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We are passionate about telling stories, telling your story. We truly believe that everybody has an interesting story to share with the world. Creating stories makes us happy, shooting a smartphone video of your story makes us excited. Our mission is to help people create professional smartphone videos. We do that by spreading professional knowledge to everybody who is interested in smartphone video making, film making and smartphone photography.
To boldly equip 10,000 creators with the right knowledge and tools to tell their African stories- using a smartphone- on a platform that links them to the world.
To enable creators to tell their stories.
We are bold, adventurous and sassy, our voice is reassuring, considerate, engaging and fun, we inspire our audience to think out of the box.
In 2016 Gideon Riungu, co-founder of CDI Gadgets had a ‘Eureka’ moment, – “Everybody has a story, and not just a story, everybody has a smartphone,” – it doesn’t matter whether you are an entrepreneur, a subsistence farmer, a livestock farmer, a fisherman, a teacher, a preacher a trader, an office worker, a manufacturer, an artist or a content creator, – we all have stories, stories that should be shared with the world”
Smartphone video, filmmaking and photography crusader, his craft is smartphone content creation – “Your story has not been seen before, neither has it been heard. – step out, take out your smartphone shoot, – the fear of the unknown should not hold you back. Whether you are experienced, or just starting out on your smartphone video shooting journey, – I will be by your side, – sharing knowledge, techniques, and smartphone video and filmmaking expertise”
James Reagan sees an easier better efficient and professional way of shooting smartphone video and making professional smartphone movies, – “Simple gadgets like Tripods, Monopods, Gimbals, Lights and Audio devices will galvanize your smartphone video shooting skills to the professional realm” James lives in the world of smartphone video shooting gadgets, – he has a solution for every smartphone video shooting challenge.
From our inception in 2017, we have been passionate about telling stories. Specifically, helping brands and content creators create their very own authentic African stories and sharing them widely with the world.
We firmly believe that stories enable us to make sense of our world. In addition to that, it is our firm belief that everyone- every brand has an interesting story to share with the world.
To this end, we are committed to helping brands and creators produce professional smartphone video content. It is this commitment that informs the design of our products from our Shop section to our Trainings & Workshops.
We aim to:
- Entertain and;
- Equip smartphone content creators.
Whether one is a filmmaker, vlogger, podcaster, journalist or just capturing those personal memories, CDI Gadgets will be a part of that journey.
Our shop section serves to equip content creators with the gadgets and accessories they require to make their ideas come to life professionally. From our experience, you just might me one of us!
We dedicate our energies to source for quality products that meet the diverse needs of our clients from across the globe at affordable prices and our acclaimed top notch smiling, helpful customer service.
We offer a range of gadgets and accessories that fall under SAL- what we proverbially call- The Holy Trinity of Content Creation.
- S for Stability-Tripods
- A for Audio- Microphones
- L for Lighting- Mini-LED & Ring- lights
TRAINING & WORKSHOPS
Far and beyond the provision of the tools and equipment for smartphone content creation, knowledge of their use has proven to be an important area to focus on.
With the budding interest in creation of vlogs, film making and mobile journalism amongst other areas rising; a yearning for growth and professionalism in the craft is evident.
Our workshops have proven effective in delivering this value to budding smartphone content creators. We team up with budding beginner and intermediate smartphone content creators to get them started with creating professional content.
We cover 4 key areas that include:
- The how & with what to shoot content with;
- How to edit the videos;
- How to publish the content and;
- Growing your content portfolio and business.
To achieve this we partner with industry experts, people that have been practicing and honing their skills, to deliver authoritative, actionable insight to beginners and intermediates.
CDI Gadgets’ Corporate workshops are geared towards working with individuals and teams to identify the skills gap, fill them, and deliver practical solutions to filming, editing, and publishing smartphone video content.