Visual Story Telling – Video Making for Nonprofit Promoters: Cork - 30 May 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
30 May 2017 - 2:00pm - 5:30pm
Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork
Price details: 
Member Price: 60 Euro / Non-Member Price: 95 Euro
They say a picture is worth a thousand words – so perhaps a video is worth a million. Test that theory with this creative video-making workshop which aims to help you find your audio-visual voice and tell a compelling story.
To register for this course, simply go to the bottom of this page, select the appropriate option and click "add to cart".
Course details: 
This hands-on half-day workshop will set the stage for your storytelling skills, providing you with a new way to express ideas, run campaigns and generate support for your cause.
Skills and topics you’ll be exploring include:
  • Basic photo and video editing skills
  • Guide to essential software and tools
  • The Art of Storytelling
  • Live editing demonstration
  • Visualising data and infographics
  • Compelling video case studies.

Learning Outcomes

Whether you’re a novice or more advanced, you can look forward to leaving this workshop with new ideas, perspectives and inspiration on storytelling techniques, technology tips and audio-visual examples that will inspire you towards your own masterpiece.

Watch the workshop video


Facilitators:  Gert Ackermann & Jayne Tennyson

Gert Ackermann

Gert Ackermann joined The Wheel as Communications Officer in March 2008. He studied Political Science and Journalism before cutting his teeth in the world of journalism, talk radio and book publishing.

Gert is responsible for The Wheel's communications strategy and publications and he is the editor of the sector magazine, Be The Change. Gert also works as a freelance publicist and consultant in the community & voluntary and publishing sectors.

Jayne Tennyson
Jayne Tennyson joined the Wheel in June 2015 as the Better Together Marketing Intern. Since December 2016 she has been working as part of the admin support team. Jayne began her current role as Events and Marketing Officer in June 2016.
Jayne is responsible for co-ordinating The Wheel’s specialist training workshops, events and conferences. Jayne also provides communication and marketing support for The Wheel's events.
Jayne has a BA Hons in Media Production from the University of Glamorgan. She has previously worked as video editor and production assistant with a community radio station and local news website.

Feedback from Previous Attendees of ths Workshop:

"I found the theory on visual storytelling enlightening." - R. Browne, Team Hope
"The overall session was very useful and highlighted a lot of relevant easy to use tools to help us stimulate interest in our organisation." - O. O'Grady, Amen
"It was great to revise some of the elements of video-making that I have forgotten and I received some great new resources that I can use." - P. Lane, EPIC (Empowering people in Care)
"It was so well presented.  We now have plenty of ideas and access to resources that we didn't have before.  Thank you." - A. O'Flanagan, Citizens Information Board
"Good overview of reasons for using visuals and helpful tips on how to do this both through stills and video as well as suggestions of resources/ software to help." - K. Thompson, ACET Ireland

Who Should Attend: 

Anyone interested in communications and marketing as it applies to the non-profit sector, including CEOs, board members, communications officers and fundraisers. Participants should have a basic knowledge of social media.

How to Register: 

Registration on the day from 9.15am.

To register for this course, simply go to the bottom of this page, select the appropriate option and click "add to cart".

Course contact details

01 454 8727

Members of The Wheel receive reduced rates on events.