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Smartphone film-making for charities – part 2

Welcome to the second part in our Smartphone film-making series. If you haven’t read it already, check out part 1 here. By now you should have your clips, know what order they should go in and are ready to edit them into a masterpiece. But how?   Put it together Firstly, you need to import your clips into a video editor app like iMovie, or WeVideo for android. This will allow you to trim your clips, edit them, add sound etc.

Smartphone film-making for charities

Did you know, you carry an entire film production studio with you – pretty much everywhere? Welcome to the world of smartphone film-­making!                           Gone are the days when you needed to hire a video production company. Your phone can  shoot broadcast quality video and with that you can edit, add effects, add sound, and if you really want, you can even add a CGI dinosaur (and much more!) – though I am not sure the last one is needed in a charity video! – But what I am trying to say is on just

From 30 second vlog to full documentary. Is it possible?

This month GlobalGiving UK is focusing on video and film making so our #GoodNewsFriday post focuses on one of our charity partners, Miranda from Snehalaya UK, who has gone from making a 30 second vlog to aspiring to make a full documentary. We think you can do the same.   “Working for a voluntary UK organisation called Snehalaya that focuses on Human Rights in India is my passion and my love. Although based in the UK, our work focuses on rescuing