on 02 Jun 2018 6:43 AM

You can harness the storytelling tool already in your hands: your mobile phone. In this hands-on workshop, you will go beyond Point and Shoot to the Heartware, Hardware and Software of Storytelling. Create a documentary, do an interview, make a pitch. 

Course Introduction

This Smartphone Filmmaking workshop will take you another step further in your storytelling journey. Here, you will write a script and APPLY PRINCIPLES OF VISUAL GRAMMAR TO TELL YOUR STORY (visual storytelling). 

This course covers the basics of shooting video footage using your Smartphone. You will use both still shots and video footage to create your story. Video editing will be done using WeVideo, an online video editing software (or you may opt to use your prefered software).

Ready to WOW us?

Your Workshop Project

At the end of the workshop, you will showcase the first cut of a 1-2 minute video story of your choice – it could be your brand story, a documentary, an interview, or a marketing pitch. 

A Smartphone Story Sample

Here’s a sample video created for Brand4Humanity Pte Ltd. It was used for the launch of the SG4Diversity Symposium 2018. The interviews, farm and kitchen footage was shot on a Smartphone OPPO R11 with supporting still photos provided by the SG4Diversity community. Editing was done using Final Cut Pro.

Learning Outcome

You will also understand the process of putting a video together. Even if you are not producing videos, this workshop will provide you with practical knowledge on scripting and video production so you can work more efficiently with media producers/videographers you have outsourced your video projects to.

At the workshop, you will:


  • Where’s Your Story?
  • 8 types of Stories / Videos you can tell
  • Scripting your Narrative
  • Planning shots you need ("A" Roll and "B" Roll)


  • Shoot your footage
  • Edit your video
  • Showcase your story

Learn to create videos like a Pro using WeVideo, an amazingly powerful entry-level cloud video editing tool. Features include:

  • Multi-track
  • Templates
  • Hassle-free royalty-free music for your story
  • Motion Titles
  • Control over audio level
  • and MORE

Your investment includes an addition 2-week FREE Premium Access for you to polish up your video resume after the workshop.

Your Story Coach

ANGELINE KOH, founder and principal story coach @Tyros Global

"Be it a personal or business story, I love it when I see the spark in my participant's eyes when they showcase their first digital story. I was born in an analogue world – a world of stories and narrative – a digital immigrant discovering a way to thrive in the world of digital natives. Allow me to show you the wonder of both words – DIGITAL and STORYTELLING." <BIO HERE>

Who Should Attend?

  • Subject experts and specialist who want to introduce their work or passion
  • Non-Geeks who need to communicate in this digital age
  • Marketing, Sales and PR Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Communicators @Non-Profit Organisations
  • Digital and Social Media Specialists (Get better at content creation!)
  • Educators, Learning and Development Heads
  • Leaders, Managers, Supervisors
  • HR Specialists, Training Management
  • Anyone who needs to communication in this FaceBook, Instagram, WhatsApp world

Anyone who needs to communication in this FaceBook, Instagram, WhatsApp world

Essential Information

Your Investment includes a 2-week Complimentary Access to Premium Features in WeVideo, an online video editing tool. This will enable you to enjoy Premium feature not found in the free WeVideo account, including privacy control and higher quality videos. It also means you have time to refine your video after the workshop

Participants will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement on completion of the Course. (The real certificate is your completed video!)

What to Bring

PLEASE BRING YOUR LAPTOP. Experience has shown that participants learn better using their own laptops. It will allow you to seamlessly continue refining your work after the workshop.

If you are using a company laptop, please be sure to have your IT department unlock any security features that may limit access to the internet or downloading of files. Laptops are also available for rent if you inform us when you register for the workshop.

Of course you should bring your mobile camera for this hands-on workshop.

We will be sending you a pre-workshop welcome with reminders and other information you will need to maximise your learning experience at the workshop.