Training sessions and how-to guides

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We’ve been running Magneto Films for 10 years, meeting hundreds of companies and charities and building up a great deal of valuable insight.

Through our workshops and training sessions we share what we’ve learned, helping people to gain professional skills and offering practical hands on sessions.

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Workshops & training


A practical training session that takes you from the fundamental structures of every story, through visual storytelling and using emotion to give you story power.


Learn the secrets of great script writing and get a headstart on your next video project. In a series of hands-on exercises you’ll discover how to capture your brand and message for video.

Charity film maker holds camera

Video making for charities

During the course of this hands-on session you’ll learn how to set up and light a variety of interview situations, understand how to use lenses, and get an insight into to recording great sound.

How-to guides

The most popular blog on our site. Simple, easy to follow advice that will help when you’re commissioning a video.

A great film isn’t about what people say, it’s about what they do. Here’s our guide to thinking visually. It’s all about showing, not telling.

We love making case study video – we’re all about real stories – but getting the most out of contributors and their stories can be tricky. Here’s our guide to doing it right.

Whether you’re doing it yourself or working with a video agency, you’ll need our top tips on making professional training films.

We wanted the film to show the difference an Admiral Nurse can make to a family affected by dementia and it does this and much more.

Lucy RobertsDementia UK