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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.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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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.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Wednesday, August 22, 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.

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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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, September 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 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, August 29, 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.

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Studio Audio - -

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

Thursday, September 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.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
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