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Since 2005, Montgomery has trained more than 10,000 storytellers in mobile journalism and design thinking and consults on mobile video for clients worldwide. Most recently for:

Broadcasters:
RFE/RL, CNN, Reuters, TVN, Channel News Asia, Mediacorp, VRT, MTV3, VN Express, SPH, Agora, APA, and 24SATA.

Organizations:
British Cycling, Irish Broadcast Authority, IREX, SOHO House, WAN-IFRA, and the Institute of Physics.

Educators:
University of London (SOAS), Stockholm University, Danish School of Journalism, FH Wien (Vienna), EFJ (Paris), Michigan State University, and the University of Notre Dame.


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Montgomery is a bestselling e-learning course producer and advises multinational groups like Lions Club International and WAN-IFRA in developing new e-learning courses and platforms.

He employs innovation methods to work with teams to develop strategies, roadmaps and designs for:

  • Curriculum strategy
  • Video production
  • Staffing and roles
  • Studio design
  • Course branding
  • Instructor strategies
  • Interactivity
  • KPIs and certification
  • Validation and social proof
  • Marketing and sales 

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Montgomery developed the suite of online courses for the Smart Film School brand and has produced hundreds of video lessons and tutorial modules that are used by top brands like CNN, The New York Times and BBC.


Smart Film School

Since 2005, he has trained thousands of visual storytellers in mobile journalism, social video, design thinking and has developed the training and video production studios for clients worldwide.

The Smart Film School is a collection of e-learning certificate courses packs that teach you how to shoot and edit video on a mobile phone, produce social video content ,and master mobile journalism.

There are masterclasses with more than 100 lessons each as well as short courses that can be taken in less than hour.




These e-learning courses are also used by reporters at The New York Times, Reuters, 24SATA, RTÉ, AP, Mediacorp, Channel News Asia, The Straits-Times, SPH Magazines, VRT Belgium, and CNN.

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These self-directed lessons are designed for people with no previous video experience to quickly get a handle on the fundamentals for making and sharing social video.


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What students are saying


Stephan Hendricks 
I liked the way this course flowed from topic to topic. Bite size chunks of useful information that made it easy to understand. I picked up a half dozen or so methods of improving my video making skills. Definitely worth the time invested in studying.
★★★★★

Denis Bulichenko
A useful and easy to understand introductory to mobile filmmaking will help you to get on track of making watchable and engaging video stories with your phone.
★★★★★

Ioanna Iliadi 
As a professional journalist I need to know how to use my mobile as a tool in my job. This course is like a guide step by step to make video using your smartphone.
★★★★★

Marie M 
I really enjoy this step by step course. it's a 360° vision with advices for the gear (helpful) and apps, and also theory and practice about to tell a story in video (journalism techniques, that's very interesting). Ok Rob, i'm waiting for the next episodes!
★★★★★

Martin Luxton
One of the problems I find with many online courses is that they explain but never go into enough detail or give concrete examples - they tell but seldom show. Make Smartphone Video Like a Pro shows a lot but at the same time Robb Montgomery explains the rationale behind what is happening, getting the balance right so that you never feel you are being patronised or that the course has been 'dumbed down'. The case study of the Egypt project is a great example of highlighting teaching points and creating a lot of 'Aha!' moments. I think the thing that kept striking me as I worked my way through the course was "this is doable", which given the complexity of the subject and my being quite 'tech-challenged" is a high compliment indeed. if you choose to invest in this course, you are in good hands.
★★★★★

Stephen Box
I was very pleased to learn about the shooting methods and especially the apps that can allow me to control the camera and edit footage. Robb is very clear and straightforward in his teaching, and I appreciate the way his lectures are backed up with slide or text reviews. Production quality was professional. Overall, this is a course you need to take if you want to use your phone or tablet for more than a still camera. Highly recommended!
★★★★★

Arzu
High-quality and easy to follow course, not overwhelming for a beginner. Gear and app recommendations are very helpful. Also it expands one's perspective greatly about what can be done with a Smartphone. Thank you!
★★★★★

Sara Analike 
I found this course really informative and a great introduction to my new Samsung smartphone. This course has allowed me in a short few hours to create photos and videos which I never thought was possible for me to create and has opened a new keen interest in photography for me. Thank you Robb for your wonderful course and I plan on doing many more courses with you in the future.
★★★★★

Kenneth Mitchell
I felt I took away a solid base of knowledge to get off on the right foot when it comes to making video with a smart phone. The instructor has the experience to know what works and it shows in the confidence of his delivery and the quality of the examples provided in this course. Not only did I learn about the fundamentals and gear I will need to get started , but this course also gave me the confidence that I can actually do this, and maybe even do it well.
★★★★★

Mark
With this course Robb takes you step by step through the beginning process of making videos on your Smartphone. Along with the dialogue of the course Robb gives you real examples of videos so that you can see the point he is making. In this course he goes into depth on what equipment you need to get started (this surprised me how reasonably priced it is to get started) and what Apps to use. Really looking forward to the next installments of the whole film school course.
★★★★★

Edin Edin
Thanks you for making this easy to understand tutorial. Every minute that counts are like the step by step I am learning from this well explained tutorial. Everything else is excellent. All in all, this is an awesome 5 rated class.
★★★★★

Mark Priess
Thanks for the course Robb. I found Lectures 8 and 10 very informative and beneficial for me as I already had some experience with the video storytelling and editing. The additional app and hardware recommendations are just what was needed to take some of my concepts to the next level. For complete newcomers to mobile video I think all of the lectures will be very beneficial to them to show the capabilities and how to get out there making quality videos in short order. Thank you sir and good luck with your future courses.
★★★★★

Barry Reitman
This is a good over-view of what it takes to make smartphone videos. If tells you what apps and equipment are needed to go the next step, and I look forward to the follow-up courses in this six-part series.
★★★★★


Hubert Leon 
The course shows all basic gear information required that allow a beginner like me to get start. It also include some filming techniques that help to make the footage special.
★★★★★

Daniel Romero Sineiro
I'll be waiting for the other courses!
★★★★★






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