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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 5/8/2017  4:30-6 p.m. 
Registration is now open for AOC Community Media’s 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 AOC’s 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 AOC’s 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 Media’s 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.



Animation Camp Ages 12-17 Only 7/10/2017  9 am-noon 
AOC Community Media will hold a five-day animation camp designed to introduce techniques used by today’s animation industry artists on July 10-14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Students ages 12-17 can register for this camp for $125 per student. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Camp participants will learn about several different styles of animation and then create an animated project using these styles. At the end of the camp, students will screen their finished project and take home a copy of their work to show others.



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Limited Business Hours during Festival International -  4/20/2017
AOC Community Media will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, and be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, and Friday, April 28, because of its coverage of Festival International. The office will re-open on Monday, May 1, at 1 p.m.


AOC announces animation summer camp set for July 10-14 -  4/17/2017
AOC Community Media will hold a five-day animation camp designed to introduce techniques used by today’s animation industry artists on July 10-14 from 9 a.m. to noon. Students ages 12-17 can register for this camp for $125 per student.


AOC to live stream Robideaux Report March 30 -  3/30/2017
For those unable to attend the “Robideaux Report: The Mayor-President's Annual Address," AOC Community Media will live stream the program on Thursday, March 30, from 6-7 p.m., on its website aocinc.org.


AOC Closed April 14 -  3/28/2017
AOC will be closed on Friday, April 14, in observance of Good Friday and Easter. We will re-open on Monday, April 17, at 9 a.m.


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.


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