Upcoming Video Course | Still Moving: Photo Films

Many people are now embracing video to meet the demand for web-based media, and the highly popular medium of photo films provides a simple and effective way to display and publish your photographic work. Photo films are being used everywhere, from marketing campaigns and interviews to online photojournalism, resulting in powerful shorts that tell a story, are informative and memorable.

UPCOMING COURSE DATES: 24 February & 3 March 2014, 10:30 – 17:30

In 2 days, you will come away from this course able to take your photographic stills and edit them together, record audio, and complete a photo film ready to be uploaded online.

For full course content information and to book your place see here or call on 020 7738 5774

Here are some examples of photo films made by established artists and photographers to give you an idea of what is possible…

The classic photofilm: La Jetée by Chris Marker

1962 French science fiction film by Chris Marker constructed almost entirely from still photos. Set in a post nuclear world, La Jetée tells the story of experiment in time travel.


Photofilm produced for persuasive media campaign: Skateboarders on London’s South Bank – audio slideshow

http://www.theguardian.com/uk/audioslideshow/2013/apr/12/skateboarders-south-bank-audio-slideshow

Skateboarders talk about how they were drawn to the area under the South Bank and its place in skateboarding culture worldwide. The area faces relocation as part of a revamp of the South Bank centre


Social documentary and street photographer photo film: Dougie Wallace

Documentary of Columbia Road Flower Market by Dougie Wallace, a Scottish, social documentary and street photographer, specializing in reportage, verite, commercial and photo travelogues.


Slightly more serious social documentary photo film:

The haunting tale of the British village of Imber on Salisbury Plain, abandoned in 1943 when residents were forced to leave. The church has now been restored by the Churches Conservation Trust, and there a few days a year when people can visit.

Photography and audio: David White; Sound production: Benjamin Chesterton; Music: Ruth Underwood and Phillip Dunn; Production: Duckrabbit