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



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