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Mobile Phone Videography: Learning Basic Videography and Editing at Home

Enrollment is Closed

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn how to use your smartphone as a tool to produce quality and interesting videos for your small business. Regardless, if you are new or a pro in this field, you will gain so much more than just doing basic videography. This course will help you widen your horizons and see how mobile videography will help you think of a better way to promote your business in the online world.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, the learners are expected to:

  • show understanding of the basic concepts of mobile videography;
  • identify and discuss the dos and don’ts in shooting video for their products and learn the importance of proper lighting and basic creative techniques in videography;
  • express creativity and resourcefulness in using available materials at home for videography; and
  • utilize and learn the basic composition of video editing techniques to enhance the video quality output.


You will need the following:

  • Any smartphone with a high resolution/HD video recording. (Optional: Smartphone with 4K recording and Frame Rate Option)
  • A smartphone that supports the latest video editing apps
  • Laptop with your choice of video editing software (Adobe Premiere Pro/Final Cut Pro)
  • Monopod/Tripod/Selfie Stick (whichever is available)
  • Premiere Rush (available in Google Play Store and iOS for free)
  • Inshot App (available in Google Play Store and iOS for free)
  • Capcut (available in Google Play Store and iOS for free)

Course Instructor

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Christielo Esguerra

Subject Matter Expert

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Mobile Videography

6 Videos | 2 Activities

6 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • Definition of Videography and Its Fundamentals
  • Knowing Your Video Dimension Before Shooting
  • Video Frame Rate and Quality Settings
  • Creating Your Shot List/Peg Before Filming
  • How to Hold Your Smartphone When Taking a Video

2 Activities

  • Recall Activity
  • Exit Assessment

Module 2: Video Composition

2 Videos | 2 Activities

2 Videos

  • Important Things to Remember and Different Kinds of Lighting
  • Different Ways of Shooting Your Product

2 Activities

  • Recall Activity
  • Exit Assessment

Module 3: Shooting the Product

4 Videos | 2 Activities

4 Videos

  • Different Camera Movements and Transitions for Effect
  • Things to Remember When Shooting in a Still Position
  • Use and Relevance of Shooting in a Still Position
  • Color Effects or Filters for Your Video

2 Activities

  • Recall Activity
  • Exit Assessment

Module 4: Video Editing

7 Videos | 1 Activity

7 Videos

  • Exploring Different Editing Platforms
  • Applying Camera Transitions
  • Basic Color Correction in Video Editing
  • Basic Typography
  • Choosing the Right Background Music for Your Video
  • Basic Video Editing Effects
  • Key Takeaways

1 Activity

  • Capstone
  1. Course Number

  2. Classes Start

  3. Classes End

  4. Estimated Effort

    1-2 hours/week
  5. Price