***UPDATED 6/25/2014***

Having compiled a database of nearly ten thousand media resources from over 500 websites in the last three years here's a list of the top 20 sites I'd recommend checking out for anything related to simple audio-visual media production and distribution on/for/by mobile devices:


1)  Witness- Video for Change
This blog is an ongoing conversation about the effective use of video in human rights campaigns to create policy, behavior, or practice changes.

2)  Videomaker Magazine
We picture a world where people use video cameras as regularly as they use ink pens, keyboards, cameras, email, texts, printers and blogs to communicate thoughts, ideas and concepts.

3)  Video4Change
v4c.org aims to build and collect resources, materials and guides that will support the work of video activists and video trainers.


4)  ReelSEO
The world's leading resource for news, analysis, tips and trends for the online video and internet marketing industries. Our videologists & columnists offer expert advice, guidance, and commentary about the world of online video in an effort to guide internet marketers and video content producers towards best practices and online video services that suit their needs.
 

5)  Vimeo Video School
Learn how to make better videos through lessons, tutorials, and sage advice from us, your friendly personal creativity consultants.
 

6)  (Tie) Stillmotion
we folk here at stillmotion are admittedly a quirky, passionate, and tireless group. when we aren’t out shooting, we’ll most often be found hatching new plans to make our stories more relevant or finding ways to help others tell their stories in a more meaningful way. it’s this connection between story and meaning that we all care for deeply and that unites all of the different things we do. this blog serves as the one place where we can bring together all the dimensions that make up stillmotion.


6)  (Tie) Visual Story Network   (***Christian life/ministry-focused site***)
This is a global social network for the visual story movement.
 
8)  Wistia
A blog published by the Wistia video hosting company
 

9)  Transom
Transom.org channels new work and voices to public radio and public media. We offer tools, advice, and community. We focus on the power of story and the ways public media can be useful in a changing media environment.

10) (Tie) CNET (with search for "Pocket Filmmaker")
CNET tracks all the latest consumer technology breakthroughs and shows you what’s new, what matters, and how technology can enrich your life. We give you the information, tools, and advice that will help you decide what to buy and how to get the most out of the tech in your life.

10)  (Tie) Socialbrite (with search for "video")
We provide thousands of free articles, tutorials and resources to the social good community.

10)  (Tie) Web Video Chefs
We (Amani Channel and Chip Dizard) created this video e-learning site to help answer your questions about video production and teach you how to create professional videos.
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    I am taking the Mobile Ministry Training Course offered by Cybermissions.org (John Edmiston), beginning last week, and your site was referenced. Having read this blog posted last November, I would confirm your wise choice to have the guide translated into French, as well as Korean and Hindi. This would be followed by a need to translate the document into Chinese and Arabic. I can help put you in touch with users of those languages if you wish. DS.