Smartphone Filmmaking course will teach you how to use your phone to film videos.
You will be introduced to the best practices in videography and you will also get familiar with additional apps and gadget to improve your results.
It does not include Video Editing. If you are interested in using other types of cameras and produce more complex videos, the Video Production course is a better choice.
Intro to Smartphone Filming (45 min)
Smartphone as camera kit
Presentation of the course and its aims
What can be actually done with a smartphone and what are its limitations as camera?
Production 1 - Smartphone (90 min)
Different tools for different aims: is a smartphone my best tool?
Smartphone vs Camcorder, DSLRs and mirrorless cameras
How to achieve best results with what I have?
In-built apps: best settings and good practices
Smartphone pro - webinar (90 min)
How to gain back aesthetic control
FilmicPro: setting and tools
Production 3 - Sound (90 min)
Recording Sound: how to achieve 'radio quality' audio
Microphone: different types for different uses
External recording devices
Production 4 - Video Interview (90 min)
How to approach video interviews
Framing a ‘talking head’
Best practices in setting up interviews
Aesthetic conventions: eyeline
Production 5 - Practice: filming a talking head (90 min)
Interview Exercise Presentation (30 min)
'View and crit': workshop analysis of 'talking head' exercise (60 min)
Production 6 – Grip and permissions (90 min)
Tripods, monopods, gimbals
Conclusions and Q&A
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