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Multi-Camera Directing in Association with IADT

Tutors: Richard Valentine

Date: Monday, August 12th, 2019

Duration: 5 days

Venue: IADT, Dun Laoghaire

Cost: €750

Course Profile:

Screen Skills Ireland, in association with IADT, The National Film School, is seeking six participants for a Multi-Camera Directing course. This course will be tutored by BAFTA and Royal Television Society award winning multi camera director Richard Valentine (One Love Manchester, Sound of Music Live, Live Earth, Chime for Change, Live 8, Dancing with the Stars Ireland, Strictly Come Dancing on Ice) and will focus on multi-camera directing for live shows, as well as live and recorded interviews and music performance.

The course will cover:

  • Workshops on camera, lighting, production design, vision mixing, and sound
  • Scripting a live magazine show
  • Interviews – live and recorded
  • Shooting scripted music performance
  • Scripted demonstration segments
  • Detailed briefings on preparing camera scripts, running orders and time charts, and scheduling rehearsals
  • One-to-one reviews

On completion, participants will have gained practical experience and confidence in:

  • Devising studio camera scripts
  • Planning and directing multi-camera studio productions
  • Communicating effectively over talkback with studio crew and presenters.
  • Effective use of time and resources
  • A full understanding of the role and responsibilities of the Multi-Camera Director
  • A full understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key crew members
  • Best practice in the studio setting

Participant Profile:

Directors with previous experience in a studio setting, who wish to move into multi-camera directing.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online with a current CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role by 12pm on Thursday 18 July. Your application should include examples of your previous directing work.

For further details, please contact criona.sexton@screenskillsireland.ie

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