storytelling

Thursday 16 November 2017, 09:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

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

Arete Workshop: Introduction to Video Production for NGOs & Humanitarian Storytellers

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 8 September 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling for Video Editing

This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.


Friday 19 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Video and Multimedia

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell powerful stories through video and multimedia. You will learn 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 use web platforms and social media effectively.

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


Monday 30 January 2017, 7:00 PM

Photographers’ Night: Perfecting the Pitch

For the first of our industry parties of the year, we’re giving photographers a chance to practice their pitching skills while receiving valuable feedback from online editors, curators and publishers. This night is a great opportunity for photographers to determine which outlet is best suited for bringing their project to a wide audience. Photographers who would like to present work in a 7 minute pitch should sign up to receive a time slot and all presenters will be listed online ahead of the event. Industry professionals will be present at tables respective to the platforms of their expertise, and everyone is encouraged to visit across these groups to have a chat and a drink.


Friday 13 January 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

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 and we encourage interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera you use.


Friday 27 January 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling for the Edit

This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.


Friday 2 December 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Expand your factual stories: make them interactive

In the last three years online readership has well surpassed paper consumption, and some major institutions such as the Guardian and the BBC had to create entire new departments to shape their digital future. How has digital media changed the way we communicate our stories? And, more importantly, how can we, as authors, make the most of such changes? This one-day workshop will cover an introduction to interactive storytelling including a practical session where participants will experiment and get an exposure to the full potential of the interactive tools. 


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.


Saturday 1 October 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling for the Edit

This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.


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 8 April 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Video and Multimedia

This one-day workshop will teach you how to tell powerful stories through video and multimedia. You will learn 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 use web platforms and social media effectively.

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 11 March 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Arete Workshop: NGO and Humanitarian Storytelling through Photography

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 and we encourage interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera you use.

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


Monday 25 January 2016, 7:00 PM

Making Change: Documentary Filmmaking and Social Impact

A panel of filmmakers and industry professionals will come together to discuss how they’ve carried their messages beyond the screen to incite engagement from viewers and response to social issues and injustices. Subjects to be discussed include storytelling methods for inspiring action, building campaigns through multimedia platforms, and engaging with the journalistic community.


Monday 30 November 2015, 7:00 PM

The Lives of Others: Factual Filmmaking and Working with Characters

Several acclaimed documentary filmmakers come together for an evening discussing the art of character-driven documentary and working with characters.


Saturday 23 January 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling for the Edit

This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.


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.


Saturday 9 May 2015, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling for the Edit

This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.


Wednesday 8 October 2014, 7:00 PM

Interactive Storytelling – The Medium and the Message

Technological developments have influenced the way stories are crafted. Today, with opportunities offered by new media, stories can be told in a non-linear fashion through different platforms, or made interactive. Do these new technologies truly revolutionise the way we document the world, or merely change the relationship between the maker and the viewer? Award-winning executive producer and creative technologist of the NFB Digital Studio Loc Dao, will explore the possibilities these developments offer through some of NFB’s most innovative projects.


Saturday 29 November 2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling for the Edit

This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.


Saturday 15 March 2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Storytelling for the Edit

This one-day workshop will inspire participants to think about storytelling from an editor’s perspective. It is designed to help you confidently make decisions in order to create a concise and powerful digital narrative. We will look at theoretical approaches and how to apply practical tips and tricks.


Friday 25 January, 7:00 PM

Live Cinema: Alma, a Tale of Violence + Q&A

For five years, Alma was a member of the Maras, one of the most violent gangs in Guatemala. In a country undermined by violence, Alma is typical of her generation, growing up in a world where laws and justice were flouted with impunity. Award winning e-producer Alexandre Brachet will give a live presentation of his new multiplatform production Alma a Tale of Violence.


Friday 1 February 2013, 7:00 PM

Screening: Shorts at the Frontline Club

Join us for an evening of short documentaries from different parts of the world covering a wide range of topics. Shorts at the Frontline Club showcases moving, striking and funny films exploring the different faces of documentary.


November 29, 2012

Around the world through Shorts at the Frontline Club

By Jonathan Couturier On November 28th, an evening of Shorts at the Frontline Club tackled two questions: how much time do you need to tell a story? and how can you tell non-fictional stories? That night, Frontline screened seven short but poignant documentaries, portraying past and present struggles from around the world. Radically different and […]


July 20, 2012 10:00 AM

Workshop: Documentary Storytelling

This one day workshop in documentary storytelling seeks to bridge the gap between storytelling and documentary. It aims to teach filmmakers and editors the ways in which a strong and coherent story can be told through the power of film. This will not only elevate the standard of a documentary but also increase the impact of its message.


May 27, 2012 10:00 AM

‘Storytelling for the Edit’ – Sunday Workshop

This course is the second day of our new 2 day editing workshop. Both days focus on different aspects of the editing process. Each day is self contained, but there is a discount for those who choose to attend both. Own laptops and software/media are optional – we do not provide hardware or software in these workshops. […]


February 20, 2012 10:00 AM

One Day Workshop: Multimedia Storytelling @MediaStorm

This one-day workshop provides an overview of multimedia storytelling approaches while engaging participants in discussion about the most appropriate ways to create a
multimedia story. Through real world examples, the instructor will share proven
techniques to improve reporting and post production.


September 13, 2011

Multimedia storytelling – have we seen the future of journalism?

By Antje Bormann Could Multimedia Story-telling be the new journalism? Who are its clients and how can it work commercially? Brian Storm, founder and executive producer of multimedia production studio MediaStorm, came up with some assured answers during a most informative and positive presentation about journalism and its future at the Frontline Club. Storm touched upon some […]