“Be The Media!” Spring '12 workshop series concludes
The “Be The Media!” workshop series, designed to provide local artists, producers, and citizen journalists with opportunities to acquire and improve the skills necessary for successful and high-impact independent media-making, ran from March through May 2012.
Now past its 12th season, the workshop series offers chances to explore the use of technology in making art and media, and build the creative capacity of our region. Geared to suit people who know a lot or a little about digital tools, the workshops are suitable for both curious novices and seasoned users ready to hone their skills. The instructors are world-renowned media artists with expertise in many fields, and come from the Capital Region and beyond.
Saturday, March 3 12-4 PM $40
FACING CHANGE photojournalism workshop
Join internationally acclaimed photographers for a seminar in the streets! Learn how to use your camera to raise social awareness, expand public debate, and frame critical issues, working with experienced photojournalists who have dedicated their lives to the belief that the personal is always political. With “Facing Change: Documenting America” photographers Brenda Ann Kenneally, Alan Chin and Andrew Lichtenstein.
Saturday, April 28 12-5 PM $20
NY YOUTH SHOUT OUT: "YOUTH RESOLUTIONS" media production workshop
Youth media makers from across NY State focus on the theme of "Resolution," joining forces to create short videos and present their work in a live four-camera HD studio shoot. For tweens through young adults, with Youth Media Sanctuary and Youth FX staff.
Sunday, May 6 1-5 PM $40
THE CAMERA AS INTERFACE TO THE WORLD video workshop
Explore the discipline of seeing, the subconscious of the camera through your personal vision, through observational and experimental practice, for beginners to pros. With award-winning filmmaker and educator Jim de Sève.
The “Be The Media!” workshop series is presented in partnership with the Hudson Mohawk Independent Media Center, and with the financial support of the New York State Council on the Arts. Each workshop will be held at The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Avenue in Troy, NY.
Advance registration for each workshop is required. Fees are noted in the workshop descriptions. We recognize that while tuition is low, not everyone can afford it. We highly value diverse groups of workshop participants and encourage anyone who is interested in attending, but unable to pay the fee, to apply for a scholarship. Email us or call (518) 272-2390 for more information, or go online to register now. Space is limited!
Our postal address is:
PO Box 35 / 3361 6th Avenue
Troy, New York 12181