A fully comprehensive,training course that takes you from the very basics of what to shoot through to the compexities of professional, broadcast, documentary production. Based on the same course delivered to professional broadcasters around the world, organisations such as the BBC, MediaCorp and others, this course is in great demand all around the world.
The course covers; planning, proposal writing, commissioning, contracts, shooting, post-production, broadcast and publication.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Specifically aimed at anyone wanting to work as alone as a self-shoot producer, producing, shooting and editing documentaries for online or mainstream network broadcast, although the content covers everything you need to know if you're intending to shoot and produce documentaries with a crew.
WHAT DO I NEED?
The course is specifically aimed at self-shoot producers using the Canon C-series cameras, C100, C300 and C500, but the general content and application would apply to any camera.
To give enrollees the skills to produce, shoot and edit, potentially award winning, documentaries.
Dean Arnett is a former BBC Academy media trainer and internationally award winning self-shoot documentary and corporate video producer.
He has shot, edited and produced documentaries for BBC,
Discovery, BBC World, Amazon Prime, Al Jazeera and others. He has shot,
edited and produced corporate videos for big global brands including;
Dropbox, Oracle, ServiceNow, Orange, Microsoft, Casio and many others.
Dean Arnett has extensive broadcast and production experience. He travels the world sharing these skills through a variety of media training courses and workshops. He has a large portfolio of broadcast and corporate clients including; the BBC, ITV, STV, Facebook, MediaCorp, Financial Times, Press Association. Thomson Foundation, BBC Media Action, the Frontline Club and many others.
Dean Arnett particularly specialises in craft and story telling courses. He has been delivering camera and edit training for over 15 years, MoJo smartphone filming training for over 12 years and documentary and storytelling training for the last 10 years.
Dean Arnett has created ground breaking processes for helping producers find the essence and heart of a story that will compel and engaging audiences. This technique has demonstrated a day and night transformation for those newsrooms and broadcasters who have adopted it.
StartPt 1 - Does it matter? - 2m 54 (2:53)
StartPt 2 - Sensor size - 7m 15 (7:15)
StartPt 3 - Lenses - 5m 07 (5:07)
StartPt 4 - Ergonomics - 3m 24 (3:25)
StartPt 5 - Perception - 1m 30 (1:29)
StartPt 6 - Sound - 1m 22 (1:21)
StartPt 7 - Sound continued - 2m 14 (2:14)
StartPt 8 - Media cards - 1m 38 (1:36)
StartPt 9 - Other kit, the client & quality - 3m 49 (3:50)
StartPt 1 - Whats in the bag introduction - 5m 39 (5:39)
StartPt 2 - How to lay out the inside of the bag - 5m 43 (5:43)
StartPt 3 - Batteries etc - 6m 24 (6:24)
StartPt 4 - Lenses - 5m 08 (5:07)
StartPt 5 - Sun-shade, lights etc - 5m 24 (5:32)
StartPt 6 - Stands etc - 5m 28 (5:30)
StartPt 7 - Tripods - 4m 50 (4:51)
StartPt 8 - Video storage - 2m 36 (2:36)
Frequently Asked Questions
The course is a video based presentation with some downloadable content. It is based on a syllabus developed for several large global broadcasters. That structure and content has been augmented with independent industry knowledge and info.
It is designed to be definitive, effecient in it's delivery, but relaxed at the same same time, so that the student won't feel overwhelmed.
This course is designed for anyone looking to make a professional, broadcast documentary. It is focussed particularly on self-shoot producers, especially those shooting on a Canon C100, C300 or C500. But this course will work just as well for producers who plan to work with a crew.
If you have a Canon C300 you'll love it. If you don't - you'll still love it, we promise you.