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Workshops

Media Education at MNN features free and low-cost in-person and online workshops on a range of subjects from pre-production to post-production. 

These low-cost workshops are designed for independent media makers, storytellers and creatives across the world.

To register for an upcoming workshop, please see the schedule below.

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Free Workshops

iPhone Cinematography

This free workshop will explore the newest features, techniques and equipment needed to create high-quality, cinematic footage with your iPhone. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free

Mobile Storytelling

This workshop gives you tips and tricks so you can create high-quality media using your personal portable device, including phones and tablets.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free

Virtual Video Production

This workshop explores set design, composition and framing and how to effectively utilize video production equipment to create engaging interviews, performances and presentations.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free

Creating Content while Social Distancing

Worried about how to safely create media while maintaining social distancing? This workshop will not only give you creative and affordable solutions for creating content from home but also strategies for filming on-location while social distancing.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free

Essential Resources for Video Editors

This workshop will prepare new video editors with the tools for success. In this workshop, learn about the language of editing, equipment every editor must have and important affordable resources for obtaining sound, image, video and graphic templates.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free

Power of the Lens: Understanding Field Cameras

This workshop will take a deep dive into the pros and cons of today’s various video camera options. We will also explore the best use of each camera along with essential accessories needed to create high-quality video productions.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Cost: Free

Professional Workshops

The Art of Interviewing

This workshop will teach you how  to extract emotion and  information from your subjects, develop thought provoking questions and explore the art of listening while interviewing.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $15

Digital Storytelling & Writing

Learn writing and digital storytelling techniques that are utilized when creating fiction films, documentaries, podcasts, or journalistic pieces.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Cost: $25

Making the Cut: Editing Explained

This workshop will walk you through how to improve your editing skills and use the power of the cut to build tension in a scene, progress your story and aid in developing characters.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Cost: $15

App-Based Workshops

Podcasting with Anchor App

This hands-on workshop will walk you through how to plan, produce, edit and distribute your very own podcast using Spotify’s Anchor app. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $25

Essential Apps for Instagram

This hands-on workshop teaches you how to utilize four essential free applications that aid in increasing Instagram followers, likes and overall engagement. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $25

 

Upcoming Workshops

Dec4

Mobile Storytelling

December 4 | Fri | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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English

This workshop will give you the skills to create high-quality media using personal portable devices, including phones and tablets.