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MetroEast Orientation - -

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.

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Monday, January 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Monday, February 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Basic Editing: Final Cut Pro X - -

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.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Basic Studio: Camera - -

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.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Basic Studio: Control Room - -

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.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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DSLR Camera Videography - -

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

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Field Camcorder: AC160 - -

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.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Final Cut Pro X - Advanced Editing - -

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.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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iPad & GoPro - -

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
    • Panorama
  • 3 shot in camera edit with story theme
    • (with lights,
    • Mic,
    • tripod)
  • Go out and shoot the shot types, 6 shots, story theme
  • Shoot a story with figurines
  • Edit in iMovie
  • “Post” to youtube, facebook

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Micro-Mobile - -

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.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Studio Audio - -

Review mixer basics, learn advanced functions, and study different types of mics.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Studio Switcher: TriCaster - -

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.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Using Virtual Sets - -

Learn how to create effective "Green Screen" effects, and apply the "Virtual Sets" available on the Tricaster switchers used in Studio A, Studio B, and the Mini-Mobile.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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