About Training at the Frontline Club
Friday 3 November 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Are you interested in learning how to turn true stories – either contemporary or historical – into compelling drama or fiction? This one-day workshop focuses on the art of fact-to-fiction adaptation.
Thursday 16 November 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM
This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell humanitarian stories through photographs for media, NGOs, charities and corporate social responsibility programmes. This is a hands-on photography experience aimed at people working in the NGO sector and non-professional photographers who want to tell compelling humanitarian stories through photos.
Friday 17 November 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM
This one-day workshop is for people working in the NGO sector and non professional videographers and photographers working within the NGO, CSR or media spheres who want to start telling stories through video. You will learn the basics of storytelling and video techniques, how to create an effective video strategy and how to work with professional video producers and teams. We will go over common pitfalls, learn the relevant theory and lingo, and cover practical topics including how to write a creative brief, how to coordinate bigger productions, and how to get your video out there.
Friday 24 November 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Too many journalists, producers and NGOs get little or no return on their investments in long-form reports, investigations or documentary projects. In this day-long session renowned international trainers and journalists Mark Lee Hunter and Luuk Sengers will provide solutions by helping you plan better and think business while creating long life-cycle stories that matter.
Friday 1 December 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Join us for a day-long masterclass with Vin Ray, moving from the basic elements of television and video packaging through to the most sophisticated scripting techniques to help you improve your storytelling. It is designed to work for both newcomers and experienced professionals who want to improve their storytelling.
Friday 12 January 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
his one day course is for anyone, from complete beginners to experienced producers, who have a documentary idea but don’t know how to move it forwards, develop it and get it made. During the day we break down the development process, working through what’s needed to create a compelling pitch, then a fully rounded proposal, a treatment, shooting schedule, budget and sizzle teaser.
Friday 19 January 2018, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Radio can be an incredibly powerful way to tell a story, and it’s a growing medium. This one-day course will get you started in some of the key techniques of radio documentary making.
Friday 26 January 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
From pitching to an editor or presenting to an audience, to interviewing key witnesses and getting in front of the camera, speaking well in public is a necessary skill to help you tell your stories. This one-day workshop will cover some of the main stumbling blocks associated with speaking effectively in public. These include relaxation, voice projection, effective use of pauses, owning the text and good and open body language.
Friday 2 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This day long workshop will equip you with the digital tools and knowledge to protect yourself, your stories, and importantly your sources in a hostile digital environment. No prior experience is necessary.
Friday 16 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fiction filmmakers acknowledge that at least half the meaning of a scene, and often more, comes from the soundtrack. But the documentary soundtrack is often ignored, left as a technical aspect of post-production or caught up in debates about the differences between different styles of documentary production – observational, single-shooter, personal essay, reality, current affairs, and so on. So clearly there is a feeling that sound for something that has its basis in real life events must be different than that for fiction filmmaking. So, how should the documentary filmmaker work with sound?
Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This two-day workshop will give you the ins and outs of video editing using Final Cut Pro X. It will cover: how to import and organise your media, create a rough cut, trim and cut, add music/effects/titles and voice over, colour correct and export for multiple platforms.
Saturday 24 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
More and more journalists are now using their smartphones as an electronic news gathering device as online magazines and newspapers increasingly expect reporters to add multimedia content to their story. This one-day course will teach you how to record audio and how to shoot video using your smartphone.