Lights, cameras, action! For ABC Tourism and hospitality businesses

ABC Council Tourism Team is offering tourism and hospitality businesses in the borough the chance to take part in an online video training workshop which will help create innovative content for their business.

Monday, 15th February 2021, 9:03 am

Led by Niamh MacAuley from Purple Dot Media, this two week course focuses on training you to become a natural in front of the camera, and behind it.

Creating engaging video content is what one of the outcomes of this course will be. It will also ensure participating businesses know when and where is the best time to post their content, what equipment or apps they should be using, and more. To ensure that particpants get the most from the training there will be a short homework which will be reviewed by Niamh and feedback provided.

Week one - Mobile Movie Making – will take place online on Wednesday, February 24, from 2-3.30pm. This workshop explores movie making and learning how to apply professional film making skills to your own business marketing by using only your own smart phone. The workshop covers useful tips and practical filming techniques, so that by the end particpants will have knowledge of free editing websites, free mobile apps, computer editing programmes- different kinds of video for social media. knowledge of mojo equipment, practical ways to film, and positioning/lighting and angles.

Make your tourism or hospitality business an online success with Council's digital video course

The second week will be centred on Video Confidence – and will take place online on Wednesday, March 3, 2-3.30pm.

This webinar will ensure you learn how to improve your video confidence – gaining the confidence to begin filming yourself, setting up the ideal filming space, what equipment you need and more. By the end, participants will have knowledge of angles and lighting, camera confidence, storyboarding and video editing apps.

To make the most of the training it is highly recommended to book for the two sessions. However, spaces on this course are limited and open to ABC tourism and hospitality businesses. Each person must have access to a smart phone for practical demonstrations. Contact [email protected] by Friday, February 19 at 4pm.