Upcoming LexMedia TV Production Classes
All classes are free and open to people who live, work or attend school in Lexington. The Orientation class is the prerequisite to taking all other classes. To take the classes you must be 18+ years old or 15-17 with a parents’ permission or 10-14 if a parent takes the class with you. Please sign up through: firstname.lastname@example.org
Orientation, on June 5, from 7-7:45pm In this 45-minute class you will learn all about LexMedia. We’ll start with a thorough tour of the facilities then we’ll talk about our rules, regulations and procedures and how LexMedia is organized and funded. You’ll also learn about our current productions and what’s possible. This class is a prerequisite for all other classes offered by LexMedia.
Field Production Part 1, on June 12 from 7-9pm During this two-hour course you will receive hands on instruction with our Sony NX70U HD cameras. The class teaches the basic skills of field production including camera operation, camera movement, tripod use, working with talent, aesthetics of production and more. The completion of this class enables the new LexMedia members to take the Field Production part 2 class.
Field Production Part 2, on June 19 from 7-9pm. In this class we will set up a typical interview scenario. We’ll then light it with classic 3 point lighting and also set up and adjust the audio recording system. By experimenting with the lighting and trying various microphones you will get a good sense of what works best and why. After taking this class the LexMedia member is now certified to use our portable production equipment.