Spring 2019 Workshops Announced!


This spring, Berkeley Advanced Media Institute is producing eight exceptional workshops in multi-media storytelling.

Designed for the career professional, Berkeley Advanced Media Institute specializes in multi-media instruction including; documentary filmmaking, podcast story development, advanced video editing, visual story creation using your iPhone and data visualization. Every workshop is developed to inspire creativity and increase technical proficiency.

“When I talk with HR managers from media to technology companies, we regularly discuss what types of digital skills new media they’re looking for when hiring editors, PR, content creators, and communication professionals now and in the future,” said Vicki Hammarstedt, director of Berkeley AMI. “Our goal is to provide relevant career-building skills that can be applied immediately to their profession.”

Berkeley Advanced Media Institute brings a wealth of talent and expertise to career professionals throughout the world including Shaleece Haas, an award-winning documentary filmmaker and GLAAD Media Award winner leading the Video Storytelling workshop and Richard Taylor, creator of the BBC’s technology brand “Click” leading Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone workshop.

One highly anticipated certification workshop, beginning mid-February, is the Digital Media Skills Certificate Course. This course incorporates all aspects of multi-media storytelling, audience engagement and digital production. Instructors Indu Chandrasekhar, Director of Audience Engagement at Wired; Chris Schodt, Emmy nominated multimedia producer and video producer at Endgadget; Kim Komenich, Pulitzer prize winner photographer and others who bring their professional expertise to this course. Registration is open now.

Berkeley Advanced Media Institute: Spring 2019 Schedule

Digital Media Skills Certification: February 19-April 18

Podcast Bootcamp: Design and launch a podcast series: March 4-April 17

Advanced Video Editing: March 13-14

Mobile Media: Producing Visual Stories with your iPhone: March 25-26

Data Visualization: March 26-27

Podcasting: Telling Stories in Sound: March 27-28

Video Storytelling: April 23-26

Documentary Filmmaking: April 29-30


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