UPCOMING TRAINING WORKSHOP

FILMING & CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS

A hands-on workshop to learn how to produce film portraits and testimonies on human rights and humanitarian issues.

14h00 to 17h00 • 28 MARCH 2017 @ CAGI, Route de Ferney 106, Genève 1202

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09h00 to 17h00 • 29 MARCH 2017 @ CAGI, Route de Ferney 106, Genève 1202

COST 350CHF

By the end of the 1.5 day course you will be able to film and direct your own interviews. For more information, contact Jo Maxwell Scott:  jo@trueheroesfilms.org

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Training


Our training equips participants with the technical and creative knowledge needed for visual communication and audiovisual production.

It is catered to human rights staff and defenders who often witness human rights violations firsthand; and to human rights communicators and activists who wish to communicate visually and effectively. As such, our training prioritises the dignity and security of all those involved.

The trainings are tailored to the needs of our partners - relevant to the work they do. We offer workshops or individual trainings which might include:

General


VISUALISING HUMAN RIGHTS

Examining the power of human stories in making the fight for human rights personal and emotive to an audience


STORYTELLING ESSENTIALS

Learning the elements needed to structure and shape an engaging narrative


STRENGTHS OF VISUALS

Playing to the strengths of the visual medium and maximising its effects.

Pre-production


RESEARCH

Researching your subject and choosing suitable events and situations and people to film. Writing a treatment and project proposal.


WORKFLOW

Creating a suitable workflow, schedule of work and budget.


COLLABORATING

Getting the most from your film crew.

Production


SOUND RECORDING

Learning the basics of sound recording, including how to set up a microphone and recorder.


VIDEO CAPTURE

Familiarising with camera equipment and shooting terminology. Getting hands on experience in filming and what to look for when filming.


EQUIPMENT

Choosing the right equipment for the right scenario, based on a knowledge of different options.


INTERVIEWS

Learning how to shoot and set up an interview technically and creatively. Understanding the art of questioning and how to draw out strong quotes and direct insightful interviews.


SCENES & SEQUENCES

Filming meaningful shots and learning how to construct scenes and sequences.


SELF-SHOOTING

Preparing for shooting in a variety of situations and learning how to juggle the different technical requirements.


LIGHTING

How to expose correctly and use available light or controlled lighting to achieve a mood and effect.

Post-Production


SECURING AND ORGANISING FOOTAGE

Understanding Digital post production options, backing up, protecting and organising footage.


TECHNICAL EDITING

Learning a non-linear editing suite and how to cut clips and sequences.


EDITING AS A CRAFT

Using editing techniques to emotionally strengthen your story and hone the tone and mood.

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