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JULY 2016 WORKSHOP @ ABERYSTWYTH UNIVERSITY

By Lizi Hesling

This two-day workshop offers a hands-on introduction to producing educational media. With a focus on video, attendees will gain an understanding of the most important steps and principles of production, from script writing to shooting and editing. Attendees will be guided through a series of practical exercises and will also work on their own video, giving them the basic skills they need to start producing educational media themselves.

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Of Time and Tides: Making the “Tides of the Menai Strait” Video

By Lizi Hesling

It was back in December of 2014 that Bangor University’s Professor David Bowers first came to us with the idea of making a video about the tides. It's taken a while, but the video has now, finally, been released. And it's definitely been worth all the time and effort. This article charts the production process to show why this collaboration has been such a success.

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A Review of Our November 2015 Workshop in Bangor

By Lizi Hesling

A short blog on our Breaking the Barriers workshop at Bangor University, held in November 2015. The blog includes recordings of our presentations, some of the videos made during the workshop, and links to further information.

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Using "Found" Materials

By Lizi Hesling
"Banksy Girl and Heart Balloon" by Dominic Robinson, CC-BY-SA

This blog was written following a parachute training session at Aberystwyth University on the subject of using found materials. It gives some advice on how to search for Creative Commons materials such as music, photos, and footage, and how use these elements in the educational media you create.

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NOVEMBER 2015 WORKSHOP @ BANGOR UNIVERSITY

By Lizi Hesling

This two-day workshop offers a hands-on introduction to producing educational media. With a focus on video, attendees will gain an understanding of the most important steps and principles of production, from script writing to shooting and editing. Attendees will be guided through a series of practical exercises and will also work on their own video, giving them the basic skills they need to start producing educational media themselves.

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SEPTEMBER 2015 WORKSHOP @ Glyndŵr University

By Lizi Hesling

This two-day workshop offers a hands-on introduction to producing educational media. With a focus on video, attendees will gain an understanding of the most important steps and principles of production, from script writing to shooting and editing. Attendees will be guided through a series of practical exercises and will also work on their own video, giving them the basic skills they need to start producing educational media themselves.

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April 2015 Workshop Review

By Lizi Hesling

Last week’s Breaking the Barriers workshop was our first-ever two-day training event, reformatting and bringing together the content of last year’s production and post-production workshops. Held at Aberystwyth University, we had a good turnout of local academics and staff, most of whom were new to CADARN and to making videos.

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4th June 15 - WORKSHOP - Breaking the Barriers

By Lizi Hesling

This two-day workshop offers a hands-on introduction to producing educational media. With a focus on video, attendees will gain an understanding of the most important steps and principles of production, from script writing to shooting and editing. Attendees will be guided through a series of practical exercises and will also work on their own video, giving them the basic skills they need to start producing educational media themselves.

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23rd April 15 - WORKSHOP - Breaking the Barriers

By Lizi Hesling

This two-day workshop offers a hands-on introduction to producing educational media. With a focus on video, attendees will gain an understanding of the most important steps and principles of production, from script writing to shooting and editing. Attendees will be guided through a series of practical exercises and will also work on their own video, giving them the basic skills they need to start producing educational media themselves.

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16th December 14 - WORKSHOP - Post-Production

By Lizi Hesling

With a focus on video, this workshop aims to introduce attendees to the post-production process, outlining the steps and principles involved and giving hands-on training in two editing platforms: WeVideo and Adobe Premiere Pro. It is aimed at academic and support staff who have little or no experience in editing and post production.

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