Online Course

FIND, MAKE, EDIT & SHARE your impact stories

Unlock your inner storyteller…

Join our Online Course and you’ll learn how to FIND, MAKE, EDIT & SHARE amazing and affordable video stories about your project, cause or initiative.

The rise of digital technology puts the incredible power of storytelling in your hands and we want to show you how you can use smartphones and everyday technology to share your stories to rally community, raise funds, engage stakeholders and change the world.

Let’s start sharing your impact story with the world!

Learn to strategically craft a compelling story to engage your audience and spark action.

Get hands on with accessible technology and learn techniques to capture great footage and audio.

Get step-by-step guidance on how to edit footage on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Discover best practice for sharing your story far and wide, through both online and offline channels.

The Stories for Impact Online Course is available as a DIY course to complete independently, in your own time.

In the course you will:

  • Produce a short, sharp, shareable video story, ready for public viewing.
  • Craft story ideas to engage audiences and inspire social and environmental change.
  • Learn how to film interviews and cutaways with smartphones and affordable technology, through hands-on exercises.
  • Learn the process of editing on smartphones, tablets or computers, with 5+ different programs you can choose to learn (Kinemaster, Filmora Wondershare, Da Vinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Rush).
  • Discover best practice for planning engagement strategy and sharing your video with audiences both online and offline.
  • Enjoy access to all modules (FIND, MAKE, EDIT & SHARE) tasks and course resources.
  • Connect with a global community of impact storytellers, via the forum.
  • Lifetime access to all course materials.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the course cost? 

The Stories for Impact Online Course is $150 AUD. This includes lifetime access to all four modules (FIND, MAKE, EDIT & SHARE), which includes over 50 videos, story templates, checklists and more.

How long does the course take?

This is a tricky question as it will completely depend on the story you are creating, your current skill level and the amount of time you’re able to commit. However, we recommend spending 4-6 weeks completing the course and at least 2-3 hrs per week (this includes going through the tutorials AND completing practical tasks).

Alternatively, you may choose to jump to a specific section where you need help, such as how to setup an interview or how to think about your audience.

What equipment and software do I need to complete the course? 

Equipment:

  • Your smartphone, tablet or camera
  • Headphones and a smartphone
  • Smartphone, tablet or laptop capable of running one of the software options below.

Software:  

We provide tutorials on all of the following software. You will only need to choose ONE.

  • Kinemaster (smartphones and tablets) – free with small watermark, or $7.50 AUD per month)
  • Filmora Wondershare (computer/laptop) – free trial, approx $100 AUD for lifetime license)
  • DaVinci Resolve (computer/laptop) – free
  • Adobe Premiere Pro (computer/laptop) – approx $40 AUD per month

What if I need more help?

Throughout the course you have the opportunity to ask questions and we endeavour to respond within 48 hours. For more involved support, you can book in a consultation session with us to tutor you directly.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes! Go to our Scholarships page to find out more

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