Media Parents

Back to School Event Weds 17th September 2014

September 12, 2014 @ 12:43 pm Posted in News Comments

Come along and join us for a day of free taster sessions taken from a selection of our new and our most popular training courses on Wednesday 17th September 2014.

Join us for the whole day and take advantage of all the sessions or just pop in for a quick taster or two. If you can’t make any of the sessions, then come along for a few early evening drinks.

We will have representatives from Media Parents, the Indie Training Fund and Creative Skillset on hand to talk about funding opportunities and the other services they offer.

We will also be announcing some exciting news on our new pricing structure for our 1 and 2 day courses.

Caroline Bingham, Business Development Executive at Pro Motion Hire, pictured on right, will be at the event. See also

Full schedule for the day –

10.30am – Introduction to Pro Motion Training

10.45 – 11.45amIntroduction to Location Audio 101 – A brief glimpse at our brand new sound course aimed at Self Shooters. When you are expected to be camera operator, director, producer and sound recordist all at the same time, this course will give you the essential knowledge to ensure your audio is as first class as your footage!*

12.00 – 12.15pm – Skillset Talk

12.15 – 1.15pm – Arri Amira Workshop – A quick guide. The new kid on the block and also one of the most eagerly anticipated camera releases this year. An example of one of the many bespoke camera workshops we can offer.

2.15 – 2.30pm – Indie Training Fund talk

2.30-3.30pm Introduction to Data Management- a brief overview of our Data Management Level 1 courses that look at either a Canon Mpeg or Sony XDCam workflow. Get an insight into the processes of tapeless shooting from acquisition through to offline with both theoretical and practical elements of safely transferring, backing up and handling tapeless media.

4 - 5pm – Introduction to Location Lighting 101 – Taken from our brand new Lighting course, Again, aimed at Self Shooters this one-day intensive workshop goes beyond the basic 3-point lighting model and explores the techniques for accurately controlling light, shadow and colour temperature.*

5 - 8pm – Drinks reception – join Media Parents Amy Walker for a drink from 5 – 6pm

To book your space on one or more of our taster sessions or just to let us know you are popping along please e-mail

*Our 101 Courses are aimed at addressing and enhancing the multiskilling now required by Self Shooters. They have not been developed to replace or undermine the skills of freelancers in the industry who specialise in the specific area of Camera, Lighting & Sound.

For great jobs, events and networking opportunities please join Join us at our next event, hosted by Promotion Hire on Wednesday 17th September

by Amy Walker

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