Training currently underway on Screen Skills Ireland’s Multi-Camera Directing Course
Screen Skills IrelandScreen Skills Ireland is the national training and development resource specifically created for Ireland’s film and television industry. More, in association with IADT, is currently running a new course on Multi-Camera Directing for TV non-fiction. The course commenced on Monday 12 August 2019 in the IADT TV studio.
Award-winning Multi-Camera Director, Richard Valentine (Live 8, Dancing With The Stars) designed the course with Screen Skills Ireland to address skills gaps in multi-camera directing for live TV programming. Each of the participants have professional industry experience in TV and are looking to step up into the role of Multi-Camera Director. This training programme provides participants with an opportunity to go through a high level industry designed programme with a highly experienced multi-camera director at the helm.
Participants will undergo a week of
intensive studio based training which involves workshops on camera, lighting,
production design, vision mixing, and sound, as well as detailed briefings on
preparing camera scripts, running orders and time charts, and scheduling
They will then put their skills into
practice and work alongside a crew of skilled craftspeople, scripting and
directing a magazine show and scripting and directing a live musical event.
By the conclusion of this course,
participants will have been trained in the key aspects of multi-camera
directing, which will enable them to direct in a multi-camera studio
This course will provide much-needed skills development for experienced TV personnel to step up to the new challenge of multi-camera directing. Participants have a fantastic opportunity to learn from a highly experienced director in order to gain the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in a multi-camera studio environment.
Larry Bass, CEO – Shinawil, and Chair of the Screen Skills Sub Committee
Screen Skills Ireland is delighted to run this course in association with IADT to respond to a key skills gap in the TV non-fiction sector. We are building capacity in the sector and supporting the quality of live programming by developing the skills of a new talent pool of multi-camera directors.