17 April 2008

WORKSHOPS - Make your own media projects - Melbourne

Melbourne Media Makers Workshops

Ever wanted to make your own media project? These workshops will show you how.

> Saturday 3rd May, 9am-5pm
> Presented by Lisa Pham
Learn the difference between zines and blogs, how to make them both and where to distribute. Participants will make a zine on the day. Meet other zinesters and bloggers, share your passions and become part of the independent publishing community.

> Saturday 10th May, 9am-5pm
> Presented by Jason Lingard
Covering the theory of composition, colour and typography, get hands-on experience designing a magazine masthead, cover and page layout. Participants will be taught basic image manipulation and page layout using industry standard software.

> Saturday 17th May, 9am-5pm
> Presented by Lisa Dempster
Get the skills required to be professionally published. Learn how to craft an article pitch and where to send it, hone your interviewing techniques and find out how to self-edit your writing before submission.

> Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th May, 9am-1pm both days
> Presented by Malgorzata Swierczak
Tell a story from script to screen. Learn how to write dialogue, develop characters and create atmosphere. Participants will be introduced to camera equipment and get practical experience shooting, then editing, a short scene.

> Saturday 31st May, 9am-5pm
> Presented by Miyuki Jokiranta
Discover the art of podcasting and make your own. Participants will be taught recording techniques for ambience, voice and music, basic audio editing skills as well as information about where to publish work online.

All workshops are $20 each, payment can be made by cheque or direct deposit.

Spaces are limited, bookings are essential - contact lisaATvibewireDOTnet to register.

This is a Vibewire project supported by the City Of Melbourne, the Foundation for Young Australians, Express Media, SYN FM and Open Channel. Contact lisaATvibewireDOTnet for more information.