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Short form content for social media

Start Time:
20/05/2021, 11:00am
End Time:
20/05/2021, 12:30pm
Location:
Online event

About the event

The Space, in association with Arts Council England is hosting a free webinar for arts and cultural organisations and artists aon the topic of using short form content to make an impact on social media.

Are you trying to work out what would be your best short form content for Facebook or Twitter? Wondering which platform to use, and whether it’s worth trying TikTok or Instagram Reels?

Our speakers will offer ideas and fundamental dos and don’ts around developing and sharing great short form social media content. With talks, and time for Q&A, discover what can you do now that’ll be sustainable for you and your organisation over time.

We’ll cover:

  • What trends are we noticing, and what can we learn from these?
  • What might success look like for you?
  • Key principles and tips for great short form social content.
  • Practical tips on creating, or using existing, content within current constraints.

Contributors will include:

Rob Lindsay

Rob is The Space Head of Audiences, advising organisations on digital production and audience engagement. Having working in arts and broadcast for over fifteen years, including with BBC Three and Birmingham Royal Ballet, Rob focuses on audience responses, and making social videos that work.


Amrit Singh

Amrit is a multi -award winning artist, content creator and mentor, specialising in short form and live video content. Due to the popularity of his live streams, Amrit was chosen as one of ten Twitter Live ambassadors, leading to collaborations on a number of high profile branded campaigns.

Robyn Kazoi - Migration Museum

Robyn is the Head of Public Engagement for the Migration Museum and as a background in communications, public engagement and events, having developed and delivered campaigns and outreach programmes for exhibitions, NGOs and private-sector clients. he has worked on projects for organisations including the National Autistic Society, Action for Southern Africa, ONE and Festival Republic. In 2018 she coordinated digital communications and outreach for the Nelson Mandela Centenary exhibition at London’s Southbank Centre.

Laura Horton - Theatre Stories

Laura has worked on a wide variety of projects, from festivals and exhibitions to talks, films, music, gaming and education. In January 2021 she became Plymouth Laureate of Words - the first woman and playwright to do so. Laura recently launched Theatre Stories - a digital campaign to collect & amplify stories from those engaged with theatre but rarely heard from.