Workshops

Media Training & Filmmaking Workshops for Children & Adults

The workshops we run are tailored to suit our participants needs. The majority we deliver run between half a day to a week, the longest we have run spanned 28 weeks. We specialise in working with children and young people and our Directors are DBS cleared to an extended level. Our media trainers are all specialists with backgrounds in broadcast journalism and experienced in training clients including the BBC, Reuters, and the Local Government Association.

Workshops for children and young people

What they do

Overview of film / animationLearn about genre
Discover the roles you can do in filmStorytelling workshop
Script writingStoryboarding exercise
How to use a video cameraTips to film on your phone
Camera choices (angles and lenses)Production planning
Assign production roles (actors and crew)Shoot the film or make the animation
Introduction to editing softwareDigital video editing
Sound and music designDistribution choices (i.e YouTube)
Present the film / animation to the groupEvaluation of what you have learned

How they benefit

It encourages them to be creativeThey work in a team
Gain confidenceLearn new skills
Discover a new hobbyFind a new outlet for their thoughts, emotions and ideas
They do not need the latest equipment to make a film or animationIt’s easier than they think

Media training workshops for adults

What they do

Learn how to present to cameraWhat to wear (clothing and colours that work best)
How to relax your nervesHow to be prepared for tough questions
Understanding body languageWhat questions to ask before you’re interviewed
Experience an interview situation with camera, lights and soundWatch back and critique your performance in a preview theatre

How they benefit

Appear more relaxed on cameraLearn from your peers
Work in a teamGain confidence
Understand what the media are looking forGet your messages across
Improve your performanceGet across your professionalism

Contact us to find out more about our filmmaking or media training workshops +44 (0) 20 8819 2652.

 

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