• Essentials of Camera Operation

    Needs a location

    This course covers the essentials of photography & videography. Whether you are picking up a camera/camcorder for the first time, or are a self-taught filmmaker who wants a clear understanding of the acronyms thrown around, this 90-minute course is designed for all.

    Topics covered: exposure, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, white balance, depth of field and the differences between shooting video with a DSLR or camcorder.

    Feel free to bring your camera to the conversation.

    Recommended Donation: $25

    This donation supports our community media programs and is not a requirement for participation. You can make a donation now at http://mediafactory.org/donate

  • Media Factory Orientation (In-Person)

    Needs a location

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get (free) one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    Prefer an online orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (Online)

    Link visible for attendees

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a virtual tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    This is an online event. You will receive the Zoom link once you RSVP. Prefer an in-person orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 1st Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (In-Person)

    Needs a location

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get (free) one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    Prefer an online orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (Online)

    Link visible for attendees

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a virtual tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    This is an online event. You will receive the Zoom link once you RSVP. Prefer an in-person orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 1st Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (In-Person)

    Needs a location

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get (free) one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    Prefer an online orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (Online)

    Link visible for attendees

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a virtual tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    This is an online event. You will receive the Zoom link once you RSVP. Prefer an in-person orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 1st Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (In-Person)

    Needs a location

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get (free) one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    Prefer an online orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (Online)

    Link visible for attendees

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a virtual tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    This is an online event. You will receive the Zoom link once you RSVP. Prefer an in-person orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 1st Saturday of the month.

  • Media Factory Orientation (In-Person)

    Needs a location

    The gateway to checking out gear and using our facilities. We'll take a tour of the Media Factory, go over our policies and the cool stuff you can do here, and fill out paperwork (yay!).

    Once you've taken this (free) class, you can:

    • borrow our HD camcorders (for free)
    • reserve and use the Media Factory TV studio (for free)
    • make a show (ditto)
    • get (free) one-on-one help on any aspect of video production.

    Membership requires a photo ID and a mailing address within our service area (mediafactory.org/services/distribution).

    Prefer an online orientation? Sign up for the orientation on the 3rd Saturday of the month.