Mobile Journalism Certificate(Online) - Module 2 Filmic Pro

Learning Waves Skillnet has introduced an online Mobile Journalism Certificate for members during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The course will be delivered by Glen Mulcahy from Titanium Media via the online platform, Zoom.  The course will be delivered on a modular basis and participants must complete all modules to receive the certification.  The first module will cover using Filmic Pro to create content.

Content

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand different video formats and sizes, bit rates and frame rates
  • Understand the differences between filming with native camera and a pro camera app
  • Be competent in the use of a Pro Camera Application like FiLMiC Pro
  • Know the required setting for broadcast
  • Know how to capture audio and set a correct level with extrernal mics
  • Know how to use Focus Peaking and Zebra for correct exposure and focus
  • Understand White balance and how to manage the controls in the App
  • Know how to switch between basic/intermediate and advanced full manual modes
  • Understand the two workflows in Flimic (On Device editing / Off device editing)

Will involve practical exercise (upload images via Dropbox link) and live feedback and review.

Trainer

Trainer - Glen Mulcahy, Titanium Media

In 2017, after 19 years in the broadcast industry, Glen Mulcahy founded Titanium Media. Titanium is a media training and consultancy business designed to deliver the highest quality professional training and to ultimately empower people as digital content creators. In his former role as head of innovation with RTÉ, Glen led the introduction of video journalism and mobile journalism across the entirety of RTÉ.

Over the last six years he has also travelled extensively delivering training for clients like Aljazeera, Oracle, Symantec, BBC, NRK, YLE and many more. At home his training has been cross platform with courses designed for the Irish Times, TG4, and through Learning Waves many of the independent radio sector. He also has a selection of e-Learning courses available online as part of the Thomson Foundation “Journalism Now” initiative.

Glen is an acknowledged authority on mobile content creation. He has spoken on this subject and media futures at conferences like IBC Amsterdam (x2), EBU News Summit (x3) Circom conference, news:Rewired, JoongAng Ilbo Media conference S.Korea and many others.

He is also the founder of RTÉ Mojocon-an international mobile journalism conference which ran annually from 2015-2017. He is now working on the evolution of the event as an independent conference entitled: “Mojofest”.

Learning Waves Skillnet has introduced an online Mobile Journalism Certificate for members during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The course will be delivered by Glen Mulcahy from Titanium Media via the online platform, Zoom.  The course will be delivered on a modular basis and participants must complete all modules to receive the certification.  The first module will cover Mobile Photography and Audio content.