Smartphone Video for Business: The Masterclass

A practical one-day course to filming and creating quick, easy, engaging and compelling video content for your brand or business using little more than your smartphone. Brought to you by former BBC business presenter Penny Haslam and TV producer/director Steve Blears.

This course is brought to you by two top industry professionals

Penny Haslam is a former BBC business presenter, who appeared regularly on BBC Breakfast, the News Channel and has reported for Panorama and The One Show. She now runs her own business as an inspirational speaker, visibility coach and trainer.

Steve Blears is an experienced TV producer/director & cameraman with a range of credits for BBC, Sky and Channel 4.

Course outline

By the end of this one-day course you will be able to film shareable, professional looking short videos, using your smartphone, that showcase your brand and business expertise.

Upcoming Courses

Dates: 19th July 2019
Time: 9.30am for a 10am start – 3.45pm finish
Location: Manchester
Price: £399* + VAT
Attendees: This course is limited to 12 attendees

*The price includes a Smartphone Video Starter Kit, our Filming Techniques & Content Workbook and lunch/beverages throughout the day.

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Demand is already high for this course so please email to request a place or use the contact form.

Why shoot a business video?

The technology in our pockets has lead to a massive shift in the way we view and share video content. 100 million hours of video are now viewed on Facebook every day (TechCrunch, 2016) and the rise will continue, with Cisco predicting that 82% of web traffic will be video based by 2020.

People viewing more than one hour of Facebook & YouTube videos per week
People who watch video online each day
Predicted internet traffic that will be video by 2020 (cisco)

Fans of the course – meet our latest business vloggers

Top brands are now looking to video as the essential medium for engaging audiences. The time to embrace video as a key feature in your marketing activity is now.

-Penny Haslam

  • Video creates a unique emotional connection that helps to build trust and brand loyalty
  • Video boosts conversions and sales
  • Video offers a fantastic ROI
  • Video positions you as an industry expert
  • Video content showcases who you are, what you do – and why you’re the person to do business with