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Tips in 60 seconds... How to point and shoot

Tips in 60 seconds... How to point and shoot

One of the best ways to stand out from the competition and land a job in the teleivision industry is being able to self shoot. The ability to point and shoot refers to the most basic skills needed for filming and it's generally understood that you can compose, frame and film a basic shot, such as for an interview. Learn the basic tips of this valuable skill in 60 seconds, as explained by Ollie, from Pro Motion.

A Beginners Guide to Self Shooting

9th October 2014, 16:05

The latest RTS Futures event sold out in just two days, reflecting the increasing demand in the industry for researchers and assistant producers who can shoot their own material.

“Shooting stars: a beginners’ guide to self-shooting” offered advice from a panel of self-shooters, chaired by executive producer Matt Bennett, whose credits include Channel 4’s The Island with Bear Grylls and Sky 1’s Ross Kemp: Extreme World.

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