Mobile Phone Filmmaking Workshop – 1 day

This highly practical course, led by Dominique Vandenhoudt, will teach you how to record video and audio to create high-quality content. During the course, you’ll get involved in exercises where you record and edit footage using your mobile phone. You’ll also learn some of the theory behind filmmaking and some key cinematography tips to help your video stories stand out from the crowd.

Dominique Vandenhoudt


Why this course?

Practical exercises covering all aspects of filming , interviews and editing with a mobile. Get hands on experience with mobile filming equipment, mics, hand held rigs, and sliders. But the key aspect of this workshop is Story – how to tell a visually structured story. Create your own video content that works for your business, services or leisure.

Course Content

Visual storytelling

Using the Filmic Pro app

How to build a sequence

How to use cinematography techniques to bring your content to life.

Editing your content using apps

Practical exercises: the course includes different assignments.

Q&A, group work and discussion

Course Preparation

Attendees must bring their own mobile phone.

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1 day Mobile Phone Filmmaking

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Course Fee


Certificate of participation

Russell Galt


” I highly recommend Media Academy to aspiring filmmakers. Dominique Vandenhoudt taught my brother and I how to shoot, edit and produce short films using smartphones and clip-on accessories. His teaching style was very pragmatic and effective, drawing on his many years of industry experience. By the end of the course, we had a sound grasp of theory, technology and practice and felt confident practicing mobile journalism on a year-long cycling expedition that we later undertook. “

Our Venue

‘The Stables’, the home of Media Academy Cape Town, is located in one of Cape Towns most treasured destinations, the Noordhoek Valley.   Situated at the foot of Chapman’s Peak and surrounded by Table Mountain National Park, Noordhoek has a delightful village atmosphere with beautiful mountain and sea views.  It is home to some of the finest restaurants, diverse communities and has a definite equestrian feel to it due to its large horse population.  In fact our training venue itself, The Stables, was once home to horses but now is a beautiful video studio where students can feel relaxed and inspired surrounded by a natural environment of peace and tranquillity.


2 Sea Cottage Drive, Noordhoek Cape Town / South-Africa




Our meet-up’s are a chance to get to know the Cape Town MoJo (Mobile Journalism) Community, we are not only inviting journalists but everyone who wants to start shooting videos on a mobile phone.