Robb Montgomery

Visual Editors

Robb Montgomery is the author of Smartphone Video Storytelling (Routledge – New York & London) and an award-winning documentary filmmaker. He is a former newspaper editor (Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune) and his Smart Film School certificate courses are used by journalists at CNN, The New York Times and Reuters. As a media development expert in digital storytelling, he advises the United Nations, IREX and Thomson Reuters Foundation.


Mobile Journalism Interactive Workshop

The Lighthouse (8th floor)

Why are mobile journalism stories being shown at the international film festivals? What does that even look like and how can I get my mojo documentary up on the silver screen? Join Robb Montgomery for a demo and brainstorming discussion about the new Mobile Journalism Awards project being organised by top universities and journalism groups like […]


The visual journalism / 5G challenge: towards new storytelling standards

Greek National Opera (ground floor)

Newsrooms are practicing visual and mobile journalism since years, they are experimenting new formats on social media and dedicated platforms, such as Instagram or Snap, but visual storytelling is still in its infancy. The goal of this panel is to check if standards are emerging and what are the potentialities offered by 5G for media […]

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