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Running Free: Online Workshops for the Screen Industries

Join us online for a series of short and sharp skills workshops for the screen industry #runningfreeskills

Stuck at home? Now is the time to brush up on everything from presentation skills to lighting to budget management.

Running Free is a twice-weekly series of workshops for screen industry professionals and enthusiasts – delivered completely free and online!

Workshops will be uploaded to ACMI's YouTube channel every Wednesday and Friday at 10am. Presenters will be available to answer your questions on Twitter - simply use the hashtag #runningfreeskills

Hosted by Denise Eriksen and Esther Coleman Hawkins from Media Mentors. 

Note: Running Free is a strictly online-only series available to view via the ACMI Youtube channel beginning Friday 27 March 2020.

For additional information visit Media Mentors

Running Free is presented in partnership between ACMI and Media Mentors.


Friday 27 March
Keep Calm & Look For New Markets
with Author & Journalist Jenny Valentish

Wednesday 1 April
Screenwriting: Where Do You Start?
with Drama Writer David Hannam

Friday 3 April
What Makes A Good Factual Story?
with Executive Producer Alex West

Wednesday 8 April
What You Need to Know to be a Videographer
with Lara Van Raay, Small World Documentaries

Wednesday 15 April
Budgeting 101
with Producer Charlotte Wheaton, Good Thing Productions

Friday 17 April
From Short to Long
with Feature Director John Sheedy, H for Happiness

Wednesday 22 April
Lighting for Beginners
with Cinematographer Joanne Donahoe-Beckwith

Friday 24 April
Getting The Most From Interviews
with Dominique Pratt, Presenter & Director

Wednesday 29 April
The Joy of Archive
with Producer Kate Pappas 

Friday 1 May
What Your Body Language Says About You
with Sandy Kaye, from Sandy Kaye Presents

Event starts
Friday 27 March, 2020
Event ends
Friday 1 May, 2020

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