Category: Media

Graphic Design for Beginners

Do you want to be able to create amazing posters or slick logo designs? Why not develop your skills in graphic design, this can be useful both as a future career but also a really useful skill in loads of other jobs as every business or industry always needs employees with design expertise! Check out…
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Video Camera Basics

One of the key things to taking better quality video is understanding your camera and what it actually does. All those buttons and settings might seem useful but they are no good if you don’t actually know what they do! Check out the video below from Crash Course that shows the basics of what a…
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Virtual Cameras In Animation

Do you want to learn more about how animators use cameras within animation to create different cinematic effects? Or even learn a bit more about cameras in real life? Check out this great video from the guys at Disney to see how it’s done: If you enjoyed this and want to learn something more about…
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Music & Sound Production in Film

Have you ever wondered how music and sound can effect how you experience a film in different ways? In this short activity we show you how a different backing track can lead to immensely different styles of film. Watch the video below to see a simple representation of how it works: Did this surprise you?…
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Storyboard That

One of the key elements of a creative project like a film or an animation is a story board of what’s happening at any particular time (it’s basically like a comic book) and there a loads of tools to help you create your own if you don’t want to use a pen and paper. Click…
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Produce Your Own Audio Interview

If you want to work on your journalistic or sound production skills a great way to get content to work with is to produce your own audio interviews. On top of this you’ve the added benefit of gaining new knowledge and sharing this with others through the interview. Check out this great video from StoryCorps…
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The Art of Story Telling

Did you know that story telling is more than about writing books or children’s stories? At the heart of any good film, tv ad or even a quality youtube video is a good story. So learning the art of story telling is a hugely powerful life skill. In this activity we are bringing some content…
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Express Coding Lessons

Have you always wanted to learn to code? The team over at code.org have created a great way for you to learn coding in a fun and engaging way through short form coding activities. Another huge benefit is that it’s free. So get your laptop out and start working through the lessons. Click the button…
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Event Management with CADi

Event management is one of the five key disciplines of the CADi internship and training programme that runs throughout the year. Do you want to improve your organisation skills or perhaps you want to pursue a career in event management or that that having a qualification in event management would prove beneficial. Check out the…
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Sound Production with CADi

Sound Production is one of the five key disciplines of the CADi internship and training programme that runs throughout the year. Do you want to learn how to set up speakers and microphones or learn how to set levels on a mixing desk? In the video below Liam shares some of the skills he picked…
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