Documentary on One

Documentary Training Opportunities

'Documentary On One' is delighted to announce the return of our two-day training seminar in documentary-making for radio. It will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2017. In addition to the seminar weekend, a Diploma in Creative Storytelling (for Podcast & Radio) is now also available.

Documentary Training Opportunities

RTÉ Radio 1 is delighted to announce the return of its two-day training seminar in professional documentary-making for radio, to be hosted by the internationally acclaimed Documentary on One team. The seminar, held biennially, will run for two days on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2017, 9.30am – 6.00pm at the RTÉ Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. This intensive weekend training seminar will provide an unique opportunity to look under the surface and into the ‘nuts-and-bolts’ workings of one of the world’s most successful radio documentary units. The Documentary On One has garnered over 200 national and international awards across the globe for documentaries produced over the past 9 years.

Option 1: €499 - Attendance at 2 day weekend Training Seminar. Click here for more details/to Download Application form.


NEW: In the first qualification of its kind in the world, and in partnership with the University of West London/London College of Music and the GoCreate Academy, the Documentary On One has created a Diploma in Creative Storytelling (For Podcast & Radio). A unique and totally online learning experience, this Diploma is Ofqual approved and globally recognised.

Option 2: €999 - Diploma in Creative Storytelling for Podcast and Radio. (Online content & Exam Fee) Click here to register/participate


Option 3: €1,199 - Attendance at 2 day weekend Training Seminar AND Diploma in Creative Storytelling for Podcast and Radio. (Online content & Exam Fee) Click here to register/participate


Given story and the art of story is central to ‘Documentary On One’ output, this seminar and/or Diploma is suited to radio-makers, screenwriters, novelists, journalists, playwrights, TV writers, filmmakers, directors, producers, documentary makers, advertisers and more…

WEEKEND SEMINAR OUTLINE

  • Ideas – the starting point
  • Recording
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Handling documentary material
  • Use of music in documentaries
  • Scenes
  • Narration and scripting
  • Use of sound in documentaries
  • Structure/storyboarding a documentary
  • Openings/Closings
  • Tricks of the trade
  • Discussion / Q & A

Meet the Documentary On One Team