A BBC Academy Workshop: The Essential Guide To Online Short Form With Dan Foster. “This session will now be delivered by Patrick Flavelle, Series Producer at the BBC Academy”

The Works: Day Two – 9:30 – 11:00 

“This session will now be delivered by Patrick Flavelle, Series Producer at the BBC Academy”


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This is everything you need to know about creating great short form content. Learn about the different types of short form; how to create content, plan, and distribute material that stands out online and encourages people to share it. 

Limited Places: Book now to reserve your place.

Over 1.5 hours we will explore:

  • a range of short form content
  • optimising content across platforms, including news-jacking
  • keeping costs low by exploring a range of apps
  • working with analytics to measure success
  • developing new ideas that are designed to go viral

Dan has 10 years’ experience in digital marketing and has delivered digital training seasons across the UK with the BBC Academy. He previously managed short-form strategies for Greater Manchester Police and London 2012 and launched BBC Children’s YouTube channel – achieving 1 million views in the first month.

Dan Foster



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