Third World Newsreel Workshops

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The Fall 2008 Wednesday Night Workshops continue with a Free Workshop with Cyrille Phipps Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:30 PM. Register now!

Walk-in seminars on film/video/digital production topics from funding to sound and more! Professionals in the field provide down to earth "how-to's" for the independent media-maker. Oct 22nd is free. All other Classes recession priced: $20 ($10 student/low income).

Wednesday, October 22nd, 6:30 PM Seen and Heard: Cyrille Phipps, Filmmaker, Camerawoman, Editor ** Free Workshop ** A TWN workshop grad, veteran of the acclaimed film collective, Black Planet Production/Not Channel Zero and former Manager Director of Manhattan Neighborhood Network, Phipps has done almost everything in production, from Script Continuity to TV station management. A media educator and social issue documentary maker for almost 20 years, she is now the Senior Broadband Video Editor at TV Land Digital, while finishing a new film, Seen But Not Heard: AIDS and the Untold War Against Black Women, on the continuing issue of AIDS in the African American community. Phipps will screen and talk about her new film, and talk about how one gets into and stays in this field.

Wednesday, October 29nd, 6:30 PM Tips for Better Sound Recording The basics of recording, microphone types, hard drive recorders and mixers, working with large and small format cameras, and how to avoid heartache at the mix. Bring your questions. With JT Takagi.

Monday, November 10th at 6:30 PM Producing New Media: Beyond the Film Screen As you prepare to produce your media project, you should also be planning and budgeting for the various other multimedia you will need to create - from podcasts to blogs, to interactive websites and social media sites. Ann Bennett, the Multimedia producer for Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (By Thomas Allen Harris and Deborah Willis, PhD), discusses and demonstrates the terrain of new media and how you can get started.

Wednesday, November 19th at 6:30 PM Creating a Podcast Andreas Jackson, "Defuse News" Podcast Producer for the Hip Hop Association (H2A) talks about producing video and audio podcasts - the nitty, gritty of the equipment, production, marketing and dissemination of a technology in the service of social justice. A co-presentation of TWN and the Hip Hop Association (H2A).


Final Cut Pro and DVD Studio Pro Workshop Sikay Tang will be teaching a 6 Saturday course on editing using Final Cut Pro with an intro to DVD Studio Pro. Three hours each Saturday starting October 25th, with lab time available during the week. Course cost: $300.

To register for the Wednesday seminars and the Final Cut Pro and DVD Studio Pro course, please email to ASAP!