Practical Video Planning Workshop
Scottish Dance Theatre and Dundee Rep Theatre are teaming up with AmbITion Scotland to provide digital training to the creative and cultural sector in Dundee.
In today’s world of internet and social media, it is important that any business or organisation can show their work online. Videos, podcasts and vlogs are the ways to immediately connect with your audience. AmbITion Scotland in partnership with Scottish Dance Theatre and Dundee Rep Theatre is providing a FREE full day’s training workshop for practitioners in the arts, culture and heritage sectors to learn the basics of how to plan and produce your media content:
- What are the merits and challenges of different kinds of media content?
- How to plan your own media project
- What resources are needed?
- Hands-on practical filming exercises to help you make the best screen content for your organisation
- How to make media content part of your digital strategy
The tutor, Tim Flood, will also be on-hand to give advice on how to use different cameras and computer equipment. AmbITion Scotland workshops are held in small groups, offering hands-on tuition and one-to-one support from the most knowlegable practitioners in the business.
1000 Welcome and introduction
1015 - 1100 What media solutions are there?
- Online/streaming video content
- Merits and challenges of each
1100 Coffee break
1115 - 1230 How to plan your media project
- Practical workplan
- Delegates workshop their ideas in groups
1230 - 1300 Lunch
1300 - 1530 Lights! Cameras! Action!
- What resources do you need?
- Wishlist of equipment, computer hardware and software
- Some Dos and Don’ts of media production
- Live practical filming exercises
1530 - 1600 Questions and Answers
Workshop Leader: Tim Flood
Tim is a former BBC Broadcast TV Engineer. He also has eight years experience as a primary school teacher and combined these skillsets to set up EMP. This company delivers training in digital media to education and community group sectors in the North of Scotland. On the corporate side, EMP has produced promotional films for organisations such as Age Concern Scotland, The Royal Shakespeare Company, BBC L.A.B. and Skills Development Scotland.
Tim is a Lead Practitioner in Moving Image Education. This work involves training teachers who are developing literacy for the 21st Century by using moving images as a central teaching resource.
More recently, Tim is the driving force behind Moving Picts, a community based film production company in Morayshire.
Produced in partnership with Scottish Dance Theatre and Dundee Rep Theatre.