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Winter/Spring 2021 Workshops

    Registration starts January 19, 2021 at 10 am
    For assistance contact Education Director Laura Deutch
, laura@phillycam.org

During the COVID-19 pandemic, PhillyCAM remains committed to offering media training to our community. We now offer virtual and a limited number of in-house workshops.

These workshops are open to members and non-members.

Members must log in to register for member-only  workshops.

Zoom links will be shared with registered participants 2 days before the start of the virtual workshops.

Production Planning - Free for PhillyCAM Members

  • Production Planning during COVID
    Class Dates: Tue, Jan 26, 2021 to Tue, Jan 26, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This one-night workshop will present participants with different production options for working from home, producing virtual productions, and working safely in the field.

    The workshop will cover the key stages of production for working with audio and video, software and applications for working from home, and tips on how to access PhillyCAM resources and training opportunities at this time. If you're just jumping in for the first time, or eager to get back into production, this is a good place to recalibrate!

    Presented by Gabe Castro

     

  • Production Planning during COVID
    Class Dates: Tue, Feb 23, 2021 to Tue, Feb 23, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This one night workshop will present participants with different production options for working from home, producing virtual productions and working safely in the field.

    The workshop will cover the key stages of production for working with audio and video, software and applications for working from home and tips on how to access PhillyCAM resources and training opportunities at this time. If you're just jumping in for the first time, or eager to get back into production, this is a good place to recalibrate!

    Presented by Gabe Castro

     

Audio Production From Home - Free for PhillyCAM Members

  • Audio Production From Home
    Class Date: Thu, Jan 28, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This workshop will cover technical tips for recording good audio, suggested mics and accessories for home and field use, and software and applications for recording, editing and monitoring audio. A separate workshop will cover audio editing.

    Presented by Elissa Freeden

     

  • Audio Production From Home
    Class Date: Thu, Feb 25, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This workshop will cover technical tips for recording good audio, suggested mics and accessories for home and field use, and software and applications for recording, editing and monitoring audio. A separate workshop will cover audio editing.

    Presented by Elissa Freeden

     

Virtual Hybrid Workshop: Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Virtual Hybrid Workshop: Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro
    Class Date: 02/13/2021 - 12:00pm to 03/06/2021 - 3:00pm

    *Socially distant at PhillyCAM studios or Remote

    This workshop will be offered with virtual instruction, with the option to attend PhillyCAM or participate remotely. If participating remotely, you must have a computer with the minimum specs needed to run Adobe Premiere Pro. *consult with PhillyCAM staff with any questions. A limited number of participants will be permitted to use the PhillyCAM media lab for instruction.

    Prerequisite: To register for the workshop, you must be a current PhillyCAM member and have attended an orientation session.

    Fee: $75

    Pay online with a credit or debit card.

    No Refunds or class credits will be given to cancellations made later than 5 business days prior to the start date of the workshop.

    Instructor: Gralin Hughes

  • Intro to Audio Editing with Audacity
    Class Dates: Thu, Feb 11, 2021 to Thu, Feb 11, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This workshop will provide an introduction and overview of how to use Audacity, a free audio editing program. Best to come prepared with a few short audio files you'd like to work with, and learn the basics of file management, working with layers and making cuts and transitions with your audio tracks. Please download Audacity prior to the workshop so you can follow along. 

    Presented by Allison Durham

     

  • Intro to Audio Editing with Audacity
    Class Dates: Thu, Mar 11, 2021 to Thu, Mar 11, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This workshop will provide an introduction and overview of how to use Audacity, a free audio editing program. Best to come prepared with a few short audio files you'd like to work with, and learn the basics of file management, working with layers and making cuts and transitions with your audio tracks. Please download Audacity prior to the workshop so you can follow along. 

    Presented by Allison Durham

     

  • Starting your Podcast
    Class Dates: Wed, Feb 3, 2021 to Wed, Mar 10, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This 6-week class will help you kickstart your Podcast production.  The workshop will cover topics from story development to interviewing tips, technical tools, and marketing and distribution strategies.  Local podcasters will join as guest speakers. PhillyCAM members will receive additional production and consultation support outside of class.

    Led by The Ghouls Next Door podcast producer, and newest Black Tribble, PhillyCAM's own Gabe Castro.

    Member price $75. Non-member price $100.

    Email laura@phillycam.org if you are a nonmember interested in signing up.

     

  • Class: Intro to StreamYard
    Class Dates: Tue, Feb 2, 2021 and Tue, Feb 16, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This workshop is for members interested in crewing on a PhillyCAM or WPPM production or producers interested in running their own virtual broadcasts using the StreamYard platform.  For members interested in supporting a virtual TV production or getting back in the 'studio' this is for you! StreamYard is ideal for talk and music shows that also stream live to Facebook or other social channels.

    The workshop will cover both technical aspects of preparing a show in StreamYard, as well as tips for hosting and preparing guests. Participants will be paired with an existing producer to support as Technical Director on their show. All participants will be required to support on 1 member production outside of class to receive certification. Certification will allow you to access PhillyCAM's StreamYard pro account and staff support for PCAM and WPPM productions. 

    Fee: $25

    Presented by Doug Crisman

     

  • Class: Stop Motion Animation
    Class Dates: Fri, Feb 19, 2021 and Fri, Mar 26, 2021
    Class Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

    This workshop will be offered virtually. Participants will be introduced to the world of stop motion animation. Using a smart phone or tablet, participants will bring objects to life and imbue them with new meaning. Stop motion is a simple technique which can bring new life to your videos, allow you to explore creative storytelling approaches and experiment with materials you have at home.  Students will learn how to plan, produce and edit a short video as part of the workshop. Participants will learn more advanced techniques for using different materials, and working with text and audio.  Tripods will be provided by PhillyCAM if needed.  Participants will be asked to download a free or low cost animation app.

    Fee: $75

    Instructor: Jon Appel

Troubleshooting Tips

If you are attempting to register for this class/workshop and you do not see the Register Now link, please confirm that you meet the following criteria:

1. You are logged in to your account.

2. You are a current PhillyCAM member (except for classes open to non-members).

3. You attended the required community media workshop for this class.

4. You have all the necessary certification(s) to register for this class/workshop.

To verify your certification status please contact laura@phillycam.org. For technical issues call 267-639-5481 or sonia@phillycam.