Digital Cities storytelling and social media @ Knowle West MC



There are still spots on these fantastic sessions being led by BBC Academy trainers taking place at Knowle West Media Centre. 

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Join the BBC Academy’s expert trainers for a morning of free workshops focused on digital storytelling and social media.

Our sessions are suitable for both experienced professionals wanting to brush-up on their digital skills and new entrants to the business. Stay for the morning, or just pick the one session that is most relevant – it’s up to you.


Short Form Videos: Make A Big Impact on Big Platforms, with Rowan Kerek Robertson (09:30 – 11:00)

Social media consultant and former head of social media for BBC Television Rowan Kerek Robertson explores some of the most successful content across digital channels. The workshop will unpick the characteristics of successful short videos to help you maximise the reach of your short-form videos on YouTube and Facebook.

Build Your Brand with Social Media, with Rowan Kerek Robertson (11:30 – 13:00)

Rowan Kerek Robertson shares top tips and strategies to help you create great online content. Whether you’re posting for your company or yourself, this session provides learning and strategies to make the most of your social media activity.

The Art of Streaming on Social Media, with Amrit Singh (09:30 – 11:00 and 11:30 – 12:45)

Artist and digital influencer Amrit Singh is one of the UK’s top creative live streamers, winning awards for his mixed-media artwork, content creation and innovative brands. In this session he’ll share the story behind creating successful digital campaigns and building his brands – MrASingh and InkANIMA – into a global success using Twitter, livestreaming, Facebook and Instagram.