Each topic embraces the mobile-only video approach with tutorials, guides, apps and much more. Content is handpicked by MobileVideoDIY's editors and collaborators.
How to shoot video
Fundamental skills for capturing quality video. Learn the basics like setting up a tripod. Or, if you're looking for a challenge, dive into some time-lapse tutorials.
How to edit video
Familiarize yourself with editing techniques such as split, trim, mask and merge to help add polish to your videos.
How to record audio
Avoid gathering poor audio quality with lessons from professionals. Advice on how to record clear soundbites, no matter where you interview.
How to edit audio
Amplify, equalize and improve the audio quality on your videos to give your audience an enjoyable listening experience.
How to broadcast live
Find out how to stream your video in real time so that people can tune in from around the world.
How to tell a story
Once you have learned the technical skills of using a smartphone to shoot and edit audio and video and picked your favorite apps to use, it is time to learn how to tell a story. How do you convey an event with images? Learn lessons about shot planning, selection and sequencing.
How to cover news
Produce high quality coverage with veteran anchor and MobileFirst conference director, Jim Flink. Prepare yourself for covering scenarios such as spot news, protests and natural disasters.
How to add verification to your video
Ensure you aren't violating copyright and protect your video from misattribution with guidelines and tools from professionals.
How to share your video
Upload, publish and distribute your video across various social networks. Learn compression guidelines and techniques to increase your audience reach.
How to monetize video
Insight on how and where to market your videos so that you can make money from them.
Filmmaking and Documentary
Mobile devices are increasingly being used for both cost considerations and for flexibility in storytelling. Here are lessons from the pros.
What are a journalist's rights in covering a protest? Where can you find an interactive list of apps for journalists? What are 20 tools and resources every journalist should experiment with? Download a Mojo Cheatsheet. Here is a list of resources beyond just mobile video.
Showcase and Examples of Mobile Videography
Video that was either produced or edited using a mobile device. Includes coverage from mainstream news organizations like the BBC and citizen journalists on YouTube.
Connected devices and wearables
Mobile connected devices give new reporting options. See how GoPro, Drones, 360-Degree Video, and Oculus are being used to tell stories and cover news.