Video Workshops

Act 48 approved workshop for PA licensed teachers. To get credits, instructors must take the Basic, Intermediate & Advanced workshops together.

Summer Video

In this 4-day course, students will gain a strong understanding of the filmmaking process.  Participants will learn about:

  • Basic scriptwriting
  • Camera Auto Exposure modes
  • Tripod vs hand-held shots
  • How to use available lighting
  • Audio for Video
  • Basic Video Editing (iMovie or Adobe Premiere Elements)

Dates & Times: July 15 thru 18, from 10am-3pm

Location: AMP 238 Main St., McSherrystown, PA 17344

Price: $500

Requirements: Students are required to have:
1. a DSLR or Mirrorless camera with a minimum of 1080p resolution
2. a laptop with a download copy of DaVinci Resolve 19 Public Beta

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Basic Video

Participants will have fun learning the basic skills to capture professional looking video.  Through a series of lectures & demonstrations, students will learn:

  • Camera body: Learn the basic features and the 4 Auto exposure modes
  • Stabilized footage: How to use a tripod and create static, panning & tilt shots
  • Manual Exposure: learn how to manually adjust settings to capture perfect exposure
  • Editing: Learn workflow and basic assembly, editing and exporting


Dates & Times
: Saturday January 11, 2025 from 9am-3pm

Location: 238 Main St., McSherrystown, PA 17344

Price: $500

Equipment Requirement: DSLR or Mirrorless camera, laptop computer

Requirements: Students are required to have:
1. a DSLR or Mirrorless camera with a minimum of 1080p resolution
2. a laptop with a download copy of DaVinci Resolve 19 Public Beta

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Intermediate Video

Participants will gain a strong understanding of the camera settings used to capture the “Hollywood” look. It will include:

  • Frame Rates and Shutter Speeds
  • Resolutions: 1080 vs 4k
  • Color Settings for the best “look”
  • Handheld vs tripod shots
  • Lenses, Angles, Framing & Shot Sizes
  • Basic Audio for Video
  • Basic Video Editing (DaVinci Resolve)

Dates & Times: Saturday January 18, 2025 from 9am-3pm

Location: AMP 238 Main St., McSherrystown, PA 17344

Price: $500

Requirements: Students are required to have:
1. a DSLR or Mirrorless camera with a minimum of 1080p resolution
2. a laptop with a download copy of DaVinci Resolve 19 Public Beta

REGISTER

Advanced Video

Participants will gain a strong understanding of advanced techniques used in the filmmaking process.  Participants will learn about:

  • Story Development
  • Stabilizers & Camera Movements
  • Focus control & techniques
  • Video Lighting
  • Green Screen
  • Audio for Video
  • Advanced Video Editing: Video Editing (DaVinci Resolve)

Dates & Times: Saturday January 25, 2025 from 9am-3pm

Location: AMP 238 Main St., McSherrystown, PA 17344

Price: $500

Requirements: Students are required to have:
1. a DSLR or Mirrorless camera with a minimum of 1080p resolution
2. a laptop with a download copy of DaVinci Resolve 19 Public Beta

REGISTER