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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
Orientation 9/5/2017  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.





Basic Editing 9/11/2017  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 9/11/2017  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: Media Stereotypes.

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 9/12/2017  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.



Advanced Editing 9/13/2017  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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 9/18/2017  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: Audio Podcast.

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



Adobe Creative Cloud: Illustrator 9/20/2017  1-3 p.m. 
- Learn your way around Adobe's Illustrator by getting a basic overview of tools and functions. During this interactive workshop, students will create a basic illustration that will encourage them to create more.



Photography with Any Camera 9/20/2017  6-7 p.m. 
Regardless of the camera, there are basic concepts of good photography that can be applied with any gear. This isn't a camera workshop; rather a composition workshop. It's about how to see images before snapping a photo. Beginners are encouraged to register for this workshop.



Audio Production 9/21/2017  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.



Advanced Studio Production 9/23/2017  1-5 p.m. 
Learn to use a full television studio including cameras, intercom systems, a green screen set, an eight-channel audio board and an advanced control room. We'll also teach you 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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 9/25/2017  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: Flash Animation.

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



Simple Studio Production 9/28/2017  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 Fall 2017 Session 10/2/2017  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: Express Yo'Self. Guest instructor: Alex Johnson.

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



Orientation 10/3/2017  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.





Learning Basics for Photo & Video 10/4/2017  6-7 p.m. 
If you're handling a camera with more buttons than you can understand, join us as we discuss what those buttons do and when you should choose one over others. Students are encouraged to bring their personal cameras.



Animation Basics 10/5/2017  6-8 p.m. 
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.



Adobe Creative Cloud: Premiere Pro 10/6/2017  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.



Muse Fall 2017 Session 10/9/2017  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: Fact or Fake News.

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 10/12/2017  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.



Backpack Media Production 10/14/2017  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.



Basic Editing 10/16/2017  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 10/16/2017  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: The 3 P's of Powerful Media Producers.

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



Simple Studio Production 10/17/2017  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.



Adobe Creative Cloud: Animate 10/18/2017  1-3 p.m. 
This workshops explains the fundamentals of animation and how these are used in Animate. Keyframes, sequences, onion skinning and frame rates are just the beginning of what we will cover in this workshop.



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.



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.



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.



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.





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.



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.



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.



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.



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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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.


AOC announces fall 2017 series premiere television schedule -  6/27/2017
AOC has released its premiere schedule for series programs running January through June 2017. Nearly 50 series programs make up AOC's programming for the second half of 2017.


Watch favorite Festival International 2017 performances during Fest Week July 1-8 -  6/26/2017
AOC Community Media will premiere footage of Festival International 2017 main-stage performances during Fest Week July 1-8 on AOC 1 (Cox Communications channel 15 or LUS Fiber channel 3).


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