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Video Production: Mobile Devices

Tips for Recording on a Mobile Device

Here are 5 tips that can help you shoot better video on your mobile device:

  1. Shoot in landscape, not vertical
  2. Keep your phone smooth and steady
  3. Work with the light, not against it
  4. Beware of unwanted noises in your videos
  5. Use video-taking equipment (microphones and lights)

To learn how to shoot better quality videos, see resources listed below:

Free Mobile Video Editing Apps

Adobe Premiere Rush (Android and iOS)

  • Cross platform
  • Free for 3 exports
  • Designed to quickly produce videos
  • Simplified Interface

iMovie (iOS)

  • Free
  • Easy to use
  • Supports 4K video

FilmoraGo (Android)

  • Free
  • No 4K video support​