Create a two-minute short film with your phone or tablet.
Tell a story in less than two minutes in this short-film challenge. Learn how to shoot and edit on your phone or tablet. No experience necessary, just bring your device and your imagination.
● Pick the theme
● Learn about and pick your shot types to (i.e.closeups, medium shots,
two shot, wide shot, master, etc.)
● Storyboard/write your concept
● Scout location in building
● Learn to set up/block shots
● Learn the basics of an edit
● Edit your footage
● Finish editing
● Showcase your short film on a large screen while eating popcorn
● Awards ceremony
Courtney G. Jones is a 30-year veteran of the film and television industry and an advocate for the kind of accessibility mobile filmmaking offers. He serves as head of development for Steve Zahn & Rick Gomez’s company, Macaroni Art Productions, and has produced and directed feature films, commercials, documentaries, and series - some shot on mobile. He brings a wealth of technical and creative know-how to the classroom. Courtney’s main goal is to show that anyone can make something amazing with the technology in their pocket. When he is not writing, producing, filming, editing, or teaching, he is typically daydreaming about flying, living on a boat, or trying new recipes.