The benefits and difficulties of self shooting - an essential part of the job description of assistant producers, directors and researchers.
TV in the wild
How many media professionals would swap their safe locations for a genuinely hostile environment? We look at the unique challenges of filming in extreme locations.
Shooting for the edit
Being in the edit is by far the best place to learn how the construction of a programme works. Three guests offer their tips on how to best shoot for the edit.
Manage your media
With the advent of tapeless formats, the concept of media managing has dramatically changed. On this CoP Show we examine how to manage your media on a tapeless production.
Sound for self shooters: radio mic
The BBC Academy's Helen Hutchinson gives us this guide to capturing great sound using a radio mic.
Using user-generated content
What are the issues and opportunities for producers using user-generated content? We find out in this edition of the cop show.
How to film a vox pop
How to get the most out of contributors on the street. BBC Fresh’s Jess Creighton tells you the best way to record vox pops.
Building your edit
Finished filming and moving on to the edit? Here are some tips on how to get the best of your footage.