COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Namgyal Tsewang, Director of Tibet TV of the Central Tibetan Administration, attended the 4-day workshop on using smartphone as a tool for video shooting and editing from September 1- 4, 2017. The workshop is named ‘Liberal Video Bootcamp’ which is organized by Friedrich Naumann Foundation and was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The principal objective of this workshop is to equip the participants with the skill to produce short, high-quality videos to promote media contents using smartphone. The workshop covered pre-production and post-production works of a video shoot and also taught about the hardware and software required for shooting with a smartphone. It also covered intricacies of video shooting like lighting, audio, composition, and location scouting and editing the video using KineMaster, a smartphone-compatible video editing software. Besides, the workshop taught how to cover events on real time basis by using social media platforms like Facebook Live, Instagram stories and Periscope etc and also correctly market the media contents to the target audience.
A total of 20 participants from 8 different countries from South Asia except one from Jordan attended the workshop.
The workshop is highly helpful to develop the skills and exploit the potential of smartphones to deliver media contents fast, easily and efficiently. It helped understand and realize the potential of smartphone as a means to visual story telling. In a nutshell, such kind of workshop will make individuals smarter with their smartphone in the digital age.