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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 Matt Roberts, education coordinator, at mroberts@aocinc.org.

Scheduled Workshops...

Class Name Date & Time
Muse Spring 2017 Session 3/6/2017  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: Lafayette Reads Together Superhero Me (Film and video effects).

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Orientation 3/7/2017  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.





Simple Field Production 3/9/2017  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: Orange Kit, GoPro and Zoom H4N recorder.



Muse Spring 2017 Session 3/13/2017  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: Cel Animation.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Basic Editing 3/13/2017  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.



Advanced Editing 3/15/2017  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.



Backpack Media Production 3/18/2017  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 Spring 2017 Session 3/20/2017  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: Festival International Volunteer Training.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Simple Studio Production 3/21/2017  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.



Muse Spring 2017 Session 3/27/2017  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 Scavenger Hunt.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Podcast Production 3/28/2017  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 Spring 2017 Session 4/3/2017  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: Editing (Video Scavenger Hunt footage).

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Orientation 4/4/2017  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.





Advanced Field Production 4/8/2017  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 Blue Kit, Arri Light Kit, Field Audio Kit, and Wireless Mic Kit.



Basic Editing 4/10/2017  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 Spring 2017 Session 4/10/2017  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.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Simple Studio Production 4/11/2017  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.



Muse Spring 2017 Session 4/17/2017  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: Consuming Media Critically.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Simple Field Production 4/20/2017  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: Orange Kit, GoPro and Zoom H4N recorder.



Muse Spring 2017 Session 5/8/2017  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: Claymation.

To pre-register for all Muse sessions, you can also email Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Basic Editing 5/8/2017  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.



Orientation 5/9/2017  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.





Advanced Editing 5/10/2017  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.



Audio Production 5/11/2017  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.



Backpack Media Production 5/13/2017  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 Spring 2017 Session 5/15/2017  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 Christy Tracie, education coordinator, at ctracie@aocinc.org to bypass registering manually for all 12 sessions.



Podcast Production 5/16/2017  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.



Simple Studio Production 5/23/2017  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.



Simple Field Production 5/30/2017  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.



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AOC Closed Feb. 28 -  2/24/2017
AOC will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 28, in observance of Mardi Gras. AOC will re-open Wednesday, March 1, at 9 a.m.


Free production workshops start Feb. 6 -  1/12/2017
AOC Community Media is again offering free basic-level workshops to its members in the areas of editing, studio production, field production, audio production and podcast production.


AOC Closed Jan. 16 -  1/10/2017
AOC will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 9 a.m.


Free creative program for teens starts Feb. 6 -  1/3/2017
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.


AOC Announces New Membership Opportunities Available January 2017 -  12/21/2016
As of January 1, 2017, AOC will have a new membership structure in effect, members will be able to choose between three membership opportunities - based on access.


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