Zoom In

If you want to videotape events, interviews, or visuals out on location and then edit your work, – we have the perfect workshop for you – Zoom In. We also have equipment to lend and a supportive collaborative of producers like you.

Zoom In Video Production Workshop

By the end of this 15-hour crash course in field video production, you will have produced a short video. Register for upcoming workshops here in the Field Production section.

$225 registration includes access to all equipment, editing computers, plus a reference booklet.

Topics covered:

  • producing
  • storytelling
  • camera operations (Panasonic HMC-40)
  • audio
  • lighting
  • editing with iMovie
  • publishing to Youtube


Zoom In Video Production Collaborative

All Zoom In grads are eligible to join The Collaborative.

A $80 membership fee provides recent Zoom In Grads with six months membership in the Collaborative. (Additional six months memberships may be purchased for $100)

Members receive:

  • free rental of equipment
  • access to the classroom (for editing) whenever there is no other class or workshop being taught
  • access to ZOOM IN Mentors
  • a lively, supportive video community
  • special events and lecture demos
  • opportunities to crew on other video productions

For each six month membership stint in Zoom In, we ask that you submit a short video on any topic of your choosing – to be run on our TV channels
See other Zoom In videos here.
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Zoom In Mentorship Program

All members of the Collaborative have access to expert help with their projects. Staff and volunteers are on call to help you solve the challenges we all face from time to time when attempting something new.

Annual Zoomies

Once a year in the autumn we celebrate our Zoom In community with a screening and awards ceremony. 9th zoomie awards nov 2014-25-Becky and Toni with certificateWe recognize excellence in production plus honor videos with community impact. We emphasize building community through video. The Zoomies celebrate that connection we have to our community and to one another.

Become a Zoom In Sustainer

Donate to the Media Center and send us an email to earmark it for Zoom In underwriting. Your dollars provide workshop scholarships and Zoom In membership for those who otherwise would not be able to attend.