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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, February 11, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Monday, March 13, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -
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, February 21, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
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.

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Saturday, March 25, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, March 26, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Character Generator: TriCaster - -

Add pizazz to your production with beautiful graphics! 
Create graphics for your Studio A, Studio B, or Mini-Mobile production using the LiveText software. This versatile program offers hundreds of fonts, millions of color options, and the ability to import graphic elements created in other programs. You can also create moving graphics such as "credit rolls" and "crawls".

Thursday, February 9, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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DSLR Camera Photography - -

 Click! Just captured the money shot. Boom! Thank you photo class. Learn how to capture crisp, captivating images that evoke emotion and tell a story.

  • Working with removable lenses
  • Catching focus
    • Manual
    • Auto
  • Exposure Triangle
    • ISO
    • F-stop (iris)
    • Shutter
  • F-stop for shallow depth of field
  • White Balance
  • Editing in Lightroom

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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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

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
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, February 15, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Final Cut Pro X - Advanced Editing - -

 Feeling like you're 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. 

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
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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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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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 25, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday, February 26, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Studio Audio - -

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

Thursday, March 30, 2017 -
6:30pm to 9:30pm
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