Smartphone Video Workshop

Smartphone Video Workshop

We are excited to announce our first Smartphone Video Workshop, in partnership with the East African Film Academy.

This practical three-day workshop teaches the art of visual storytelling and provides the tools and techniques to create compelling videos using only your smart phone. This hands-on course covers storytelling theory, script and shot-list writing, interview techniques, camera set-up, composition, shooting, and video editing on your phone. By the end of the course you will be fully equipped to shoot professional and impactful videos of your own.

  1. Telling stories with images
  2. Elements of a story
  3. Practical camera set-up
  4. Video Language
  5. Camera Movements
  6. Practical video shoot
  7. Composition
  8. Writing a short script and shot-list
  9. Practical Interview set up
  10. Audio recording and manipulation
  11. Practical video shoot for edit
  12. Basic Video editing
  13. Export formats and uploads



3 Day Smartphone Video Workshop – 600USD per person

Dates: 18th-20th January
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

"Thank you so much for sending Eva and Karel on our trip to Kenya! They were both professional and always on the ball. Your work is definitely going to make us look like we’ve moved up in the NGO world."

Catherine Mack, Cross International

"I would like to congratulate Jessica and Eva for their great work and their professional and pragmatic approach on this project."

Dame Guèye, Tostan International

"Kate Holt contributes regularly to the Guardian all too often covering violence, conflict, tragedy and their aftermath. She produces quality material sensitively and is one very few photographers we trust to operate in challenging environments like Somalia, the DRC or South Sudan."

Lucy Lamble, Editor

"Despite working in often very difficult environment, Eva always conducts her work with sensitivity to the subjects she interviews and the facilitators she works with. It is a pleasure working with Eva."

Suzanne Beukes, UNICEF