First step: Think about visual storytelling
Before going to the shoot, think about what shots can be done by the phone and make your story interesting for the audience and unique.
What is best for the story live or pre-recorded?
Uncertain about shooting live? Then this article should help you to decide.
Second step: Check your equipment
The basic equipment includes the following:
- Cleaning cloth
- Power bank / External power
- Monopod / Tripod
- Tripod mount
- Clip Microphones
- Extension cords
When recording two people at the same time think about:
- Clip microphone dual adaptor
If you have, bring:
- External lenses
- External lights
Still wondering why you need all of this equipment? Then check out our article about the mojo’s kit bag and read about the function of each device.
Third step: Check your apps
Check whether you are shooting for a PAL or NTSC country. Remember this effects the settings in the app you plan to use.
Download all the apps you are going to use and practice with them before going to the field.
Do you need more information about how to use specific apps? Check our article about filming with external apps.