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Free workshops at AOC this fall including Adobe Creative Cloud, Photography
8/17/2017  Education

For more information contact:   Christy Tracie, Education Coordinator


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. These workshops equip Acadiana residents with the basic production skills used to create multi-media content for AOCís two television channels (Cox Communications channels 15 and 16 and LUS Fiber channels 3 and 4).

Workshop prices range from free to $15 for AOC members and $5 to $30 for non-members. Annual memberships range from $25-$60 per person.

These workshops are available on a first-come, first-served basis. AOCís affordable workshops range from pre-production to post-production topics and can be taken in any order.

Upcoming workshops include:

Orientation. 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.
Free to everyone.
Tuesday, Sept. 5, 6-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 6-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 6-7 p.m.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Illustrator. 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.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 1-3 p.m.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Animate. This workshop 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.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 1-3 p.m.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop. 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.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1-3 p.m.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Premiere Pro. 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.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 1-3 p.m.

Photography with Any Camera. 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.
Free for members/$5 non-members
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m.

Learning Basics for Photo and Video. 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.
Free for members/$5 non-members
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 6-7 p.m.

Lighting Basics for Photo and Video. 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.
Free for members/$5 non-members
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 6-7 p.m.

Basic Editing. This is a beginnersí 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 AOCís Post Lab editing computers.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Monday, Sept. 11, 6-8 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 16, 6-8 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 13, 6-8 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 4, 6-8 p.m.

Advanced Editing. Learn advanced editing techniques using Appleís Final Cut Pro X software. AOC strongly recommends taking AOCís Basic Editing workshop before attending this workshop. This workshop does not serve any certification purpose.
$15 members/$30 non-members
Wednesday, Sept. 13, 6-8 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6-8 p.m.

Simple Field Production. Learn how to record video and audio in the field. In this workshop, learn basic camera and audio recording operation and beginner techniques. This workshop certifies members to use the following AOC gear: Yellow Kit, Orange Kit, GoPro, Zoom H4N recorder.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 12, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 30, 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 12, 6-8 p.m.

Advanced Field Production. This workshop covers advanced field production techniques and equipment. Learn how to use AOCís best gear and how to adequately plan for a safe field shoot. This workshop certifies members to use AOCís Blue Kit, Arri Light Kit, Field Audio Kit and Wireless Mic Kit.
$15 members/$30 non-members
Saturday, Nov. 4, 1-5 p.m.

Simple Studio Production. Learn the basic elements of studio production in AOCís most basic studio including managing audio, live switching, creating graphics and more. This workshop certifies members to use AOCís TV Studio.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Thursday, Sept. 28, 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 9, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 14, 6-8 p.m.

Advanced Studio Production. 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 stream shows on AOCís website. This workshop certifies members to use AOCís largest studio, the Multi-Purpose Room.
$15 members/$30 non-members
Saturday, Sept. 23, 1-5 p.m.

Audio Production. In this workshop, learn the basics of recording audio using simple studio tools and a computer-recording interface. Explore two types of recording software, microphones, headphones and mixing. This workshop certifies members to use AOCís Audio Booth.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Thursday, Sept. 21, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 16, 6-8 p.m.

Podcast Production. 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 Internet Radio Station/Podcast Studio.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Thursday, Oct. 26, 6-9 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 7, 6-9 p.m.

Animation Basics. 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.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Thursday, Oct. 5, 6-8 p.m.

Backpack Media Production. 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. This workshop certifies members to use AOCís Backpack Media Kits.
Free for members/$15 non-members
Saturday, Oct. 14, 1-5 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 9, 1-5 p.m.

All workshops, including free ones, require registration. For online registration, go to www.aocinc.org. Registration can also be done in person at 101 Jefferson Street, Suite 100, in the Rosa Parks Transportation Center. Register by mail to P.O. Box 5158, Lafayette, LA 70502. All registrations must be made at least two days before the workshop.

For more information about AOC Community Media workshops, email info@aocinc.org or call 337-232-4434.

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