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October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone

This workshop will focus on non-fiction formats, like mini-documentaries, news clips, profiles and explainers, and will be almost entirely hands-on.

Paul Shore has over 20 years experience telling stories as a videojournalist and is offering a beginner’s ‘bootcamp’. On 2 Saturdays, a week apart, Paul will walk participants through the basic steps of making a short video for the web; from developing an idea and writing a script to shooting, and planning the edit and publishing. Over the 2 days, you’ll develop a 1-to-2 minute video about a topic of your choosing.

It’s meant for anyone who’s ever been interested in making a video, but didn’t know quite where to start.

No special camera equipment is required, but a smartphone with video capability is. Participants will ideally work in teams of two.


Paul Shore is a Montreal-based videojournalist and social entrepreneur with over 20 years experience producing, directing, shooting and editing broadcast journalism and documentaries. He has produced for traditional broadcasters including CBC, CNN, MTV, and Bravo and spent 6 years as Canada Bureau Chief for the award-winning Guerrilla News Network, the internet’s first open source news network. Most recently, he spent 2 years producing, directing, shooting and hosting The Street Speaks, a community television show on Videotron’s MaTV network.

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