Workshops

If you are interested in setting up a one-on-one training with our staff, please email info@amherstmedia.org

You can view our workshops and trainings calendar here.

 

 

Workshops Offered by Amherst Media

Video & Lighting

CAMERA TRAINING

Basic training on how to use our Sony NXR5, using external audio devices, and useful camera controls.

LIGHTING FOR VIDEO

Practice lighting techniques, learn lighting philosophies, and see how the camera settings affect the exposure of the shot.

Adobe Premiere

BEGINNER

Get familiar with the Premiere workspace, import media, use editing tools and the effect controls panel, add effects, transitions, and titles, and export your project.

INTERMEDIATE -

Learn how to use a mask and a color key. Understand stabilization and color correction. Adjust audio and add motion graphics to your project.

Adobe Photoshop

BEGINNER

Create a new file, import images onto the canvas, work with layers, create shapes and text, and add basic filters and image adjustments.

INTERMEDIATE -

Create custom shapes, work with filters, vector masks, retouching tools, and export in various formats.

Graphic Design

GRAPHIC DESIGN 101

Learn how to view images and materials like a graphic designer. Understand the philosophy behind using certain fonts, aligning images in particular ways, and put all of that into practice by creating an advert.

ACCESSIBLE DESIGN

Learn how to create trauma and ability-informed graphics, and the ways in which we can expand access to different communities with graphic design alone. Put it in practice by modifying an infographic so that it is more accessible.