Introduction to News Camera Operation
Duration 3 days
Course dates 06 Apr 2020 - 08 Apr 2020
Application deadline Book Now
Bursaries supported by the Scottish Government are available for those who are eligible
Supported by Progressive Broadcast Hire, Glasgow
An intensive 3-day training course, practical based, covering all aspects of filming short news pieces, sots, interviews and vox pops. The course aims to help you get to grips with the current cameras used for gathering news stories.
The course is aimed at participants who have some filming experience but want to move into news-gathering.
The course covers:
- Camera set up and operation
- Shot composition
- Framing and shot styles
- Interview set ups
- Sound for single camera operation
- Lighting techniques and tricks
The course is led by Mark Hampshire, a freelance lighting cameraman with over 25 years’ experience. Having been a senior cameraman at Reuters, Mark moved into current affairs and spent many years on the major BBC and ITV current affairs programmes. Mark has worked on dozens of prime time documentaries and also worked on ITV as a live cameraman for daytime. He has worked all over the world from war zones to Hollywood and has in recent years trained dozens of self-shooting producers for both ITV and BBC.