Practical Video Planning Workshop
Fife Cultural Trust is teaming up with AmbITion Scotland to provide digital training to the creative and cultural sector in Fife.
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 Fife Cultural Trust 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, Douglas Dougan, 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: Douglas Dougan
Douglas Dougan is a former journalist and business communicator, before becoming a screenwriter and film producer. Douglas is a former Scottish chairman of Communicators in Business (CiB)and was Scottish Communicator of the Year 1994.
He subsequently worked in arts marketing and set up Fluid Eye Productions in 2006, making films for commercial and corporate audiences. Among their credits are the BAFTA award-winning Run, Tony, Run!, Mono (BBC Three Film Award), Waiting for the 42 and Half Way Home. Fluid Eye Productions have made films for Education Scotland, NHS, BT and numerous public sector organisations.
Douglas is Lead Practitioner for Moving Image Education in Scotland.
Produced in partnership with Fife Cultural Trust