Dan Chung

Video Technologist

Dan is known as an innovator in the application of cutting edge technologies for video and photography. He has over 20 years of experience working behind a camera with a career that started in photography but evolved into documentary, multimedia and broadcast TV. He filmed the first ever news video on a DSLR and shots stills of the London Olympics entirely on iPhone. He has been a staffer at Reuters, The Guardian and CNBC. He is also the founder of the Newsshooter.com website and Photogearnews Youtube channel. He now works for video company Atomos helping to develop next generation video tools

My Sessions

Workshop: Mojo Video Walk with Dan Chung

Courtyard outside Sult Bar

We’ve had lots of photowalks this year, but Mojofest is just as much about video. In this video walk Dan Chung will share his 20+ years experience shooting and editing and give you his top tips for making the most of your smartphone for visual storytelling. 


Computational Photography. How smartphones are challenging DSLR and Mirrorless cameras.

Bailey Allen Auditorium

In this session we will explore the evolution of smartphones over the last 10 years and how, at this point high end smartphones like the iPhone XS Max, Samsung Galaxy S10, Googel Pixel 2 and Huawei P20Pro are leveraging not just high quality sensors and image processing but computational photography and artificial intelligence to overcome […]


Smartphone Cinematography. Moving mainstream or courting controversy to create PR?

Bailey Allen Auditorium

In March 2017 the cinema world was rocked with the launch of Steven Soderberg’s “Unsane”. Not because it was the first feature length film shot on a smartphone, that award goes to Ricky Fosheim in 2014 for “And uneasy lies the mind” and again in 2016 to Sean Baker for “Tangerine” which was the first […]