Weekend Sessions

So you're wondering which weekend sessions to attend? We've got some extra information about our sessions to make the decision a little bit easier!
2nd March

Timelapse; editing, monetisation

9:30 - 11:00

Michael Tomas

Here Michael will take you through the entire process of editing your time lapses to use in your videos on online, from prepping and organising the footage, to what programs are best to use, as well as colour grading and exporting for use on various platforms. Michal will also teach you how to monetise your finished time lapses as stock footage in order to receive more passive income.

Top tips for YouTube

9:30 - 11:00

Igor Kubik (YouTube)

TBC

Introduction to YouTube as a (Travel) Videographer

9:30 - 11:00 

Greg Snell

This introductory session is for video creators looking to up their YT presence. It will include tips & tricks on Storytelling, Consistency, Value, Education, Entertainment, SEO, Vlogging, Thumbnail design, Collaborating, and much more.

Taking Your Business to the Next Level

9:30 - 11:00

Justin Weiler 

The most powerful tool in the industry that nobody uses. Omotenashi // “Omote” means public face – an image you wish to present to outsiders. “Nashi” means nothing. Combining them means every service is from the bottom of the heart – honest, no hiding, no pretending. It's not about your gear, skillset or followers, it's about service. It's about how you deliver hospitality to the people around you. When employing photographers, filmmakers and freelancers around the world, it's the most critical component in a creative, yet the hardest box to tick.

Journalism: Reporting and Presenting

11:30 - 13:00

Gavin Ramjuan

Travel journalism reporting and presenting. How to get the best of your knowledge and personality on video platforms and social media.

Find, Pitch and Win Brand Partnerships

11:30 - 13:00 

Gareth Leonard

You don’t have to have a million followers to score brand deals. If you do, you’re probably all set, but for the rest of us, we have to be more focused, creative, and tactical. In this session, Gareth will work with you to go through the process of finding your perfect partner, creating an engaging pitch, and winning the negotiation.

After Effects 101

11:30 - 13:00

Greg Brand

A beginners guide in working in Adobe After Effects. How to navigate the program from importing content, working on the timeline and rendering previews, to rendering out your finished masterpiece. We will also take a dive into working with ready made logo animations and Ae templates and where to purchase these templates for your videos.

Vlogging 101 - Q&A with - Hannah Witton

14:00 - 15:30

Hannah Witton

Your chance to learn everything you need to know about posting videos on YouTube. Scheduling, tags, metadata, thumbnails, titles, comments, analytics. No question is a stupid question.

Intro to Da Vinci Resolve

14:00 - 15:30 

Greg Brand

Black Magic’s DaVinci Resolve is the standard industry colour grading tool. Come and find out how to quickly and effectively open your Adobe premiere pro project inside DaVinci Resolve’s free software and how to add amazing colour grading to your footage for that special finishing touch.

Digital storytelling and why music makes the difference

16:00 - 17:30

Aram WinklerEpidemic Sound

Stories are nothing without sound, and music can both make and break a production. We at Epidemic Sound stand to level the playing field for online creators and give everyone the power to soundtrack their stories - no matter who you are - because we know that great music makes the difference. In this session, you’ll discover tricks to find and use the right music and SFX to bring each and every one of your stories to life.

Takeaways 
- Why music is crucial for video production
- How to find and easily license the right music and SFX for each of you projects
- Get inspired to be creative and tell your story, your way

Gear to Fit Your Budget / Equipment Q&A

16:00 - 17:30

Panel - Macca Sherifi (mod), Greg Brand, TBC


Join this panel discussion with top influencers and travel filmmakers to talk about everything gear related. From your simple one camera DSLR setups, all the way through to high end 8K cinematic filmmaking gear. Our diverse range of experts are here too answer all your questions.

How To Make Fun Food Videos

16:00 - 17:30

Shu Shi Lin

A guide to shooting food videos on YouTube covering camera equipment, editing software, filming b-roll, slow motion videos to presenting on camera. How do you incorporate food into your travel videos? How do you define your niche on YouTube? How do you feel comfortable talking (and eating) in front of a camera? There's only one way to find out! (Come to my talk)
3rd March

Editing for Social - telling a story

9:00 - 10:30

Mandy Celine

This session will help you frame your story right for each platform. Cover b-roll, knowing "when to cut", structure, how best to structure an edit for social platforms - and what does and doesn't work for each one.

How To Get Views on YouTube (SEO & YT Algorithm)

9:00 - 10:30

Steve Hanisch

In this session we will take a closer look at the YouTube algorithm, its key aspects and how to optimise your video content in order to perform better on the platform. Beside SEO we'll talk about the YouTube Studio/Analytics, how to increase watch time and get more suggested views as well as branding, collaborations and gaining traction.

How to Pack Smarter - Taking the right equipment for your shoot

9:00 - 10:30

Justin Weiler 

Join Justin Weiler from Campfire Creative to talk about one of the biggest travel filmmaking headaches we all experience. Justin has traveled around the globe more than most and comes with a wealth of knowledge about how to pack the right gear for your specific production. Everything from Theory, practical, weight limitations and your creative flow. Learning these tricks of the trade will save your back, your bank account and keep you more confident on your next shoot.

Sound Editing

10:30 - 12:00
 
Greg Brand

This follow up session to Greg’s Recording sound on location workshop, will show you how to use the sound bites you have recorded and how to add additional foley audio to your video. From cutting up music to fit your video, mixing between tracks and sound effects to match camera wipes and transitions.

Creating a Captivating Online Presence

10:30 - 12:00

Sorelle Amore

Join Sorelle Amore in learning the importance of online branding and presentation. From advanced selfies, structuring your YouTube, presenting yourself and using Instagram in the right way, this session will give you insights into creating your own captivating online presence.

Turning your Video Hobby into a Business

13:00 - 14:30

Greg Snell

Join Greg Snell of Snell Media to talk about how to start making money with your videos. The discussion will outline valuable information needed when starting a new video production business, giving you all the inspiration to go out there and start making money with your video hobby.

Videography 101 Q&A

13:00 - 14:30

Macca Sherifi & Greg Brand

All your video and filming questions answered in one place. Macca and Greg will take all your questions from beginner to pro users, and talk through their joint decades of experience in filmmaking and editing for brands and companies. There’s no such thing as a silly question, so come early and come hungry with lots of questions to ask.

How to Edit More Engaging IG Stories

15:00 - 16:30

Gareth Leonard

It's All About The Story: How to Plan, Shoot, and Edit More Engaging Instagram stories.

Adobe Presents PROJECT ANTARCTICA

15:00 - 16:30 

Dennis Vogt, Tim David Müller-Zitzke & Michael Ginzburg


The three filmmakers will present their PROJECT: ANTARCTICA and show the insights and difficulties of making a cinema-documentary. They will focus on production, sponsorship, organisation as well as the Post-Production process with Adobe Creative Cloud with a focus on Premiere Pro. Topic of the talk will also be how mobile Apps like Adobe Rush and Adobe Lightroom simplify their current workflow.

Creative After Effects Editing

15:00 - 16:30 

Will Carmack

In this after effects class I will showcase some of my favourite effects to use to make any video pop, the best part is this class center's around masking, which is one of the easiest things to do. So I will be showing you some of the most streamlined /efficient ways to make you edit like a pro.

KeyFrame Cinema

16:30 - 18:00

Greg Brand

Join all your fellow KeyFramer’s for this final session where we take a look at some the content you have created throughout the weekend. We will select a few pieces of outstanding content that have been created with the hashtag #KeyFrame19 to show in our bespoke Keyframe Cinema setting. One of these pieces of content will even receive a prize, so get creating!