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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

Funding for Filmmakers

This workshop will explore how to create a budget for your media projects and discuss the various funding opportunities available for independent filmmakers.

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free

Graphic Design with Canva

This workshop will explore navigating the mobile application (iOS/Android), creating graphic templates for social media and managing designs in the cloud

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: Free

iPhone Podcasting

Want to learn how to turn your iPhone into a podcasting powerhouse? This workshop will share essential iPhone apps, equipment and tips for producing a budget-friendly podcast.

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

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

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

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: Beginner

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 (online), $25 (in-person)

Podcasting: The Power of Story

This workshop will examine various forms and approaches to Podcast storytelling including episode structure, narration approaches and various podcast formats.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Cost: $15 (online), $25 (in-person)

Field Lighting on a Budget

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

Skill Level: Beginner

Cost: $15 (online), $25 (in-person)

Upcoming Workshops

Mar12

Funding for Filmmakers (ONLINE)

March 12 | Fri | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Online
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English

This workshop will explore how to create a budget for your media projects and discuss the various funding opportunities available for independent filmmakers.