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Practical Video Making Workshop - Isle of Eigg - FREE - returnable booking fee. 9.30am boat from Mallaig (booking essential)

AmbITion Scotland

Friday, 30 August 2013 from 10:30 to 16:00 (BST)

Practical Video Making Workshop Isle of Eigg - FREE -...

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
FREE - Cultural / Heritage Sector Ticket
£25 refundable deposit upon attendance
11 Tickets Ended £25.00 £2.12
SUBSIDISED - Creative Industries Ticket 2 Tickets Ended £50.00 £3.74
FULL PRICE - Private Sector Ticket 2 Tickets Ended £85.00 £6.02
Mallaig to Eigg 8am 30th August
1 Ticket Ended £10.00 £1.14

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Event Details

Practical Video Planning Workshop  


AmbITion Scotland are teaming up with Eigg Box to provide digital training to the creative and cultural sector on Eigg. 

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
Eigg Box is providing a FREE full day’s training workshop for professional or voluntary 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.

Getting There:

AmbITion Scotland has organised a boat departing from Mallaig at 9.30am for Eigg on the 30th August to enable people to travel from the mainland on the day for the event - however please remember, if you want to take advantage of this offer, to book a 'boat ticket' separately on this site when you register for the event. This subsidised ticket costs £10. The Sheerwater Ferry will leave Eigg for Arisaig at 4.30pm on the 30th - please book tickets independently for this return journey.  



10.30  Registration/coffee
          Welcome and introduction
          What media solutions are there?

  • Online/streaming video content
  • Podcasts
  • Vblogs
  • Merits and challenges of each

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   Coffee
1530 - 1600   Questions and Answers


Workshop Leader: Tim Flood

Headshot of 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 Eigg Box.    



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When & Where

Isle of Eigg Community Hall

PH42 Isle of Eigg
United Kingdom

Friday, 30 August 2013 from 10:30 to 16:00 (BST)

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AmbITion Scotland

AmbITion Scotland is a digital development programme for the arts, heritage and cultural sector in Scotland over 2012-14, funded by The National Lottery via Creative Scotland. Want to get digitally fitter and smarter? Join in!


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