Workshops

Get up to speed on media production gear and techniques.

Editing in Adobe Premiere Pro

Friday, November 17, 2017
2–3 p.m. | Learning Studio

Dive into Adobe’s nonlinear editing program Premiere Pro and learn how to edit and color footage and mix audio for your short film project.

Designing a T-shirt in Adobe Illustrator

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
2–3 p.m. | Learning Studio

The Learning Studio’s Nathan Driskell shows you how to design a killer t-shirt for your club or cause. Part of Creative U, happening all day in the library.

 

Making Our First Virtual Reality Video

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
3–4 p.m. | Learning Studio

The Learning Studio’s Ben Todd talks about what we’ve learned so far in our early experiments with 360-degree virtual reality video. Part of Creative U, happening all day in the library.

 

Recording Sound for Video

Thursday, November 9, 2017
3–4 p.m. | Learning Studio

KACU Director and Assistant Professor of Journalism Nathan Gibbs gives you the tools you need to capture the best sound possible for your next short film.

 

 Canon 6D Training

Friday, November 10, 2017
2–3 p.m. | Learning Studio

Get certified on the Canon 6D camera, for special access to advanced checkout gear from the Learning Studio.

 

Basics of DSLR Filmmaking

Thursday, November 2, 2017
3–4 p.m. | Learning Studio

Learn the basics of working with a DSLR camera to shoot a scene for a short film.

 

 

 Canon 6D Training

Friday, October 6, 2017
2–3 p.m. | Learning Studio

Get certified on the Canon 6D camera, for special access to advanced checkout gear from the Learning Studio.

 

 Canon 6D Training

Friday, April 21, 2017
2–3 p.m. | Learning Studio

Get certified on the Canon 6D camera, for special access to advanced checkout gear from the Learning Studio.

 

Canon 6D Training

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
2–3 p.m. | Learning Studio

Get certified on the Canon 6D camera, for special access to advanced checkout gear from the Learning Studio.

 

Basics of Film Coloring: Correction & Grading

Thursday, March 9, 2017
3–4 p.m. | Learning Studio

Learn the ins and outs of correcting and grading your footage to help it look its best on the big screen.

 

Basics of Sound Mixing for Film

Friday, February 24, 2017
3–4 p.m. | Learning Studio

Get up and running with basic audio mixing techniques inside Adobe Premiere Pro.

 

Basics of Video Editing

Friday, February 10, 2017
3–4 p.m. | Learning Studio

Basic video editing techniques inside Adobe Premiere Pro.

“Learning Studio workshops bring serious production value to student work. They take advanced knowledge, tips, and tricks that aren’t readily available and put those tools in the hands of aspiring media specialists. Even after attending workshops for three years, I still learn things.”

Forrest Lorenzen

Senior Multimedia Major

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Golden Light Workshop

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Branding Photography Workshop

This fall we brought back Asia Eidson to lead a hands-on workshop introducing ACU students to photography for social media branding. In the all-day workshop, she introduced the visual decisions professional photographers make when taking pictures that affect the way...

Outdoor Drawing in Albany

This fall we took faculty to Albany for our first Outdoor Drawing workshop as part of the 20/20 Teaching Innovation program. Dan McGregor, Art & Design, introduced the basics of contour drawing, one and two-point perspective through a series of...

Kicking off with Creativity

We kicked off the semester with our first faculty workshop for the 20/20 Teaching Innovation program. Mike Wiggins, Art & Design, and Kyle Dickson, director of the Learning Studio, introduced a range of approaches to creativity to faculty from across campus....

Portait Photography this Spring

This weekend the Learning Studio brought in Asia Eidson to lead two workshops in portrait photography. Asia is an ACU grad and LS alum now running a wedding photography business in Dallas. This was our first advanced photography workshop focused on portraiture, and we...

Storytelling with Study Abroad

Again this spring we worked with students at ACU's campus in Leipzig, Germany, as well as with on-site faculty Derek and Rachel Brown to take digital storytelling overseas. Students spent two days in workshops developing scripts, recording audio, and editing stories...

FilmFest Workshops this Fall

Today wrapped up a series of workshops offered in the Learning Studio this November. This is the third year Canon has sponsored the student film competition with camera bodies and pro-series lenses. Paul McAniff from Canon kicked off the series with an introduction to...

Canon Pro Video workshop kicks off FilmFest

Thanks to Paul McAniff from Canon for joining us at ACU for a couple days to introduce students to DSLR video. The workshop was the first of several the Learning Studio will be hosting to prepare FilmFest participants to shoot, light, and edit films this November. For...

Night Shooting in West, West Texas

Thanks to all of you who joined us this weekend in Marfa for a phenomenal workshop with Scott Martin. Scott is a professional photographer out of San Antonio who for the past several years has focused on night photography in workshops in Big Bend, Yosemite, and points...

Faculty end semester with Digital Storytelling

Thanks to a great group of faculty, we ended our first year with a great storytelling and media training experience. We welcomed back Mary Ann McNair from the Center for Digital Storytelling to work with ACU faculty Al Haley and Jennifer Shewmaker facilitating the...