Hartismere School

Est. 1451. An outstanding coeducational secondary school & sixth form college and England's first academy

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1 Day Workshop on the Art of Mobile Journalism

Peter Brooke is leading the new initiative and has set up the film workshop below. It is a great opportunity for old and young alike to get into the possibilities of creative use of technology.


Please see below and let Peter know if anyone wants to come along. I am going, and there are quite a few artists signed up too.


1 day workshop on learning the Art of MObile JOurnalism by John Whyte Venables specialist in television and multi-media reporting and pioneer of MObile Journalism


15th April - The Bank Arts Centre – Eye – IP23 7AN.  09:30 – 16:00. Suggested minimum donation of £25 for the day.


More information:-

Find out more about the benefits using smartphones and tablets to film and edit on mobile devises at http://www.johnwhytevenables.co.uk/


Know why iPhone filming is the way forward in media from film director Steven Soderburgh who says “[I]will find it difficult to return to conventional filmmaking after relying on Apple's device for principle shooting [my latest film “Unsane”]. 


To enable a high level of personal tuition and Q+A; there will be only 12 place -  please book early at http://www.thebankeye.org/contact.html


John is doing this workshop pro-bono in aid of Eyes Open Community Interest Company -  The Bank Arts Centre whose costs are £400/week to provide the community this wonderful asset.

His normal business rate for this workshop would be in excess of £150/person, we are requesting a minimum donation of £25 for the day. 


John will loan use of all the necessary equipment on the day; iPhones, mini-tripods, microphones etc. 

If you would like to take your work home; please bring your own smart phone with pre-load apps, we suggest these free visions:- 

·         For Apple;   The default camera app and iMovie

·         For Android;   Filmic Pro and Kinemaster  (we don’t recommend The default camera app)


We can provide a light lunch to order  - soup, roll, cake and tea or coffee - £7.00