Seven Free Production Workshops coming up in September

Free workshops coming your way this fall including Backpack Media Production!
Limited seats available in AOC’s free workshops this fall!
AOC members have the added benefit of free basic-level workshops at AOC. Each month workshops focused on editing, studio production, field production, audio production and podcast production will be available for free for our members. These workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is required at least two business days before the workshop.

Register online

Discover the benefits of joining AOC, all that can be done at AOC, as well as how to successfully reserve use of AOC’s resources. A brief rundown of the studios, editing lab and portable equipment available is included in the orientation.
AOC Members: Free
Non-members: Free
6-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 6 – Register online
Tuesday, Oct. 4Register online
Tuesday, Nov. 1Register online
Tuesday, Dec. 6Register online
Learn how to write, produce, edit and share your media creations using one of AOC’s new Backpack Kits. These iPad-based kits are an entire production house you can carry around in a backpack. Use it to create films, animations, podcasts, and more! This workshop certifies members to use AOC’s Backpack Kit.

AOC Members: Free
Non-members: $15
1-5 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 15Register online

Saturday, Dec. 10Register online
This is a beginners’ workshop that introduces users to the editing program most used at AOC. Students will learn the main functions of Final Cut Pro X including trimming clips, adding text and audio, and exporting and submitting content for air. This workshop certifies members to use AOC’s Computer Lab Editing computers.
AOC Members: Free
Non-members: $15
6-8 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 12 – Register online
Monday, Oct. 17Register online
Monday, Nov. 14Register online
Monday, Dec. 5Register online
Learn advanced editing techniques using Apple’s Final Cut Pro X Software. We strongly recommend you take our Basic Editing workshop before attending this class. This class does not serve any certification purpose.
AOC Members: $15
Non-members: $30
6-8 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 14Register online
Wednesday, Oct. 19Register online
Wednesday, Nov. 16Register online
Wednesday, Dec. 7Register online
Learn how to record video and audio in the field. In this class we cover basic camera and audio recording operation and beginner techniques.This workshop certifies members to use the following AOC gear: Green Kit, Yellow Kit, GoPro and Zoom H4N recorder.
AOC Members: Free
Non-members: $15
6-8 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 13Register online
Thursday, Oct. 13Register online
Tuesday, Nov. 29Register online
Tuesday, Dec. 13Register online
This workshop covers advanced field production techniques and equipment. We’ll teach you how to use our best gear and how to adequately plan for a safe field shoot. This workshop certifies members to use AOC’s Red Kit, Blue Kit, Arri Light Kit, Field Audio Kit, and Wireless Mic Kit.
AOC Members: $15
Non-members: $30
1-5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4Register online
Learn the basic elements of studio production in AOC’s most basic studio including managing audio, live switching, creating graphics and more.This workshop certifies members to use AOC’s TV Studio.
AOC Members: Free
Non-members: $15
6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 29Register online
Tuesday, Oct. 18Register online
Thursday, Nov. 10Register online
Thursday, Dec. 15Register online
Learn to use a full television studio including cameras, intercom systems, green-screen set, eight-channel audio board and advanced control room. Learn techniques for communicating as a crew and how to live stream your show on AOC’s website. This workshop certifies members to use AOC’s largest studio, the Multi-Purpose Room.
AOC Members: $15
Non-members: $30
1-5 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24Register online
In this workshop you will learn the basics of recording audio using simple studio tools and a computer-recording interface. We discuss two types of recording software, microphones, headphones and mixing. This class certifies members to use AOC’s Audio Booth.
AOC Members: Free
Non-members: $15
6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 22Register online
Thursday, Nov. 17Register online
Learn how to produce an audio podcast from start to finish. Discover how to use audio recording software and equipment to produce an mp3 file, and then how to post that file online and publish to a podcast service. This workshop certifies members to use AOC’s Radio Station/Podcast Studio.
AOC Members: Free
Non-members: $15
6-9 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 27Register online
Thursday, Dec. 8  – Register online
This workshop is a basic primer on animation. Participants will learn about several animation forms and have an opportunity for hands-on learning using AOC’s Post Lab computers and our new Animation Booth. This workshop certifies members to use AOC’s Animation Booth.
AOC Members: Free
Non-members: $15
6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 6Register online
In addition to group workshops, individual tutoring sessions are available to both members and non-members in the areas of lighting, cameras, animation, audio, editing and directing.

AOC Members: $30/hour
Non-members: $30/hour
Email Matt Roberts, Education Coordinator, to schedule a one-on-one session.

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