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Members, volunteers and the general public are welcome to take any or all of our workshops. Prices will be adjusted due to your membership status. All registrations must be made at least two days before the workshop. If you would like to customize a workshop, please contact the Education Department and a workshop can be created for you and your crew.

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. These sessions can be scheduled a cost of $30 per hour. To schedule a session, email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org.

Scheduled Workshops...

Class Name Date & Time
Muse Fall 2017 Session 10/23/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Mediaís after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors.

Muse sessions begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged for as many sessions as desired. AOC membership is not required.

Topic: Create an Animation Armature.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email njudice@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Podcast Production 10/26/2017  6-9 p.m. 
In this workshop we teach you how to produce an audio podcast from start to finish. First you'll learn how to use audio recording software and equipment to produce an mp3 file, and then we'll show you how to post that file online and publish to your favorite podcast service.

This workshop certifies members to use AOC's Radio Station/Podcast Studio.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 10/30/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Mediaís after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors.

Muse sessions begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged for as many sessions as desired. AOC membership is not required.

Topic: Monster Movie Makeup.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email njudice@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Advanced Field Production 11/4/2017  1-5 p.m. 
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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 11/6/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Mediaís after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors.

Muse sessions begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged for as many sessions as desired. AOC membership is not required.

Topic: Voice Acting. Guest instructor: Robin Small-McCarthy.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email njudice@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Orientation 11/7/2017  6-7 p.m. 
At this orientation, discover the benefits of joining AOC, all that can be done at AOC, as well as how to successfully reserve use of AOCís resources. A brief rundown of the studios, editing lab and portable equipment available is included in the orientation. This free workshop is a pre-requisite to reserving any of AOCís portable equipment or facilities.





Lighting Basics for Photo & Video 11/8/2017  6-7 p.m. 
Lighting can make or break a scene. This workshop will introduce you to basic concepts that make deciding which lights you'll need and where you'll put them a simple and logical thing. Learn to create moods, set contrast, and create and/or eliminate highlights and shadows.



Simple Studio Production 11/9/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



Basic Editing 11/13/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 11/13/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Mediaís after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors.

Muse sessions begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged for as many sessions as desired. AOC membership is not required.

Topic: Creative Selfies.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email njudice@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Advanced Editing 11/15/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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 is not for certification.



Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop 11/15/2017  1-3 p.m. 
Want to understand how to properly edit photos or even animate? Register for this workshop where you will learn basics about the tools used in photo editing and GIF creation.





Audio Production 11/16/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 11/20/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Mediaís after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors.

Muse sessions begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged for as many sessions as desired. AOC membership is not required.

Topic: Video Alphabet Scavenger Hunt.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email njudice@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Simple Field Production 11/30/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



Basic Editing 12/4/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 12/4/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Mediaís after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors.

Muse sessions begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged for as many sessions as desired. AOC membership is not required.

Topic: Studio Anywhere. Guest instructor: Leah Graeff.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email njudice@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Orientation 12/5/2017  6-7 p.m. 
At this orientation, discover the benefits of joining AOC, all that can be done at AOC, as well as how to successfully reserve use of AOCís resources. A brief rundown of the studios, editing lab and portable equipment available is included in the orientation. This free workshop is a pre-requisite to reserving any of AOCís portable equipment or facilities.





Adobe Creative Cloud: Premiere Pro 12/6/2017  1-3 p.m. 
In this workshop students will learn how to manage, import, edit and export a basic timeline in this video editing software. The tab navigation and basic effects will also be covered in the workshop.



Podcast Production 12/7/2017  6-9 p.m. 
In this workshop we teach you how to produce an audio podcast from start to finish. First you'll learn how to use audio recording software and equipment to produce an mp3 file, and then we'll show you how to post that file online and publish to your favorite podcast service.

This workshop certifies members to use AOC's Radio Station/Podcast Studio.



Backpack Media Production 12/9/2017  1-5 p.m. 
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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 12/11/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Mediaís after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors.

Muse sessions begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged for as many sessions as desired. AOC membership is not required.

Topic: Film Screening Party.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email njudice@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Simple Field Production 12/12/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



Simple Studio Production 12/14/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



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AOC to celebrate Free Speech Week Oct. 16-22 with several free events -  10/5/2017
AOC Community Media will celebrate National Free Speech Week Oct. 16-22 with several free events aimed at raising awareness of and celebrating the importance of free speech in the nationís democracy.


AOC Closed Sept. 4 -  8/29/2017
AOC will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 9 a.m.


Free workshops at AOC this fall including Adobe Creative Cloud, Photography -  8/17/2017
AOC Community Media is now offering Adobe Creative Cloud and photography workshops in addition to its list of free workshops which includes editing, studio production, field production, audio production and podcast production.


AOC to live stream Governor Bel Edwards event Aug. 3 -  8/3/2017
For those unable to attend the Louisiana Resilient Recovery Kickoff and Vermilion River Watershed Summit, AOC Community Media will live stream the program on Thursday, Aug. 3, from 1:30-8:30 p.m., on its website aocinc.org.


AOC to hold free Media Literacy Launch Lunch for teachers July 25 -  7/10/2017
AOC Community Media will hold a free Media Literacy Launch Lunch for Lafayette Parish teachers and administrators on Tuesday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to noon at AOC, 101 Jefferson St.


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