Feb 18

Learn on-camera reporting, off-camera interview skills, documentary shooting techniques, polished journalistic writing skills, and documentary editing.

February 23, 2013 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
February 24, 2013 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Video Journalism

At VIVO Media Arts 1965 Main St @ 4th

To sign up email us at [email protected] or call 604.872.8337/ext.1

Participants will develop a documentary concept (or bring one you have in mind) and shoot footage that will be analyzed and edited over two workshop sessions.  You are welcome to use VIVO's video cameras, or you can bring your own.

1. Camera Skills & Interviewing: Saturday, February 23, 12-5pm
Learn how to set up a great interview with lights, camera, and appropriate questions. In this session we will also cover documentary shooting and sound skills. Homework: Shoot some footage!

2. Documentary Editing: Sunday, February 24, 12-5pm
With footage you've shot as homework from session one, we will learn to cut together a short news story with a voiceover, on-camera introduction, and develop a solid structure.

Make docs that ring true!

Prerequisites: Suitable for participants who have previously attended Camera, Lights, Sound! and Video Editing workshops, or those familar with the basics of video production and post-production.
Duration: 2 sessions: total 10 hours
Schedule: Sat/Sun, February 23 and 24, 12-5pm
Cost: $200 or $160 with VIVO Producer Membership (Extended)

To sign up email us at [email protected] or call 604.872.8337/ext.1

Instructor: Flick Harrison

Flick Harrison is a self-made nobody, a renegade artist, an underpreneur, a premiere Vancouver poorfessional, and now a member of the Sunset Community artists-in-residence "Something Collective." His film, theatre, video, acting, writing and camera work has been seen by millions, been nominated and won awards internationally, and slipped into, under and through almost every Canadian funding niche. Chretien's chief strategist Warren Kinsella called Flick "offensive" and "unfair," the Globe and Mail called him "hilarious," and the Georgia Straight called his work "gorgeously sophisticated." His work includes teaching media art to kids, engaging community through art, designing projections for theatre and dance, and international journalism and criticism. http://www.flickharrison.com

Feb 8

Intro to Adobe Premiere CS6

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver

I'm teaching this video editing workshop on Adobe Premiere, the video editing software that some people are calling the true Final Cut Pro 8.  If you hate Final Cut X, or want to try a more pro-editor option, this could be your baby... Call VIVO and sign youself up!

Intro to Adobe Premiere CS6.

Premiere is fast, easy to use, and powerful.  This class introduces the Adobe edit system to new editors.  Learn how to ingest footage into the system, cut your video, add soundtrack, titles and effects, and output to various formats.  Most importantly, you'll learn how to solve problems and find help easily. This workshop contains a mixture of instructor demonstration and hands on practice.

To sign up email us at [email protected] or call 604.872.8337/ext.1

Prerequisites: This workshop has been designed for total newbies to editing
Duration: 1 session: 3 hours
Schedule: Monday, February 11, 7-10 PM
Tuesday, April 23, 7-10 PM
Cost: This is a Pay What You Can workshop with the suggested minimum payment of $50