Upcoming Classes Enrollment

Learn How to be a TV Producer and Technician

Montgomery Community Media’s training program teaches you how to make your voice heard through the use of television and other forms of media. Montgomery Community Media offers a wide variety of video classes in field and studio production to Montgomery County residents and organizations.

Students are trained to utilize Montgomery Community Media’s equipment to produce their own programs for air on Access 19 and the Montgomery Channel as well as the web and to volunteer on other productions.

MCM’s training information is organized into the following topics:

 

Upcoming Class Schedule

Start DateClass
08/04/2014Introduction to Video Basics
One two-hour class, includes basic terminology and theory behind video production. The starting point for all classes offered at MCM.
Prerequisites: None
Length: One 2-Hour Session
Fee: $10.00
08/11/2014Video Journalism Camp at the Fair
Learn from professionals how to create a video and edit for the web using Smart Phones, Tablets or HD Cameras.
Prerequisites: None
Length: One 2 hr orientation on the first day then 4- Six hour sessions Tuesday - Friday.
Fee: $150
09/09/201412 Week Studio Director
Learn to call the shots and build a program in real-time during various types of studio productions. This is the final class of certification for studio technicians.
Prerequisites: Studio Technician
Length: 12 weeks
Fee: $130
09/09/2014Studio Technician
Students will rotate through all Studio Basics and Studio Control Room course positions. Successful completion of this course will certify each student as a Studio Technician.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Video Basics
Length: 12 weeks
Fee: $155.00
09/17/2014Studio Producer
Learn to produce a studio program using MCM's facilities.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Video Basics and must be a resident of Montgomery County.
Length: 6 weeks
Fee: $155.00
09/18/2014Field Producer
In this hands-on class, students learn the fundamentals of remote productions in an interview style format.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Video Basics and must be Montgomery County resident.
Length: 10 weeks
Fee: $155.00
09/20/2014Field Technician
This class teaches students how to operate and be responsible for MCM's field equipment. Incorporating audio and lighting techniques on location.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Video Basics
Length: 4 weeks
Fee: $105.00
10/18/2014Non Linear Editing
Learn the basic operating techniques of Final Cut Pro 7, the industry standard computer-based editing software.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Video Basics
Length: 5 weeks
Fee: $155.00

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