Training for Mobile Video Production

In July 2018, new ICTI member Dan Henrich held three Smartphone Filmmaking Workshops in Asia.

Henrich has been teaching video workshops overseas since 1988 and has recently shifted to mobile training. Dan says: “It is clear that everyone has a camera in their pockets and could have a story to tell to reach the lost with the Gospel. These workshops “level the playing field” – everyone can share.”

Video production with a smartphoneHenrich and his wife Christine taught a five-day workshop in Chiang Mai, Thailand to 46 students. Topics included: basics of framing and composition, smartphone use, apps on the market, script writing and story-boarding, how to identify your target audience, what do you want to say? Formats, planning your shots, lighting and audio and editing on the smartphone. There were assigned practical exercises and critiques and 8 team produced films. You can watch the first project here and the final student project here: Each was shot on a smartphone and edited using Kinemaster Pro.

The Henrich team is planning 2019 and funding available will return to Thailand to conduct a second basic workshop and an advanced filmmaking workshop in addition to a possible workshop in India.

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Last modified: Friday, 26 October 2018, 11:32 AM