1. Announcement: smartphone filmmaking course – January 23rd 2018

    Book now for Tuesday January 23rd 2018.

    For the last couple of years our most popular in-house training has been our smartphone filmmaking course. Charities and foundations that have commissioned us to run this course include Centrepoint, Action for Children, Dogs for Good, Oak Foundation and Nesta. We are excited to tell you that we will be running this as an open course on Tuesday 23rd January.

    Find out what our previous trainees thought.

    Why not start the year by getting together with sector colleagues for a fun and practical course to learn new skills to improve your content in 2018? Email to book your place.

    The course will cover the following key skills:

    Introduction and planning

    • How to identify a good story for film
    • How to plan your shoot

    Skills for interviewing

    • Planning your questions
    • Interview techniques
    • How to avoid easy mistakes
    • Capturing colour and detail

    Skills for filming

    • How to use your smartphone camera
    • Additional kit you need
    • Managing sound
    • Setting up an interview location
    • Introduction to B Roll
    • How to avoid easy mistakes

    Editing Skills

    • Introduction to the software
    • Downloading and organising footage
    • How to select clips to use
    • How to use supporting imagery
    • Captioning and subtitling
    • Music and sound
    • Out put

    Other important information

    Date:                     Tuesday 23rd January

    Time:                     10.00 – 17.00

    Venue:                   Centre for Strategy and Communication, 140 Old Street, London, EC1V 9BJ.*

    Cost:                      £250 + VAT

    PLUS all delegates will receive a training manual with links to training films and can claim a FREE mentoring session within one year of the course.

    *The venue has free wifi access, plug sockets, air conditioning, hearing loops, disabled access and a disabled toilet, gender neutral bathrooms, and a comfortable breakout area.  Lunch, refreshments and snacks will be provided.

    For your one day training course, training manual and free mentoring session email

    And, don’t forget you can see what others have said here.

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