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Accolade Plus: DIY Filmmaking and Storytelling through video

DIY Filmmaking and Storytelling through video

14th February 2023 | 10:00 - 16:00

IAS Seminar Room C0.02 

Delivered by GradTrain

In the day and age of video being the most highly consumed content on the web, it is a very valid platform for researchers and undergrads to communicate their messages to a variety of external audiences. As a form of marketing too, all the social media channels allow an individual to share content instantly and widely, and even though the concept has been around for years now, when it comes to academia it is still a very untapped source. It can be highly effective for use in an abstract too and supporting grant or job applications. This workshop takes participants through technical advice (what cameras/mics to use or buy, lighting, how to frame yourself and the rules of filmmaking, terminology, introduction to editing and software, advice on the length of videos), and has a strong focus on content (finding your 'So what?' and unique voice, basic marketing and sales principles and storytelling techniques). As well as advice on the best social media channel and hosting websites for your message, rules on copyright for photos, music etc, the session ends with a live demonstration of an edit so that students can see how all of the components of a video come together.

This workshop has limited spaces so you will need to sign up.

Lunch will be provided on the day, please let us know your dietary requirements below.

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