Stellar Video for Social Media


Better video for social media

Video is a better way to communicate online but it can be hard to know where to start. In this practical hands-on course, you will learn how to use your smartphone and inexpensive tech to create more professional videos for social media.


It’s aimed at beginners and requires only a basic understanding of your smartphone.

This course is a 2-day workshop.

By the end, you know how to write, present, light and edit your video.
We’ll also give you clear advice on equipment choices that are right for you and your budget.

Session 1

Scriptwriting and performance skills

  • How to write a script in a more conversational style.
  • How to present more confidently.
  • How to speak more clearly.
  • How to structure your performance to make videos more quickly.

Session 2

Lighting and camera skills

  • Basic lighting to make you look better.
  • Basics of audio.
  • How to design a set.
  • Recording your performance.

Session 3


  • Use free video editing software to understand the basics of editing.
  • How to get free stock audio and video.
  • Free ways to create animated logos.
  • How to upload to YouTube.

Session 4

In the final session, we put together the finished product.


These courses are £100 a day but if you are an employer, and that includes self-employed people, City Region subsidize the courses to £33 a day.

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