Becoming a Video Freelancer: The Essential Guide with Ollie Kenchington
Proudly sponsored by Canon
As creatives, the business side of working for yourself can often be intimidating and overwhelming. Information can be hard to find, and difficult to understand, while the implications of making mistakes are potentially huge.
As a creative who runs his own business with multiple revenue streams. Ollie has kindly agreed to run this workshop to help guide us through the intimidating world of being self employed.
This workshop is perfect for anyone that works for themselves, especially those new to the freelance world.
Throughout the day of training we will cover:
• Professional practice
• Working for yourself
• Investing wisely in equipment
• Self assessment & corporation tax advice
• Charging VAT, accounting and invoicing
• Becoming a LTD Company
• Insurance & T&C's
• Project development
• Responding to briefs
• Storyboarding & shot lists
• Working with clients
• Working with crew and call sheets
Who is this workshop for?
• Skill Level - Beginner to Intermediate
• Freelancers that are new to the industry
• Owners of small production companies
• People looking to expand their business / client portfolio
Who is Ollie Kenchington?
Ollie is an award-winning filmmaker and highly respected film production and post-production trainer.
Ollie set up Korro Films, an award-winning, UK-based film production agency, in 2008. Korro produces exceptional brand films, commercials and documentaries, for leading global organisations. Whether he is shooting, editing or grading, Ollie is an assured practitioner across all areas of filmmaking, giving him a deep understanding of the creative process, which allows his agency to flourish in this competitive industry.
Over the past twelve years, Ollie has also built up a reputation as a highly qualified and respected film production and post-production trainer. As lead tutor and founder of Korro Academy, Ollie has taught thousands of aspiring filmmakers as an Apple Certified Master Trainer, Adobe Certified Instructor, Blackmagic Certified Trainer and MZed educator.
As often as possible, Ollie takes the opportunity to share his insights with the filmmaking community, contributing to respected sites like Cinema5D, Redshark News and FilmConvert, as well as through seminars/workshops for Canon, Atomos, X-Rite, Litepanels, YouTubeSpace, and of course here at ProAV.
What is ProAV Academy?
In response to high demand from our customers for high quality educational workshops, we are excited to be launching ProAV Academy. A program of training workshops, led by industry leading practitioners, offering working professionals across the industry opportunities to develop their craft.
We aim to cover a wide variety of video production topics, from essential camera skills and working with clients to audio technology and post-production. All with the aim of helping our customers upskill themselves and create better work for their clients.
Regular high quality training is incredibly important to ensure you are working to the best of your ability. We are very proud to be able to provide our customers with training workshops aimed at a variety of skill and experience levels. No matter your place within the industry, from those new to video, to established working professionals, ProAV Academy is your home for high quality learning in the UK.