training

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Introduction to Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X

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.


Friday 16 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Strategies for Using Sound in Documentaries

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?


Friday 2 February 2018, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Cybersecurity for Journalists

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 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 3 November 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fact to Fiction: A One-Day Workshop

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.


Friday 1 December 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Writing and Storytelling for TV & Video Journalists with Vin Ray

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 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.


Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Introduction to Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X

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.


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 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 26 May 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Writing and Storytelling for TV & Video Journalists with Vin Ray

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 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.


Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 March 2017, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Introduction to Editing with Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X has redefined the post-production process for journalists and video professionals, and is now the software of choice for BBC news. This two-day workshop will take you through this revolutionary new way of editing video from start to finish.


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 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.


Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 April 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Filmmaking on a Canon EOS C100 Mark II

This two-day course gives an overview of the Canon EOS C100 Mark II camera and is particularly focused on anyone wanting to shoot money-making, magazine-style films or corporate videos.


Friday 3 March 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fact to Fiction: A One-Day Workshop

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.


Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 November 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Filmmaking on a Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR

This two-day course gives an overview of DSLR and larger sensor Canon cameras for video and filmmaking, detailing in particular the Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera.


Friday 10 February 2017, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Writing and Storytelling for TV & Video Journalists with Vin Ray

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.


Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 November 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Introduction to Editing with Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X has redefined the post-production process for journalists and video professionals, and is now the software of choice for BBC news. This two-day workshop will take you through this revolutionary new way of editing video from start to finish.


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.


Saturday 15 October 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Improving Audio – An introduction to the tools and techniques of sound production

This is one-day technical workshop is designed for anyone wanting to create, enhance or edit audio content for media projects. Discussing sound for narration, interviews, field recordings, ambiances and performance, the workshop will focus on general principles of sound production and will be relevant to users of most recording or editing systems.


Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 June 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Introduction to Editing with Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X has redefined the post-production process for journalists and video professionals, and is now the software of choice for BBC news. This two-day workshop will take you through this revolutionary new way of editing video from start to finish.


Friday 17 June 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fact to Fiction: A one-day workshop

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.


Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 June 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Filmmaking on a Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR

This two-day course gives an overview of DSLR and larger sensor Canon cameras for video and filmmaking, detailing in particular the Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera.


Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 May 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Filmmaking on a Canon EOS C100 Mark II

This two-day course gives an overview of the Canon EOS C100 Mark II camera and is particularly focused on anyone wanting to shoot money-making, magazine-style films or corporate videos.


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 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 26 February 2016, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fact to Fiction: A one-day workshop

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.