An introduction to MetroEast Community Media and a prerequisite for all classes. Students will learn the history and goals of community media, tour the MetroEast facility, and learn about workshops and policy. Please call to pre-register for this free workshop.
Learn how to use Apple's sophisticated Final Cut X program to edit your movies together. Import, arrange and cut footage to tell a story. Learn how to optimize audio and drop in music. Use effects, transitions and titles to enhance your film and story.
Learn to operate the cameras in Studio A. Students in this one-part class will learn to use the cameras controls, as well as camera technique through instruction and hands-on practice. This class certifies the student to operate Studio A cameras ONLY.
To become fully certified to operate audio, graphics, or video switching equipment, or produce programs, please take the "Basic Studio - Control Room" workshop, offered each month.
Learn multi-camera production in our 3-camera studio. 2 part class. This class is required to produce your own studio show, or to volunteer as crew on productions. Students will learn basic operation of Studio A and B video switcher, audio mixer, and character generator.
For more advanced training, MetroEast offers several classes on a once-per-quarter basis: Studio Switcher, Studio Audio, Character Generator, and Studio Directing. These classes are not required for certification. Please complete the Basic Studio class before registering for advanced studio classes.
Come learn the meat and potatoes of DSLR Videography! What types of projects are they good for? How do I get good audio? And other classics... Class covers:
- Working with removable lenses
- Shutter speed
- F-stop for shallow depth of field
- Second system sound (Zoom H6)
- Frame Rates
- White Balance
- Exposure Triangle (ISO, Iris, Shutter)
- Slider Dolly, Jib
Learn the basic skills of single camera field production in this 2 part workshop. Participants will practice Panasonic AC160 Camera operation.
Part 1: Camera operation and shooting.Part 2: Lighting, audio, and program planning.
Feeling like your getting pretty handy with your Final Cut Pro X editing skills? Advance your abilities to the next level with advanced tools and techniques in this 3-hour class. This class is available for students who have completed the “Basic Editing” workshop, and suggested for those who have at least several hours of individual experience using Final Cut Pro X.
This 3 hour class covers use of Transform, Crop, and Distort functions, Using “Keyframes” to animate custom effects, Organizing with “Keyword Collections”, Advanced Trimming Tools, and editing Multi-camera productions.
Looking to dip your toe into video production? We have a set of tricked out iPads at your command. The iPad class will introduce you to the basics of video production, a little bit of lighting and sound, a dash of composition and a heaping cup of storytelling. Come find out how to use this accessible gear to tell your story and change your community. June 15 11am to 2pm (bring your lunch for a 30 minute break).
Play with fun features
- Slow motion
3 shot in camera edit with story theme
- (with lights,
- Go out and shoot the shot types, 6 shots, story theme
- Shoot a story with figurines
- Edit in iMovie
- “Post” to youtube, facebook
Learn how to use this four-camera portable studio for recording community events, seminars, and other situations requiring switching between cameras. The Micro-Mobile is compact enough to fit in your car, and easy to operate for even a novice crew.
Develop your Control Room skills with in-depth Tricaster Switcher training.Students will review basic switching operations, and then explore more advanced functions. Class will include setting-up "Green Screen" effects, use of "Virtual Studio" sets, use of "Mix/Effects" banks, and using animated buffers and DDRs.