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DIY Videography

NEWRegion: Gauteng
Venue: ProComm House, 108 Bram Fischer Drive, Ferndale, Randburg
Date: 19 – 20 October 2017
Time: 8:30 – 16:00
Registration: 08:00 to start promptly at 08:30
CPD Points: 15

Workshop outline:
According to HubSpot, video content will represent 74% of all internet traffic by 2017. Visual content generates 94% more views and is processed 60,000x faster than text. We retain 80% of what we see, 20% of what we read, and 10% of what we hear. (

Public relations and communication professionals understand the power a visual story harnesses, but, unfortunately we do not always have the time or budget to appoint a professional videographer.

This one day workshop aims to equip delegates with the skills to shoot a video, using their smart phones, and do basic editing to it.

This workshop will cover:
Day 1 – Theory on production:

  • Different resolutions (FHD, HD, SD)
  • Different frame rates
  • Aspect ratios
  • The ‘rule of thumbs’
  • Lighting a scene
  • Different angles and shot sizes
  • The importance of composition
  • The importance of exposure (digital)

Theory on post-production:

  • The meaning of offline/online editing
  • How to edit your footage through your Smartphone app
    • Learning about each tool used to edit your footage

Day 2 – Practical in production:

  • Create/write a small basic dialogue scene (1min)
  • Shooting our scene                                        
    • Lighting setup
    • Shooting of different angles and shot sizes
    • Composition
  • Editing your dialogue scene
  • Saving/exporting your project to be shared via social media


  • Smartphone
  • Notepad and pen/pencil
  • 3G/4G Network connection and DATA
  • Must be able to access emails during the workshop
  • When downloading the app, please remember your Username and Password

About our facilitator:

Clayton KohrsClayton Kohrs thoroughly enjoys the creativity, visualisation, discipline and level of detail required for generating effective, impactful film and television campaigns. He likes to describe himself as an artistic person who is able to envisage a concept and bring that concept to life, hence his motto ‘turning thoughts into visuals’.

Clayton has the exceptional ability of being able to capture a moment, or tell a story, through a photograph or video. He is confident to say that both his passion and talent lies in producing a video from A – Z that will relay the precise message, this includes any call to a specific market and the generation of identified emotions, psychology and/or responses from the audience.

CPD Programme Fees 2017:
The PRISA CPD programme adheres to the criteria required by SAQA for a recognised professional body. The programme is put together following the Global Alliance best practice professional development framework. Services Seta SDL no 950721458
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Duration: 2 days
CPD Points: 15
*Early bird PRISA Member: R4490.00
Late PRISA member: R4710.00
*Early bird non member: R4970.00
Late non member: R5230.00
PRISA registered student: R2560.00
  • Accommodation NOT included in any of the fees                                                           
  • Fees subject to change

*Early bird: Book and pay before 19 September 2017.
Student and member fee rate/s only applicable if PRISA membership fees are paid in full at time of booking.


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Contact: Portia Dhlamini at or 011 326 1262

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Telephone: (011) 326 1262 / 011 326 1626
Fax: (011) 326 1259


ProComm House, 108 Bram Fischer Drive, Ferndale
PO Box 2825, Pinegowrie, 2123, Johannesburg, South Africa