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DAT Media Creator Meetup (S)

Free

with Jane Tobias

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Join the Media Creator team for the opportunity to exercise your creativity! Earn volunteer hours while working to build the NEST community through small creative projects in graphic design and animation. This is a creative space, for creative thinkers, who have some creative solutions.

DAT Meetup: Production Meetings

Free

with Gabriel Medina

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 5 pm

During the Spring 19 we will be having Production Meetings where members can sit in and see how the Summer Production is coming along! Listen to updates from the Producer and Director of the film along with the Department Heads and Supervising Producers. 

This is open to all members of the Digital NEST who either want to get involved with the Summer Film Project or just want to check out how production meetings work. 

No deveices allowed into the space since we will be talking about confidential information pertaining to the Film Project. 

DAT: Acting Lab: Preparing for the Casting Call

Free

with Andres Mercado

Calendar Feb 25, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this 2 week workshop we will be preparing aspiring actors to audition for our Summer Film Production! 

What is a casting call? 

A casting call is an open audition for actors to come and read for a role and potentially get casted! 

What will I learn in this workshop? You will learn: 

  • How to prepare a monolouge that will get you noticed by the Casting Directors
  • How to perform a cold read when a script is given to you on the spot
  • How to be confident when being interevied by a creative team

This is a great opportunty for those who would like to audition for our Summer film, or for those looking to gain insight on the casting for film process as an actor. We look forward to acting with you! 

 

DAT: Audio Visual Journalism

Free

with Sylvanna Falcon

Calendar Feb 28, 2019 at 1:08 pm, runs for 13 weeks

Make yourself into a news reporter, local historian, and storyteller for your community. Professional journalists and UC Santa Cruz students and professors will show you how to gather, write and produce grassroots radio and video news. Your work will be published online and broadcast to every home around the Monterey Bay. You can make a name (and a career) for yourself while serving the community.

We'll dive deep into:

  • Electronic news gathering
  • Digital publication
  • Studio audio production
  • FM and remote broadcasting 
  • Web streaming.

We'll also cover:

  • reporting ethics,
  • interviewing,
  • writing for diverse audiences,
  • social research methods, and
  • A crash course on local government and social issues.

Along the way, we'll explore career options and income opportunities in local media and nationally-distributed programs, too.

Required for DMC Students. 

DAT: Casting Call for Summer Short Film

Free
Calendar Mar 18, 2019 , runs for 2 weeks

Open call to all members interested in auditioning for our Summer film. 

More details coming soon! 

DAT: Media Creator Meetup

Free

with Jane Tobias

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 2 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Join our Media Creator team for the opportunity to exercise your creativity. Earn volunteer hours while working to build the NEST community through small projects in graphic design, photography, videography, and music production. This is a creative space, for creative thinkers, who have some creativesolutions.

DAT: Music Meetup

Free

with Oliver Whitcroft

Calendar Feb 22, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Join us in a fun interactive space where music lovers can come together to learn about music production, talk about the latest songs from the industry, and network with others interested in music. This is an open space for all music lovers and aspiring recording artist.

Open to all members, recommended for new members.

DAT: Photography Meetup

Free

with David Rosales

Calendar Feb 21, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Do you love taking photos with your camera or phone? Are you stuck in “auto mode” on your camera because “manual mode” seems too intimidating? Do you want to learn the basic understandings of exposures and other basics of your camera and photography? Join us in this creative open space to get the support and training you need to be a great photographer!

Open to all members, recommended for new members.





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