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Workshop Schedule

iPad Production - September 24th

Meets Tuesday, September 24th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost: $45. Mobile devices are an effective and fast way to create content. Learn how to optimize visual communications in this workshop reviewing production best practices and the use of popular production applications..

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Adobe After Effects CC - September 25th

Meets Wednesday, September 25th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - This class aims to develop students’ understanding of the software’s interface and basic skills with building motion graphics and visual effects. Prerequisite(s): Orientation.

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Basic Cinematography - September 28th

Meets Saturday, September 28th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - This workshop is designed to develop competency as a cinematographer and develop each individual’s artistic voice and their ability to be “invisibly evocative” with their creative choices. Prerequisite(s): Field Production..

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Intro to Documentary Production - September 30th to October 2nd

Meets on September 30th to October 2nd, from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45: Learn the fundamentals of documentary production, from planning shots, preparing questions, and shooting the documentary. Prerequisite: Field Production.

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HD Camera - October 1st

Meets Tuesday, October 1st from 6 to 9 PM

Cost: $45 - Learn to use the Sony AX-2000 field camera, as well as some basic accompanying field production gear (wired mics, clamp-lights, tripods). Prerequisites: Orientation..

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Media Literacy - October 12th

Meets Tuesday, October 12th from 8 - 9 PM

Free - Media Literacy explores the hidden and not-so-hidden messages embedded in the media we consume each day. This interactive lecture will include video examples and critical analysis in a group setting..

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - October 10th

Meets Thursday, October 10th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - Learn non-linear video editing with Adobe Premiere. Prerequisites: Orientation..

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Final Cut Pro X - October 11th

Meets Friday, October 11th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - Learn about non-linear editing in this basic Final Cut Pro X workshop. Prerequisites: Orientation..

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Orientation - October 12th

Meets Saturday, October 12th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Free - Orientation gives a tour of the TCMedia facility and an overview of TCMedia rules, membership, and training. Orientation is a prerequisite for all other training classes. .

To sign up, please call 360-956-3100

Intro to Audio - October 12th

Meets Saturday, October 12th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - Learn about basic audio concepts and practices, as well as editing multiple audio sources. Prerequisite(s): Orientation..

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Xpression - October 12th

Meets Saturday, October 12th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - This course introduces students to Xpression graphics creation and operation. Students will develop the basic skills and competency to pre-build graphics and operate Xpression for live programs. Prerequisite(s): Studio Production..

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Intro to Narrative Film - October 14th to 16th

Meets on October 14th, 15th, and 16th, from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45: Learn the fundamentals of producing a narrative film. Prerequisites: Field Production.

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Directing for Studio - October 16th

Meets Wednesday, October 16th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - This workshop provides a detailed analysis of the creative and technical elements of directing, specifically for studio production. Students will learn how to build a rundown from the script and effectively execute their vision during a live program. Prerequisite(s): Studio Production..

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DaVinci Resolve - October 18th

Meets Friday, October 18th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - This workshop offers a broad introduction to the craft of digital color correction and color grading in video using the software DaVinci Resolve. Prerequisite(s): Orientation..

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Intermediate Audio - October 19th

Meets Saturday, October 19th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - Learn more about audio concepts and practices, and further develop your skills on editing multiple audio sources. Prerequisite(s): Intro to Audio..

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Adobe After Effects CC - October 21st

Meets Monday, October 21st from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - This class aims to develop students’ understanding of the software’s interface and basic skills with building motion graphics and visual effects. Prerequisite(s): Orientation..

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HD Camera - November 2nd

Meets Saturday, November 2nd from 2 to 5 PM

Cost: $45 - Learn to use the Sony AX-2000 field camera, as well as some basic accompanying field production gear (wired mics, clamp-lights, tripods). Prerequisites: Orientation..

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - November 4th

Meets Monday, November 4th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - Learn non-linear video editing with Adobe Premiere. Prerequisites: Orientation..

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Orientation - November 9th

Meets Saturday, November 9th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Free - Orientation gives a tour of the TCMedia facility and an overview of TCMedia rules, membership, and training. Orientation is a prerequisite for all other training classes. .

To sign up, please call 360-956-3100

Basic Cinematography - November 9th

Meets Saturday, November 9th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - This workshop is designed to develop competency as a cinematographer and develop each individual’s artistic voice and their ability to be “invisibly evocative” with their creative choices. Prerequisite(s): Field Production..

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DaVinci Resolve - November 11th

Meets Monday, November 11th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - This workshop offers a broad introduction to the craft of digital color correction and color grading in video using the software DaVinci Resolve. Prerequisite(s): Orientation..

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Orientation - November 12th

Meets Tuesday, November 12th from 6 to 9 PM

Free - Orientation gives a tour of the TCMedia facility and an overview of TCMedia rules, membership, and training. Orientation is a prerequisite for all other training classes. .

To sign up, please call 360-956-3100

Media Literacy - November 12th

Meets Tuesday, November 12th from 8 - 9 PM

Free - Media Literacy explores the hidden and not-so-hidden messages embedded in the media we consume each day. This interactive lecture will include video examples and critical analysis in a group setting..

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Field Production - November 13th to 15th

Meets 6 to 9 PM on November 13th, 14th, and 15th

Cost $75: Learn everything about producing media in the field. Get trained on HD Cameras, Lighting, Sound, and Editing. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Intermediate Audio - November 16th

Meets Saturday, November 16th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - Learn more about audio concepts and practices, and further develop your skills on editing multiple audio sources. Prerequisite(s): Intro to Audio..

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Xpression - November 16th

Meets Saturday, November 16th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - This course introduces students to Xpression graphics creation and operation. Students will develop the basic skills and competency to pre-build graphics and operate Xpression for live programs. Prerequisite(s): Studio Production..

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Intro to Audio - November 18th

Meets Monday, November 18th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - Learn about basic audio concepts and practices, as well as editing multiple audio sources. Prerequisite(s): Orientation..

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HD Studio Production - November 18th to 20th

Meets 6 to 9 PM on November 18th, 19th, and 20th

Cost: $75 - Learn how to operate all the equipment in the TCMedia studio. Students will learn camera operation, lighting, audio, switching, graphics and teleprompter. The last class is a live-to-tape talk show production on Mission: Non Profit. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Final Cut Pro X - November 25th

Meets Monday, November 25th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - Learn about non-linear editing in this basic Final Cut Pro X workshop. Prerequisites: Orientation..

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HD Studio Production - December 2nd to 4th

Meets 6 to 9 PM on December 2nd to 4th

Cost: $75 - Learn how to operate all the equipment in the TCMedia studio. Students will learn camera operation, lighting, audio, switching, graphics and teleprompter. The last class is a live-to-tape talk show production on Mission: Non Profit. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC - December 7th

Meets Saturday, December 7th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - Learn non-linear video editing with Adobe Premiere. Prerequisites: Orientation..

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HD Camera - December 9th

Meets Monday, December 9th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost: $45 - Learn to use the Sony AX-2000 field camera, as well as some basic accompanying field production gear (wired mics, clamp-lights, tripods). Prerequisites: Orientation..

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Directing for Studio - December 9th

Meets Monday, December 9th from 6 to 9 PM

Cost $45 - This workshop provides a detailed analysis of the creative and technical elements of directing, specifically for studio production. Students will learn how to build a rundown from the script and effectively execute their vision during a live program. Prerequisite(s): Studio Production..

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Orientation - December 14th

Meets Saturday, December 14th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Free - Orientation gives a tour of the TCMedia facility and an overview of TCMedia rules, membership, and training. Orientation is a prerequisite for all other training classes. .

To sign up, please call 360-956-3100

Final Cut Pro X - December 14th

Meets Saturday, December 14th from 2 to 5 PM

Cost $45 - Learn about non-linear editing in this basic Final Cut Pro X workshop. Prerequisites: Orientation..

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Orientation - December 17th

Meets Tuesday, December 17th from 6 to 8 PM

Free - Orientation gives a tour of the TCMedia facility and an overview of TCMedia rules, membership, and training. Orientation is a prerequisite for all other training classes .

To sign up, please call 360-956-3100