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One day or two?
Dates and venue
Course costs

Which camera?


To Book a Course
Tel: 020 8621 3649
(London, UK)


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These are the most
popular cameras.
But, I can also do other
cameras on request.

  • Canon C100, C300 and C500
  • Canon XF-300 and XF-305
  • Canon XF-100 and XF-105
  • Sony FS5
  • Sony A7S and Sony A7R
  • JVC GY-HM650 and GY-HM600
  • Sony PMW200, PMW150 and PMW100
  • Panasonic HPX-250
  • Canon XA10 XA20 and XA25
  • Sony EX1, EX1R and EX3
  • Sony Z5 and Z7
  • Panasonic AF101 (AF100)
  • Canon EOS 5D Mkii, EOS 5D Mkiii, 7D
  • ,550D and 60D
  • Zoom H4n
  • Sony FX1 and Z1
  • Sony A1
  • PD150, PD170,
  • Sony VX 2000,
  • PD100, PDX10
  • Sony DSR 500, DSR 570
  • Canon XHA1
  • Canon XL1 and XL1s
  • Canon XL2
  • Panasonic HDC HS700,
    TM700 and SD700
  • Panasonic DVX 100
  • Panasonic DVX100A

 

ONE-TO-ONE VIDEO CAMERA AND AUDIO TRAINING
Learning how to use the PD 150

One-to-one camera training is all about getting exactly the training you need. No sitting in a crowded classroom wishing the instructor would speed up or slow down. You don't pay to learn stuff you already know. You won't feel embarrassed about asking questions in front of others.

All one-to-one training is tailored to suit your needs. You get exactly what you want.

Maybe you have very specific questions, a project you need help with, advice on how best to use your kit. If you've bought a new camera and are struggling with the manual I can help.

Let me know what camera (mics, tripod and lights) you'll be using, what type of video are you going to produce (broadcast, corporate, doc, drama, music) and your current skill level. I'll design a course just for you.

Every one-to-one course I do is different, because every one needs something different.

 

"Thank you very much for providing the one-to-one course, it was exactly what I needed and gave me the confidence to handle the camera and compose shots with at least some idea of what I was doing.

The day immediately following the training I arrived on location to find that I had about 1 minute to prepare, I surprised myself by getting the camera set up and ready to roll without missing any of the action."
Mark H.

"Hi Christina - Just a short note from a very satisfied customer to say thank you for the training on Friday - I think you literally answered every question I had! With a tasty lunch thrown into the bargain, it was an extremely worthwhile day. Many thanks."
Patrick S.

"Just wanted to say a very big thank you of appreciation for yesterday’s training.  Whilst on the one hand you opened my eyes to some of the complexity, you also gave me the confidence to start trying it out, knowing that with your training behind me it is highly unlikely I’ll make a complete fool of myself."
Andy. PPS

"A skill expertly explained and demystified."
Peter L
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"Thanks Christina! Wonderful training on my new camera1, easily explained, and great fun. The two day course was well organised, thorough and has helped me enormously. I would recommend you to anyone."
Stephen C.

Just wanted to say thanks for a top quality training day. Having the whole day focused on my needs was excellent (and a rare treat these days!). I thought the course was superb value for money. Everything was covered in just the right amount of detail. Instructions were clear without being in any way patronising and I must say how nice it is to be trained by a female - felt encouraging in an industry so male dominated. I would recomend your training to others as it has renewed my intrest in cameras - instead of feeling put off by all the technicalities. I now feel the freedom to be more creative and enoy it. Cheers Yvonne H.

"The instructions were clear and easy to understand. Nothing was a problem for the trainer. She has inspired me to continue what I've learnt and go on to learn more."
Anne S.

Excellent. very informative and interesting. At first I wondered how I was going to remember everything - but it's all falling into place.
Audrey O.

"Very good - covered all the areas I needed to learn about."
Emma R.

" I went to Christina Fox for a one-to-one course on the PD 100 camera. It was for just one day but, it was invaluable. Christina was friendly, explained things very well and she even threw in lunch!

I'm taking a PD 100 with me to South Africa where I will be filming some packages for BBC South East Today, the regional television news programme I work for. I'm not a complete beginner on the PD 100, but I wanted to increase my confidence with it.

The full day course was intensive but it allowed me to ask very specific questions, and sometimes very simple ones! I could skip the things I already knew, and concentrate on things I was unsure about. We started off with some theory but there were lots of practical exercises too. And it's very reassuring to know that I can go back to Christina with any queries I might have."
Siobhann T.

"Hi Christina, A great many thanks for a hugely informative and enjoyable day. I found the training extremely useful and can't wait to use the camera with a new understanding and confidence. I never thought I could learn so much in one day!"
Madeline L.

"The one day one-on-one training course I had with Urban Fox was very useful. The course was tailor made to meet my requirements and the trainer, Christina Fox is extremely friendly and helpful.

The course also has the added benefit of Christina being happy to answer any DV queries after the course ends. We covered a lot of ground in one day and I now feel a lot more confident about shooting on DV."
Lucy B.

"The programme you set up met my requirements very well indeed. I really appreciated the professionalism and experience which obviously went into designing it.

The pace in the programme and variety of techniques you use (demonstration video extracts, vox pop sequences, detailed & patient explanations) make the course very rich and stimulating.

I did not believe I would learn as much and enjoy it as much. It was very much worth the trip all the way from deepest Burgundy to London."
David C.

"I really enjoyed the course - you coverered all the key areas of the camera and yet spent enough time on each. I found the practical sessions the most useful as it gave us the opportunity to apply all the theory we'd learnt. Thanks!"
Ceilia W. Endemol

ONE DAY OR TWO?

If you already have some experience, then one day will probably be enough. When it is one-to-one we can cover a lot in a day (compared to a learning in a big group), Because we can skip through the stuff you know and just concentrate on the areas you need help.

If you are a complete beginner - you may not know what you need exactly. If you let me know what camera and microphones you want to learn about and what kind of projects you intend to shoot - I can design something for you.

Beginners usually find two days more useful. Cameras and audio packed into a day can be a lot to take in - in one go. With two days we can go at a slower pace, do more practical stuff and keep going over things until you're happy. That said if you can only afford one day - I can give you enough info to get started, you can always do a follow up day later.

Check here for a sample one day course...

and here for a sample two day course...

DATES

Call me on 020 8621 3649 and we can compare diaries and decide when would be a good time to do the training.

If you are buying a video camera - book the training to start some time after you receive delivery. That will give you time to have a play and build up a list of questions. Plus, I can teach you on your camera and help you set up the menus correctly.

If you don't know what kit to buy, give ma a call and I can point you in the right direction.

VENUE

To keep down costs I do the training from my home in Ealing, West London, UK.

COURSE COSTS

I charge individuals paying for their own training, £250 (plus VAT) per person per day.

If you want to know more call me on 020 8621 3649 or email me.

(Prices include training notes and my 50 page camera workbook, for all participants.
All prices are in UK Pounds.)

WHICH CAMERA?

  • Canon C100, C300 and C500
  • Canon XF300 and XF305DSR 570 course in London
  • Canon XF100 and XF105
  • Sony FS5
  • Sony A7S and Sony A7R
  • JVC GY-HM650 and GY-HM600 (BBC has bought 500 of these for Newsgathering)
  • Sony PMW-200, PMW-150 and PMW-100
  • Sony HVR-Z5 and Z7
  • The Sony EX1, EX1R and EX3
  • The older HDV cameras: Sony Z1 and FX1
  • Canon XA10, XA20 and XA25
  • Panasonic HPX250
  • Panasonic AF101 (AF100)
  • Canon EOS 5D MkII, EOS 5D MkIII, 7D, 550D and 60D
  • Zoom H4n
  • Panasonic HDC HS700, TM700 and SD700 and 900 series
  • Sony VX2000, PD150, PD170, PD100, PDX10
  • Sony DSR 450, DSR500, DSR 570 and DXC D30
  • Canon XHA1
  • Canon XL1, XL1s and XL2
  • Panasonic DVX100
  • I can also do other cameras on request.
  • We also do audio training (personal mics, gun mics, radio mics, etc)
  • Editing on Adobe Premier Elements and Final Cut Pro X.

These are the most popular cameras. But, I can also do other cameras on request.

Still haven't found what you're looking for?

Check here for the other camera, audio and editing courses I provide.

Do you need to organise training for a group of people?

Still not found what you need. Then call me on 020 8621 3649 or email me.

 

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