Arlington Community Media Inc. (ACMi) is pleased to announce its spring/summer schedule of Studio B workshops for Arlington young folks from 13-17 years of age. For more information, email info@acmi.tv or call 781-777-1115.

fallingMay15th College Application Video Profiles for High School Juniors & Seniors

High school students who want to attend college are increasingly being asked by admissions offices to create personal video profiles to accompany their applications. This workshop will present what colleges are looking for and how ACMi along with AHS faculty can help students create a successful video profile.

            Introduction to Adobe Premier Pro

May 28th – Intro to Editing, Part 1 (3-5pm)

June   4th – Intro to Editing, Part 2 (3-5pm)

Learn the basics of what it takes to digitally edit a project in Adobe Premiere Pro and explore yet to be discovered aspects of your creativity.

Introduction to Field Production

July 2nd – Field Production, Part 1 (3-5pm)

July 9th – Field Production, Part 2 (3-5pm)

Getting the most out of ACMI membership starts with learning to operate a video camcorder, compose eye-catching shots, and record quality audio. Following that, says ACMi Youth Coordinator Dan Black, “the world is your oyster”.

            Music Video Mondays: Learning to Make Music Videos

July 1st –22nd – For young musicians and local bands, music videos are becoming almost mandatory as promotional collateral. Similarly for independent digital filmmakers building their portfolios, producing a music video is a rewarding way of creating something original that showcases their abilities while aiding musician friends looking for online “street-cred”.

            Introduction to DSLR Videography (4-6pm)

August 6th and 8th (4-6 PM) – There is no denying the beauty of recording digital video using a DSLR camera. Learn to make the quality of your videos stunning by taking this Introduction to DSLR workshop. A brief history of video and 35mm film will be presented, as well as technical information about sensor size, lenses, film speed, and software codecs.  If you already know how to record with a DSLR camera, you will learn digital filmmaking workflow using Hollywood cameras that cost more than $100,000.