Smartphone Video Creation

Smartphone Video Creation

Do you want to learn how to capture the everyday on your smartphone and re-purpose it with a stronger message? Learn the fundamentals of video production and storytelling on our one day course.

ex VAT

Our Smartphone Video Creation course will dispel the belief that creating videos has to be expensive and complicated, as we’ll show you how to create video stories with your smartphone.

This one day course has been designed by smartphone video enthusiast and digital marketing experts and will introduce you to the fundamentals of creating mobile video moments with your smartphone.

You will learn the fundamentals of video storytelling and be able to shoot and produce video moments that tie in with your ongoing marketing channels of choice.

You'll also gain practical experience on using essential equipment and smartphone app technology to improve your creation process.

Our Smartphone Video Creation is available at our training centre in The Shard, London, or as a private session tailored to your needs.

Smartphone Video CreationStandard1 day Classroom Course

This course will give you the skills and confidence to plan, shoot and edit video footage all from the palm of your hand with your smartphone. We’ll show you the basics of shooting and editing video with your smartphone.

At the end of the day, you’ll leave with a new understanding of the processes and sequences to create your first smartphone video.

What will I learn?
Upon completion of this course you will walk away with the ability to:
  • Choose between the different types and styles of videos to shoot
  • Determine what video format suits what social media platform
  • Operate smartphone essential kit, equipment, video recording and editing apps
  • Plan, shoot and edit your own smartphone video
  • Produce your own smartphone video
Why should I take this course?
This course is designed for business owners, digital marketers and internal comms teams that are looking to implement video into their daily workflow. It also works well for individuals who are looking to grow engagement with dynamic and agile video moments.
Filming and editing apps will need to be downloaded before attending the course.
Whilst we will endeavour to use free apps where possible, some recommended apps will require a one-off payment of £15. Full list of apps and course requirements emailed once enrolled.
This workshop welcomes iOS, iPhone and Android users. However, it does have a specific bias towards iOS and iPhone users given the compatibility of apps used within the course. iPhone 6 required as a minimum. Android smartphones must be no more than 3 years old.
We will require confirmation of your smartphone device required before commencement of the course.
Course Overview
Video Marketing
  • Video as a marketing medium
  • Social media platforms and video specifications
  • Landscape -v- portrait
  • Types and styles of videos to shoot
Video Storytelling - Shooting basics
  • Telling a story (who, where, what, how)
  • Planning and storyboarding your shoot
  • Shot framing – shot sequences
Smartphone Video
  • Equipment/Kit
  • Android -v-iOS
  • Smartphone Camera Apps
  • Smartphone Editing Apps
Smartphone Audio
  • Smartphone Factory Audio -v- 3rd party audio
  • Equipment/Kit
  • Stock Audio Sources
Smartphone Video Shoot - Video Story exercise
  • Shoot a sequence of video shots to tell a story
  • Practical experience of equipment
  • Practical experience of native cameras
  • Practical experience of 3rd party apps
  • Practical experience of recording sound bites/audio
  • Practical experience of planning, sequencing and directing
Smartphone Video Editing – Post Production
  • Smartphone Editing Apps
  • Story timelines and Continuity
  • Audio tracks / Voiceovers
  • Subtitles, music, sound effects and graphics
1 day£499 ex VAT
Upcoming CoursesView all
Thu | November 7 | 1 day
Smartphone Video Creation Standard
The Shard, London
£499 +VAT
Wed | January 8 | 1 day
Smartphone Video Creation Standard
The Shard, London
£499 +VAT
Mon | March 16 | 1 day
Smartphone Video Creation Standard
The Shard, London
£499 +VAT
Our facilities


Our trainers are all seasoned experts that have extensive experience working in the industry. They will be happy to answer questions, on the day or post training as part of our ongoing support.



Jellyfish have first class training facilities. Our flagship training centre is located at The Shard in London and we also have premium training facilities in the US, Spain and South Africa. We can also train at a location of your choice.

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Food & Drink

We pride ourselves on providing our attendees with high quality food and refreshments. Both are available throughout the day and we cater for any dietary requirements for you.

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