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Digital media workshops and custom training programs for career professionals in the art of multimedia storytelling, video, photography, social media, data visualization and digital publishing, across multiple platforms.


Digital Media workshops

  • Storytelling through Animation
    New Dates Coming Soon

    Storytelling Through Animation Motion Graphics, Animating Text & Objects New Dates Coming Soon Registration Coming Soon Animation and motion graphics have made a comeback. In the digital world, video has taken over as the most popular way to consume information, and animations are popular in every sector - from journalism and media to e-commerce. Whether it's supplementing existing video footage, or telling entirely animated stories,...

  • VR: Immersive Video Storytelling
    January 10-12, 2018

    VR: Immersive 360 degree Video Storytelling   January 10-12, 2018 Register Now Interest in Virtual Reality (VR) is growing - don't miss your chance to catch it ahead of the curve. With major brands like YouTube and Facebook developing platforms to support 360 video, VR is becoming more and more accessible to the general public. Expand your digital presence by immersing your audience in an interactive, hands-on...

  • Media Innovation & Design Thinking
    September 29, 2017

    Media Innovation & Design Thinking Workshop September 29, 2017 Register Now Applying Human Centered Design To Media Innovation Changes in the ways our audiences consume news, information and entertainment have caused great disruptions in the industry, leaving many media organizations faltering and unable to adapt to the changing landscape and needs of their audience. These changes have prompted key questions: AUDIENCE |...

  • Digital Media Skills Certificate
    September 19 - November 16, 2017

    Digital media content creators skill building certificate course.

  • Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone
    September 27-28, 2017

    Learn best-in-class techniques for producing video with an iPhone. Plus, the secrets to creating video that resonates with a mobile audience.

  • Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound
    January 8-9, 2018

    Create stories in sound. Reach the audio audience with high-quality podcasts.

  • Podcast Bootcamp: Design & Launch A Podcast Series
    September 18 - November 15, 2017

    Digital media content creators skill building certificate course.

  • Data Visualization for Storytellers
    September 25-26, 2017

    Learn new tools & techniques for telling stories with data to create interactive maps, and create effective graphs and charts.

  • Visual Storytelling
    January 9-12, 2018

    Visual content creators learn new skills for producing great visuals across multiple platforms.


Storytelling • Technology • Innovation

Featured Tutorial

How to Find and Use Media Assets for Free (Legally)
Before pulling images, videos, sound files, or music assets of the web to use in your media project, it’s important to understand the rules and regulations for use. This resource is a guide to help you understand the basic terminology when looking for free media on the web, including a few sources we’ve curated. Read more.

360 Video

Take a 360º drive on the largest steerable telescope in the world. We did and the results are amazing. Read about it on our media blog.

What’s New

Podcast Bootcamp
September 18 – November 15

Podcasting is hot. Learn to produce your own podcast series in our new 9-week podcasting intensive, Podcast Bootcamp. From ideation to promotion, you’ll learn the ins and outs of what makes a series successful. Register now.

What People Are Saying

“Engaging, dynamic, fun! Great instructors – super personable and approachable. Great lesson plan – very fun to learn and practice!”

Andy S.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“A great opportunity to introduce myself to the podcasting industry.”

Angélica C.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“This course gave me a great top-level of knowledge in digital media. I enjoyed it very much! It made me want to go back to school.”

Deanne O.
Digital Media Skills Certificate Course

“Nice approachable staff that are truly experts. What a great mix! So happy and energized after this course.”

Jessica N.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“This was an excellent introduction to iPhoneography that has informed and inspired my work in communications.”

Irene P.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“Mariana is a fantastic instructor: her expertise is extensive, her materials are clear and organized, and her pedagogy is amazing.”

Alex B.
Storytelling through Animation

“Very motivating. I honestly thought that a non-technical person like myself would not feel confident in two days. I am happy to report that I feel very confident.”

Joan R.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Very valuable class – demystified iPhone video production and inspired me and my colleagues.”

Alison V.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“Richard is a natural teacher, and his real-world experience made it practical and entertaining. This was great – truly.”

Trish D.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“Top-notch workshop! I loved the exercises and the chance to put into action everything we were learning.”

Dina T.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Very educational and inspiring. Great to see lots of professional examples. I’m ready to go out and learn more!”

Jim M.
VR: Immersive Video Storytelling

“I learned an enormous amount in very little time. The instructors were great – knowledgeable, patient, and accessible.”

Tara J.
Visual Storytelling

“This course was challenging and extremely rewarding. Training was very thorough and the instructors were great!”

Leora R.
Visual Storytelling

“This class was really valuable and completely alleviated my anxiety about podcasting.”

Karen T.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Exceeded my expectations – I didn’t think in 2 days that I would get more than a broad overview, but the practical experience was invaluable.”

Karen N.
Storytelling through Animation

“Great! Made we want to come back for more.”

Amy G.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“Very informative, fast-paced with clearly stated and achieved objectives.”

Jonathan D.
Data Visualization for Storytellers

“The workshop was a wonderful experience. The worst part might be how quickly it was over, but it was great to get a 2-day crash course full of useful info and skills.”

Michael E.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Fantastic! Challenging and fun.”

Jon B.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Wonderful! I was worried about being unprepared for this workshop, but the environment was supportive and I was able to learn at my own pace.”

Holly S.
Visual Storytelling

“Excellent – very practical, hands-on, and productive.”

Gwen J.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Really worthwhile and challenging.”

Germana F.
Visual Storytelling

“A fun learning experience.”

Tony T.
Data Visualization for Storytellers

“High quality instruction. Top-flight professionals who came to the level of the learner.”

Gina G.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Very fun, and it was good to get practical experience, which is hard to find on the internet.”

Patrick B.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“I learned a lot – I feel confident my future work will be noticeably better because of this course.”

John C.
Visual Storytelling

“Because of this class, I’ll be able to be a journalist for multimedia, not just as a TV broadcaster.”

Karim K.
Digital Media Skills Certificate Course

“Eye-opening – it’s exciting to discover and unlock the power of the phone.”

Ryan I.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“I would recommend this workshop to all interested in podcasting. It was a very comfortable environment to learn in.”

Shekita S.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Powerful. Loads of information presented clearly and in context. I feel empowered to experiment and develop my video expertise.”

Lanita P.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“Peter was clearly knowledgeable and passionate about data visualization. He made the information very digestible.”

Denelle B.
Data Visualization for Storytellers

“Attending Visual Storytelling will really help me professionally and personally. All the instructors were very good – their patience and expertise were helpful & inspiring!”

Jennifer L.
Visual Storytelling

“A brilliant rush.”

Fern C.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Fun, fast-paced, and well-organized class. Thank you!”

Lea B.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“Amazing, practical, and inspiring.”

Dmitri V.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“So good. I truly feel like I absorbed the lessons & techniques taught to us.”

Katie M.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“The instructors’ task was impossible – cram learning into 2 days for 16 individuals – and they nailed it!”

Jason P.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Awesome – a natural and engaging teacher solidly credentialed in his subject.”

Beatrice M.
Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone

“The instructors were so responsive to questions and concerns, which is so important but also not necessary. I could tell they enjoy their work here, which made the class even more enjoyable.”

Mariah T.
Digital Media Skills Certificate Course

“So exciting, challenging, worthwhile, and fun. The instructors have passion, savvy, and expertise – and it shows!”

Dan W.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound

“Exciting, fulfilling, and inspirational. Mariana’s enthusiasm for her craft is infectious. She was very supportive of different abilities. Excellent course!”

Tracy S.
Storytelling through Animation

“Wonderful facilitators. It was amazing to hear from practitioners.”

Rachel F.
Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound