Virtual Orientation Class: Free and Mandatory for New Members

Just signed up as a member? You will need to attend the virtual orientation on Zoom.us where you will learn a few things about a community media center, so everyone stays in compliance with the Federal Communications Commission rules. You have to attend an orientation before using the studio or borrowing equipment, but you are welcome to start classes before attending an orientation.

The next available virtual orientations are:

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 6:00-7:30 pm

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to sign up to attend an orientation.


Radio Producer Training – One-On-One Training By Appointment

Train to use our prerecord and/or live Radio Studios with a member mentor, to create your own show through a flexible 2-hour training session.

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to set up your training!

How to Make a Good Podcast Workshop With Johnny Flores

Topics will include the following:

The 4 Parts of a Podcast, How Long an Episode Should Be, Episode Essentials, Tips for Audience Growth, 7 Tips for Good Podcasting.

COMING AGAIN SOON!

$50 for Non Members

$40 for Members

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to set up your training!

Johnny Flores is a passionate podcast enthusiast and the owner of Flores Podcast Productions. With over a decade of podcasting experience,

Johnny is dedicated to helping individuals and organizations bring their podcasting dreams to life.

Armed with his technical expertise and creative vision, he meticulously crafts high-quality audio experiences that captivate listeners and elevate the podcasting landscape.

Johnny’s commitment to excellence shines through in every project he undertakes, ensuring impeccable sound quality and seamless production.

With his vast knowledge and skill set, Johnny Flores is a trusted name in the podcasting industry, guiding productions towards success one episode at a time.


Field Production Class

Learn how to video record using video & audio equipment from the Access Sacramento equipment lending library. You will learn three-point lighting basics, how to use high definition camcorders, tripod & audio equipment accounting for different field location conditions.
Instructor: Carlos Hernandez
Member Cost: $40
Total Class Sessions: Each class consists of five (5) sessions, 3 hours each session

Cohort #10:  Mondays, January 22nd to February 26th 2024 6PM to 9PM REGISTER NOW

Cohort #11:  Mondays, April 15th to May 13th 2024 6PM to 9PM

Cohort #12:  Mondays, June 10th to July 8th 2024 6PM to 9PM

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to sign up.


TV Studio Production Class

Want to use the Access Sacramento TV studio to make your own television show?  Taking this class is the first step in making this happen.
Instructor: Carlos Hernandez or Paul Ferrari
Member Cost: $60
Total Class Sessions: Each class consists of six (6) sessions, 3 hrs each session

With Carlos Hernandez

Cohort #14:  Mondays, March 4th – April 8th, 2024, 6 – 9 pm

Cohort #15:  Saturdays, April 13th – May 18th, 2024, 9 am – 12 pm

REGISTER NOW

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to sign up.


Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro Class

This  class teaches basic navigation and edit functions in this popular non-linear editing software program.
Instructor: Carlos Hernandez
Member Cost: $40
Total Class Sessions: Each class consists of four (4) sessions, three (3) hours each session.

Cohort #6:  Tuesdays, March 5th – March 26, 2024, 6:00PM to 9:00PM  REGISTER NOW

Cohort#7:  Tuesdays, May 14th – June 4th, 2024, 6PM to 9PM

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to sign up.

Editing in Final Cut Class

This  class teaches basic navigation and edit functions in this popular non-linear editing software program.
Instructor: Matthew Gilliam
Member Cost:
$40
Total Class Sessions:
Each class consists of four (4) sessions, three (3) hours each session.
Cohort #4: Saturdays, March 2 – March 23, 2024, 10 AM – 1 PM  REGISTER NOW

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to get on the wait list for the next session TBD.


Lighting for Film & Studio Workshop

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.
Instructor: Matthew Timoszyk
Member Cost: $40
Non-member Cost: $60
Total Work Sessions: This workshop consists of two sessions

Saturday March 2nd and 9th 2024 – 10 AM to 1 PM

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to sign up.


Lighting Basics on a Budget Workshop

Do you have pro filmmaker aspirations, but no pro budget? Join us as we explore what you can do with your creativity, a local hardware store and a fist full of pesos. In this hour-long workshop, we’ll test out low budget lighting and DIY light modifiers. This class is designed to give you a solid lighting foundation to build upon with ease.
Instructor: Carlos Hernandez
Member Cost: $10
Non-member Cost: $25
Total Work Sessions: This workshop consists of a one-hour single session.

COMING SOON

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to sign up.


Summer Teen TV Studio Production Workshop

Learn TV studio production FREE in four sessions this summer!  Small class size. Free to 6 lottery winners.  Interested teens should mail to ExecDir@accessSacramento.org your name, age, name of school you attend and phone number. Only apply if you can attend all 4 sessions. Workshop attendees will be selected by lottery and informed by May 15, 2024.

Workshop is 4 classes, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 – 4 pm
Must be available to attend these dates: July 9th, 11th, 16th 18th, 2024.
Class Size: Six students
Age Range:  For teens attending sophomore, junior or senior year in Fall 2025.

HD Mobile Studio Truck Production Summer Class

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 so you can experience all crew positions. Priority placement for those who have attended the Access Sac TV Studio Production class. But available to anyone with video work experience who is a member.

COMING AGAIN SUMMER 2024

 

Call the office at 916.456.8600 to sign up.