Mobile filmmaking: Learn to shoot cinematic videos with Andy To | Moment class
Shoot smooth, cinematic videos on your phone
- Frame shots on your phone for a cinematic look
- Make phone footage look professional
- Identify key things to look for while shooting
- Shoot and edit hyper lapses and seamless transitions
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What You’ll Learn
Andy will teach you how to shoot incredible films on your phone. He runs through his whole process, from how to compose and frame cinematic shots to properly executing the edit.
Introduction | Andy’s Story
We’re in Japan and kicking things off with Andy as he breaks down how he first got started shooting mobile video, why he loves shooting on a phone and how not having access to expensive camera gear can be a strength.
Gear & Pre Production
Andy dives into what gear he won’t travel without, including lenses, gimbals, and accessories. Also learn why he shoots mainly with the native camera app. Yeah, we were surprised too!
On the Fly | Tokyo (3 parts)
Andy takes to the streets of Tokyo to give you an exclusive look at how he executes shooting a film on his phone. Andy walks you through the importance of shooting in sequences and finding dynamic shots.
Shooting Hyperlapses and Transitions (2 parts)
Andy breaks down two key elements to his work — hyper lapses and transitions. You’ll watch over his shoulder as he shows you his technique and he’ll walk you through how to bring your scenes together.
Finding Character | Kyoto (4 parts)
A vital component of a great film is establishing characters. Andy showcases how he turns everyday strangers, animals or whatever he can find into mini-stories that seamlessly fit into his videos.
Gimbal Shooting Tips
Gimbals are an essential tool and it’s critical you know how to get the most of one. This section breaks down Andy’s favourite ways to shoot with a gimbal.
Breaking Down the Edit (4 parts)
So you have amazing footage, now what? Andy dives deep into his editing process and how he turns raw clips into a beautiful story. You’ll also learn how to edit the hyper lapses and transitions Andy went over in segment 4.
Thanks for watching! Don’t forget to download the extras and practice those gimbal tricks! Now go make a killer video of your own.
5 Gimbal Tips
A gimbal is the perfect way to get smooth, cinematic results in your mobile filmmaking; and with Andy’s top 5 tips, you’ll be a master in no time.
Andy built a custom LUT for colour-grading your iPhone footage; the quickest way to get his look. Moment built a custom LUT perfect for shooting in midday light; adding a subtle (and beautiful) film look to your footage.