The BBC  Academy has been working in partnership with Birmingham university to create a fantastic training course, allowing staff to develop their storytelling skills in bitesized chunks.


Please apply if you are interested or forward the information from Ben Toone to anyone you think maybe interested in giving it a go.



Digital Storytelling: Filmmaking for the Web is The BBC Academy’s first online course on FutureLearn in collaboration with the University of Birmingham and Creative Skillset and we’d love you to join the course and hear your feedback.


The course goes into the filmmaking process from coming up with the idea through to research, filming, editing and sharing the film online. It mixes video and audio from The BBC Academy wrapped with academic theory and discussion provided by the University of Birmingham.


The course lasts for 4 weeks, starting on Monday 28th September is all entirely online. If you’re interested you can sign up now for free and click to enrol on the course Digital Storytelling: Filmmaking for the Web.


Do email if you join – we’d like to keep a track of how many BBC staff are joining up.


Do email Ben about your thoughts on it and if you’re happy to be interviewed after the course about your experiences.


Many thanks,


Ben Toone

BBC Academy


Ben Toone

Content Producer, BBC Academy

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