Shooting Techniques

August 13, 2011

Cinematography Saturday course

This one day course will look at the methods to create the best cinematography for factual filming. You will learn a diverse range of considerations and techniques to improve the visual quality of your work. The course is divided into theory and practical learning to understand the concepts behind creating stunning footage through the understanding […]

July 30, 2011

Interview techniques for Documentary Saturday course

Politicians and Industry leaders are these days usually well briefed by their PR teams and by specialised behavioural courses in how to conduct an interview with the media. Most audio media journalists working in this area also have learned how prepare and conduct an interview to illicit clear and specific answers to questions of public […]

June 26, 2010

Storytelling & Scriptwriting Saturday Course

A one-day workshop on understanding the craft skills needed for clear and fluent scriptwriting. The workshop will concentrate on storytelling for news and feature writing in television and radio. Featuring many TV & radio examples and practical exercises. Bring your laptops and be ready to do some writing! The workshop will be taught by Tira […]

June 19, 2010

Geoffrey Smith Saturday Masterclass

Geoffrey Smith is the internationally acclaimed director of multi-award winning documentaries The English Surgeon and Presumed Guilty. This one day course is built largely around participant’s questions, and by screening and analysing his films in detail, Geoffrey will work through the following key areas: * development of an idea to pitching at forums * trailers […]

February 15, 2010

Shooting (Intermediate)

The Trainer says…“The Frontline camera and directing courses are an excellent way for people already in media jobs to get the new skills and confidence that are now essential in an evolving and demanding workplace.” This is a more intensive course teaching new skills and enabling the course member to solidify any previous experience and […]

February 8, 2010

Shooting for the Web

Participants will learn how to confidently shoot interviews and sequences with lightweight digital cameras and gain an understanding of the technology and terminology of web video. This will enable attendees to communicate effectively with an audience as well as other multi media professionals. Participants on this course may be eligible to receive funding (of 80% […]

November 23, 2009

Shooting (Foundation)

The Trainer says… “Whatever your level of experience, be it a complete beginner, or an experienced journalist wishing to broaden your range of skills, this course will give you the fundamental technical knowledge in camera use, sound and composition to confidently shoot your own film.” The Foundation course offers a thorough introduction designed for people with […]

November 9, 2009

Solo Video Journalism (Foundation)

The Trainer says…….“The approach to all classes are “hands-on”, and through classroom presentations, daily practical exercises and regular feedback, students are continually reinforcing and building upon their skills. The atmosphere is constructive, non-competitive with learning to work as a team an essential part of the learning process, though the small class size assures individual attention, […]