pitching

Friday 6 April 2018, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: Pitching NGO and Humanitarian Stories

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in January and March.


Friday 26 January 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Public Speaking

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 19 January 2018, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: How to Make a Radio Documentary

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 12 January 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Get Your Documentary Idea Commissioned, Funded & Made

This 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.


Thursday 9 November 2017, 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Canon News Conference: How to make great films, get them noticed – and commissioned

This conference is aimed freelance camera operators and photographers. The idea is to explore how to produce first class video and make it relevant today. We will be looking at the latest trends in broadcast, online and social video, storytelling, explore how to pitch your ideas and get them commissioned – and discuss the very latest innovations in filmmaking.


Friday 9 June 2017, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: How to Make a Radio Documentary

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 7 April 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: Pitching NGO and Humanitarian Stories

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in January and March.


Friday 20 January 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Public Speaking

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 7 October 2016, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: How to Make a Radio Documentary

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 1st July 2016, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Workshop: How to Make a Radio Documentary

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 13 May 2016, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Workshop: How to Make a Radio Documentary

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 6 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Stories and the Media

In an increasingly competitive media marketplace, gaining maximum coverage for the issues that matter is key to making sure your stories make a difference. Learn why editors reject or select humanitarian and NGO stories and how to avoid the classic pitfalls. This course will show you how to produce fantastic visually led pitches using the right platforms to ensure maximum coverage and compliments the storytelling courses held in March and April.

This workshop is part of a series being run in partnership with Arete Stories. To find out more about their other workshops, click here.


Friday 15 April 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Public Speaking

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 13 November 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling in Journalism

Are you interested in learning how to tell a compelling story? How to pitch successful ideas to commissioners? How to translate exposing data into hard hitting reporting? Then join this one day event with Iain Overton that focuses on the art of storytelling in journalism.


Friday 19 June 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: How to Make a Radio Documentary

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 20 March 2015, 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Workshop: Public Speaking

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 18 October 2013, 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Workshop: Public Speaking

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 4 October 2013, 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Workshop: Writing for impact – lessons from the trade

Everyone needs to write well today. Whether you’re a freelance photographer or a corporate CEO, your clients and your community want to know what you think – and with the advent of social media, they expect you to say it clearly, succinctly and often.


Thursday 4 July 2013. 6 PM - 9:30 PM

TFN Film Funding Event 4 July

On Thursday 4 July, 6pm-9.30pm the first TFN Film Funding Event, a joint BRITDOC Foundation and The Funding Network (TFN) initiative, will take place at the Frontline Club.