AUTHORING & PROGRAMMINGDepartment / Unit Academy Media

High-speed coverage with Facebook Live

Go live with interactive iPhone content that audiences love

Going Live is the best way to attract an audience on Facebook, but it can look and sound unprofessional if not done correctly. In this Master Class you will learn:

  • how to use your iPhone or iPad to get good quality pictures and sound,
  • how to add branding or mix multiple camera angles for a professional result, and
  • how to structure the content of a live stream and how to build your social audience using Facebook Live.

The Master Class will also cover the editorial challenges and risks of live streaming.

Who it's for

  • Journalist, reporter
  • Producer
  • Social media editor and manager
  • Communications

What you'll learn

  • How to plan and structure a Facebook Live session
  • What is required for quality video and audio
  • How to present on camera and engage your audience
  • How to add graphics and use multiple camera angles like a pro
  • What content works and where things go wrong


Day 1: from 13:00 to 17:30
Day 2: from 9:00 to 16:30

Content outline

  • How Facebook Live can grow your audience
  • Getting quality video and audio
  • Structuring your live stream for best results
  • Presenting a live stream on camera
  • Attracting and engaging an audience
  • Moderating comments and editorial issues
  • Using multiple mobile devices to create a multi-cam live
  • Re-versioning Facebook Live sessions and other ways to get more views

Equipment needed

iPhone (no older than a 5S) and/or an iPad

Faculty member


30 Nov - 01 Dec 2017


EBU Headquarters
L'Ancienne-Route 17A
Le Grand-Saconnex / Geneva

Registration Deadline

29 Nov 2017

Registration details

This Master Class has been postponed. New dates available soon.


  • 1st participant: EUR 950
  • 2nd participant from same company (25% discount): EUR 712.50
  • Additional participants from same company (50% discount): EUR 475 per person

The price includes tuition, course materials, coffee breaks and one sandwich lunch. It does not include any other meals, travel or hotel costs.

Payment and cancellation policy


EBU Academy do not make hotel reservations. However, we have negotiated competitive rates with some of the hotels near the venue and the city centre. Please contact the hotel of your choice directly.

Hotels offering special rates for the EBU/Eurovision (pdf)

Working languages


Contact detail

Hélène Rauby-Matta
Business Development Manager
+41 22 717 24 21

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