Documentary on One

A Song for Kathleen

The story of 87 year old Kathleen Tierney who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, but finds her spirit lifted and her health improve when she joins 'The Forget Me Nots' - a choir welcoming those affected by dementia an...

MULTI-AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY TEAM ANNOUNCE 2013 TRAINING COURSE

***PLACES ARE NOW FULL. APPLICATIONS FOR WAITING LIST ONLY***

RTÉ Radio 1 is delighted to announce the return of its two-day training course in professional documentary-making for radio, to be hosted by the internationally acclaimed Documentary on One team. The course, now in its second year, will run for two days on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2013, 9.30am - 6.00pm.

This intensive seminar weekend training course will provide an unique opportunity for broadcast and journalism professionals to gain an insight into the 'nuts-and-bolts' workings of one of the world's most successful radio documentary units.

RTÉ Radio 1's Documentary on One team has collected nearly 100 national and international awards in the past five years; 2012 was their most successful year yet, with 25 awards collected from national and international competitions right across the globe - from New York, throughout Ireland and Europe and as far afield as Iran.

Attendees of the course will gain an insight on all aspects of the documentary-making progress from the initial conception of an idea to editing for broadcast. Modules will cover recording technology, interviewing technique, ambient sound recording, use of music, storytelling, structure, choosing the right ideas and mixing/editing.

A professional audio services company will also be attendance over the weekend offering information, advice and some great deals on the sale of audio equipment.

TO APPLY
Full Course Fee €350.00
Unwaged Fee (upon receipt of validating documentation) €200.00

The course will take place on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April 2013 at RTÉ Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

To apply, please download and complete the application form and return by Monday 25 March to radioevents@rte.ie

Click here to download the application form.

Successful applicants will be notified by Monday 1 April.

Capacity is limited and places will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Applicants are kindly asked not to send any payment at this stage.

COURSE OUTLINE
. Ideas: A Starting Point
. Recording
. Interviewing Technique
. Handling your material
. Use of music in docs
. Narration and scripting
. Structuring/storyboarding
. Tricks of the trade
. Discussion / Q & A

MEET THE TEAM/TRAINERS

Lorelei Harris, Editor of Arts, Features and Drama.

Liam O'Brien, Series Producer, Documentary on One

Ronan Kelly, The Curious Ear/Documentary on One

Nicoline Greer, Documentary on One.

Sarah Blake, Documentary on One.

Chris Brookes, Documentary on One

MORE INFORMATION
WEB: www.rte.ie/doconone
EMAIL
: radioevents@rte.ie

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