Shooting at Risk


$200 DCTV Members // $250 Non-Members

When it comes to journalistic filmmaking, your production skills are nothing without life-saving skills. Ensure you and your crew’s safety by learning best practices to anticipate and respond to emerging security, medical and crisis needs. Shooting at Risk is a hybrid risk reduction and medical first response clinic that will ready filmmakers on how to evaluate perils using practical tools and techniques. With guidelines for shooting under high risk environments like riots, in crowds, and at checkpoints, participants will engage in problem-solving scenarios based on real life examples and learn life-saving tools and tactics for immediate care.

Topics include:

  • Basic First Aid
  • Risk Assessment and Documentation
  • Health-Related Prevention and Safety
  • Patient Movement
  • Travel Planning
  • Medical Recommendations for Individuals with Special Needs
  • Handling Medical and Traumatic Emergencies
  • Mental Health
  • Safety Assessment for Mass Gatherings
  • Communication
  • Safety Plans and Resources

Size: 12 students | Duration: 12 hrs

Materials: All you need to bring is yourself! Unlike a large panel discussion, this clinic will offer invaluable knowledge from working professionals in an intimate hands-on discussion. Curriculum will be provided in advance and available on eReaders during the workshop.

All DCTV Workshops have limited enrollment and require pre-registration.
By enrolling you verify you read and agree to the Workshop Policies.

If registration is closed, please call 212.966.4510 x646 to be added to the wait list.


Summer 2017
Sat 7/15 11:00am - 5:00pm
Sun 7/16 11:00am - 5:00pm