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Progress in San Diego Public Access TV Show Production and Training

We will be producing three shows.


Our first two interviews will be with two of the film industry's leading producers and pioneers!

Former child star and producer John Coleman will be one of our special guests! The President and Executive Producer from Twin Oaks Communications will be on hand for an exciting look at the film industry! Mr. Coleman is a hands-on producer, director and writer. He is credited with thousands of hours of television and video covering every kind of program content. His experience includes productions in studio and on location as well as live and post produced. He has shot in 49 of the 50 states, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Mr. Coleman has worked at NBC and in executive programming positions at four different major-market TV stations, scheduling, buying, and selling programs. He was the first Executive Producer and Director of Production of the historic Warner QUBE System. He was a pioneer in interactive television. Mr. Coleman's creations evolved into MTV, Nickelodeon and other current channels.

Mr. Coleman is a long-time member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) and currently serves on the board of directors of both Media Alliance of Orange County (MAOC) and the Media Communications Association-International (MCAI). He started his career as a child actor with American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) appearing on all the major networks during the Golden Age of live television.

Mr. Coleman's company, Twin Oaks Communications has recently been named the Official Video Production Company for the inaugural Event Live Expo at the LA Convention Center! Do not miss meeting this media icon!

Art Kirsch, the publisher of OCShowbiz, is a Brooklyn native who has made his home in Orange County for 25 years and is a lifelong entertainment arts enthusiast.

Before becoming a producer and publisher, for some thirty years he pioneered the application of computer graphics for business applications. In the 80s and 90s he managed, fixed, and built companies around the world and has held a variety of management positions including VP Sales and Marketing, VP Engineering, Chief Financial Officer and President.

Assignments have taken him to England, Australia, Japan, Atlanta, and San Francisco.  A decade ago, he reinvented himself as a producer of events, commercials, dramas and television pilots.  He was a publicly elected school board member for nine years in New York and has always done volunteer work.   He is now a member of 4 industry boards: Media Communication Association International, Orange County Multi-Media Association, Media Alliance of Orange County, Orange County Screenwriters Association. Mr. Kirsch performs volunteer work including a ‘sand lot’ film making group he formed Day Job Productions, a volunteer filmmaking group that currently has about 100 members. Art also founded the Entertainment Arts Consortium that proposed to build a "teaching studio" in collabaration with the South Orange County Community College District. He sits on  the Orange County Department of Education Music and Arts Administrators Committee.

Art is a graduate of Pace University in NYC and served in the US Marine Corps, attaining the rank of Sergeant.

We have a third interview! We are honored to have Kathy Sharp of WORDical!

Wordical Productions, Inc. is a performing arts program involving teens and young adults in performances for live theater as well as film!

The directors at Wordical are dedicated to reaching this generation in a positive way using t he creating of media as its tool. The success accomplished from the work of the teens and young adults to establish and develop a sense of integrity, teamwork, self-respect, and respect for others. For theatre, the teenagers (ages 15-19) display their talents in a very professional, moral, and positive setting. Although there is no cost to the youth, the teens must maintain a 2.0 GPA in order to perform or rehearse.

With the oversight of a director, the teens are handed a skeleton script with ideas of what music is to be played behind certain scenes. They in turn, take the script and add their own flavor - their style - their personalities - and turn it into a major production. For film, the teens as well as young adults are heavily involved in the entire film production form pre-production through the actual filming. They will help shape and mold their character as well as be a strong part in developing the direction of the film itself.


6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Friday 13 May 2011

We will be recording three shows!
Take advantage of our hands on training sessions and meet celebrities!

Camera Operation

Floor Direction

Program Direction

Character Generator

Sound Engineering


Analog and Digital Editing

Interviewing Techniques

Marketing Techniques

Internet Radio Production

Internet TV Production

Video Vault Management

Social Networking Integration


See examples at:
Walter's YouTube Videos

Learn TV and Radio Production with Hands on Experience

Do you want to reach a world-wide audience?

Internet TV and Radio is a very affordable way to do this. Broadcast your own show on your own schedule. The communication is TWO WAY! You can interact with your audience. Show them your DESK TOP AS YOU SURF THE INTERNET OR PRESENT A POWERPOINT! Broadcast a movie! Conduct training and sales presentations, virtual tours or...whatever you want to show your audience.

Did you know that every cable provider must allow the public access to airwaves?  You can have your OWN weekly cable TV show! Adding webcasting and Internet radio will add project your message world-wide! Let us show you how!

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  • Dress warm, the studio is cold
  • You may be part of the studio audience or volunteer to help with production
  • Do not bring small children or children who are not well behaved. Some children as young as nine have actually been mature enough to volunteer. Please use judgement.
  • Please arrive no later or earlier than 6:30 - the production lasts until 10 PM.
  • Call me to let me know you are coming. I am bringing refreshments. Please avoid waiting to the last minute. It is difficult to respond during production. You will need to have directions and all other questions answered PRIOR TO 6:30 PM.



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