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How to Make Short Videos for Social Media – CLOSED

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Video editing workshopThe Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership, with Mary Rose Films, are running 3 workshops to develop skills in making videos for social media. Videos are becoming more and more popular on social media so come along and learn how easy it is to put your own video together.

The workshops will take place on Monday 7th, Monday 21st and Monday 28th of September from 6.45 – 9.15 in the Crossmaglen Community Centre.

They are designed for anyone interested in using smart phones, iPads or tablets to make short videos for uploading to social media sites such as Youtube, Facebook or Twitter.

Monday 7th September – Capturing the Image

  1. In the first workshop we will focus on how to capture images on handheld devices.
  2. How to choose different types of shots – wide shots, close-ups
  3. Hints and tips on composition, keeping the footage interesting, getting what you need
  4. Getting outside and filming footage.

Monday 21st September – editing software and putting the images together

  1. The second workshop will show examples of different types of editing software
  2. We will cover the basics of picture editing, cropping, colour and arrangement
  3. Adding music, voice-overs and special effects.
  4. We will start to edit the images gathered in week 1 and add effects

Monday 28th September – Creating the final video and uploading onto social media

  1. The final workshop will cover putting the videos together with effects
  2. One-to-one assistance with individual videos will be available
  3. We will watch different examples and discuss what works/doesn’t work
  4. Finally we will show how to upload videos onto social media and distribute them

These are practical workshops where participants are invited to bring along their own equipment and make a video over the 3 weeks.

For those who do not yet have a tablet or iPad, there will be an iPad available to use in the group

There will be time set aside at the end of each evening for anyone needing one-to-one help with specific issues.

To secure your place drop into the Crossmaglen Community Centre with a £5 booking fee.

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NIEA DoE N&M DC Biodiversity

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