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Low-Budget Video Production - Visual Communication for Small Charities


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Understand how video can expand and enhance your organisation’s communications and develop practical skills for your productions with Low-Budget Video Production - Visual Communication for Small Charities at FutureLearn.

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Small charities understand that to compete in a tough economic climate they should engage with digital media and video content. But a lack of staff, time, knowledge and resources can get in the way.This practical video production Low-Budget Video Production - Visual Communication for Small Charities at FutureLearn  is designed to bridge that gap and help small charities develop the skills they need for successful video production.

Understand the strength of video in telling powerful human stories

You’ll gain an insight into the strengths and weaknesses of video as a medium of communication, where and how to use it to powerful effect, and how to tie it in with your charity’s overall message and ethos.As part of the course, you’ll also have access to a well-researched collection of videos made by small charities, inspirational examples of the type of visual storytelling you could be able to achieve.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The strengths of video – powerful human stories
  • Potential online and offline uses of video for small charities
  • Editorial decision making
  • The production team and resources
  • Realising a range of visual styles using your phone
  • Interviewing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is suited to anyone planning to produce videos who works within the small charity sector such as charity staff, volunteers and service users.
  • It is also useful to those with existing production and video marketing experience who would like to work within the sector, or those from larger charities interested in a fresh approach to using video as a visual storytelling tool.


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