Welcome…

 

My name’s Jon Gill and I’m a filmmaker, designer and educator.
Playful Communications is the home of #MadeOnAMobile – a programme of workshops designed to give you confidence in capturing, editing and sharing your story using the smart phone or tablet you already own.

I offer a range of services:

Filmmaking – promotional films, documenting events, audio and video podcasts
Workshops/learning – filmmaking (#MadeOnAMobile), social media, branding, storytelling

What is MoJo?
MoJo is Mobile Journalism – an area of journalism to have championed the use of mobile devices in filmmaking. The hashtag #MoJo on social media can be a great source of information and inspiration in equal measure. In June 2019 I attended the #MoJoFest conference in Galway, Ireland – this is my short film about the event.

Recent clients include:
  • Skills Development Scotland
  • The V&A Dundee
  • The National Museum of Scotland
  • Technology Management (Wolverhampton)
  • College Development Network (Stirling)
  • Open Change (Dundee)
Tell me a fact and I will learn.
Tell me a truth and I will believe.
Tell me a story and it will stay in my heart forever.
Indian proverb

 

Recent Posts

#MadeOnAMobile at Discovery Point – Monday 11 November

Very excited to announce a special #MadeOnAMobile filmmaking workshop happening at Dundee’s Discovery Point, home to the actual exploration and research Ship RRS Discovery. Its first mission was the British National Antarctic Expedition, carrying Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their first, and highly successful, journey to the Antarctic, known as the Discovery Expedition … Continue reading #MadeOnAMobile at Discovery Point – Monday 11 November

What does a film that was #MadeOnAMobile look like?

So, if you make a film on a mobile phone or a tablet, what does it look like? Is it obvious? Is it low quality? Does it look un-professional? I’m going to let you judge for yourself… Here’s are a few I made in June at #CollegeExpo19 for the College Development Network.   How’s it … Continue reading What does a film that was #MadeOnAMobile look like?

Standing ovation in Cannes for iPhone shot movie

“He [Lelouch] told me it was the camera he’d been dreaming of his entire life” – Maxime Heraud (cinematographer) This insightful article on veteran Oscar-winning director Claude Lelouch demonstrates why more and more film makers are turning to the iPhone (and the FilmicPro camera app) to make intimate and authentic films. In fact, the mobile … Continue reading Standing ovation in Cannes for iPhone shot movie

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