January 7, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Nevada County Media
355 Crown Point Circle
Nevada County Media
530 272-8862

Every Tuesday & Thursday we teach a variety of 2-hour hands-on classes.  The cost is $10 per class. The classes start at 5:30pm. Membership to Nevada County Media is required. Drop-ins are welcomed. Additional information in the Academy tab

Date & Class
Feb 4 – Script Writing

Regardless if you are already a scriptwriter or someone who wants to learn. This hands-on class will take you through understanding both the basics and advanced tools of doing a script. This class is available for members of Nevada County Media who are 15+. The cost is $10 and you can pay at the door.

The instructor for this class is a local who has a degree from the NY Institute of Technology for Film & Video. Mike Lorenzo is a long time Oscar-nominated editor and storyteller who has worked on many projects and companies in the L.A area. Mike is a past member of the Directors, Editors and Screenwriters guild and is a published writer, painter, and musician.


Feb 11 – Video Editing with Premier

This class will take you through understanding the basics of Premiere, as well as a few advanced functions. This is a 2-hour overview class that is available for people 15+ and members of Nevada County Media. The cost is $10 and you can pay at the door.


Feb 18 – Digital Restoration

This workshop will explore various techniques to restore old scanned photos, slides or negatives and damaged or noisy digital images using Adobe Photoshop and various other third-party digital tools. This is open to all skill levels and is meant to be an overview of different approaches to achieving professional results of retouching and restoration techniques. This is a 2hr class for Nevada County Media members. Cost is $10 at the door

This class is taught by Jeff Foster, who for over 30 years has not only produced visual content but also provided training for traditional and digital images, video, illustration, animation, motion graphics, and special effects. His training videos are for Photoshop, After Effects, Animation, Green Screen production and most recently specializing in POV cams and video production for indie filmmakers that include UAV/drone photography & videography. He has also authored several technology books, including “The Green Screen Handbook” and the “Photoshop Web Magic” series.


Feb 25 – Lighting

This 2-hour hands-on class will take you through various techniques and is designed to help you understand the basics of lighting. This class is for 15+ and who are members of Nevada County Media. The cost is $10 and you can pay at the door.


Coming Up
March 3 – Storyboard
March 5 – Acting
March 10 – Video Editing with Resolve
March 12 – Acting
March 17 – Video Editing with FCP
March 19 – Acting
March 24 – The Art of Production
March 26 – Acting
March 31 – Audio Editing
April 2 – Acting
April 7 – Script Writing
April 9 – Acting
April 14 – Video Editing with Premier
April 16 – Acting
April 21 – Lighting
April 23 – Acting
April 28 – Animation
April 30 – Acting
May 5 – Media Mgmt
May 7 – Acting
May 12 – Digital Art
May 14 – Acting
May 19 – Color
May 21 – Acting
May 26 – TV Production
May 28 – Acting