TV Pro Global

TRAINING COURSES & WORKSHOPS

  


Training course dates

Please note bookings are limited to only 5 to 6 students per group. Bookings are open now for all courses. 

All courses are held over a weekend. Some may include a Friday

TV Pro Global offers all graduates ongoing career guidance in their pursuit of work in this industry. 

Sydney: FREE - Introductory workshop the 21st of July (9.30am - 12.30 pm)

(This is an assessment workshop to determine your potential to continue in one of our TV Presenter certificate weekend workshops)

Sydney: Advanced A - Saturday the 4th & Sunday the 5th of August 

Melbourne: COMBO (Intermediate and/or Advanced A) - Saturday the 28th & Sunday the 29th of July

Student bursaries are available for our courses; conditions apply 

We offer an early bird fee if paid in full 5 weeks prior to course

Costs vary depending on which level you apply for. See training workshops 

http://www.tvproglobal.com/workshops.html 

 


 Introductory 3 HOUR FREE workshop - TV Presenting

“Discover your potential” and work on TV doing what you love!

Producers need vets, fashionistas, health experts; landscape\rs, cooks etc to present specialty programs. Whether it’s a guest on a morning show or your own online blog, if you have the experience in your field of work, we will give you the tools to educate and motivate a TV audience. Let us train and promote you to the TV industry.

It includes:

  • Discovering more about the ‘workings’ of the TV industry
  • Learning how to present from a script – the do’s and don’t’s
  • Learning how to present without a script
  • Introduction to the autocue (teleprompter)
  • Learning how to close a program
  • Industry guest speaker ( Trained and placed by TV Pro Global)
  • Discounted rates to for our Intermediate or advanced workshops. (Exclusive only to graduates of TV Pro Global’s beginner workshops)

Date: Sydney: Saturday the 21st of July 2018

Price:  FREE


Produce and present your own Youtube program/channel, called:

'YouTube' your passion

I have been asked to host this workshop for the past 2 years and finally we are launching it!

If you are a specialist/knowledgeable in a particular genre and passionate about getting your message out there to educate, inspire and entertain your viewer....then let us show you how to create your own program/channel and launch it on YouTube .

If you have an idea for a show, this is an effective and rewarding way to find and build your audience so you eventually pitch your idea to the channels just like Yvonne Brassington and other past students have done. This weekend workshop will take you step by step through the process.

  • Arrive with your passion ONLY. If you have a program idea already - better still!
  • Define your idea - your demographics - your objective
  • Explore the many styles to present your idea including: on location presenting/interation with the public/demonstrating your product/studio interviews/ just talking to camera (PTC's) with weekly updates or advice etc (many more) 
  • Storyboard your idea ready to produce
  • Discover how to find sponsors to finance your idea should you want to take it further.

Price: $850

Don’t just dream, or talk about it ….. do something about it! Bring your idea to life!

Dates 15th & 16th of September 2018 . Bookings limited to ONLY 5 students.

 


Intermediate weekend course – “Introduction to the professional TV industry”

To qualify for this course you will need to have good communication & writing skills; good confidence; (preferrable) training and/or media qualification

6 participants; Cost $695 Melbourne

Includes:

  • Introduction lecture - “All about the TV industry”                     
  • Individual screen assessment
  • Learning about the viewer’s expectation
  • Introduction to scripting; Interpreting a script
  • Defining the message/objective of a script
  • Presenting Intros & closes to camera
  • Skills to combat performance anxiety
  • Intro to vocal delivery/’colouring your script’
  • Exploring different styles for casting

 


Combo Course  Intermediate & Advanced combined 

This course gives you a lot of flexibilty and choice between the intermediate and advanced levels.

Price: $850

To qualify for entrance into this course you will need to have excellent communication skills and/or a diploma or degree qualification; (or) have experience in another field eg: finance/sport/architecture/health etc; be over 18yrs

Please note: Journalism is required for news and current affairs. If you would like to train for lifestyle, infotainment, kids etc journalism is not necessarily required. You will however need excellent communication skills.

Student bursaries are available for our combo courses; conditions apply 

We offer an early bird fee if paid in full 5 weeks prior to course

Dates:

Melbourne: 28th & 29th of July 2018  - Intermediate & Advanced A 

Student bursaries are available for our combo courses; conditions apply 

The techniques covered in the training are:

  • Defining the best programs for you to present (full assessment)
  • Skills to connect/engage with the viewer behind the lens
  • Key-wording and adlibbing skills
  • Personality development: Defining delivery/style; connecting with the content as well as the viewer. How to ‘drive’ content with personality
  • Experimenting with delivery styles: defining program suitability
  • Studio signals and studio expectations. Industry information
  • Scripting & presenting approx. 5 types of programs per day eg: travel; fashion; lifestyle; red carpet; corporate; news etc (intermediate will do 2 programs per day)
  • Formatting content for presenting Intros/closes/links/inserts (Advanced)
  • Audition skills and a variety of mock auditions
  • Co-presenting. Learning to  interact/present with another presenter (Advanced)
  • Interviewing skills. Balancing your content/listening skills (Optional)
  • The ‘do’s and don’ts’ when reading an autocue. (Autocue available)
  • Time-span awareness. Scripting & delivery to camera with time signals. (Advanced )
  • Working with producer’s instructions & direction
  • Dealing with performance anxiety & redirecting nervous energy
  • Broadcast vocal techniques including ‘shading’ vocal delivery
  • Learning how to move/walk while talking to camera
  • Learning how to prepare & dress for your audition
  • Formats for specialty presenting eg news; sport; finance; weather (Advanced)
  • Ideas and concepts to write your own TV Program (optional)
  • Information about acquiring an appropriate agent
  • Information and tips regarding “what producers look for”
  • Defining your strengths/versatility for show reels & auditions
  • Information about producing a show reel (Advanced)
  • Eligibility to join the only on-line casting service for new Presenters in Australia exclusive to TV Pro Graduates & professional presenters (Advanced)
  • We design, shoot and edit personalized showreels for those completing the Advanced level

Advanced A weekend course – “Versatility brings opportunity”


Industry recognised TV Presenter certificate course

To qualify for entrance into this course you will need to have excellent communication skills and/or some journalistic/communication qualification; (or) have experience in another field; be over 18yrs

As we cast for all programs, we encourage specialtists from business and other professional arenas to apply for this course, as producers are always looking for "specialty" presenters . Eg: animal and home improvement programs to finance, health and sports programs etc. You will need the experience to present these types of programs!

Please note: Journalism is required for news and current affairs. If you would like to train for lifestyle, infotainment, kids etc journalism is not necessarily required. You will however need excellent communication skills.

Dates:

Sydney: 21st & 22nd of July 2018 - Advanced A  (Intermediate may apply as we train on 2 levels)
Student bursaries are available for our combo courses; conditions apply 

We offer an early bird fee if paid in full 5 weeks prior to course

 Price: $895

 Includes: The above 'Combo' skills, plus:

  • Understanding Connection with your content/viewer
  • Working with more than one camera + earpiece
  • Presenting a variety of given scripts to camera
  • Writing your own scripts to present to camera
  • Exploring a variety of styles for 'genre versatility'
  • Working with a co-presenter & formatting own material
  • Autocue techniques – the ‘do’s & don’ts
  • Researching content/preparing for an  interview
  • Audition techniques and ‘mock casting’s
  • Presenting a piece to camera ‘on-location’
  • Understanding what producers look for
  • Industry lecture with list of industry contacts
  • Exclusive casting service for new presenters

             

Wendy Kingston - Trained with TV Pro Global

After you have completed this weekend certificate course you will have acquired a competitive style in front of camera and be ready for the audition process. You will be eligible for TV Pro Global's casting service exclusive only to TV Pro Global's graduates. You will also be given producer's/production co's contact numbers and taught how to 'self-promote'. There are many opportunities for new presenters at the moment with the increase of programs on pay TV and a growing demand of Presenters for online programs, web hosting and developing and presenting ‘your own’ YouTube channel/program . See ‘casting’ for more details on our casting website.

Your portfolio- showreel

Most of our Intermediate/Advanced A students have a showreel produced by our production department. See ‘showreels’ for more information on how to have one designed and produced.


Corporate - media presentation workshop:

The Power of video promotions

   

Present your own promos & web videos

Also: pitch & product videos; training videos & interviews

4 hour workshop TBC

Time 9.00 – 1.00pm

Includes:

  • Learn how to format & present all of the above.
  • Camera delivery skills + build confidence
  • Be interviewed – learn to give succinct answers
  • Learn how to pitch – present live or to camera
  • Numbers limited to only 8 participants
  • Cost $550

info@exectalk.com.au for all inquiries

Trainer: Director Sharon Lynne – 0416026760 / 029807-2102


Hard-line News reporting - 3 day workshop

News –Sport – Finance

Requirements: Must have a journalism or media communisations degree, sports journalism, or grad. diploma/journo/sports/media

Includes: researching; scripting; PTC’s; reporting; commentary, news package, interviews; teleprompter - anchor news (News/sports/finance)

This course is ideal for the journalist, finance or sports graduate who requires more camera technique and on-air content delivery experience prior to going for castings or applying for an internship. It will prepare a hard-line news/sports/finance portfolio for entrance into the news arena. Please note the price of a portfolio or showreel is separate to the workshop price.

Dates: 5th, 6th, 7th of October 2018

Price: $1250 

Student bursaries available- conditions apply

                                                                                                       

You will have the option of producing a News/Sports or Finance specialty reel which includes:

Choose a genre/s: News & Current affairs; sports or finance

  • A news package (story)
  • A news report (OB)
  • An interview
  • A studio news read/anchor

Optional

  • Commentary
  • Snow report
  • Investigative piece
  • Current Affairs
  • Documentary

Price varies according to content and production.


Advanced B course (6 days- part of which you will be filming  with trainer/Director)

“PLAN-PRODUCE-PRESENT-PITCH"

Provided: all sound equipment; broadcast camera for final shoot; editing suite; green screen studio; directer; producer; editor; transport

To qualify you will need to have some experience presenting, producing or have completed our Advanced A TV Presenter certificate course or equivalent from another training institution.

Cost: $2650 without edit; $2995 with edit

Dates: TBC

Only 4 participants

  • Learn why/how channels choose their programs
  • Legalities regarding copyright and licensing
  • Research viewers/demographics/expectations
  • Learn how to secure sponsorship
  • Script, format & storyboard your program
  • Learn to cast for your own program
  • Direct & produce your own mini program (pilot)
  • Record your segments/program in studio and onlocation
  • Workshop analysis of your footage/program
  • Learn how to pitch your program to production co's & channels 
  • Air it on the DIY program -Aurora Channel (separate fee)

     ***(All footage is the property of talent)

Please note that editing your program is not included in cost as each student is free to either edit their own program or pay a (reasonable!) separate fee to have it edited by TV Pro Global

         

Private lessons are available on request : Costs vary. Please request a quote

On-line brush-up sessions prior to an audition are available on request : $45 per session


 

PROACTIVE PRESENTER WORKSHOP 

        

BRUSH-UPS, CASTINGS, & CONTACTS FOR PROACTIVE PRESENTERS           

TV Pro Global has just introduced a new one-day workshop called the Proactive Presenter Workshop

This workshop is packed with industry tips, sharing of contacts and ideas for castings ….

…and a chance to cast for 2 production companies

Includes:

  • Meet & greet with other industry presenters (graduates) working in the industry
  • Hear stories about some casting experiences (negative and positive)
  • Tips and contacts shared amongst participants of the workshop
  • A revised ‘plan of action’ to promote yourself in the new year
  • A good work-out in front of the camera with feedback, direction and a few challenges!
  • Cast for at least 2 major production companies 
  • Refreshments/snacks & a glass (or 2!) of wine

Those people who are eligible for this workshop are:

  • TV Pro Global graduates who have worked in the Professional industry at least once!
  • TV Pro graduates who have contract work in the biz but feel like a brush up and catch up!
  • TV Pro graduates who have/are presenting on Community TV or similar
  • TV Pro graduates who have moved into production and want to get in front of the camera again
  • TV Pro graduates who have been to at least 2 castings and had a call back.
  • TV Presenters currently on air in a TV presenting role 
  • TV Presenters returning to the TV industry after a break
  • Producer/presenters looking for a brush-up short course

Dates: TBC

Sydney: 2018 dates to be confirmed - Proactive presenters 1 day Workshop - ONLY FOR PEOPLE ALREADY IN THE INDUSTRY. THIS WORKSHOP IS TO
WIDEN YOUR CONTACT BASE AND PROMOTE YOURSELF FURTHER IN THE INDUSTRY. 
  • Venue: Hotel Urban St Leonards Sydney

 


Cost: $650 –  email sharon@tvproglobal.com to make a booking


Application for WEEKEND training courses: http://www.tvproglobal.com/application.html 

To apply for any of the above courses please email complete an on-line application or info@tvproglobal.com for further information

To ascertain your suitability and to retain a high standard within the classes, it is necessary to please complete the questionnaire/application form for evaluation. You will be notified of your acceptance by email (please include your email details.)

Regarding the intermediate & advanced certificate courses:

It is important that you give us as much information regarding your experience, past training, interests and talents as each student receives a personally designed training program.