Thurston Community Media - Olympia, WA
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Media Production Workshops

Unless noted in the class description, classes are held in-person at the TCMedia facility, 440 Yauger Way SW, Olympia WA.

Registration is through Olympia Parks, Arts, & Recreation (OPAR).  You do not have to live in Olympia to register for these classes. If you have difficulty registering, please call OPAR at 360.753.8380. 

Financial assistance scholarships are available. Info can be found here or call OPAR at 360-753-8380 for an application. 

To reach TCMedia, call 360-956-3100. 

Scroll down for the schedule of available classes.


Intro to Studio Production - January

January 19, 2022

2 class sessions: Wednesdays 1/19 & 1/26. Students must attend both sessions. This workshop introduces students to television studio camera and audio operation, lighting, and set design. Class meets 1pm-4pm

Fee: $85

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Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro - January

January 25, 2022

This workshop is an introductory course to post-production using Adobe Premiere Pro. You will learn now to import, organize, edit footage, and export project deliverables. Class meets from 5pm - 7pm.

Fee: $55

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Intro to Video Production - February

February 4, 2022

This workshop introduces basic operation of the Sony HDR-AX2000 field camera, as well as accompanying field production gear like the fluid head tripod, various microphones, and bi-color LED lights.

Fee: $55

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Color Correction with DaVinci Resolve - February

February 8, 2022

This class meets online. Get an overview of the video post-production process using the free software DaVinci Resolve and in-depth look at the workflow for color correcting and color grading with DaVinci's Color page. Class meets 5pm - 7pm

Fee: $55

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Intro to Final Cut Pro X - February

February 9, 2022

This class teaches Final Cut Pro, a professional video editing application. for Apple computers. Students will learn basic editing techniques, basic titling, transitions, filters, and how to export their finished video. Class meets 1pm - 3pm

Fee: $55

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Intro to Studio Production - February

February 16, 2022

2 class sessions: Wednesdays 2/16 & 2/23 Students must attend both sessions This workshop introduces students to television studio camera and audio operation, lighting, and set design. Class meets 5pm - 8pm

Fee: $85

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Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro - February

February 22, 2022

This workshop is an introductory course to post-production using Adobe Premiere Pro. You will learn now to import, organize, edit footage, and export project deliverables. Class meets from 5pm - 7pm.

Fee: $55

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Music Video Production Course

February 28, 2022

The class members will select a music track from a local artist and then shoot and edit a music video for it. You will be introduced to music theory, multi-track recording, storyboarding, cinematography, storytelling concepts, choreography, camera operation and video editing. The finished video will air on TCMedia channels and will be available online. Instructor: Robert Kam 6 class sessions: Mondays 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/4. Class meets from 6pm -8pm.

Fee: $250

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Intro to Video Production - March

March 4, 2022

This workshop introduces basic operation of the Sony HDR-AX2000 field camera, as well as accompanying field production gear like the fluid head tripod, various microphones, and bi-color LED lights.

Fee: $55

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Color Correction with DaVinci Resolve - March

March 8, 2022

This class meets online. Get an overview of the video post-production process using the free software DaVinci Resolve and in-depth look at the workflow for color correcting and color grading with DaVinci's Color page. Class meets 2pm - 4pm

Fee: $55


Intro to Studio Production - March

March 16, 2022

2 class sessions: Wednesdays 3/16 & 3/23 Students must attend both sessions This workshop introduces students to television studio camera and audio operation, lighting, and set design. Class meets 1pm - 4pm

Fee: $85

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Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro - March

March 22, 2022

This workshop is an introductory course to post-production using Adobe Premiere Pro. You will learn now to import, organIze, edit footage, and export project deliverables. Class meets 5pm - 7pm.

Fee: $55

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Intro to Video Production - April

April 1, 2022

This workshop introduces basic operation of the Sony HDR-AX2000 field camera, as well as accompanying field production gear like the fluid head tripod, various microphones, and bi-color LED lights.

Fee: $55

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Color Correction with DaVinci Resolve - April

April 5, 2022

This class meets online. Get an overview of the video post-production process using the free software DaVinci Resolve and in-depth look at the workflow for color correcting and color grading with DaVinci's Color page. Class meets 5:00pm - 7pm

Fee: $55

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Video Production with Zoom - April

April 9, 2022

This virtual workshop takes place Zoom. Students should have Zoom installed on their desktop or laptop and login to the provided Zoom link. The instructor will teach how to record in Zoom, how to switch cameras, how to make multiple recordings of a Zoom meeting and which settings to have on or off to make the most of your Zoom recording. Class meets 10am - noon

Fee: $55

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Intro to Final Cut Pro X - April

April 13, 2022

This class teaches Final Cut Pro, a professional video editing application. for Apple computers. Students will learn basic editing techniques, basic titling, transitions, filters, and how to export their finished video. Class meets 1pm - 3pm

Fee: $55

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Intro to Studio Production - April

April 13, 2022

2 class sessions: Wednesdays 4/13 & 4/20 Students must attend both sessions This workshop introduces students to television studio camera and audio operation, lighting, and set design. Class meets 5pm - 8pm

Fee: $85

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Digital Filmmaking

April 15, 2022

This course introduces you to the fundamental filmmaking concepts and techniques of a single-camera production for a narrative/documentary film. You will complete short films as you go through the filmmaking process from script development to post-production and distribution. Students will learn proper use of basic film production equipment, write and commit to a script, prepare pre-production materials for film shoots, demonstrate proper set etiquette, assemble production footage and properly export completed projects using professional editing software, evaluate other students' films and offer critical analysis. Instructor: Ker Gesulga. 6 class sessions: Fridays 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20. Class meets 5pm - 7pm

Fee: $250

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Basic Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro - April

April 19, 2022

This workshop is an introductory course to post-production using Adobe Premiere Pro. You will learn now to import, organIze, edit footage, and export project deliverables. Class meets 5pm - 7pm.

Fee: $55

Sign up