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Mobile Filmmaking 101: Capture Stories With Your Phone

A course by Cassius Rayner , Filmmaker

Filmmaker . London, United Kingdom.
Joined July 2020

Learn the fundamentals of mobile cinematography to create captivating videos that tell a story using your iPhone or Android

  • Best seller
  • 96% positive reviews (174)
  • 8452 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn the fundamentals of mobile cinematography to create captivating videos that tell a story using your iPhone or Android

A course by Cassius Rayner

Documentary filmmaking is a chance to tell your story. Whether it is on a subject close to your heart or for an entrepreneurial endeavor, filmmaking allows you to connect with your audience. Award-winning filmmaker Cassius Rayner takes his creative process to a whole new level by using his mobile phone as his main tool.

In this online course, he takes you through the ins and outs of filmmaking fundamentals, and how to shoot professional-looking content using your phone. Learn how to plan, write, shoot, and edit an entire documentary or audiovisual piece from start to finish.

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What will you learn in this online course?

21 lessons & 28 downloads

Complementary Equipment
19 minutes, 13 seconds
Basic Camera Operation 1
15 minutes, 1 second
Sound 1
15 minutes, 37 seconds
Transferring Your Footage
8 minutes, 31 seconds
The Editing Process 1
15 minutes, 45 seconds
Colour and Export
16 minutes, 29 seconds
  • 96% positive reviews (174)
  • 8452 students
  • 21 lessons (4h 41m)
  • 28 additional resources (16 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Plan, write, shoot, and edit a professional-looking documentary on your mobile phone.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This online course is for anyone with a genuine interest in filmmaking that would like to create striking video content with their phone.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is required.

To take this course, all you need is a mobile phone and a computer with Filmic Pro.


Reviews

8452 Students
174 Reviews
96% Positive ratings

Cassius Rayner

A course by Cassius Rayner

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Filmmaker

Cassius Rayner has been working in the film industry for over 25 years. Throughout his career, he worked as everything from a TV runner to building music video props, until finally finding his calling: becoming a filmmaker. He went on to become a camera operator for clients like the United Nations, local TV news channels, music videos, comedy programs, and commercials.

He directed his first film, JUNK, in 1997, which featured pop legend Adam Ant and went on to win Best Independent Film. He continues making documentaries for broadcasting stations like ABC, Sky, PBS, and BBC. In 2014, he decided to take his filmmaking in a different direction, and started shooting exclusively with his iPhone, making documentaries, music videos, branded content, and more for clients all around the world. Since then, he’s gone on to win 14 international film awards.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Understanding the Tools for Filmmaking

    • The Camera on a Mobile Phone
    • Complementary Equipment
    • Basic Camera Operation 1
    • Basic Camera Operation 2
    • Improving Your Camera Skills
    • Sound 1
    • Sound 2
  • U3

    Developing Your Idea

    • Working on Your Concept
    • Writing Your Script
    • Production Paperwork
    • The Shoot
  • U4

    The Footage

    • Transferring Your Footage
    • The Editing Process 1
    • The Editing Process 2
    • The Editing Process 3
    • The Editing Process 4
    • The Editing Process 5
    • Colour and Export
    • How to Share Your Film
  • FP

    Final project

    • Mobile Filmmaking 101: Capture Stories With Your Phone

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Mobile Filmmaking 101: Capture Stories With Your Phone. Photography, and Video course by Cassius Rayner Best seller

Mobile Filmmaking 101: Capture Stories With Your Phone

A course by Cassius Rayner
Filmmaker . London, United Kingdom.
Joined July 2020
  • 96% positive reviews (174)
  • 8452 students