Visual Essentials For Content Creators
Visual Essentials for Content Creators workshop is for journalists and communications professionals interested in building their video and multimedia skills set. This intensive one-week production course focuses on the art and craft of digital storytelling and features hands-on practical skills training.
Communicators seeking a rapid-paced immersive experience in best practices for telling stories on the web with video, photos and data will benefit from this training. Upon completion of this workshop, partipants will have the knowledge and tools necessary to apply their new skill set immediately.
Special Presentation By
The inspiring and captivating Richard Koci Hernandez, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Assistant Professor, national Emmy award winning video and multimedia producer, author, and Pulitzer Prize nominee kicks off the workshop by sharing with his valuable insight and techniques on video storytelling that evoke emotion and increase engagement.
- Learn effective strategies for story planning, production and delivery using storyboarding.
- Use a DSLR camera and apply principles for capturing compelling images that captivate audiences.
- Learn and practice the fundamentals of digital video camera operations and techniques for shooting video.
- Experience hands-on video production editing using Final Cut Pro X, and create photo slideshows.
- Gain basic skills for working with spreadsheets and interactive databases.
- Use open-source data visualizations tools to illustrate complex numerical information.
Leave the training with a new understanding and appreciation of the use of video, photography and data to create engaging content, as well as a new set of skills that will make you a fluent visual media producer.
Who Should Attend?
Ideal for professionals who work as independent online publishers, editorial producers for traditional and new media companies, journalists, communication managers for professional associations, non-profit and government agencies, educators, museums, and corporations that publish print or online material.
Instructors & Facilitators
Instructors subject to change.
Len De Groot
Richard Koci Hernandez
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
121 North Gate Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720
Requirements & Prerequisites
- Comfortable with learning new equipment and software
- Basic computer literacy and skills
- Proficiency in English (All instruction is delivered in English)
Questions & Additional Information
The closest parking to North Gate Hall, where Berkeley Advanced Media Institute is located, is the Lower Hearst Parking Garage. For public parking, you must enter on the second floor via Scenic Ave and park next to a gold pillar. Many spots in this garage are permit parking only, so please be vigilant of posted signs. Parking is $2/hr, max $20/day.
Another option for parking is the Stadium Parking Garage, located under Maxwell Field and between California Memorial Stadium and the Greek Theater. Parking here is $25/day with variable hourly rates.
For more information on different parking garages around campus, visit the UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation website.
Cancellations must be received in writing by email to email@example.com.
Cancellations made up to 15 days prior to the start of the program registered for will receive a refund of all monies less the $275.00 cancellation fee. We are unable to refund any fees for registrations cancelled within two weeks of the start of training.
Failure to appear for the training will result in forfeiture of the full course fee.
Changes to the registration at anytime are only by approval of Berkeley Advanced Media Institute administration.
The Berkeley Advanced Media Institute reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training due to low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Berkeley Advanced Media Institute. In this case, applicants are entitled to a full refund of the program fee.
The Berkeley Advanced Media Institute will advise applicants at the earliest opportunity of changes to schedule program. The Berkeley Advanced Media Institute is not responsible for travel fees, or any expenses incurred as a result of cancelled programs.
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We currently do not offer transfer option between workshops. However, you may cancel the current workshop to receive a full refund less the cancellation fee and enroll in the preferred course. Please contact us directly at advancedmedia@journalism.
In-depth information can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page. No video or audio recordings of the materials presented are permitted in any workshop.
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