Instanarratives: Smartphone Filmmaking

The technical aspects of video making can be intimidating: how to adjust the exposure? What is the right resolution? How do I create a narrative from clips? No worries! This class is designed for all aspiring directors, video makers, community organizers, artists, and the curious who want to be introduced to video and editing techniques starting with the most accessible camera: a smartphone! Students will learn how to shoot, edit and share high-quality short video by using exclusively mobile devices and free apps. / Each student will have access throughout the class to a lab workstation equipped with the latest software. / Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies.

What to Bring: Pen or pencil, notebook or sketchbook; USB drive or cloud storage option for saving work; smartphone with operating camera. A complete list of suggested materials will be discussed during the first class meeting.

What to wear: Comfortable clothes. We will be standing up and moving around.

Please Register Before: March 11
If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.
Class Savings
Register on or before January 18 and save $25 off your order total.
Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only).
Additional savings. Are you eligible?
Contact MCAD Continuing Education at or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

CSMA 4600 SP19
Date Start: 
Saturday, March 16, 2019
Date End: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Main Building, Room 331
Age Group: 
Age Requirement: 
Open to students ages 16 and above
Days of Week: 
Photography and Filmmaking
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