Mobile Storytelling: How Smartphones Have Changed the Way We Create Content, Sponsored by Samson


Since the introduction of the iPhone in 2007, smartphones have surged in popularity as tools for content creators. They are now mobile production studios, providing creators a platform to create, edit and distribute content. Whether you’re a podcaster, vlogger, filmmaker or journalist, smartphones allow you to record anywhere, immediately.

In this B&H Event Space video, sponsored by Samson, Sean Meagher, Samson’s director of marketing, talks about the evolution of digital storytelling and mobile techniques, and discusses the latest in mobile systems for capturing audio with a smartphone. Next, he introduces three accomplished professionals who use mobile technology in everything they do. Podcaster and storyteller Shannon Cason relates his personal trajectory, from losing everything to building his Homemade Stories podcast using simple mobile and audio tools; YouTube personality Jaime Rivera of the mobile news channel Pocketnow, describes his journey in using mobile technology to create and post useful product reviews for real people; and mobile journalist Tim Pool relates how mobile technology and live streaming revolutionized his reporting, allowing him to interact with an audience in real time. After watching, you’ll have a new appreciation for the power of mobile technology to change the way you work.