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Access Sacramento is a non-profit community media center created to help YOU produce your own non-commercial TV and radio programs in order to protect your right to free speech by providing media training and distribution platforms so your voice gets lifted. Your TV programs are cablecast on Access Sacramento’s local cable TV channels 17 & 18, and streamed on our website, Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV.  KUBU "The Voice of Sacramento" is cablecast on these television channels between TV shows on the secondary audio platform (SAP), through our website, on any mobile device using the KUBU app, and on local low frequency radio in Sacramento, 96.5 FM. Become a member and lift your voice to your community. We are here for you.

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HD Mobile Studio Truck Production: Want to learn how to do the production jobs that a big crew does out in the field? This round-robin training gives you hands-on training. Priority placement for those who have attended the Access Sac TV Studio Production class. But available to anyone with video work experience. SIGN UP NOW: Register before July 19th.

Saturday, July 29, 10 am – 3 pm (bring your lunch), location TBD, (Rain Date: Sat., Aug 2)
Editing in Final Cut: Class teaches navigation and edit functions to create a video.

SIGN UP NOW: Saturdays, June 2 – June 24, 10 am – 1 pm (4 sessions, 3 hrs each session), $40

Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro: Class teaches navigation and edit functions to create a video.


Tuesdays, July 11 – Aug 1, 6 pm – 9 pm (4 sessions, 3 hours each session), $40

Tuesdays, Sept– Sept 26, 6 pm – 9 pm (4 sessions, 3 hours each session), $40
This 2-day workshop covers the fundamentals of lighting design and technology. The first class includes an overview of lighting fixture types, followed by an intro to the basics of color temperature and DMX. Learn about the different types of light, their attributes, and the various sources of light available for different applications.

In the second workshop students delve deeper into lighting design concepts, covering topics such as contrast and style. Explore lighting people, including techniques for illuminating faces and bodies in different contexts. In addition, students learn about lighting in a studio setting.

The instructor is a professional Lighting Designer and Gaffer with over 35 years of experience in the theatre, film and television industry. He has worked on a variety of projects, including feature films, television, musicals, and commercials. He is passionate about teaching others about the art and craft of lighting. This is a comprehensive introduction to lighting design and technology, equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to create effective and visually compelling lighting designs.
Camera-ready Make-up Basics Workshop with Bunny Stewart, Model/Actress : Fun, hands-on workshop where you learn how to apply camera ready make-up. Plan on getting your make-up done and doing another students’ make-up.

SIGN UP NOW: Saturday, June 3, 10 am – 2 pm (One 4-hour session, bring your lunch)
TV Studio Production: Want to use the Access Sac TV studio to make your own television show? Taking this class is the first step to making this happen.


Mondays, June 5 – July 17, 6 pm – 9 pm (6 sessions, 3 hours each session), $60

Mondays, Oct 30 – Dec 4, 6 pm – 9 pm (6 sessions, 3 hours each session), $60

TV Studio Production Refresher Workshop: For those who have already taken the studio class, this refresher is FREE. First come, first serve.

Monday, September 11, 6 pm – 9 pm (One 3-hour session), FREE

Field Production: Class teaches how to use video, audio and stabilization equipment from our lending library. Goal is to make lending library equipment available for your use.

Tuesdays, Nov 21 – Dec 12, 6 pm – 9 pm (4 sessions, 3 hours each session), $40

Classes fill quickly, so sign up soon by calling our office 916.456.8600, x0.
How to Make a Film Workshop: Yes, this is the place to start. Script breakdown, scheduling, managing expectations—all of the production realities for a beginner filmmaker.

SIGN UP NOW: Saturday, May 13, 1 pm – 4 pm (One 3-hour session), $40