‘Present Your Best You’ – On screen. On line. In person!
Course Date – 22 Feb 2021 to 05 Mar 2021
Course length – 10 Days
PRESENT YOUR BEST YOU: ON SCREEN. ONLINE.IN PERSON.
On the vlogging verge?
Want to break into broadcasting?
Tired of being under the Influencers?
Need your voice to be heard?
It’s time for hands-on help so sign up to..
This ten-part online course is designed to explore and develop your powers of communication, on-screen and off, and to realise your full potential. Grow your confidence and your career through practical exercises and tailor-made take out. One to one’s with a Director to encourage, help you develop – find out the do’s and don’ts and where you can improve which is invaluable.
Challenge yourself to edit your essence and pitch you with the impact you desire and deserve.
Focus on, fine-tune and film your progress as you write and present your best self.
You are what people want. Learn how to engage them.
What do you need?
A computer or tablet with access to Zoom (don’t worry if you haven’t used it before we can guide you through)
A smartphone – so you can film and edit yourself.
When is it? Course Schedule:
Monday 22nd February – 10.00am – 11.30am
Monday 22nd February – 2.00pm – 3.30pm
(2 sessions on the first day sets us up for an exciting course and starts us out with a bang!)
Tuesday 23rd February 10.00am – 11.30am
Wednesday 24th February 10.00am – 11.30am
Thursday 25th February 10.00am – 11.30am
Friday 26th February 10.00am – 11.30am
Monday 1st March 9.30 am-4.30 pm
All-day technical session to get the skills to shoot and edit yourself
Tuesday 2nd March 10.00am – 11.30am
(Plus a 30min one-to-one session for each of you)
Wednesday 3rd March – no session (you’ll be shooting and editing your show-reel)
Thursday 4th March 30 min one-to-one sessions each (we’ll schedule these with you)
Friday 5th March 10.00 am – 11.30 am – a final session where we’ll set you free
into the world with your new set of skills, knowledge, and confidence.
DIRECTOR WRITER PRODUCER DESIGNER TRAINER
John FD Northover is one of the UK and Ireland’s most innovative and experienced directors who has helped devise and finesse some of our most popular television. Uniquely creative with a deep understanding of format and content this Bafta and Emmy award-winning multi-camera director is at home in all genres be it
PANEL SHOW: Have I Got News for You. If I Ruled the World
PRIME TIME: The Dame Edna Treatment, The Charlotte Church Show
COMEDY: Whose Line is it Anyway? 3 Non Blondes
CHILDREN’S: SMTV: CDUK. Harry Hill’s Shark Infested Custard
FACTUAL: Embarrassing Bodies Live from The Clinic. The Farm Fixer
FOOD: Gordon Ramsay Cookalong Live. The F Word
His recent RTE credits include: Future Island, The Style Counsellors,50 Years to The Moon and Back, Big Week on the Farm, Growing Up Live, Weather Live.
His inspirational approach makes him a natural team leader and an empathetic team player. His ability to originate and edit scripts, devise and manage budgets and think “out of the box” enables him to find cost-effective solutions to creative and editorial problems in pre-planning, live or in the edit. He understands talent and he never allows lack of money to curb his editorial vision.
His ability to inspire and motivate makes him an ideal mentor and, in the last three years, he has devised and run training courses for Greasan na Mean and NI Screen:
Write and Present Your Best TV Self.
Shot Calling and Bar Counting: The Music PA.
Multi-Camera Music: Director and PA
Write and Present Your Best Self.
An Introduction to Multi-Camera Directing.
Online, in the Classroom, in Studio, and in the Gallery, John FD Northover energises, encourages, supports, and delivers. His training is challenging and rewarding reflecting his core belief that all directors should Visualise, Motivate and, when required, Say No.
How can it be Free?
Gréasán na Meán Skillnet is a Network of Skillnet Ireland these (and more) courses are able be free of charge because of the swift action of Skillnet Ireland who put in place supports to help people reskill, upskill and support all business sectors in Ireland given the current crisis. They are supporting the media sector in particular through us – Gréasán na Meán Skillnet (which stands for Media Network) & this course is funded through the Skills Connect programme. More information about Skillnet Ireland & the Skills Connect programme can be found here