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October 2022

Introduction to Multimedia Storytelling

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - November 1 @ 9:30 pm

In-person. 4 sessions: Tuesdays, October 11-November 1, 6:30-9:30pm Are you looking to get into video journalism or documentary filmmaking, but don’t know how to go about learning the skills? Do you have basic video shooting and editing knowledge and want to start shooting and producing stories? Looking to learn or improve interviewing skills and how to compile footage into a comprehensive story? This hands-on course is designed to teach students how to become storytellers with their cameras. Learn how to…

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Introduction to Adobe After Effects

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - November 3 @ 9:30 pm

In person. 4 sessions: Thursdays, October 13-November 3, 6:30-9:30pm After Effects is the leading software for producing cutting-edge motion graphics and visual effects. In this course you’ll learn the basics of navigating the After Effects user interface and how to organize files to create a great production flow. Class projects will take us through: animating titles and objects, compositing elements into a scene, creating 3D projects from 2D assets, and the basics of visual effects. iMacs provided; students with PC laptops are welcome.…

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Introduction to Adobe Premiere

October 15 @ 10:00 am - October 16 @ 4:00 pm

In-person. 2 sessions: Saturday-Sunday, October 15-16, 10am-4pm This course explores the craft of film editing through teacher-led demonstrations and hands-on experience. Students will learn to edit picture and sound with Adobe Premiere Pro using footage provided by the instructor. Topics include history of film editing, editing vocabulary and concepts, and common editing approaches for narrative and documentary film. Students will learn skills in importing and organizing footage, trimming clips, assembling rough cuts, working with sound, adding titles, and creating visual effects.…

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Documentary Boot Camp – A Master Class with Melody Gilbert [Virtual]

October 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Online. 1 session: Sunday, October 16, 9:30am-3:30pm CT Have you ever wanted to make a documentary? This intensive, one-day class taught by award-winning documentary filmmaker Melody Gilbert will cover: What makes a good documentary? What is your documentary about? Why do you want to make your documentary? The art of the pitch Pre-production exercises that will make you think How to make others enthusiastic about your idea You’ve shot your footage…now what? Students with a work-in-progress may show up to…

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Cinema Production Basics

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - December 14 @ 9:30 pm

In-person. RESCHEDULED: Wednesdays, October 19-December 14, 6:30-9:30pm This course is designed for students with little or no previous production experience and a keen interest in developing their skills in moving image arts. In addition to providing hands-on experience through production exercises and projects, the course places considerable emphasis on visual literacy and the application of film language. This includes the basics of storytelling, cinematography, lighting techniques, directing, and audio recording. Students work together to create cinematic scenes, covering the basic…

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