Character Training


Preferred supplier of the EU and Dutch Broadcasters

Character Training is the preferred supplier to the Dutch Public Broadcasting Corporation. We provide high-quality media-related courses for our widespread and loyal customers in the EU, broadcasting world, the magazine industry, businesses and freelancers. In those years Character Training has built an excellent reputation.

Character Training combines top trainers with affordable courses. Quality, customization and a personal approach are paramount in our training method. Our courses are very practical and are taught by specialists in the field.

Overview of our courses in English

Basic Editing

Character Training offers courses in Avid, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro. Basic Editing course: This course offers a step-by-step guide to editing your own video item. This highly educational and practical program is supported by instructional movies. Within two...

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Fake News

Fake News. Not a week goes by without this phenomenon making the headlines. Make-believe, fabrications and photoshops are flooding social media. Especially in election time, after terrorist attacks or during an international crisis, the constant stream of...

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Media in your own hands

Not to long ago film making was considered a complicated and costly enterprise. These days, after a short intensive training, everyone is able to create professional video content using just a smartphone. The world of media is changing fast. According to Google and...

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Media training

The chances of you appearing in a freely accessible tv- or internet-based video-item are, simply, huge. The world is getting smaller as the reach of (social)media continues to grow. Plenty of reason to properly prepare yourself and your employees for potential media...

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Multi-platform Storytelling

The world of media is changing at breakneck speed. With the rise of social media the sheer amount of media outlets has exploded. This development has created a lot of new opportunities to share your message or film with the rest of the world, but at the same time...

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Online events

Online events are an important factor of our media landscape. Of course you want to provide every participant a fascinating and engaging online experience. But how do you keep your viewers attached to their screens? And how can I continue to fascinate people visually...

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Online video

The world of media is changing at a rapid pace. New technologies open up the possibility for companies and individuals to produce their own online video content for Social Media a.o. Professional producers know that good content is created before even a single frame...

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Podcast Training

Capturing special stories that seem to tell themselves. That is the goal of podcast trainer and Radio1 Netherlands reporter Matthijs Holtrop.  Matthijs takes you on a creative journey in which he shares his skills and professional podcast experience. What's the most...

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Professional filming with your smartphone

The camera in your smartphone is of such high quality that you can make professional films with it. A boon for the alert journalist / filmmaker during a news event or a day of recording. Or for communication specialists in industrial circles, the social field or in...

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Teambuilding

Are you looking to let your staff cooperate intensively in a wholly different environment? Perhaps you’re looking for a fun and creative way to spend your corporate retreat? Then you shouldn’t miss out on our teambuilding workshop! In every company fluent...

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Vlog like a pro

A special vlog (video weblog) training for businesses, government and civil society. Do you want to communicate your message, your company or a product to the world in a personal way? Then the course ‘vlogging as a Pro’ is highly recommended. The big difference from a...

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Working with a drone

We take drone training to great heights They’re an increasingly common sight in television programs: Beautiful and spectacular drone shots. Their helicopter view increases the ambience of a broadcast and speaks to the imagination of many a director and producer. But...

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Working with children in media

In this course correspondent and presenter Tako Rietveld will introduce you to the world of child journalism. Reporters and producers deal with children on a daily basis, which requires a special approach. Even the greatest correspondents can be caught off-guard when...

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Workshop presentation techniques

Do you have the ambition of becoming a TV presenter, do you speak to (large) audiences, or perhaps you are the one in charge of convincing customers to partner with your company? Then don’t miss this course in Presentation Techniques. Addressing the camera or a...

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Meet our trainers

Frénk van der Linden
Frénk van der Linden

Journalist

Martijn Bink
Martijn Bink

Verslaggever

Rudy Bouma
Rudy Bouma

Verslaggever

Henk Harding
Henk Harding

Regisseur

Antionette Verbree
Antionette Verbree

Cameravrouw

Mike Warmels
Mike Warmels

Programmamaker

Tako Rietveld
Tako Rietveld

Verslaggever

Barbara Kuipers
Barbara Kuipers

Eindredacteur

Arnold Kijk in de Vegte
Arnold Kijk in de Vegte

Editor

Bart Nelissen
Bart Nelissen

Regisseur

Wim Koenen
Wim Koenen

Animatie

Gerard Cevaal
Gerard Cevaal

Programmamaker

Jeff Wolters
Jeff Wolters

Regisseur

Karin Douma
Karin Douma

Presentatrice

Piet de Blauw
Piet de Blauw

Programmamaker

Robert Daverschot
Robert Daverschot

Dagvoorzitter

Henrico Prins
Henrico Prins

Eindredacteur

Brecht van Hulten
Brecht van Hulten

Presentatrice

Matthijs Holtrop
Matthijs Holtrop

Verslaggever