Jun 13-18 2010 Multimedia Training
North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley
The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, June 13-18, 2010 offers intensive, short course multimedia training for mid-career journalists. The workshop covers all aspects of multimedia news production, from basic storyboarding to the incorporation of multimedia features in storytelling. Participants are taught the technical skills they need to produce quality multimedia stories including audio/video recording and editing, Flash graphics, digital cameras, Photoshop and web design concepts. Guest speakers discuss the future of journalism, the role of technology and the importance of audience engagement.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturers Paul Grabowicz, Marilyn Pittman, Jeremy Rue, Jerry Monti, Len de Groot, and Scot Hacker present the workshop’s core multimedia curriculum.
Application deadline was Mar 26, 2010 11:59 p.m.
Some presentations from this workshop were webcast live.
Archived webcasts may be viewed below.
The following presentations were provided to workshop participants but not publicly webcast.
Transformation to Digital Journalism
Transformation to Digital Storytelling
Picking the Right Media and Storyboarding a Story
Mac Computer Training in Multimedia Lab
Visual Storytelling Techniques
Video Camera Instruction
Digital Audio Recorders and Microphones
Digital Photo Cameras and Photo Slideshows
Transferring Audio, Photos and Video to computers
Stand-Ups and Voice Overs
Adobe Photoshop in Multimedia Lab
Garage Band Audio Editing in Multimedia Lab
Final Cut Pro Video Editing and Script Writing
Creating photo slideshows with SoundSlides
Adobe Flash Storytelling - Building Interactive Graphics
Multimedia Design Concepts, Site Critique
Introduction to Publishing System
The following people attended this workshop as "fellows."
- Kara Spak
- Mark Aronoff
- Devin Maverick Robins
- April Saul
- Rachel Gotbaum
- Victor Derubeis
- Tom Abate
- Lori Townsend
- Susan Sivek
- Maggie Messitt
- Betsey Guzior
- Max Potter
- Terri Hunter-Davis
- Jason Samuels
- Leslie Albrecht
- Greg Miller
- Elizabeth Kramer
- Fenella Saunders
- Jason Samuels
- Kristen Young
- Eileen Murphy
- Michelle May
Workshop participants often produce multimedia web sites as part of their instruction.
In most cases, these demonstration web sites are available for public viewing.
Gondola Servizio gives customers an opportunity to experience an authentic Venetian gondola ride without crossing an ocean. April Quinn and Angelino Sandri, who met on a romantic gondola ride, started the Oakland, Calif., company in 1999.
The young adults who come to Covenant House want to find a new direction in their lives. Here are just a few of their stories.
The Redwood Valley Railway is a rideable minature steam railway modeled after the classic steam trains. The conductor wears a uniform and a crew of enthusiasts keep the trains going. There is a second smaller train on a shorter track.
Head Over Heels is a non-profit athletic arts facility. Children are encouraged to explore gymnastics, dance and circus arts.
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