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Sparking Your Fire: Ian Wharton on Creativity

I’ve wanted to write an article about creativity for a while: how does one nurture it; what working environments help; what blocks it?  But until a chance encounter one winter’s eve, I was at a loss about how to approach such … Continue reading

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How To Film An Expedition

But how does one film one’s adventures in the first place? Camera work is a huge field, with masses of terminology and kit to get your head around, let alone thinking about filming a story, constructing a sequence or planning shots. Most adventurers can barely afford their own expeditions, so paying for a camera-man is out of the question. How, then, does a budding explorer-presenter take his first step into the world of media? Continue reading

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How To Make A Travel Film: Road Trip To Courmayeur

I learned to defer to experience and ask for the input from people your team – Jack has more experience as a cameraman and editor than me, so I would ask him for his opinion on narrative flow and sequencing Continue reading

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16 Top Tips For Social Media In Television

But where do you draw the line of what is acceptable to talk about – particularly in the gossipy world of television production? Continue reading

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12 Steps To The Perfect Vox-Pop

A vox pop is when a “roving reporter” goes out on the street to capture the thoughts and opinions of the public on a topic or feature. Continue reading

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DV Talent Shooting & Directing Course

It gave me the confidence to say I can self-shoot, which is invaluable to top up the research and writing skills I’ve developed to help me move onto the next stage of production. Continue reading

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Getting Started In A Media Career

You will spend a lot of time, especially at the beginning, feeling like you’re banging your head against a brick wall. Trying first to get experience and then contacts, trying to figure out what editors/commissioners want. The key is asking. Continue reading

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