MAKING RADIO DOCUMENTARY

Wednesday Evenings 7-9pm from 18th April -16th May 2018

This course is targeted towards people who want to make the move from video to radio documentaries, those who want to make their first ever documentary and people who are just passionate about listening to radio programmes. This course aims to give you the basic skills you need to get out there and start recording and putting together your own doc. We will study techniques and industry tips and listen to lots and lots of great radio. This is an opportunity to pitch ideas and develop them throughout the course. For those who want to have a go there will be practical exercises to get you to lose your inhibitions and start recording.

Course Leader: Chloe Hadjimatheou

Chole Hadjimatheou is an award-winning BBC reporter and producer whose work includes:  Islamic State’s Most Wanted, Searching for Tobias, No Place to Die and America Revisited.

The following topics are only indicative:

Session 1 

Where to go for ideas and inspiration

How to choose equipment

Session 2 

Pitching Ideas

Recording

Session 3

Interviewing techniques

Structuring your doc

Session 4

Editing using free programme Audacity

Session 5 

Scripting

Where to take your ideas

Testimonial:

'This was a brilliant introductory course to radio documentary making - informative, practical and inspiring. I'd highly recommend it.'  - Ellen Wiles

Making Radio Documentary

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 19:00
£180 / £160 / £140

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