Stories of Research – Create a short film of your research story – Training Events

We are pleased to announce two new workshops on short film creation which have been developed in association with the Postgraduate Summer Research Showcase ( and EPS Graduate Training Team.  Places are limited to 15 per session and will be allocated on a first come basis.  To register please go to

Stories of Research – In this workshop we explore how you can find and share engaging stories of research, with the purpose of creating a short video.

4th March, 13:30 – 15:30, University Place 4.211 or

1st April, 13:30 – 15:30, University Place 6.205

We will look at:

  • how stories work
  • finding your voice
  • the value of opening up and engaging
  • visual storytelling
  • how to script and storyboard your idea



Stories of Research: Video Production In this workshop we look at how you can use your recording device (smart phone, dslr or video camera) to record and edit video and audio for a short film.

Thursday 19th March, 13:30 – 15:30, Sackville Street Building G11 or

Thursday 2nd April, 13:30 – 15:30, Sackville Street Building G11

We will look at:

  • shooting sequences
  • framing for interviews
  • recording sound
  • compositing in Windows Movie Maker
  • export settings for youtube

To get the full benefit of this course you need to bring:

A charged device that is capable of recording video and audio

A USB cable or other to transfer the footage from your device to a PC in the training room



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