We are watching the COVID-19 situation world wide as cases mount here in the USA, Europe, Asia and Africa. How will this effect our training plans for the summer of 2020? It is easy to believe/hope that mid to late May will see a flattening of the curve (as they say) and cases will haveContinue reading “COVID-19 and Micro-Certifications”
YouTube makes up 37% of all mobile Internet data usage Beating out Facebook (10.9%), Snapchat (8.3%), Instagram (5.7%), all web browsing (4.6%), WhatsApp (3.7%), Netflix (2.4%), and the Apple (2.1%) and Google (1.9%) app stores. WIRED / LAUREN GOODE
Partner Trainers Galilean International conducted a Smartphone Filmmaking Workshop that was part of the “Share the Story” conference organized by Campus Crusade for Christ in Alexandria, Egypt in February 2020. Trainers were David Peters, Liz Peters, with support from Aaron Peters and Jony Sureshkumar. Liz and David attended our workshop in Mumbai last summer andContinue reading “Workshop in Alexandria, Egypt”
I was privileged to teach 10 tips to Smartphone Journalism at the recent NRB 2020 Christian Media Convention in Nashville. The Global News Alliance hosted a workshop with about 40 attendees – 14 who were from non-US countries. These 40 attendees represented organizations with strong media components wanting to learn how the smartphone can be usedContinue reading “Presentation at Global News Alliance Event”
Mobile Storytelling workshops during the summer of 2020. June 1-5, Ajmer City, Rajasthan India (Registration $45 with Lunch and tea – $110 with accommodation plus three meals) June 8-12, Margao Town, Goa India (Registration $30 with Lunch and tea) June 22-26, Chandigarh, Punjab India (Workshop is full) July 6-10th, Nairobi, Kenya – Music For AllContinue reading “Smartphone Training Schedule 2020”
Those of you who have been connected to our ministry of training Christians to use media effectively know that we have been conducting Smartphone Filmmaking workshops in Asia and Africa (140 students in four countries since 2016). What is amazing is that with training and mentoring each trainee can produce stories of God at workContinue reading “The Future of Christian Media Training”
I wanted to take a moment to add the small version of the larger kit. Except for the monopod (which is part of the tripod in the larger kit.) I am using an old “fanny pack” which holds my @Moment Wide and Tele lens, the @IKMultimedia iRig microphone and the Grip and handle for my @ShoulderpodContinue reading “Mini MoJo Kit”
Since I started using my iPhone to shoot narrative films I have started researching how equipment like stabilizers and lenses have been improving. Specifically, it is the introduction of a small Barcelona, Spain company called Shoulderpod (@shoulderpod) and what they are doing with their the great equipment and the Mobile Trainers World Catalog.
Here is the kit I recommend for you using your own Smartphone. I recommend FilmicPro for image capture. Here is a demo video I prepared https://youtu.be/WcZCqNkARRg.