Frontline Club workshops

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the Frontline Club

Our multi-disciplinary workshops offer traditional media skills training alongside innovative and forward thinking journalism methods. We also run a bespoke training service, giving companies the opportunity to design their own courses. For more information about training and workshops, contact



Friday 9th June

13:00 – 15:00


Frontline Club workshops

There has never been a better time to be a filmmaker. Broadcast quality cameras are now more affordable than ever before and edit software will run on a laptop or home computer. In this short taster session, film-maker Dean Arnett gives us a quick over view of three of Canon’s frontline cameras, clearly aimed at three different film-making markets. Dean gives us a quick tour of what we need to shoot for the edit, how to use the camera and how to visualise the story.

The workshop is led by Dean Arnett is an international award winning, self-shoot documentary producer. He has worked all over the world, most notably for the BBC and Discovery. He is also an award winning, media trainer, designing and delivering film and editing courses for video-journalists and self-shoot producers. In 2014 he was awarded the coveted, ’Rising Star award’ at the 2014 Canadian International Film Festival for his BBC documentary ‘Burying the Past. He continues to shoot documentaries and deliver training for broadcast and commercial organisations all over the world, with a handful of projects currently in production.

*Please note this is a taster workshop for the two-day filmmaking workshop available at The Frontline Club.



Saturday 10th June

13:45 – 15:45


Frontline Club workshops

More and more people are now using their smartphones in order to shoot professional footage and online magazines as well as newspapers expect multimedia content.This taster workshop will give you an introduction to the basic technical skills one needs in order to use their smartphone so they can shoot video as well as edit image & sound.

This workshop is delivered by Bill Shepherd who is a production editor at The Guardian and The Observer newspapers. He is a member of the National Union of Journalists and a member of the Guild of Television Cameramen.

Please download the following apps on your smartphone which are compatible in iOS/Apple and Android (you will need them in order to make the most of the course) : KineMaster (Free), PicPlayPost (Free) and Snapseed (Free).

* Please note this is a taster workshop which only gives you an insight into the full-day ‘mobile journalism course’ available at The Frontline Club.