Preface

This book is designed to help you quickly master the techniques for making great short-form video content with your smartphone.

The chapters are organized around commonly used story themes and include mini-tutorials that introduce the key principles of filmmaking.

Each chapter includes online video examples of each story form and takes you behind the lens where you will learn:

  • The key elements for each story form
  • Pre-production planning
  • Storyboarding
  • How to film the shots
  • How to edit the footage into a story
  • The ethics and challenges
  • How to use mobile video apps

By the time you complete the included practice filming, exercises, you will be familiar with the building blocks and processes for planning, filming, and editing a wide range ...

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