Tiny Films, Big Impact

Tiny Films, Big Impact
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Date(s) - 14/06/2016
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

London Voluntary Service Council

Capturing and sharing your powerful stories in motion has never been easier – you don’t have to produce a feature-length film to demonstrate the impact your work makes. Learn how to craft tiny yet beautiful videos using free online creators and popular apps with this course.
More than a third of all online activity is spent watching video, opening up a range of opportunities for not-for-profit organisations to engage with their current and potential supporters and beneficiaries.
Luckily, telling the story of your work through video has been made simpler with an ever-expanding range of free and low-cost digital tools. Just adding a great soundtrack (free of course) and captions to your ordinary photos, or capturing your story on the fly, can create a tiny video you’ll want to share with the people that matter.
Is this training for me?
This course is suitable for anyone with intermediate computer and internet skills that is responsible for communicating a charitable cause’s impact to funders, supporters and beneficiaries.
By the end of the session you’ll know how to….
Recognise what makes a good tiny film story
Choose online video creators, applications and devices
Plan your short stories using basic storyboarding techniques
Create and customise simple audio slideshows using photos, videos and text
Practice app-based film-making
Start planning your own tiny film
Sorrel Parsons is an ICT Development Worker at Superhighways with 10 years of supporting voluntary and community organisations and volunteers in the UK. Sorrel is currently the Information & Communications Coordinator for Kingston Voluntary Action and is a fan of making digital work on a shoestring.
This workshop is for voluntary & community organisations based in London only.  1 place allocated per organisation as these events are in high demand!
In the event of a no-show without 24 hours notice of cancellation, LVSC reserves the right to charge a fee of £50 per person. This is to ensure our administrative, catering and booking costs are covered

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