Workshops


Aspiring and experienced media producers can find classes to increase their skills at the Media Center. Hardware, software, and production values are covered by experienced instructors in a relaxed environment. We highly recommend that you start with our free hour-long Meet the Media Center & TV Studio Tour .

FIELD PRODUCTION AND EDITING

TO RE-DO: Documentary Filmmaking

A 6-part Documentary Filmmaking series with documentary filmmaker Dianne Griffin:

Wed   Sep 21  7-10 pm:  History of Documentary
Wed   Oct 5     7-10 pm:  Planning and Pitching the Documentary
Fri      Oct 21   7-10 pm:  Interviewing for the Documentary
Wed   Nov 2    7-10 pm:  Directing the Documentary
Wed   Nov 16  7-10 pm:  Editing the Documentary
Wed   Dec 7    7-10 pm:  Crowdsourcing for the Documentary

Traveling the world, Dianne Griffin (http://diannegriffin.com) has produced and directed acclaimed documentaries for over twenty years with world-renowned organizations such as the United Nations, Women’s Global Fund, PBS, HBO, and the Sundance Channel. Her latest documentary — Painted Nails — has screened in over 10 film festivals worldwide, including San Jose’s Cinequest and New York City’s CAAM (Center for Asian Am Media)Fest16. Painted Nails will be shown at UNAFF (United Nations Assoc Film Festival) this October.

Contact Karen Adams (kadams@midpenmedia.org) to register for only specific evenings ($30/ea.)

From the film “Tightrope Between the Towers”

From the documentary “Tightrope Between the Towers”

Date Range Session by Session
Wednesday, Sep 21, 20167 PM - 10 PM
Wednesday, Oct 5, 20167 PM - 10 PM
Friday, Oct 21, 20167 PM - 10 PM
Wednesday, Nov 2, 20167 PM - 10 PM
Wednesday, Nov 16, 20167 PM - 10 PM
Wednesday, Dec 7, 20167 PM - 10 PM
Cost$160
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