Monday, October 05, 2009

Training for news reporting

Sat 5th Dec & Sun 6th Dec
London Film School - Central London Fee: £350

Suitable for new filmmakers and beginners, this intensive 2-day workshop
with Insight News TV introduces the tools and techniques essential to
making broadcast quality News features.

Over the course of the weekend participants will learn how to make factual
films using the most basic equipment: a digital camera, a microphone and a
light. By the end of the workshop participants will be armed with the
knowledge, confidence and practical experience required to single-handedly
shoot a well-crafted twelve minute News feature. In addition participants
will have gained an insight into the some of the realities of international
journalism.

The workshops aims to:
*Provide participants with the necessary skills to single-handedly shoot
their own short films.
*Increase confidence in the technical aspects of cameras, lighting, and
sound.
*Give a raw insight into guerrilla style camera work from award winning
professionals with many years of experience of filming in adverse
conditions.
*Outline the basic requirements necessary to make broadcast quality films.

The workshop will be lead by Emmy and Rory Peck award-winner Ron
McCullagh. During the final session of day two Ron will be joined by Emmy
and Bafta award winning journalist Sorious Samura.

For more info visit www.lfs.org.uk email workshops@lfs.org.uk or call
+44(0)20 7836 9642.