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Read below important information to apply for our ‘September’ training package.
WORLDbytes welcomes people interested in making Citizen TV and provides volunteer-learner training packages to make this possible. This is part-time ‘on the job’ training to produce actual programmes. Training packages cover camera essentials, lighting, sound, presenting and interview technique. No previous experience is required but a keen interest in social issues is a must as our programmes prioritise content over style.
We do not want you to send us CVs, we do need to know you understand that this is Citizen TV and the content is what matters. We welcome newcomers to the UK, you don’t need any film skills at all and we won’t judge you on your English. We cover a huge range of issues but as an education charity committed to international understanding and global equality we do have some basic principles that we promote on our news channel WORLDbytes and through the documentaries we make. We believe in:
- Open Borders and celebrating more people on the planet
- Economic growth & serious development for all globally
- Challenging all forms of prejudice, anti-democratic and anti-human trends
- Freedom of speech and advancing civil liberties
- Challenging distrust, fear and intervention in everyday life
- Supporting our peers globally managing their own affairs without foreign intervention
- Advancing new knowledge, ideas and critical thinking
Our summer film training package is now fully booked but there are plenty of other great opportunities for you to get involved in. We have plenty of shoots to do and much research to complete for our C.L.R. James documentary. So if you have lots of time to volunteer or very little or like us just hope to make an impact with challenging ideas, we need you. Just email us and we’d be thrilled to have you on board. To find out more about the C.L.R. James project, visit the knowledge portal here. We host regular informal discussions which may be of interest too.
Alternatively, to take part in the next September package you need to complete the application form below and attend an introductory session at the WORLDwrite centre on Thursday 17th September 2015 at 7:30pm. This package is open to volunteers aged 16-25 years.
Places fill up very fast, so don’t delay! All our packages include free camera training.
Click here to watch a short introduction to WORLDbytes.
Please complete the simple application form below in full. Application forms with no comments on the videos indicated, will not be accepted. Once you have submitted your form we will be in touch to confirm your place and provide you with directions on how to find us.