Smartphone Video


Everything You Need To Know

To Film Quality Video For Business


You’re ready to make your own video content for your business, but you’re worried about it looking amateur.

Or you’ve just missed another brilliant video opportunity, because you didn’t have time to hire a videographer.

Video for your job is no longer optional. It’s critical.

We’re here to help you to just get on with it.

In this video-on-demand course, you’ll learn the basics of making simple professional-looking social video for thought-leadership, demos, tutorials, interviews and everything in between.

You’ll learn camera skills and composition techniques using your smartphone. After that, you’ll be all set to move on to DSLR or a prosumer camera.

Your video content will look more professional – immediately.

We’ll also guide you through the crucial content piece.

How do you tell good stories with video?

How do you make the kind of episodic content that builds an audience who want to come back for more?

You won’t just learn how to get great results with the camera in your pocket, you’ll also get to grips with the principles of structured storytelling for video.

Each module is specially designed for total beginners, and gives you need-to-know information without the overwhelm, so you will want to get started straight away.

The course comprises video lessons, transcripts and downloadable workbooks, with practical exercises throughout. A digital badge is awarded on completion.


  • 40 short videos over 12 modules
  • 10 Practical Video Tasks
  • Quizzes
  • Insider Video Tools
  • Tried-and-tested Equipment List
  • Practical Video Exercises
  • Extra Video Resources
  • Camera Skills Handbook
  • Certificate on completion
  • Lifetime Access
  • Bonus 1:1 live coaching session

This course can be delivered in-house for your team, in a blended live

and recorded format. Talk to us today about a custom workshop.

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What you’ll learn



How to film professional-quality video with your smartphone, even if you’ve never used a camera before.


How to get great audio using an external microphone with your smartphone.


A simple system to edit your video using easy software that works.


The simple composition techniques that make your video look as good as television.


A structure that works every time for storytelling with video.


How to think like a publisher in order to create consistent sustainable video strands.

Practical Solutions

We'll give you the tools and skills to get started right away. No need to wait for procurement.

High Standards

We push you to get your best results, both technically and editorially.


Cutting Edge

If it's happening in online video, it's happening in the training.


Our Track Record

We've worked with some of Ireland's biggest companies.


You'll get step-by-step guides to keep you on track once you've finished training.

Small Class Sizes

Classes are minimum for maximum attention.

You're in good company

About your trainer

Niamh Guckian

Niamh Guckian has dedicated her career to visual media, with broad experience as a producer and director with the likes of RTÉ, The Irish Times, and the Deutsche Welle Akademie.

Niamh is also a BBC-qualified trainer, and has been mentoring ambitious content creators for the best part of a decade. Niamh has a deep understanding of business needs in the digital age, training people to use video content to promote positive purchasing decisions. She is always exploring ways to generate formats, without compromising brand integrity.

Niamh founded Go Motion Academy with the vision of building a “film school for business.”

Three key principles are at the heart of everything the academy does: high broadcast standards, online platform expertise, and accessible training.

Niamh’s huge experience in content creation and technology, combined with significant editorial responsibility, puts her in a prime position to help people master video creation. She thrives in helping others to achieve their goals.

Niamh knows what it takes to create content audiences truly enjoy and want to engage with. That begins with the skills to film and edit, but requires the confidence to do so too. Those who work with Niamh develop that confidence, and learn lasting skills to create meaningful and sustainable video content.


Stop waiting, start creating!

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Stop waiting, start creating!

Subscribe to get the best of social video in your inbox every month - plus, you’ll get your hands on our FREE filming tips.