STOP PRESS: Come to the Party!
Sunday 1st August 2pm: Garden Party & Screening We’re hosting a party to screen the key collective works our volunteers worked hard to create during lockdown. A unique opportunity too for everyone to meet up and celebrate. We’d be delighted to meet new volunteers at this event too.
Wednesday 4th of August 7.30pm via Zoom: Citizen TV Makers Introductory Event. Meet the team and the new crew, discuss what we do, what the new package involves and decide if it’s for you.
From Saturday 7th August: Fundraising Week. WORLDwrite works on a shoestring with volunteers to create innovative and groundbreaking films that challenge the status quo. We will be running a yard sale at our centre in East London, as well as promoting our films online. You will be offered dates and times to pick from to come and help raise vitally needed cash through the yard sale. It should be fun and we need your help!
Monday 16th August 7.30 via Zoom: Shooting from Home. Shooting with your mobile or recording with a webcam has been a mainstay during lockdown and it has its uses beyond that too. In this session, we’ll look at how to get the best out of your mobile or webcam. From teleprompters to interviews, a workshop on what is possible, with tips for everyone to start shooting.
Thursday 19th August 7.30pm via Zoom: Content Matters. In this online brainstorming session, we’ll discuss challenging ideas and plans for a programme, show or short film that volunteers will shoot in the month ahead.
Monday 23rd August 7.30pm Via Zoom: Footage Review. We’ll examine footage shot by volunteers and discuss what works, what doesn’t and finalise what’s needed for a programme or short film for distribution.
Thursday 26th August 7.30pm via Zoom: Shoot Preparation. At this meeting, we will be refining ideas for content and logistics for the shoot on the 29th.
Saturday and Sunday 28th & 29th August 10am-5pm: Face-To-Face Train & Shoot: The following sessions involve camera training at the WORLDwrite centre in East London on Saturday, in preparation for an actual shoot on Sunday to create the programme, show, spoofs or short film discussed.
Saturday: This is a daylong hands-on workshop to get to know the basics of working with WORLDwrite’s cameras, sound kit & lighting ready to shoot the next day. This will take place at the WORLDwrite Centre in East London. Whether you have never picked up a camera or are a seasoned film-maker you will need to know WORLDwrite’s kit to shoot with us.
Sunday: The second day will involve shooting a show, short film, view on the streets or even a spoof in your crew.
Tuesday 2nd September 7.30pm via Zoom: Documentary Film discussion with a film Director This discussion will focus on a documentary all will have watched. Film options will be presented and voted for at the introductory event and links to watch the film online will be emailed to all participants.
Sunday 5th September via Zoom: Promotion and Evaluation Via Zoom. What have we created? What can we do with it? How can we get the world to watch? What could we do better? In this discussion, we’ll mull over what we’ve achieved and discuss ways to get our creations watched. Mainstream TV and major movie makers spend millions on marketing-we’ll work together on ways to win an audience with no budget. We’ll discuss what’s next too.