New Media workshop - Whistleblowers & Survivors
New Media Workshop Thanks to the HUGE success of our June and September events in 2019 we are organising two more in 2020. January 9th & 10th 2020 (already taken place) June 4th and 5th 2020 *One night's accomodation on the 10th January at a Premier Inn hotel in Oldbury Birmingham, plus training and food will be paid for. Please note the venue is just a ten minute drive from the M5 and next to Sandwell and Dudley train station. "Never been heard before and now they'll roar" Empowering victims, survivors and whistle-blowers to get their message out on new media platforms. We believe mobile journalism has the power to change the world, for the better. It gives a voice to those who never had one before, or should we say a roar! and there is a glimmer of hope that vulnerable children can finally see a truthful, happy and prosperous future. What to expect This two day workshop is being subsidised using the proceeds of Michael Tarraga's book, Meat Rack Boy. Michael Tarraga was horrifically sexually abused in care, during the 1950's and 60's. Thanks to the success of his book, he has generously donated all of the profits to help other survivors like him tell their story. The proceeds will also help whistle-blowers get their stories heard on new media platforms. Who is the course for? If you are a whistle-blower from a professional organisation (social worker, doctor, teacher etc..) or a survivor of child abuse or a victim of any injustice, this workshop is for you. It's specifically for people who want to share their stories of courage against adversity to fight for a fairer future for all. It is about putting children first, the ethos of Meat Rack Boy. If you are interested in the course, and want to find out if it is right for you, then please email me at email@example.com What will it cover? Over the two days you will learn how to produce 5 video vehicles - from soundbites to full features. Looking at short-form square and portrait video for the newsfeed, and long-form landscape video for websites and video channels like YouTube and Vimeo. Facebook boosting will also be part of the training, its fantastic ROI and power to target your audience. Day One: (10.30am - 5pm) The basics of filming and editing using a mobile phone device The equipment needed to create professional looking video How to frame an interview Tips for interviewing and presenting Set up shots and GV's Adding a voice over and scripting The apps needed to edit, including KineMaster Turn your device into an autocue, and create time-lapse footage The classically framed TV soundbite Square/Portrait storytelling video that stands out on the news feed The As-Live, where you get to present Day Two: (9.30am - 3.30pm) Live Broadcasting How to get organic share on Facebook Hot to get paid share on Facebook Screen record The best way to add subtitles Copyright, Defamation and Privacy laws Your teacher: You will be taught by former BBC and ITV reporter Anna Brees. Over the last two years Anna has trained hundreds of people on how to create professional looking video using their smartphone devices. She has also published two books, Making the News 2018 and assisted Michael Tarraga in the publication of Meat Rack Boy. Both available on Amazon. She spends most of her time training corporate communications teams, around the UK. But for this training she provides her services for free. Testimonials: "An AMAZING couple of days training with Anna Brees! I knew it was going to be good BUT it seriously blew my mind, and the teams. This training is a game changer for the Traffic Scotland media team. Special thanks to Anna for being such a brilliant mentor. " Gillian Kirkwood, Traffic Scotland “The software is amazing. The presenter was superb and really inspiring. Staff came away having learnt so much - that they are now really excited to try out.” Amie Field, Area Manager Careers Wales If you would like to come to this training event please note the following before booking: All attendees need a smartphone device and a basic understanding of social media You need to have an account with one of the following: YouTube, Twitter or Facebook You must have a story that you want to broadcast via video following the course You have a story of injustice or abuse, that would benefit others if it was broadcast Only 8 spaces available. The booking cost will cover the evening meal on the first night, and food throughout the two day workshop as well as admin costs. We do not want to make this event compleley free, as we have found people book and then don't turn up! *Please note, there is limited free on street parking at the training venue. A car park costing £4 for the day is a 5 minute walk away. Or the train station is next door.