Discover how your smartphone has everything needed to create stunning looking films for a variety of people, professions and situations in this new 6 week training course for Aberdeen and the North East. Content producer, and writer/director of Last Footsteps of Home, Robert Aitken, will guide you through a series of invaluable tips, pro-tricks and insider hacks in this one-of-a-kind Smartphone Filmmaking Course. Places are limited so be quick and book today!
Every Saturday from 4th February - 11 March 2017
> 4, 11 & 18 Feb - 10am - 12.30pm
> 25 Feb 2017 - 2pm - 4.30pm
> 4 & 11 March 2017 - 10am - 12.30pm
> No experience necessary
> Relaxed & Participative Training Course
> iOS & Android technique covered
> Early-bird fee until 31st December 2016
> Cost effective 15hrs of training spread over 6 x 2.5hr sessions
> Bundled free online support session
> Complimentary Smartphone Filmmaking MicroKIT
> Course notes that build to your own training manual
> Aberdeen City based venue with free parking
Enhancing social media & marketing that grabs and holds attention for:
> Professionals who see filmmaking as a more effective way to communicate
> Business owners looking to create online clips of products and services
> Training companies/individuals looking to add engagement on all kinds of subjects
> Voluntary & Charitable sector
> Staff & Students seeking to enhance course work research
> Creatives and budding filmmakers
> Bloggers & Vloggers
Course notes & bundled support session:
After each course session attendees will be supplied with Training notes that highlight each tutorial. This builds in to your own comprehensive training manual for you to keep and refer to any time. Each attendee also receives a bundled 1 x facetime/skype support session (20mins). This is very useful if you need any topic covered in more detail or miss a training date etc.
Additional One-To-One follow-up support sessions:
If you feel you need even more support we can also offer you additional One-To-One online follow-up support sessions on any topic. Please ask for details and costs.
> Early Bird course fee (to 31st December 2016): £245
> Early Bird deposit of only £85 required at time of booking
> Standard course fee (from 1st January 2017): £295
Deposit and balance payments:
Please note that on Early Bird bookings made until 31st December 2016 we only take a deposit of £85 per person. You we be invoiced all outstanding balances one week prior to the course starting date for immediate payment. All bookings made after 31st December 2016, training course fees need to be paid in full at time of booking.
What is the course schedule?:
Session 1. WORKFLOW & APPS
> Integrating Smartphone filmmaking in your PR & Social Media
> Build a human-interest story
> Using built-in & additional camera apps
Session 2. LIGHTING & SOUND
> Audio (sound recording using built-in microphone, external recording/microphones)
> Ambient & powered lighting
Session 3. FILMING
> Filming technique
> Film on the fly
> Best parctice
Session 4. EDITING
> Understanding container files (file formats, usage and additional software)
> Editing 1 (in-phone editing using app)
> Editing 2 (computer/laptop editing using application)
Session 5. FINISHING
> Adding titles, audio & music
> Colour correction, grading/film looks
> Final output
Session 6. SHARING:
> Uploading to Youtube/Vimeo and social media platforms
> Effective use in your PR & Social Media
> Evaluation & Feedback
What items of kit will I need to attend?:
You will be emailed a detailed KIT OVERVIEW on confirmation of your booking
Is there parking?
Free parking is available outside the venue
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email: mwb@musicwithoutbars with any queries.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you don't need to bring your ticket with you if you have booked well in advance. If you have booked on the day of the event however, we do suggest you take your printed ticket with you.
What is the refund policy?
> There is no refund of deposits made for cancellation of Early Bird bookings.
> Refunds of the Standard booking fee will be made up to 2 weeks prior to the course starting date only - minus a £45 admin charge.
What if name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
If the name on the ticket doesn't match you as the booking attendee please email us and will amend. We have also set a limit of 4 x tickets per booking. If you wish to book more than 4 x attendees then simply make a new booking or contact us with details.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to attend this event?
This event is limited to age 16 years and over. No ID is required.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email in the first instance: firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, please email your updated details.
Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
No, the person who books should be the person who attends.
Robert Aitken, Course Trainer biog:
‘Last Footsteps of Home’ film trailer: