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APRIL 2022 events

Upskilling: The Freedom of Smartphone filming - giving women the power to tell their own stories  
Upskilling: Smartphone
Jane Mote | Founder, beechtobeach & Pocket Stories                  
Victoria Mapplebeck | BAFTA award winning artist and director

Join WFTV for this inspirational session that will give you the confidence and tools to make your own films professionally on your phone. 

Smartphone filmmakers Jane Mote and Victoria Mapplebeck explore the power and freedom of smartphone filming, covering why smartphones can do almost anything you want and some examples of smartphone filming in action. They shared tips and tricks on how to make smartphone filming look and sound good, from the recommended apps for a professional look to advice on sound, lighting, stability and editing.


Victoria and Jane also pulled together a takeaway list of smartphone films to watch and be inspired by. 

Writers’ Group: In conversation with Sarah Kendall, creator of Frayed
Sarah Kendall | Comedian, Writer and Actor

For this month’s writers’ group we will be joined by comedian, writer and actor, Sarah Kendall.

In conversation with Sarah will be discussing her career journey and breaking into the UK industry, how she balanced the roles of creator, writer and lead actor in Frayed and her experience of bringing the show back to screens for a second series, as well as sharing insight to her writing process.

Frayed series 2 is available to stream now on Sky MAX and Now. 

Sarah Kendall
Demystifying Camerawork
Get shooting: Demystifying camerawork with Piers Leigh 
Piers Leigh | Director of Photography                 

Are you looking to learn how to shoot? In this event Director of Photography Piers Leigh offered an insight to camerawork in drama and documentary productions. From understanding lenses to demystifying the difference between LOG and LUT footage, Piers also shared his top tips to keep in mind when for shooting for the edit. 

This session is entry or refresher level for self-shooters and crew, or anyone looking to gain a further understanding of the role and considerations of a Camera Operator and Director of Photography when on shoot.   

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