This course aims to give a practical hands-on introduction to multi-camera TV studio
production. It will include many of the technical and production roles in the studio including
camera operation, sound mixing, directing and vision mixing to name but a few. The process
of realising video productions from dual column scripts will be covered along with a strong
accent on health and safety, studio protocols and team-work.
The course will be taught by Stephen Sadler who has over twenty years experience of
working in TV studios both in technical and gallery production roles. He has worked
extensively for ITV, BBC and corporate productions in many different genres and spent three
years as a freelance TV Studio Director at Sky News.
The daily session topics are as follows:
- Gain an overview of the TV studio facilities
Health and Safety
Introduction to the studio floor and Gallery areas
- Record a simple Multi-camera Script with one Presenter
- Work to a Multi-camera script with Presenter and guests
- Work to a Multi-camera script with Presenter, guests, graphics and video insert
Record the show to a pre-determined duration
- Record a simple multi-camera drama script
- Group choice of one of the following:
Record a multi-camera script including analysis of a drama script and blocking
Performance Piece (depending on availability)
- Develop Content for a TV Studio Production
- Rehearse/Record Group Production
You should be able to follow written and verbal instructions, demonstrations, hand-outs and health and safety information, and will be invited to take part in group discussion. You must be willing to work as part of a team. Some knowledge and undeerstanding of production would be useful.
Please be prepared to provide your residency documents such as a passport, EU citizen ID card, UK Birth Certificate or Biometric Card. If you have been in the UK for less than 3 years or have entered the UK with a visa you will need to provide evidence that you are eligible to study in the UK - your visa, your biometric card that covers the duration of your course or any relevant home office documents to support your residency should all be uploaded. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen we will need to see evidence of 'Pre-Settled' or 'Settled-status' documents. Also for funding purposes we would need to see evidence of payslips if working (within the last 3 months). If you are receiving benefits (e.g JSA, ESA, Universal Credit (UC), Housing benefits etc. please bring evidence of this).
Suport into work in entry level roles through our emoployability team.