Masterclasses

From beginner basics, to setting up your own business, to established pro level business advice, our conference and masterclass programme provides in-depth insight into the essentials you need to know to take the next step in your video journey. Not forgetting the student programme, which will guide anyone currently studying through the realm of 'what to do next'. Take a look at the programmes below.

  • Beginners' Masterclass - half-day: £10
  • Pro Conference (photography) - £5 per session
  • Student Conference: £2.50 per session (available to purchase soon)
16 Mar 2019
  1. £
    14:00 - 14:35
    Videography, the fundamentals

    This session will take you through the essentials of filmmaking terminology and equipment.

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  2. £
    14:35 - 15:10
    Amazing audio for total beginners

    A crash course in the basics of video sound, what microphone to use and when.

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  3. £
    15:15 - 15:50
    Video editing 101

    Learn the fundamentals of video editing from wedding pro and YouTuber Mandy Dhillon.

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  4. £
    15:50 - 16:20
    Introduction to visual storytelling: More Show, Less Tell

    Join Encounters Festival Director, Rich Warren, as he shows through examples how visual storytelling is the key to success for any aspiring filmmaker.

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17 Mar 2019
  1. £
    14:00 - 14:35
    Videography, the fundamentals

    This session will take you through the essentials of filmmaking terminology and equipment.

    Speakers

  2. £
    14:35 - 15:10
    Amazing audio for total beginners

    A crash course in the basics of video sound, what microphone to use and when.

    Speakers

  3. £
    15:15 - 15:50
    Video editing 101

    Learn the fundamentals of video editing from wedding pro and YouTuber Mandy Dhillon.

    Speakers

  4. £
    15:50 - 16:20
    Introduction to visual storytelling: More Show, Less Tell

    Join Rich Warren, as he proves visual storytelling is the key to success for any aspiring filmmaker.

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18 Mar 2019
  1. £
    10:30 - 11:15
    Pricing, marketing and finding new business

    This session will help you discover what makes you unique and stand out amongst the competition.

  2. £
    11:30 - 12:15
    Weddings: Using efficient workflow to keep you sane

    Go through the filming and editing workflow of a wedding videographer to keep on top during a wedding season.

  3. £
    12:30 - 13:15
    Working in commercial and branded content

    Discover your commercial worth, the type of equipment needed and make the right moves towards getting those top clients.

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  4. £
    13:30 - 14:15
    Prepping for the pitch

    This session will help with not only the content you should think about including in your pitch, it will help build your confidence and examine your connectivity factor.

  5. £
    14:30 - 15:15
    Infinity within your reach - the ever-morphing commercial studio

    Rupert Cobb takes you step by step having built Gun Hill Studios from the ground up.

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  6. £
    15:30 - 16:15
    Standing out with outstanding audio

    Learn about the importance of sound design in yours edits with ambient audio within your films.

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