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Class schedule

Studio Production Package

Meets January 22nd, 24th, 29th, & 31st , 6-9 p.m.

Cost $60: Learn how to operate all the equipment in the TCMedia studio. Students will learn camera operation, lighting, audio, switching, graphics and teleprompter. The last class is a talk show production. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Orientation

Meets February 10th, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Orientation is a prerequisite for all other classes. Attendees will be introduced to the TCMedia facilities, learn how they can use our services, and go over rules and regulations.

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Basic Computer Skills for Mac

Meets February 12th, 6-9pm

Cost $25: Learn basic computer skills for using the Macintosh OS X operating system. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Studio Production Package

Meets February 19th, 20th, 26th, & 28th, 6-9 p.m.

Cost $60: Learn how to operate all the equipment in the TCMedia studio. Students will learn camera operation, lighting, audio, switching, graphics and teleprompter. The last class is a live-to-tape talk show production. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Basic HD Camera

Meets February 24th, 2-5 p.m.

Cost $25: Learn the basics of operating our HD field equipment. Includes certification in: HD Cam, Microphones (excluding wireless), & Clip on Lights. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Advanced CG in Xpression

Meets March 3rd 2-5

Cost $25: Learn the advanced Character Generator functions of Xpression. Create custom dynamic graphics that engage the viewer. Prerequisites: Orientation and Studio Production Package.

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Field Production Package

Meets March 7th, 8th, 14th, & 15th, 6-9 p.m.

Cost $75: Learn everything about producing media in the field. Get trained on HD Cameras, Lighting, Sound, and Editing. In addition to the four class days, students will also check out field equipment and do a field shoot. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Orientation

Meets March 10th, 10:30am - 12:30 p.m.

Cost FREE: Orientation is a prerequisite for all other classes. Attendees will be introduced to the TCMedia facilities, learn how they can use our services, and go over rules and regulations.

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Studio Production Package

Meets March 19th, 20th, 26th, & 28th, 6-9 p.m.

Cost - $60: Learn how to operate all the equipment in the TCMedia studio. Students will learn camera operation, lighting, audio, switching, graphics and teleprompter. The last class is a real live-to-tape talk show production. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Garageband

Meets March 24th, 2-6 p.m.

Cost - $25: Bass, drums, fancy synths: It's all in Garageband! Well show you how to compose & record your own multi-track masterpieces. Prerequisites: Orientation.

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Advanced Switcher

Meets March 30th, 3-6 p.m.

Cost $25: Learn the advanced features of the ROSS Carbonite Switcher, including DVE, Chroma Keying, recursive imagery, & more. Prerequisites: Orientation and Studio Production Package.

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Advanced Editing

Meets March 31st, 6-9pm

Cost $25: Learn about multicam editing, advanced sound manipulation, compound clips, & hotkeys to speed up your workflow in Final Cut Pro X. Prerequisites: Orientation and Basic Editing or Field Production Package.

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