Level 1

LEVEL 1 WORKSHOPS

Orientation

A one-session introduction to what SATV membership is all about, including the benefits and responsibilities of membership. This is a mandatory workshop for all members.

Class Limit: Unlimited
Session length: 1 hour
Member Prerequisite:
Membership form filled out and fees paid in full FREE for members- SATV member handbook provided with SATV statement of compliance and a blank program proposal.

After orientation members can schedule any of the level 1 training classes.

 

Digital Camera Certification

This class introduces you to SATV’s super light and compact DV cameras and the ABC’s of producing a program. Camera operation is fairly simple and straight forward, but the bells and whistles require some introduction.

Learn the basics of digital videography including creative angles and shot composition as well as what it takes to produce a program for cablecast at SATV, including how to apply for a time slot, how to make a program, production costs and rules/guidelines regulating the channel.

Upon completion of the class, members will be certified for camera usage to tape raw footage ready for editing.

Class Limit: 5
Session Length: 1 hours
Member Prerequisite: orientation, completed program proposal
Fee: FREE for members- booklet provided.

iMovie Basic Certification

IMovie non-linear editing software is mainly used to edit shorter, less complicated programs. Through a set of editing exercises you will become comfortable with editing techniques using iMovie. This class will cover basic editing, transitions, trimming techniques, audio adjustments and titles. We will also touch on titles. Our primary focus is gaining competency and comfort with this basic software package. Upon completion of the class, members will be certified to use iMovie for editing.

Class Limit: 2
Session Length: 1-2 hours
Member Prerequisite: orientation, completed program proposal
Fee: FREE for members.

Basic Studio Production

This class is designed for the media producer who needs the basic skills and knowledge to create your first studio production. Members learn how to produce, establish crew and direct your own TV program. The class includes the use of the cameras, audio equipment, video switcher, lighting and graphics, as well as instruction in producing, directing, hosting copyright issues and interviewing skills.

As part of the class, members will produce a program ready for cablecast on SATV. Upon completion, members will be certified and ready to reserve the studio for your own studio production.

Class Limit: 5
Session Length: Three 2 hour workshops
Member Prerequisite: orientation, completed program proposal
Fee: FREE for members.

Lighting and Audio

Learn the basic set-up of lights and microphones. Instruction includes audio mixing board and lighting styles.

Class Limit: 3
Session Length: 2 hours
Member Prerequisite: orientation.
Fee: FREE for members.