This popular workshop showcases the latest tech, tools, apps and techniques for field reporting with mobile gear.

This interactive presentation can be combined with an exclusive screening event featuring fresh examples from the award-winning mobile journalism reports and documentaries from around the globe.


Details for free #MOJO workshops with Spanish journalists and journalism students Sept 27-30, 2022.

These are open to the public and sponsored by State Department’s U.S. Speaker Program and the U.S. Consulate Barcelona.


Smartphone to Silver Screen

“How mobile journalists tell big stories with small cameras” 

This popular session showcases the latest tech, tools, apps and techniques for field reporting with mobile gear. This perennial MOJO workshop always features fresh case studies and best practices of mobile journalism reports and documentaries from around the globe.

This mobile journalism workshop will provide you the opportunity to learn from and interact with an experienced U.S. media professional, access resources to navigate the larger news media industry, and explore some of the most pressing topics in the modern world of news reporting.

Robb Montgomery is the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling and Mobile Journalism. His documentary films have won top prizes at film festivals in Hollywood, Moscow and Berlin. He is the chair for the Mobile Journalism Awards and the director of the Smart Film School. Robb has also taught mobile journalism and design thinking courses at journalism schools like the Scripps School at Ohio University, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and more. He is a former editor for the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times.

U.S. Embassy Singapore recently organized this special Mojo Workshop event of the MOJO Awards at Google Asia Pacific HQ and Robb has delivered Mobile Journalism workshops for journalism associations in Austria, Jamaica and Spain as part of the U.S Speaker Program, operated by the U.S. State Department.

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Best of Mobile Journalism – Documentary film screening

An exclusive first-look at the best short documentary films of the recent Mobile Journalism Awards international competition. 


Presented by the chair of the Mobile Journalism Awards, Robb Montgomery.


45 minutes plus Q&A session. This session can expand up to 90 minutes when combined with the “Smartphone to Silver Screen” presentation.


Finalists films from the latest edition of the awards are short documentaries from mobile journalists in Canada, France, Chile, U.K. and U.S.A. 


The Mobile Journalism Awards is an annual global competition run by the Visual Editors Non-Profit to identify, advance and celebrate the best mobile journalism reporting each year.

#MojoAwards has three categories:

Mobile Journalism, Crisis Reporting, Documentary

The best Documentary Short Films and Mojo Stories are screened at a special event at the NABSHOW in Las Vegas in partnership with the Broadcast Educators Association and at international journalism events.

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