Discover TV Presenting, Producing and Editing in a week.

The world of TV is changing. Traditional broadcasters now have to present, design and produce their content with online audiences in mind. That is why we have created this training course to help you stay ahead of the curve.

Barcelona is the ideal place to develop your TV expertise whilst enjoying everything that the Mediterranean has to offer.

BCN Radio hub will host courses to cover all the inner workings of a TV station, both in front of and behind the camera. This includes presenting in and out of the studio, directing, producing, filming, and editing. We will work with you to create a video show reel by the end of the course. Participants will have the choice to declare a specialization, such as news or sports, so that the video reel will be tailored to each individual’s aspirations.

Trainers Include :

Ainoah Sorrosal: Newsreader on National TV

Arnau Ballaster : Producer for Barcelona TV and Producer of a number of ongoing major Television productions

Elena Trullàs : Director of Barcelona Radio Hub and Broadcasting Trainer

Jim Kent : Owner of BarcelonaCityFM

Language : this course is in both Spanish and English, with a native speaker trainer from each language present.

Two Course Options: 

One Week Intensive:

  • Start Date: August 17
  • Cost: €500

8 Week 2 Hour Sessions:

  • Start Date: July 12 (Every following Wednesday)
  • Cost: €500

Session 1

Introduction to TV. How did it all start and what does the future look like?

The world is changing away from channels so is there still a space for TV?

Who is doing what role ? Understand the importance of people in front of camera and people behind. How is Spanish media different from the UK and USA?

What is good and bad presenting,? You decide as we review videos of other presenters.

As with all sessions we will give you an opportunity to be both behind and in front of the camera and include a 5 minute face to camera recording in the studio per student per session.

Session 2

Visit to Betevé

Come and visit one of the leading TV production studios in Barcelona, meet the team and see behind the scenes. Learn the basics of TV camera operation. Understanding of focus, light, angles, camera mixing and editing.

Session 3

Reporting events from outside of the studio.

This session will take you out of the studio with a cameraperson and audio engineer.

Discover the challenges of working in a real -time Live environment, thinking on your feet and problem solving with only 30 seconds to spare.

Session 4

Develop your understanding of filming and working as a camera operator

This technical training session will include the many aspects of how to get the best filming results with the various cameras used in TV broadcasting.

Session 5

In front of the camera

This session we will develop your in front of camera skills and provide as much time in front of the camera as possible. How to mix studio and outdoor content. By the end of the session we will edit a 5 minute clip of you to take away and review for next week, What are your good points and your weaknesses. Don’t worry we have time to fix them1

Session 6

Internet based TV

Involves streaming to multiple platforms each of which have their own rules and technical requirements. It is time to get familiar with the technical side of exporting, live editing, streaming and camera mixing in real time. We will help you how to fix problems both behind and in front of the camera.

Session 7

Smartphone filming

Is a skill needed by all students. When you need to capture the action in front of you NOW. Interviewing techniques dealing with the unexpected. How to ask open and closed questions. When to interrupt. Good use of body language

Session 8

It’s time to go LIVE

The studio will operate as though it is in LIVE mode with each student getting the chance to be in front of and behind the camera.

At the end of the course each student will be given a show reel of themselves made from the content collected during the course.

(Additional sessions are available upon request including for Spanish speakers that wish to raise their English to broadcast level.)

For the latest availability, Fees and to book your place please email j.kent@barcelonacityfm.com

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