2013-14 Training workshops

CAMCORDER GUERRILLA VIDEO TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS


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Camcorder Guerrillas are running a training day at CCA as part of the Generation project, which aims to equip asylum seekers to make their own short films and distribute these online.

The participants will learn how to plan, film, edit, upload films to YouTube, Vimeo etc and share them using social networks, using basic camcorders, mobile phones or still cameras with widely available computer software such as iMovie.

No special computer skills or previous filming experience is required. The training will be led by Camcorder Guerrilla members with experience of grassroots video activism.

The training is FREE for Asylum Seekers.

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When: 24th November 2014 10am – 4.30pm

Where:

The Club Room
CCA Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3JD
United Kingdom

Contact us for a booking form: info@camcorderguerillas.net

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APPLICATIONS DEADLINE 1 AUGUST 2013

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VIDEO TRAINING FOR ACTIVISTS

Are you involved in a grassroots or community struggle?
Learn how to make short online films to boost your campaign.
Book your place NOW

Camcorder Guerillas are running a series of  video workshops aimed at small community or grassroots campaigners with little or no funding.

Please feel free to circulate this information and flyer to people who may benefit from this training.

TO APPLY FOR A PLACE
Priority will be given to people who are campaigning on a voluntary basis or for organisations with little or no funding.
Places on each course are limited to six, with a maximum of two people from any one campaign group.
1. PEACE AND JUSTICE COURSE FULL
Friday 19th July – 10.00 am-4.30pm
Saturday 20th July – 10am-1pm

2. CUTS & POVERTY COURSE FULL
Friday 2nd August 10.00 am-4.30pm
Saturday 3rd August 10am-1pm

 3. ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE few spaces available BOOK by 1 August
Friday 16th August 10.00 am-4.30pm
Saturday 17th August  10am-1pm
4. INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY few spaces available BOOK by 1 August
Friday 23rd August – 10.00 am-4.30pm
Saturday 24th August – 10am-1pm5. SUPPORT AND MENTORING few spaces available BOOK by 1 August
Friday 13th September – 10.00 am-4.30pm
Saturday 14th September – 10am-1pm
To apply, choose your theme and dates from the list above (making sure you can attend both days).
Then complete the application form download BOOKING FORM and email it to info@camcorderguerillas.net
or post it to Camcorder Guerillas, CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD.

The deadline for applying is 1 August 2013 and we’ll get back shortly after this to confirm if you’ve got a space.
To prevent people from booking and then not showing up, we will require those offered a place to pay £10 per person to secure the booking.
If, as expected, the training is oversubscribed we will be keeping a reserve list in case we are able secure more funding to run repeat sessions.

 
IN-HOUSE TRAINING

For funded or larger organisations, we’d be happy to talk to you about the possibilities for buying in-house training which can be adapted to suit your needs. Please get in touch if you would like to discuss this.Training in Making Campaign Films

We have developed a new training course for 2013 aimed at equipping community and campaign groups to make their own campaign films. These are practical hands-on workshops to learn how to make low-tech online videos of campaign activity. Learn how to plan, film, edit, upload your own films to YouTube (or Vimeo) and disseminate them using social networks, all this with basic camcorders and standard free software already on your computer.  No special computer skills or previous filming experience required.

Online Video Campaign Workshop

A practical day workshop to learn how to make low-tech online videos of campaign activity.

Promote your campaign or project through film and upload it to social media, such as YouTube and Facebook, in one day.  Accessible to anyone, no special technical skills necessary.

An intensive training day which guides you through the planning, filming and editing process, using basic equipment and existing software in your computer (for mac & PC).

The workshop is lead by experienced filmmakers/activists, current members of the Camcorder Guerrillas collective who have worked on many protests and online campaign videos and have considerable training experience.

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BEFORE THE SHOOT
view and analyse previous campaign films: identify what’s worked, and what hasn’t.
planning content for films – what do you need to think about before you go off filming.
introduction to camera technique, including practice with cameras and sound-kits.

MAKING A FILM
filming an event under the supervision of two experienced film-makers.
including thinking about visuals and how to get original or memorable footage and how to ensure decent sound quality.
problem shooting and tips for getting the most out of your camera.

EDITING AND DISTRIBUTION
turning your footage into something more polished.
how to upload videos via you tube and other social networks.
ways of reaching new audiences.