ISTA present...

From Stage to Screen with Nadia Hartley

March 2, 2024

Multi Region Event: Asia/Europe / Americas/Europe

Booking Closed

From Stage to Screen – Mastering Film Recording Techniques

Please note that this event is available to book in two regions. For more detailed time zone information, please see the ‘Important information’ section below and select your chosen region when you ‘Book now’.

About the workshop

From Stage to Screen: Mastering Film Recording Techniques for Theatre Teachers

Workshop description
In this workshop participants will embark on a journey to master practical film recording skills tailored for theatre educators. Participants will consider hands-on techniques, equipment, and how best to frame productions. During the workshop teachers will explore solutions to common challenges in theatre recording, and discover the invaluable educational and archival potential of producing unedited, high-quality single-stream recordings. From camera angles to lighting, we’ll guide you through the process, equipping you to produce high-quality recordings that enhance your teaching toolkit and document the magic of your students’ talents. Join us and discover the art of practical film recording, where you’ll gain essential skills in capturing the magic of live performances on screen.

Area of Learning
The world of theatre

Learning Outcomes
Participants will:

  • Be equipped with basic film recording skills to produce high-quality single-stream recordings of their assessment tasks, classroom activities and performances
  • Acquire hands-on experience with essential recording equipment and techniques.
  • Address common challenges and solutions in film recording for live performance tasks and theatre productions.

Target Audience
Educators of subjects/activities where filming live performance occurs


About your workshop leader

Nadia Hartley
Nadia Hartley is a dedicated Art educator. After working in film and television production in the UK, she embarked upon a 20-year teaching career which has been driven by her enthusiasm to facilitate the creative expression of young people. She has helped students of all ages to develop their skills and unique voices as artists and has worked most recently as a film teacher. Nadia is in her element when developing and making films with her students. She excels at using her extensive filmmaking knowledge to inspire young people to connect and communicate their varied perspectives and experiences through film.

Nadia has also done significant work to widen the audience of student films and promote the exchange of ideas and techniques amongst international students. She is the founder of Manila Student Film Festival and has orchestrated many online and in-person filmmaking workshops over the last 10 years as part of the film festival and IASAS interscholastic film exchange.

Important Information

Event Manager
Keriann O’Rourke

Workshop timings

Region 1 Asia/Europe: Saturday, 2nd March 2024
8:00 am – 9:30 am GMT
9:00am – 10:30 am CET
4:00pm – 5:30 pm SST

Region 2 Americas/Europe: Saturday, 2nd March 2024
11:00am – 12:30pm PST
2:00 – 3:30pm EST
7:00 – 8:30pm GMT
8:00 – 9:30pm CET

  • The workshop will take place on Zoom.
  • Joining instructions will be emailed to participants 24 hours before the event.
  • Invoices must be paid 48 hours prior to the event to receive the materials and link to join. If not paid, the booking request will be cancelled.
  • Some familiarity with Google Drive, Google Docs etc. would be helpful, but is not a requirement.

Places are limited to 25 participants per region


ISTA Members: GBP £60 per person
Non members GBP £75 per person

Please note that once booked and invoiced the registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable as per our event terms and conditions.

Important: Invoices must be paid 48 hours prior to the event to receive the materials and link to join. If not paid, the invoice/booking request will be cancelled.

What to bring

Any materials shared with you prior to the workshop, such as the workbook. A notebook and pencil are always useful.

Space requirements
If possible, please try to have a small amount of space near to you for any practical work.

Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:



Starts on Saturday 02 March at 16:00
Finishes on Saturday 02 March at 17:30
(SST - Singapore Standard Time)


Starts on Saturday 02 March at 11:00
Finishes on Saturday 02 March at 12:30
(PST - Pacific Standard Time)


• Angela David
• Catherine Morgan
• Catherine Rankin
• Devan Hibbard
• Georgia Glamore
• Helen Thompson
• Liana Stanusi
• Lila Oren-Dahan
• Mia Yaniw
• Tiara Mia
• Vincent Williamson
• Yoonjung Choi


• Nadia Hartley