Learn to film and edit video on your smartphone


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Interactive Workshops 4 x 2hr

Max 10 trainees to ensure maximum individual attention. By the end of this 8 hour course you will have produced two different videos of your own. The skills you will acquire can be applied to a range of video projects.

We can deliver via video conferencing or in person 

Full Course Details

Smartphone Video Training 8 hours course

This course provides educators with the skills to produce engaging video resources to  support student learning experience. You learn to film,edit and upload video content in a seamless workflow using the technology and software available on a smartphone. You will also acquire the skills and techniques to enhance the quality of the audio visual content for your student portfolios.

This course is ideal for those in the education sector who are incorporating Technology Enhanced Learning into their teaching

What you learn

Filming Workshops – 2 x 2 hours

  • Optimising the camera settings on your smartphone
  • Intro to smartphone equipment for stabilisation, audio recording and lighting
  • Basic principles of video composition and setting your scene
  • Pre-production planning/storyboarding
  • Industry standard filming techniques applied to a smartphone camera

Editing Workshops – 2 x 2 hours

  • Cutting clips together to create an engaging story
  • Branding and customising text to increase brand awareness
  • Music overlay
  • Adding voiceover
  • Animating still images
  • Speaking on camera overlayed with reprsentative cutaway footage

What do I need to have with me to participate in the course?

We recommend that you do not invest in any new equipment prior to attending the course as we cover equipment during the training and we make recommendations based on your specific requirements.

The cameras on most smartphones are perfectly fine for shooting video.  However, to achieve the best functionality from the editing software it is best that your phone is not more than 5 years old.  iPhones need to have iOS 12.4 or later. If you are not sure how to check this out feel free to get in touch prior to booking and we can have a look for you.

We provide notes but it is always a good idea to have pen and paper handy to take your own notes.

Participants complete two video assignments while on the course and the skills acquired can be applied to a broad range of situations to allow businesses engage more effectively with their customers online.

 See samples below from a MSLETB tutor who attended our training

Assignment 1        An Instructional video

Support your students' learning with reuseable instructional videos

Assignment 2         Piece to camera with cutaway footage

Explain and promote the content of your course

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