“Excellent hands-on workshop packed full of tips that genuinely simplified the process of creating small, snappy mobile videos for clients. Aileen’s insider knowledge and experience of working in broadcast news media was invaluable.”

Barbara Eliott, Touchstone Communications

This course teaches you everything you need to know to make great, engaging videos on your smartphone.

From planning and preparation all the way through to editing, the skills you learn here will turn your smartphone into a powerful video production tool. Whether it’s for social media, business, or communications, video is the best way to get your information out there.


The Mobile Video Storytelling course is designed for communications, teams, digital marketing professionals, small business owners and those who manage social media and website content for themselves or others. Both Android and iPhones are suitable.


No! We teach people of all skill levels. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a budding cinematographer we can help you refine your skills and get you creating professional quality video in no time.


The course covers:

  • Optimising your phone for video recording
  • Planning your video stories with a Storyboard plan
  • Using a tripod mount and a microphone
  • Tips for recording interviews
  • How to record inside and outside
  • Making best use of your camera’s features
  • Trimming video clips on phone
  • Adding text, music and voiceover right from the phone.
  • how to add logos to your video.


The Mobile Video Storytelling course consists of over 40 video lessons given across 8 different modules, all covering an aspect of video production.

You can do the course on your own, in your own time or as part of a group. Group sessions will be run with the assistance of a tutor through live Zoom calls where you can ask questions, receive feedback on your assignments, and chat with the other people on the course. The group sessions are a great opportunity to bounce ideas off other people and inspire one another.

If you choose to do the course in your own time, the Rathdown Media Institute team will be available over email to answer any queries that you have and provide support and feedback on your assignments.