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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 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

Developing a Production Plan

This workshop explores production planning, understanding creative set design and utilizing MNN's resources to aid in developing a production plan that's tailored to your show.

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

Lighting Home Studios

This workshop features tips and strategies for lighting video projects filmed at home with a limited budget.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $25

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

Upcoming Workshops

Jun24

Digital Storytelling & Writing

June 24 | Wed | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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English

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

Jun26

Narración y Escritura Digital

June 26 | Fri | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Spanish

Aprenda las técnicas de escritura y narración digital que se utilizan al crear películas de ficción, documentales, podcasts o piezas periodísticas.

Jul8

El Poder de los Lentes: Comprendiendo las Cámaras de Campo

July 8 | Wed | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Spanish

Este taller virtual profundizará en los pros y los contras de las diversas opciones de cámaras de video de hoy. También exploramos el mejor uso de cada cámara junto con los accesorios esenciales necesarios para crear producciones de video de alta calidad.