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Whether youʻre filming a scripted drama or capturing news on-the-fly, ʻpreproductionʻ planning is critical to telling the story you intended. Scripting, drafting interview questions, constructing a run-down, and timing segments in advance all help to ensure success in the end. You will leave with a clear sense of what it takes to plan and execute…

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Learn our traditional studio training in four modules, at your own pace. This pre-requisite 2 hour orientation will introduce you to the studio environment, its specialized equipment, and the various positions in the studio and control room. After, you can decide to take one, or all, of our modules. Each module covers different studio positions…

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Learn how to import video clips and photos into the Playback Pro software for ʻroll-insʻ during a studio show. The switcher allows you to preview and choose which camera or source will be ʻliveʻ or recorded. Students will also become familiar with the digital recording decks used to capture a studio program. -3 hours. Call…

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This 2 hour class is an orientation to Akakū’s mission, facilities, services, plus our policies and procedures. You’ll learn why public access TV came to be, how it works, and the role it plays in our community. Find out how to engage with our center, to put your stories to air. You will also get…

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Learn how to create and display titles, credits, and “lower third” graphics in a studio show. The teleprompter allows a scripted speech or dialog to be projected onto a one-way mirror mounted to the front of a studio camera, so that the talent can look directly into the lens while they read the script as…

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Light is the paint on a filmmakers palette and adding light in just the right way can turn a mundane shot into a masterpiece. In this hands-on session, you will learn about the different types of stage lights, and how to focus, diffuse and tint them. You will learn the essential camera controls, like white…

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