Social Video Workshop
Our beginner level Mobile Video for Social Media course is designed to give you the knowledge and tools to start creating successful, eye catching and effective video on Social Media channels like Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter. It’s hands-on nature means that you learn whilst doing and much of the day is spent recording and editing.
“If one trend in content publishing and social media has been constant over the past few years, it’s the huge and growing popularity of online video.”
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|Time: 9.45 am - 4.30 pm. Lunch/refreshments included. * Prices ex. VAT. Early Bird price Cardiff: £165; Standard price: £175. Early Bird price London: £235; Standard price: £275|
You will learn the following:
- How to film and edit a crafted video package with music, subtitles, voice over and a piece to camera
- How to frame an interview and piece to camera
- Interview and presentation skills
- The equipment needed to create professional looking videoWhat to write and how to script an engaging voice-over
- The ideal video durations and demographics for different platformsWhere to get free to use music, images and videoApps that enable you to create short graphic sequences, time-lapse footage and turn your device into an autocue
Who is the course aimed at?
This course is aimed at people from a wide range of organisations: including public sector to private sector, education and charities. People from marketing, sales, customer care and the technical departments will all find this course of interest. If you are involved with your organisation’s social media activities, this course may prove invaluable
Delegates rates for Cardiff courses start at £135 (+VAT) and for London £245 per person and include:
Over the next month or so we will create a password-protected area where you can access latest slides and self-help guide, along with links to useful resources and videos.
Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
Get 15% off course bookings if your organisation is a registered charity (not applicable to Early Bird discounts)
If you have 2 or more staff attending, we can offer a discount of 10% (off the standard NOT Early Bird rate).
Courses start at 9.45 am, though we ask delegates to arrive at the venue by 9.30. The courses end at 4.30 pm and lunch is usually taken at 12.30 pm with tea and coffee breaks mid morning and mid afternoon. To work out your travel times, please see the venue addresses below. If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know
Our principle training venue is Cardiff Gate Business Park, though this can chage from month-to-month (please note the venue from the table above). This location is situated on Junction 30 of the M4 making it ideal for those travelling from Cardiff, Newport, the South West England, West Wales and the South Wales Valleys. Our CIM and CAM courses generally take place here, along with 1-day workshops.
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London location (training)
The venue for the workshop is in the heart of London and therefore ideal for transport links. We hold the training at either Portland Place or Holborn Bars in London. Both venues offer free wifi, teas/coffees and a sit-down lunch in a restaurant on-site.
Anna is our lead trainer on our Mobile Video for Social Media workshops. Anna’s CV includes being a successful Broadcast Journalist working as a reporter and presenter for ITV and the BBC, a facilitator with the National Union of Journalists and successfully running mobile video training courses for the past 9 months. As you can see from the testimonials below, Anna has great empathy with her students.
I would say the course today has exceeded my expectations and I would definitely recommend it to other people.
I thought the course was fantastic. I don’t use IT a huge amount and I was worried that I wouldn’t keep up but it was so easy to follow, the software is so intuitive and it was fascinating, you could make stuff really really quickly and I definitely want to learn more. I’ll be back in on the course on day 2!
I recently attended a day’s workshop run by Anna near Cardiff, learning how to use smartphones to make professional-looking film. I’m a marketing manager for B2B and third sector clients, responsible for content strategy and implementation to help generate sales and awareness, showcase new products and projects, and raise the profile of my clients as educators and experts in their field. Video is clearly the ‘way-forward’ and I believe, an essential part of any marketing strategy. Following Anna’s course, I can now offer additional, practical, creative skills to integrate into my clients’ content plans. Anna is a well-organised, approachable, highly professional educator, who clearly has a passion for her field, and is very happy to help others to benefit from her journalism and TV experience. She is very talented and it was a joy to spend the day with her, and pick that fantastic brain! I’d highly recommend Anna’s involvement in your own video-making/editing journey.
Anna is amazing at what she does and her courses are excellent value for money. I learned so much that I know will have such a positive influence on my business. The best thing about working with Anna is her wealth of experience, she has walked the walk and she certainly can and does talk the talk. Highly recommend working with her.