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Exeter Phoenix Digtal programmes regular, accessible, training courses for adults who wish to expand their Digital Media Skills. See below for a list of what we have programmed this season.
All courses and workshops can be booked through our Box Office on 01392 667080.

We also provide bespoke one-to-one training for businesses and individuals who want to develop skills and carry out specific digital based projects.

We can suit your individual needs, whether you are simply after some advice or a finished product. If the scheduled courses and workshops below are not what you’re looking for, please call us on 01392 667066 or email us to discuss your training needs.

Find out more about Exeter Phoenix Digital One-to-One courses

All courses are run using Apple computers.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

Tue 18 and Wed 19 Sept, 2 day course, 10.30-5.30pm, £140 (£120)

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An intensive beginners course teaching Photoshop skills and concepts, giving you the confidence in using this powerful image manipulation software. The course will show you how to work with layers, and resize images for printing and website use. There will be time allocated for questions and individuals needs will be catered for where possible.

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

Introduction to Web Design: Website Creation for Beginners

Tue 25 - Thu 27 Sept, 3 day course, 10.30am-5.30pm, £200 (£180)

Using Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop, this three day course will cover the basic construction and upload of a website. Students will learn the foundations of web design and will gain the confidence to create their own site. Students should bring content (text and images) that they wish to transform onto the web. Ideal for students, small businesses and self-employed. Some computer literacy is desirable and homework is recommended.

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

Twitter Tips - 2 Hour Course with Claire Bryden

Wed 10 Oct, 6.00-8.00pm £6 (£5)

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

The Devon based Twitter expert shares the secrets of Twitter.

This two hour, intensive workshop will help you to use Twitter more effectivley and teach you useful tips and skills to understand this powerful social media tool.

All participants are invited to grab a drink from the cafebar and join the tutor, @ShineyShoeClaire from 5pm for a pre-workshop mingle.

What to bring:
WiFi enabled phone or laptop
Details to log on to your twitter account

The Course includes:
The background to social media - what is it exactly?
Customise your twitter - including background profile pic and how to write an effective descriptions plus dos and don'ts
How to tweet and how to avoid the 3 main pitfalls
How, who and why to follow
Interacting on twitter - what's the difference between mentions, retweets, hash tags
Searching for what you want
Using applications with twitter

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

Adobe InDesign - Introduction

Tue 16 & Wed 17 Oct, 2 day course, 10.30-5.30pm, £140 (£120)

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For new users of InDesign or those who want a refreshers. Learn how to design for print, become familiar with the programme’s tools and the most important menu commands. You will also be given a solid introduction to the basics of good design.

There will be time allocated for questions and individuals needs will be catered for where possible.

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

Introduction to Digital Photography for Beginners

Wed 24 Oct, 1 day course, 10.30-5.30pm, £70 (£60)

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Whether you have a digital camera or not, come and discover for yourself the possibilities offered by this exciting medium.

We will show you how to take digital photographs, download them to the computer and use Adobe Photoshop to enhance, manipulate and print out superb results.

For those with a digital SLR (or compact camera) who would like to improve their photography skills under the guidance of a professional freelance photographer.

Gain confidence using your camera so you can get on with the most rewarding part, which is learning to capture the moments and compose interesting images and learn to no longer rely on your cameras 'auto' settings.

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

Introduction to Video Editing in Final Cut Pro

Wed 31 Oct, 10.30am–5.30pm, £70 (£60)

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An intensive course that will introduce you to the scope of HDV (Desktop Video) editing.

This course covers the fundamentals of digital editing, media managment and you will be shown the rudiments of the programme as well as how to import and export your video. Some computer literacy is desirable.

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

Improvers Digital Photography

Wed 7 Nov, 10.30-5.30pm, £70 (£60)

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For photographers who have grasped the basics of thier digital camera but want to imrpove the quality of thier photographs and take more time to take control of the camera.
Students will explore and develop thier skills and understanding of photography and will have the confidence to tak professional style photographs by the end of the session.

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

Two Short Nights Presents Filmmaker workshops: twoshrotnights12

Lights, Camera, Action

Fri 9, 16 & 23 Nov. 10.30am – 5.30pm £70 each, or book all three for £180

    In a build up to Two Short Nights Film Festival Exeter Phoenix Digital is offering a month of essential one-day workshops focusing on three fundamental skills to inspire great filmmaking.


SPEECH, MUSIC AND SOUND IN CINEMA

Fri 9 Nov, 10.30-5.30pm, £70 (£60)

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Through film clips, transcription and analysis learn how filmmakers such as Hitchcock, Tarantino, and Kubrick use sound semiotic techniques (‘what sound can say’). This course is aimed at filmmakers; composers and sound designers as well as anyone else who may wish to improve their understanding and analysis of soundtracks for the benefit of their own filmmaking and soundtrack creation. Taught by Film composer and producer, Gilbert Gabriel.

Gilbertgabrielmusic.com/

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Or contact Exeter Phoenix Box Office. 01382 667080



CAMERA SKILLS

Fri 16 Nov, 10.30-5.30pm, £70 (£60)

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Ideal for those who wish to broaden their filmmaking knowledge and create high quality films on a low budget this workshop is lead by award winning DOP, Chris Jones.

www.chrisjonesdop.co.uk/

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Or contact Exeter Phoenix Box Office. 01382 667080



LIGHTS AND BLUE SCREEN ACTION

Fri 23 Nov, 10.30-5.30pm, £70 (£60)

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This hands on workshop will guide through the techniques & methods for lighting a set & teach the first steps to using blue screen to achieve various different effects when filming. Ideal for beginners & those wanting to broaden their understanding of practical filmmaking.

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Or contact Exeter Phoenix Box Office. 01382 667080

Introduction to Wordpress

Dates tbc (contact Phoenix Digital to enquire), 2 day course, 10.30-5.30pm, £140 (£120)

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Learn how to download and customise this powerful web software. Whether you want to start up a blog or build your own website, this two day workshop will show you the process to get you started and help you create your own space on the web.

Ideal for freelance artists, individuals and those wanting to join the millions already in the Wordpress family.

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Contact the Box Office to book a place on this workshop. Call 01392 667080.

One-to-one training

One Day Intensive Training for Individuals and Small Groups

Courses run from 10.30am-5.30pm / Dates arranged as required.

Individuals / Self Employed
Cost per day for one person £175
Cost per day per additional person £50

Commercial / Organisations
Cost per day for one person £210
Cost per day per additional person £110

These courses are tailored to suit the learner and can be arranged at different skill levels if required.
Please call Exeter Phoenix Digital on 01392 667066 to book.

HDV/DV CAMERA SKILLS
FINAL CUT PRO - VIDEO EDITING
ADOBE PREMIERE - VIDEO EDITING
DVD STUDIO PRO - DVD AUTHORING
HDV/DV POST PRODUCTION
ADOBE AFTER EFFECTS - MOTION GRAPHICS
ADOBE PHOTOSHOP - PHOTO MANIPULATION
PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES
ADOBE INDESIGN - DESKTOP PUBLISHING
ADOBE DREAMWEAVER - WEB DESIGN
WORDPRESS - WEB CREATION
INTRODUCTION TO MAC SKILLS
ADOBE FLASH - WEB DESIGN , INTERACTIVITY & ANIMATION
ANIMATION TECHNIQUES

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Exeter Phoenix Digital acknowledges funding and support from the following;
Devon County Council, Arts Council England, Exeter City Council, South West Screen & UK Film Council (Lottery Funded).

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