Multi-Cam Class Returns April 21

Produce your field events in High Definition with CMCM's Multi-Camera Field Production workshop.


We are excited to expand our digital media offerings for the new year. In addition to enhanced versions of returning workshops such as Screenwriting and Digital Storytelling, brought back by popular demand, CMCM will introduce brand new classes in Photoshop and DSLR Cameras. And for those who've always dreamed of directing, Academy Award winner John Korty will share information and insights in a three-part series "Becoming a Director."

Workshop: Using Video for Outreach & Advocacy

Learn how and why you need video as part of your communications plan for outreach and advocacy. Learn how to use your iPhone and a few apps as a production studio. Learn how you can use video to: enrich your website, make emails more robust, bring exciting visuals to social media... and more!

Hear from the Community Media Center of Marin, and learn about all their services, classes and technical assistance.

Bring your laptop or tablet. This will be an interactive session!

Thursday, August 27
9:30am - 12:00pm

Marin County Health & Human Services
3240 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, California 94901


Ask The Experts: At Ease on Camera

In the final master class of our "Ask the Experts" series, Alyson Rutter, an actor and teacher with the award-winning The Barrow Group in NYC, will present "At Ease on Camera" on Wednesday, June 14 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM.

Learn simple tools to facilitate spontaneous compelling behavior while presenting or performing, leaving you with a renewed understanding that “less is more” and being on camera can be effortless, relaxing, and fun.

Seats still available! Sign up at

Gael Chandler: Film Editing

Explore scenes from TV shows and movies and learn how editing shapes plot, pace, character, and structure. Delve into the impact visual effects, sound, and music editing have on a film. This class covers the three phases of the editing process, comparing traditional Hollywood-style linear "invisible" editing with modern, MTV-style non-linear, often unabashedly "visible" editing.

Sessions: 4

Dates: Wednesdays, September 3, 10, 17, 24 (6 - 9 PM)

Registration Information

Members $140 - Log into the site and click the register button on this event page.

Non-members $200

Work-In-Progress Wednesdays

Is your video project speaking clearly to your audience?  Come to Work-in-Progress Wednesdays and receive feedback by an industry pro.

Hollywood film editor, author, and educator Gael Chandler will facilitate this FREE forum, to be held every other month. “Consider it a free focus group,” says Chandler, who will critique sample clips representing three short-form or two long-form projects during each two-hour session.

Short-form projects should be between 8–10 minutes long. Long-form projects should be no more than 20 minutes.

You don't need to be a CMCM member to attend a Work-In-Progress session. You don't even need to be working on a project! If you're interested in presenting a video clip for feedback, email a brief description of your project no later than Wednesday, August 26 to

Sessions: Ongoing; every other month.

Date: Wednesdays, September 2 (6:30 - 8:30 PM)

New Field Reporting Class

Learn to quickly turn around short reportage style video segments - great for covering local events and news with little effort. The resulting clips are great for the community channels, the web, or inclusion in longer programs.

February 8th, 2013
2:00 PM through 5:00 PM

Phone: 415-721-0636

Register here:

Sports Broadcast Camp - 2015

High school students, launch your career in television.



Say whaaaat? Have you ever watched an interview on TV and cringed at the lame questions and awkward pauses?

Whether you're a current Marin TV program host or aspiring one, INTRODUCTION TO INTERVIEW SKILLS was made with you in mind. Learn how to make your interview great from someone who knows -- KWMR's "Attunement" host Anthony Wright.

Wednesdays, September 9, 16, 23 (7 - 8:30 PM)

Sign up

Studio Production class starting Wednesday the 13th!

This four session class will certify you to produce your own TV 
show in our full-service studio. Learn the basics of all aspects of 
studio production, from camera and lighting to directing and audio. 
You must attend all four sessions to become certified.

Sessions: 4
Dates: March 13, 15, 20, 22 - 2013
Time: 6:00-9:00pm

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