Launch Yourself Into TV Training

Television stations need stars not only in front of the camera but behind it too. Join BCN Radio Hub to learn all the inner workings of a TV station. We work with future TV stars to learn and implement skills on presenting, directing, producing, filming, editing and scriptwriting. 

Session 1

Introduction to TV. How did it all start and what does the future look like?

The world is changing away from channels so is there still a space for TV? Who is doing what role? Understand the importance of people in front of camera and people behind. How is Spanish media different from the UK and USA? What is good and bad presenting,? You decide as we review videos of other presenters. As with all sessions, we will give you an opportunity to be both behind and in front of the camera and include a 5-minute face to camera recording in the studio per student per session.

Session 2

Visit to Betevé

Come and visit one of the leading TV production studios in Barcelona, meet the team and see behind the scenes. Learn the basics of TV camera operation. Understanding of focus, light, angles, camera mixing and editing.

Session 3

Reporting events from outside of the studio.

This session will take you out of the studio with a camera person and audio engineer. Discover the challenges of working in a real -time Live environment, thinking on your feet and problem solving with only 30 seconds to spare.

Session 4

Develop your understanding of filming and working as a camera operator

This technical training session will include the many aspects of how to get the best filming results with the various cameras used in TV broadcasting.

Session 5

In front of the camera

This session we will develop your in front of camera skills and provide as much time in front of the camera as possible. How to mix studio and outdoor content. By the end of the session we will edit a 5-minute clip of you to take away and review for next week, What are your good points and your weaknesses. Don’t worry we have time to fix them.

Session 6

Internet based TV

Involves streaming to multiple platforms each of which have their own rules and technical requirements. It is time to get familiar with the technical side of exporting, live editing, streaming and camera mixing in real time. We will help you how to fix problems both behind and in front of the camera.

Session 7

Smartphone filming

Is a skill needed by all students. When you need to capture the action in front of you NOW. Interviewing techniques dealing with the unexpected. How to ask open and closed questions. When to interrupt. Good use of body language.

Session 8

It’s time to go LIVE

The studio will operate as though it is in LIVE mode with each student getting the chance to be in front of and behind the camera. At the end of the course, each student will be given a show reel of themselves made from the content collected during the course.

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