1. Smartphone filmmaking course – July 10th 2018

    Book now for Tuesday 10th July, 2018.

    “We were all impressed with the level of detail the course covered and how confident we felt to make great films at the end. We’ve already produced brilliant films which have boosted the profile of the charity.”

    Lucie Walker, Senior Digital Communications Officer, Centrepoint

    Watch this brilliant film from the Centrepoint team, filmed on a smartphone after they attended our training course.

    Want to make films like that on your phone? Our smartphone filmmaking course is coming back! Book now for 10th July, 2018.  Email to book your place.

    Charities and foundations that have already attended our course include Action for Children, Centrepoint, CW+, Dogs for Good, Nesta, Oak Foundation, Prisoners’ Education Trust, Refugee Action, Royal Marsden Hospital, Women for Women International, World Animal Protection

    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:                     Thursday 26th April, 2018

    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

    Still want to think about it? Find out what our previous trainees thought.

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