Do you want to learn how to make a video, capture an audio story, create your own website, start a blog, or tell a story using multimedia? The Third Side Media Multimedia Workshop Series offers free introductory-level training on digital media tools and programs, plus mentorship and resources for continued assistance.
All workshops will be held at the Moorhead branch of Lake Agassiz Regional Library and are free and open to all.
Registration is required and class sizes are limited. To register, call (218) 233-7594.
YOU CAN DO IT!
Wednesday, April 17 | 6:30 p.m.
Do you want to tell your story using video, or learn how to set up a YouTube channel? What are some interesting ways you can use video? Join mentor Tony Tilton for an introduction into the world of video, with instruction on equipment, editing, and hosting your videos. No equipment is necessary, but bring your own camera if you have questions or if you’d like to join in an exercise.
Saturday, April 20 | 2 p.m.
Take digital media tools and put them to use to tell your story. Learn how you can mix audio, photos, and video into a story for your friends and family, or a promotional piece for your organization. Mentor Kandace Creel-Falcon will help you unlock incredible possibilities from just a few simple digital media tools. No equipment necessary.
Getting the most out of your photos
Wednesday, April 24 | 6:30 p.m.
Photos are everywhere in our daily lives and are vital to the telling of a good story, reporting news, or urging people to join your cause. In this workshop, mentor Dave Arntson will go through the basic steps to get you started on creating better photos with whatever equipment you have available. No equipment is necessary, but bring your own camera if you have questions or would like to join in an exercise.
Creating a digital presence through WordPress and social media
Saturday, April 27 | 2 p.m.
Need to start from scratch with your digital presence? Are you looking for ways to integrate your digital communication portfolio? Mentor Kris Kerzman will introduce you to WordPress and basic social media tactics to get you started on a new online presence for you or your organization and show you how to create a broad communication strategy. No equipment necessary.
Saturday, May 4 | 2 p.m.
Audio is great way to gather family stories, report news, or share your opinions through a podcast. Mentor Bill Thomas will take you through the basics of capturing audio, working with it, and sharing it with the world. No equipment is necessary, but bring your own audio recording device if you have questions or would like to join in an exercise.
Presented by the Third Side Media Partnership, Lake Agassiz Regional Library, Moorhead Community Access Media, with financial support from the Blandin Foundation.