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Upcoming Courses 

December

Voice-over
Voice-over
12 - 16
Dec
Trainer :
Ahmed Al-Agha
Abu Dhabi
5 days
3
Voiceover is an art that requires talent and special voice quality, in addition to some learned techniques. In this course, we will explore how voiceover artists adjust their tone based on the material, including cartoon films, documentaries, series and dubbing.

January

TV Presenting
TV Presenting
9 - 18
Jan
Trainer :
Chantal Saliba, Yehia Khair Aldeen, Mohamed Smeisem
Abu Dhabi
8 days
4 hours per day
Dreaming of being on TV? This course is the first step to realizing that dream. Learn basic TV presenting skills in a real work environment with voice and language training, understand what goes into prepping for a news bulletin, and gain invaluable experience in front of the camera, addressing the audience, and moderating conversations with guests. At the end of this course, you will be able to record a short news bulletin.
Digital Journalism
Digital Journalism
23 - 25
Jan
Trainer :
Nuha Omar
Abu Dhabi
3 Days
4 hours per day
Writing for digital and supporting media. In the world of the digital, millions of websites compete to attract the largest readership, and through this course, participants will learn how to enter this competition by training in the nature of website writing, identifying target audiences, and providing material quickly and accurately, supported by multimedia that increases its appeal, such as video clips or photo albums.
Radio Documentaries Production
Radio Documentaries Production
30 - 3
Jan - Feb
Trainer :
Amr Gamil
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
3 hours per day
Radio documentaries are a rich and rewarding medium for storytelling, often using interviews, commentary and original music compositions all in one piece. This training course will provide students with the necessary knowledge and ability to produce documentaries for radio news.

February

Business Journalism
Business Journalism
13 - 17
Feb
Trainer :
Mohammad Jalal
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
6 hours per day
You are an economic specialist - you just don’t know it yet. From daily shopping to buying a car, real estate or simply budgeting for the week, you are making economic and financial decisions on a daily basis.   In this course, you will learn everything journalists need to specialize in the business sphere, in addition to acquiring the basics of economics and the dynamics of financial markets and bourses. Contrary to what some may think, financial journalism is a vibrant field with constant updates and changes. Journalists need to hone their skills and acquire financial knowledge to produce topics and stories that are interesting to large audiences.
Creating digital content... To and from the phone
Creating digital content... To and from the phone
21 - 24
Feb
Trainer :
Abanoub Emad, Eman Khattab
Abu Dhabi
4 days, including one day of outdoors filming
3 hours per day
Modern-day media organizations rely on all-round journalists who can write, shoot videos, and cover news live, all of which can be done with one tool - the smartphone. From script writing through to shooting, voiceover and editing, this course will empower students to harness the smartphone and produce complete reports.
Producing Radio Reports
Producing Radio Reports
27 - 3
Feb - Mar
Trainer :
Amr Gamil
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
4 hours per day
A detailed course on the basics of radio writing and how to prepare reports for radio. The course covers the main strategies for writing all types of reports; how to write for the ear, how to use language and audio clips to support text, and finally how to produce a complete radio package.

March

Producing News Bulletins
Producing News Bulletins
6 - 10
Mar
Trainer :
Yehia Khair Aldeen
Abu Dhabi
5 days
4 hours per day
A newsroom hosts a number of media specialists with different roles, from news editors writing stories, reporting department collating external stories and news, and the planning department preparing coverage of important events, to a specialized department for introducing guests, providing information, analytics and updates. Ultimately, all these parts work together to support the news bulletin. However, it is the news producers who prepare the news bulletin and coordinate all those parts. This course will outline a news producer’s responsibilities, from checking news to timekeeping and maintaining editorial policy.
TV Presenting
TV Presenting
13 - 22
Mar
Trainer :
Chantal Saliba, Yehia Khair Aldeen, Mohamed Smeisem
Abu Dhabi
8 Days
4 hours per day
Dreaming of being on TV? This course is the first step to realizing that dream. Learn basic TV presenting skills in a real work environment with voice and language training, understand what goes into prepping for a news bulletin, and gain invaluable experience in front of the camera, addressing the audience, and moderating conversations with guests. At the end of this course, you will be able to record a short news bulletin.
Voiceover
Voiceover
27 - 31
Mar
Trainer :
Ahmed Al-Agha
Abu Dhabi Evening
5 Days
3 hours per day
Voiceover is an art that requires talent and special voice quality, in addition to some learned techniques. In this course, we will explore how voiceover artists adjust their tone based on the material, including cartoon films, documentaries, series and dubbing.

April

Graphic Design
Graphic Design
10 - 14
Apr
Trainer :
Khaled Abdallah
Abu Dhabi Evening
5 Days
3 hours per day
Graphic Design is all around us! Choosing your outfit, taking a picture, creating a story on social media or even writing an email. Everything requires you to work with shapes and colors, layouts, compositions and typography. In this course you will have a great opportunity to learn photo compositing and color correction using Photoshop, as well as leaning how to develop a brand and a logo using illustrator.

May

Content Creation for Social Media
Content Creation for Social Media
1 - 4
May
Trainer :
Abanoub Emad
Abu Dhabi
4 days
3 hours per day
Do you post on social media? Do you have a passion for storytelling, or would you like to write about current events with the potential to make profit? In this course, you will learn to create the right content for different social media platforms. This course teaches the basic tools, how to make the most of them to optimize content on each platform.
TV Presenting
TV Presenting
8 - 17
May
Trainer :
Chantal Saliba, Yehia Khair Aldeen, Mohamed Smeisem
Abu Dhabi دورة مسائية
8 days
4 hours per day
Dreaming of being on TV? This course is the first step to realizing that dream. Learn basic TV presenting skills in a real work environment with voice and language training, understand what goes into prepping for a news bulletin, and gain invaluable experience in front of the camera, addressing the audience, and moderating conversations with guests. At the end of this course, you will be able to record a short news bulletin.
Digital Journalism
Digital Journalism
22 - 24
May
Trainer :
Nuha Omar
Abu Dhabi
3 Days
4 hours per day
Writing for digital and supporting media.

June

Promo Production
Promo Production
5 - 16
Jun
Trainer :
Varoujan Joulfayan, Mohammad Ghonim
Abu Dhabi
10 Days
3 hours per day
From major brands to emerging influencers, promotional culture is spreading all around us. Our unique course in promotional production is designed specifically for a new generation of storytellers. This is to help them develop the skills and knowledge they need to work in this exciting digital world. Through an unparalleled approach to practical and interactive learning, students will find themselves fully immersed in their course of study from day one. Classes are provided by specialists in the field, in an environment that reflects the real world and utilizing state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. You will learn a combination of creative, analytical and technical abilities.
Creating digital content... To and from the phone
Creating digital content... To and from the phone
19 - 22
Jun
Trainer :
Abanoub Emad, Eman Khattab
Abu Dhabi
4 days, including one day of outdoors filming
3 hours per day
Modern-day media organisations rely on all-round journalists who can write, shoot videos, and cover news live, all of which can be done with one tool - the smartphone. From script writing through to shooting, voiceover and editing, this course will empower students to harness the smartphone and produce complete reports.

July

Graphic Design
Graphic Design
3 - 7
Jul
Trainer :
Khaled Abdallah
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
3 hours per day
Graphic Design is all around us! Choosing your outfit, taking a picture, creating a story on social media or even writing an email. Everything requires you to work with shapes and colors, layouts, compositions and typography. In this course you will have a great opportunity to learn photo compositing and color correction using Photoshop, as well as leaning how to develop a brand and a logo using illustrator.
Editorial Translation in the News World
Editorial Translation in the News World
10 - 14
Jul
Trainer :
Nancy Tabet
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
4 hours per day
Editorial translation is an integral part of journalism, with the rise of breaking news across the globe, journalists often find it necessary to translate news from its primary source to ensure speed and accuracy in conveying developments and producing relevant content.
Business Journalism
Business Journalism
24 - 28
Jul
Trainer :
Mohammad Jalal
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
6 hours per day
You are an economic specialist - you just don’t know it yet. From daily shopping to buying a car, real estate or simply budgeting for the week, you are making economic and financial decisions on a daily basis.   In this course, you will learn everything journalists need to specialize in the business sphere, in addition to acquiring the basics of economics and the dynamics of financial markets and bourses. Contrary to what some may think, financial journalism is a vibrant field with constant updates and changes. Journalists need to hone their skills and acquire financial knowledge to produce topics and stories that are interesting to large audiences.

August

Content Creation for Social Media
Content Creation for Social Media
8 - 11
Aug
Trainer :
Abanoub Emad, Eman Khattab
Abu Dhabi
4 days
3 hours per day
Do you post on social media? Do you have a passion for storytelling, or would you like to write about current events with the potential to make profit? In this course, you will learn to create the right content for different social media platforms. This course teaches the basic tools, how to make the most of them to optimize content on each platform.
TV Presenting
TV Presenting
14 - 23
Aug
Trainer :
Chantal Saliba, Yehia Khair Aldeen, Mohamed Smeisem
Abu Dhabi
8 Days
4 hours per day
Dreaming of being on TV? This course is the first step to realizing that dream. Learn basic TV presenting skills in a real work environment with voice and language training, understand what goes into prepping for a news bulletin, and gain invaluable experience in front of the camera, addressing the audience, and moderating conversations with guests. At the end of this course, you will be able to record a short news bulletin.

September

Editorial Translation in the News World
Editorial Translation in the News World
4 - 8
Sept
Trainer :
Nancy Tabet
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
4 hours per day
Editorial translation is an integral part of journalism, with the rise of breaking news across the globe, journalists often find it necessary to translate news from its primary source to ensure speed and accuracy in conveying developments and producing relevant content.
Motion Graphics Design & VFX
Motion Graphics Design & VFX
11 - 15
Sept
Trainer :
Tamer Saadwey
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
2 hours per day
Get acquainted to effective communication skill using motion graphics, including its application in the areas of film titles, broadcast, commercial design and interactive media. Learn the use of industry standard tools for motion design, video animation and compositing. Emphasis on key frame animation, basic motion design, audio integration, effects, 3D space and compositing. Participants will work extensively with video footage, still images, and audio assets to create ads, promos, and general video content.
Producing Radio Reports
Producing Radio Reports
18 - 22
Sept
Trainer :
Amr Gamil
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
4 hours per day
A detailed course on the basics of radio writing and how to prepare reports for radio. The course covers the main strategies for writing all types of reports; how to write for the ear, how to use language and audio clips to support text, and finally how to produce a complete radio package.

October

Producing News Bulletins
Producing News Bulletins
2 - 6
Oct
Trainer :
Yehia Khair Aldeen
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
4 hours per day
A newsroom hosts a number of media specialists with different roles, from news editors writing stories, reporting department collating external stories and news, and the planning department preparing coverage of important events, to a specialized department for introducing guests, providing information, analytics and updates. Ultimately, all these parts work together to support the news bulletin. However, it is the news producers who prepare the news bulletin and coordinate all those parts. This course will outline a news producer’s responsibilities, from checking news to timekeeping and maintaining editorial policy.
Promo Production
Promo Production
9 - 20
Oct
Trainer :
Varoujan Joulfayan, Mohammad Ghonim
Abu Dhabi
10 Days
3 hours per day
From major brands to emerging influencers, promotional culture is spreading all around us. Our unique course in promotional production is designed specifically for a new generation of storytellers. This is to help them develop the skills and knowledge they need to work in this exciting digital world. Through an unparalleled approach to practical and interactive learning, students will find themselves fully immersed in their course of study from day one. Classes are provided by specialists in the field, in an environment that reflects the real world and utilizing state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. You will learn a combination of creative, analytical and technical abilities.
Radio Documentaries Production
Radio Documentaries Production
23 - 27
Oct
Trainer :
Amr Gamil
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
3 hours per day
Radio documentaries are a rich and rewarding medium for storytelling, often using interviews, commentary and original music compositions all in one piece. This training course will provide students with the necessary knowledge and ability to produce documentaries for radio news.

November

Voiceover
Voiceover
6 - 10
Nov
Trainer :
Ahmed Al-Agha
Abu Dhabi
5 days
3 hours per day
Voiceover is an art that requires talent and special voice quality, in addition to some learned techniques. In this course, we will explore how voiceover artists adjust their tone based on the material, including cartoon films, documentaries, series and dubbing.
Digital Journalism
Digital Journalism
21 - 23
Nov
Trainer :
Nuha Omar
Abu Dhabi
3 Days
4 hours per day
Writing for digital and supporting media. In the world of the digital, millions of websites compete to attract the largest readership, and through this course, participants will learn how to enter this competition by training in the nature of website writing, identifying target audiences, and providing material quickly and accurately, supported by multimedia that increases its appeal, such as video clips or photo albums.

December

Motion Graphics Design & VFX
Motion Graphics Design & VFX
4 - 8
Dec
Trainer :
Tamer Saadwey
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
2 hours per day
Get acquainted to effective communication skill using motion graphics, including its application in the areas of film titles, broadcast, commercial design and interactive media. Learn the use of industry standard tools for motion design, video animation and compositing. Emphasis on key frame animation, basic motion design, audio integration, effects, 3D space and compositing. Participants will work extensively with video footage, still images, and audio assets to create ads, promos, and general video content.
TV Presenting
TV Presenting
11 - 20
Dec
Trainer :
Chantal Saliba, Yehia Khair Aldeen, Mohamed Smeisem
Abu Dhabi
8 days
4 hours per day
Dreaming of being on TV? This course is the first step to realizing that dream. Learn basic TV presenting skills in a real work environment with voice and language training, understand what goes into prepping for a news bulletin, and gain invaluable experience in front of the camera, addressing the audience, and moderating conversations with guests. At the end of this course, you will be able to record a short news bulletin.