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Aims and Objectives

> To provide and encourage quality and affordable training in radio skills.

> To promote skills sharing across the independent production sector

> To encourage new entrants to the independent production sector.

> To encourage networking, collaboration and partnership across the sector.

> To promote dIversity in programme making, and production.

> To be accessible to indie staff, freelance, and BBC and commercial radio staff.

Image by Ela Kaynak
Two half-day courses on the same day - book for either or book for both! [Image by Ela Kaynak]

(1) Smartphone Recording for digital video (0930 – 1300)

A half-day course covering the basics of taking digital images and recording web-quality digital video on smartphones. An essential introduction for audio producers who want to make the most of their content on the digital platforms.

Including:
·         Recording basics
·         Digital video: key editorial tips
·         Lighting and framing subjects
·         Taking good images for use on the web
·         Recording simple video
·         Broadcasting from your smartphone

NOTE: This is not a digital editing course

(2) Visualising Audio (1400 - 1730)

This half-day course will show you how to make the most of your audio in a digital world. A few simple techniques will enable you to increase the potential of your radio programme to reach a much wider audience on digital platforms. 

We’ll look at what is going to work for you and your content, including:
·         simple tips for making the most of what you already have
·         choosing images to illustrate your audio: what to do and what to avoid
·         writing engaging posts
·         quote cards, gifs and memes
·         using stills to make ‘audio videos’ 

NOTE: This is not a digital editing course

Booking details for both:

Venue: The Orr Room, The Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, , One Lyric Square, King St, London W6 0QL
Date: 27th June 2017 - BOOK BY END OF MAY
Time: 0930 – 1300, 1st course; 1400 - 1730, 2nd course
Cost: £75 plus VAT for a half day (total £90)
£130 plus VAT for the full day (total £156).  BOOK NOW at v1.bookwhen.com/rigtrain

Trainers:

Rosie Bartlett and Kate Hoyland, of Quattrain
Experienced trainers currently working with the BBC and other media companies.