The Academy

School that doesn’t feel like school!

The Nevada County Digital Media Center is Nevada County’s premier location to learn all about digital media, where people of all ages learn in a hands-on environment. Enrollment is now open for our Fall & Winter Sessions. Contact us: stationmanager@nevadacountytv.org  530.272.8862 with any questions.

Understanding Digital Restoration (1hr)
Have you ever wanted to restore your old photos but didn’t know where to begin? This 4 week class will walk you through how to take damaged photos and restore them. Classes are for 15+
Cost: $20 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22
Time – 5:30 – 6:30pm
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Mastering the Art of Production (2hr)
Through a series of small projects, you will master camera operation, capturing audio and how to set the mood with lighting. This 4 week class for 15+ will give you a hands-on experience of how to conduct an interview and how to set the mood.
Cost: $40 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Oct 1, 8,1 5, 22
Time – 6:30 – 8:30pm
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Video Editing Basics (1hr)
This hands-on class will take you through understanding both the basics and advanced tools of Resolve. Resolve is a professional video editor/compositing package that is available for free. This 4 week class is available for 15+ and the participants must have a laptop that can run Resolve.
Cost: $20 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Nov 5, 12, 19 & Dec 3
Time – 5:30 – 6:30pm
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The Magic of Effects (2hr)
Through a series of small projects, you will learn how to create a variety of effects. This 4 week class for 15+ will give you a hands-on experience of how to do chroma key (both live and in post), as well as create in-camera effects.
Cost: $40 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Nov 5, 12, 19 & Dec 3
Time – 6:30 – 8:30pm
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Podcasting (1hr)
This hands-on class will take you through understanding the basics of doing a Podcast. This 4 week class is available for 15+
Cost: $20 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Jan 7, 14, 20, 28
Time – 5:30 – 6:30pm
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Foley Fun (2hr)
Through a series of hands-on projects, you will be able to understand the world of sound effects. This 4 week class for 15+ will take you through various techniques.
Cost: $40 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Jan 7, 14, 20, 28
Time – 6:30 – 8:30pm
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Script Writing (1hr)
Regardless if you are 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 4 week class is available for 15+
Cost: $20 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Time – 5:30 – 6:30pm
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Mastering the Art of TV Production (2hr)
Through a series of projects, you will master camera operation, audio, lighting, live switching and more. This 4 week class for 15+ will give you a hands-on experience of how to do a live show.
Cost: $40 for members
Length – 4 Weeks
Day – Tuesday
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
Time – 6:30 – 8:30pm
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From Stage to Screen (acting and directing for tv & film)
Through a series of hands-on projects, you will be able to hone your on-camera acting and or directing skills. This 4 week class for 15+ is for folks that want to either act or direct. We will take you through various genres to achieve this.
This is on-going weekly workshop is for members only. Purchase a punch card and attend the worksops you want. Punchcards are sold for $40 (which will get you 4 workshops). Put your used punchcards into our drawing to win future workshops.
Day – Thursdays
Workshops start October 3rd
Time – 6:30 – 8:30pm
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