Course Details and Schedule

This intensive 3-day workshop introduces the techniques of video production and editing. It is designed to give you the skills and confidence to create high quality video in support of research and outreach activities. The workshop is hands-on and participatory; you will have an opportunity to take roles both behind and in front of the camera.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • Equipment handling, setup and testing
  • Camera and sound recording techniques
  • Interview setups and shots
  • Devising a local field production assignment
  • Establishing shots and cutaways
  • Video editing
  • Assembling the narrative structure
  • Adding general views, cutaways and music
  • Exporting edited video for web and archive
Course information
Intended audience Anyone who is interested in creating a video, especially for communicating their research or engaging with the public.
Prior knowledge None required but attendance at Digital media: Concepts of planning a video would be very helpful.
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software Final Cut Pro, iMovie
Format Presentation, practical exercises and some group work
Further information Lunch and refreshments will be provided on all days. The fee for this course must be paid in advance. The non-refundable portion of this fee is £202.50. Please see our terms and conditions for more details.
Where next? Digital media: Concepts of planning a video; Digital media: Presenting and interviewing for podcasts and video
Taught using:
Mac OS X (Mavericks)

This course is taught by an external expert.

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: This course runs subject to demand. Express an interest in future dates for this course.