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In-person Workshops

Online Workshops

Promote Your Small Business

Watch this Webinar BIG created for the Brookline Chamber of Commerce. Learn how to use basic storytelling techniques as well as at-home production and editing techniques and tools.

Intro to Virtual Reality

Explore virtual reality in this introductory class. We will discuss the different types of VR devices & headsets, the software and example VR applications to get a firm understanding of VR technology. All participants will get an opportunity to experience a variety of VR experiences. All ages welcome, but children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

360 Filmmaking

Instead of only capturing what’s in front of you, in just one frame, new cameras allow for a full 360 degree view of the world you are documenting. In this class, you will gain a basic understanding of shooting with a 360 camera, editing footage in Premiere, and uploading content to YouTube.

Video Production Workshops

Intro to DSLR Cameras

DSLRs are digital SLR cameras used by professionals and hobbyists to shoot high-quality videos and photos. This class is the perfect opportunity to understand the manual settings on your camera such as shutter speed, frame rate, and f-stop, and how they affect the clarity of your image. You’ll compose different shots using the rule of thirds and capture clear audio directly into the camera. Plus, learn how to achieve the right type of lighting, every time. Bring your own camera or use one of ours!

Adobe Premiere

Master the basics of editing and exporting video in this industry-standard software. It’s easy to arrange and transition between multiple video clips, create titles, and add music or sound effects. Uncover shortcuts for effects like slow motion and color correction. At the end of the class, you’ll export high-quality files of your finished video to put on the web, social media, and television.

Intro to Adobe After Effects

Adobe After Effects is the most popular motion graphics software and is used by video editors everywhere. This class gets you started in using special effects and animation in your videos. Remove unwanted objects from your video or add something extra. Animate shapes and text to create a stunning title sequence. By the end of this class, you’ll have the tools to give your video that extra edge.

Audio Production Classes

Podcasting 101

Join us for a class that gives you everything you need to start a podcast. There are free resources we’ll show you to get your podcast online, downloadable, and in the ears of new listeners. You’ll learn which microphones are best, how to properly record audio, and most importantly how to structure your content so the message is loud and clear. A membership to BIG includes free rental of all the equipment you need.

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