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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, August 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 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, August 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, September 21, 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.

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Thursday, September 14, 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.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Tuesday, September 26, 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

Monday, September 18, 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

Tuesday, September 19, 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.

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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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, August 26, 2017 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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Producing for the Studio - -

The "Producer" on a studio program is responsible for organizing and developing the content of the show, reserving time in the studio, recruiting crew, and assigning work to other crew members.In this workshop, students will examine various different styles of studio shows, consider ideas for developing program content, learn methods for recruiting crew and talent volunteers, and create a rundown for a show.

Monday, August 28, 2017 - 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, August 31, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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