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This one day course is ideal for researchers, APs and DV directors looking to hone their directing skills, ensuring a smoother ride in the edit.

It covers techniques for filming sequences that tell a story and work in the edit and offers tried and tested tips and techniques for success.  The course will look at both controllable action and unpredictable, observational filming situations, edit points, how to cover two-way conversations and interviews as a lone shooter, and other common challenges for self-ops.
Delegates will come away knowing how best to plan and shoot a sequence to make sure the edits runs as smoothly as possible, and how to handle common but complex scenarios such as filming uncontrollable action, 2-way discussions and more.

"Really well-led. Very experienced direcor who broke things down easily and catered to all levels of experience." - Steven Wrigley, Producer/Director

"Well-structured and clearly delivered. Nic was an excellent teacher - very encouraging, experienced and brilliant at communicating" - Sue Ng, Assistant Producer

"The course was great. Gave you the low down on self-shooting for the edit with plenty of practical exercises and assessing footage afterwards" - Fiona McGrady, Producer/Director

Course Content

The course covers key scenarios when filming including:

• Interview set up

• Filming two-way conversations

• Observational action

• Building a sequence to tell a story

• Edit points – and how to get them

Ongoing Support

With all our courses we provide a post-course support service for added peace of mind. So, if you encounter a problem - or just have a general query - do give us a call and we'll be happy to help. 

This course offers Talent Manager Pro members the following discount:

TM Pro Offer - £295 + VAT, Early Bird Offer - £50 Off If Booked 4 Weeks Before The Course Date

This course offers the following early bird discount:


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