Smartphone filming: make stronger videos

Create better smartphone videos

Create better video content on a smartphone for your website, YouTube or social media platform. We show you how. Bring your smartphone!

Dates Thursday, June 13, 2019 - Download as vCalendar
Venue Cambridge TV Training, 15 Signet Court, Swanns Road, Cambridge, CB5 8LA
Contact Name Bob Coates
Contact Phone 01223 750890
Website Event website

Event details:

Improve the quality and content of your videos.

The session is split into three elements:

1. Preproduction

  • What makes a good story
  • The benefits of editorial over advertising in reaching your audience
  • Who/what to film and how to get the best out of your subject
  • The importance of b-roll and how to make your content better

2. Production techniques

  • Camera skills and techniques with smartphones
  • Looking at the different apps available
  • Where to film – lighting is vital, as is shot composition
  • How to direct others to obtain the results you need
  • Practical work with tutor support

3. Post-production & equipment

  • How to improve your editing
  • How to realise an idea effectively
  • Sound and captions
  • Tips for editing for social media and longer form business content
  • Examples of the different affordable equipment to attach to your phone for better sound, visuals and lighting
  • Advice on moving forward with your own projects or ideas



Local TV and video production company for Cambridge. Broadcasting on Freeview channel 7, Virgin Media and online. Partnered by Cambridge TV School which provides professional courses in all aspects of TV Production including film, editing, lighting, sound, studio management, presentation, self shooting and developing ideas for TV