E.g., Nov 21 2018
NOV
27

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Nov 27   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Twitter class, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse...

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Intro to Social Media: Twitter

NOV
28

Get to Know Your Camera

Wed, Nov 28   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

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Get to Know Your Camera

Interview Skills

Wed, Nov 28   4:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This class will cover preparing for an interview, researching your subject, choosing engaging questions, avoiding common pitfalls, and the art of using guiding questions to get the best answers during your interview. We will also cover which...

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Interview Skills

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Wed, Nov 28   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

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Edit Photos on Your Phone

NOV
29

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Thu, Nov 29   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

Digital Photo Enhancement

Thu, Nov 29   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

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Digital Photo Enhancement

DEC
1

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Dec 1   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

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Video Production in the Field

Television Studio Production

Sat, Dec 1   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

This intensive class will introduce you to the basics of studio production, including three camera switching, audio configurations, green screen, as well as floor managing and directing. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified...

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Television Studio Production

DEC
4

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Tue, Dec 4   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Tue, Dec 4   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and...

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Mobile Phone Podcasting

How to Edit Your Podcast

Tue, Dec 4   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   DeKalb Library

Adults bric

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

DEC
5

How to Record Your Podcast

Wed, Dec 5   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

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How to Record Your Podcast

Audio Production in the Field

Wed, Dec 5   4:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Learn best practices for capturing clean audio in the field. We will cover the various types of equipment such as microphones, field mixers, and digital audio recorders. We will also discuss tips to recognize and minimize distracting background...

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Audio Production in the Field

Make a Digital Story for PC

Wed, Dec 5   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for PC

DEC
6

Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Thu, Dec 6   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In our Facebook class, learn how to set up a profile page, and apply privacy and security settings. Please note: in order to successfully complete this class, you must be able to...

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Intro to Social Media: Facebook

Intro to Social Media: Instagram

Thu, Dec 6   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Instagram, you will learn the basics of Instagram. You’ll learn how to set up an account, tips for taking great mobile photography and video, how to build an audience, and best...

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Intro to Social Media: Instagram

DEC
8

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Dec 8   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

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Video Production in the Field

Television Studio Production

Sat, Dec 8   10:30 am to 4:30 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

This intensive class will introduce you to the basics of studio production, including three camera switching, audio configurations, green screen, as well as floor managing and directing. Successful completion leads to becoming a Certified...

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Television Studio Production

DEC
11

Make a Digital Story for Mac

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. You’ll learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

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Make a Digital Story for Mac

DEC
12

Intro to Digital Photography

Wed, Dec 12   4:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

...

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Intro to Digital Photography

DEC
13

Audio Editing with Audition

Thu, Dec 13   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Audio Editing with Audition

DEC
15

Video Production in the Field

Sat, Dec 15   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

This course will give you the skills to produce videos anywhere. You’ll gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade digital video camera, sound equipment, tripods, and portable lighting equipment.

This course has 3 mandatory...

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Video Production in the Field

DEC
18

Digital Photo Enhancement

Tue, Dec 18   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

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Digital Photo Enhancement

DEC
19

Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Wed, Dec 19   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Would you like to be an animator in two hours? It’s possible! In this class you will learn the tools and techniques to create your own animated movies. Spend course time working on a short animated video with the potential to exhibit online or on...

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Make a Stop-Motion Animation

Intro to Digital Photography

Wed, Dec 19   4:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn how to fully utilize your digital camera’s features and simple tricks to create beautiful images. We’ll discuss manual camera settings, resolution and exposure levels, and how to properly white balance to make your pictures pop.

...

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Intro to Digital Photography

How to Edit Your Podcast

Wed, Dec 19   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   Coney Island Library

Adults bric

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

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How to Edit Your Podcast

DEC
20

Audio Editing with Audition

Thu, Dec 20   5:45 pm to 8:45 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe Audition is an industry standard audio editing software for Mac and PC. This course covers how to start an Audition project, importing and layering audio files, basic editing techniques and effects, as well as how to export a finished...

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Audio Editing with Audition

JAN
12

Intro to Field Production

Sat, Jan 12   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods, and portable lighting.

Intro to Field Production

JAN
15

Make a Movie on Your Phone

Tue, Jan 15   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn how to use mobile devices to make compelling short-form videos. We will discuss storyboard frame composition, audio and lightning, as well as exploring iMovie and Movie Maker.

Make a Movie on Your Phone

JAN
16

How to Record Your Podcast

Wed, Jan 16   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about podcasting and inexpensive equipment options to get you started.

How to Record Your Podcast

How to Edit Your Podcast

Wed, Jan 16   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn about simple editing tools to make your podcast sound better, as well as free and inexpensive software options for editing at home or on the go.

How to Edit Your Podcast

JAN
17

Digital Storytelling for Mac

Thu, Jan 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your pictures and audio...

Digital Storytelling for Mac

Mobile Phone Podcasting

Thu, Jan 17   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Learn to use your mobile device to record and edit podcasts. We’ll start with simple interview and recording techniques. You’ll also explore the editing and recording apps to help you produce your podcast content anywhere and...

Mobile Phone Podcasting

JAN
19

Intro to Field Production

Sat, Jan 19   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods, and portable lighting.

Intro to Field Production

JAN
22

Edit Photos on Your Phone

Tue, Jan 22   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Up your social media game and learn to make your photos web-ready with this free two-hour class on editing photos using Adobe’s FREE photo editing software. For iPhone and Android users. Note: Please come to class with Adobe...

Edit Photos on Your Phone

JAN
23

Stop Motion Animation

Wed, Jan 23   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

In two hours, learn the tools and techniques to create an animated film. Spend course time working on a short, animated video, with the potential to exhibit online or on Brooklyn Free Speech.

Stop Motion Animation

Intro to Digital Storytelling for PC

Wed, Jan 23   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn simple steps to turn your still images and sound clips into a compelling digital video story. Also learn about various types of digital story formats, narrative tips, interviewing techniques, and how to combine your...

Intro to Digital Storytelling for PC

JAN
24

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 24   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video...

Motion Graphics with After Effects

JAN
26

Intro to Field Production

Sat, Jan 26   10:30 am to 2:30 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Produce videos anywhere! Gain hands-on experience using a professional-grade, digital video camera, audio equipment, tripods, and portable lighting.

Intro to Field Production

JAN
29

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

Tue, Jan 29   11:00 am to 1:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Get an introduction to a variety of social media platforms. In Twitter, you’ll learn how to create a profile for personal or professional use, learn how to tweet in 280 characters or less and connect with other users in the Twitterverse.

Intro to Social Media: Twitter

JAN
30

Get to Know Your Camera

Wed, Jan 30   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Learn photography basics like camera settings, resolution, exposure levels, composition theory, and shot types that make your pictures pop.

Get to Know Your Camera

Digital Photo Enhancement

Wed, Jan 30   5:45 pm to 7:45 pm   New Lots Library

Adults bric

Retouch, crop, and color balance your digital photos before showing them to the world. Get hands-on experience with GIMP, a free, versatile photo editing software program.

Digital Photo Enhancement

JAN
31

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Jan 31   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video...

Motion Graphics with After Effects

FEB
5

BRIC Orientation

Tue, Feb 5   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bric

Orientation is a great introduction to what Public Access is all about— our free and low-cost, high-quality media courses, and the wide variety of services available to you at The Media Center.

Some of our courses require that you attend...

BRIC Orientation

FEB
7

Motion Graphics with After Effects

Thu, Feb 7   4:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Second Floor Computer Lab

Adults bric

Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for creating dynamic motion graphics and video effects compositing. This course covers the basics of the After Effects interface, text and layer animation, chroma-keying, video...

Motion Graphics with After Effects

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