cities. NOTE: The shots in this tutorial were made with my iPhone 6+, my modified Shoulderpod mount and the iStabilizier monopod “Smartphone Selfie Stick” The first thing you need to know is how to choose […]

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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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How to host a successful hackathon using The Design Method

How to host a successful hackathon using The Design Method

Outlines, structures for organizing a hackathon that gets results. The chief concern for running hackathon is having your goal organized and communicated properly.  Getting the right people for each three person team that is participating is critical. Step One Each team needs a journalist, a programmer, a designer or front-end developer. One of these people […]

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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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