Training Info

‘Ōlelo Community Media’s state-of-the-art production facilities and services are designed to empower, equip, and engage island residents to tell the stories that matter most to you and your neighbors.  Our 6 neighborhood-based Community Media Centers offer year-round professional training to get your stories out there.  From production basics to advanced workshops on new technologies, our media trainers focus on your learning and the strategies to turn your story ideas into reality.  Whether you’re keiki or kūpuna, our Training Program helps you cover what you want, when you want, wherever you are or need to be.

BASIC MEDIA PRODUCTION

Fee: $150
Prerequisite: None
Class time: 24 hours

The Basic Media Production class is an introduction to visual storytelling.  The class covers the three stages of production, and how to plan and execute the communication of a message to target audiences.  Participants use multiple types of production equipment, including HD camcorders, microphones, lighting instruments, and editing software (Final Cut Pro X).  Distribution and promotion of completed works beyond airing on ‘Ōlelo channels is also emphasized.  Participants who complete the course become certified ‘Ōlelo Media Producers, granting them access to the production facilities, resources, and equipment they are trained to use.

 

MINI STUDIO PRODUCTION

Fee: $100 (Hours redemption* available)
Prerequisite: Basic Media Production
Class time: 8 hours

Held in a controlled studio environment, this course introduces participants to live-switching between multiple cameras, graphics, and B-roll by way of TriCaster, LiveText, and robotic camera operation.  By the end of the training, participants are able to produce and direct a live-to-tape show.

 

MOBILE MULTI CAMERA PRODUCTION

Fee: $100 (Hours redemption* available)
Prerequisite: Mini Studio Production
Class time: 6 hours

For producers and technicians who are comfortable in a live studio environment, the Mobile Multi Camera Production course trains participants on producing an on-location show.  How to lead a location survey, audio/video signal flow, and equipment transport safety is included in this course.

 

PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS

Fee: None
Prerequisite: None
Class time: 2 hours

‘Ōlelo offers focused workshops on specific production areas, such as Audio Recording and Multi Camera Directing.  Offered at all of our 6 Community Media Centers, workshop topics vary and are largely dependent on the training requests of certified ‘Ōlelo Media Producers.

 

ADVANCED EQUIPMENT

Fee: $100 (Hours redemption* available)
Prerequisite: Basic Media Production and 2 Production Workshops
Class time: 2 hours

Upon completion of this training, participants are able to access advanced production equipment such as camera jibs, sliders, and DSLR-class video cameras like the Canon C100 Mark II.  If you are interested in an Advanced Equipment class, please contact your nearest Community Media Center location to register for the next available course.

 

MAIN STUDIO PRODUCTION

Fee: $100 (Hours redemption* available)
Prerequisite: Intermediate Multi Camera Production
Class time: 6 hours

This training covers operation of all the elements in the Main Studio at the Māpunapuna CMC location.  You will become acquainted with studio-grade cameras, an optimal lighting grid, top-of-the-line audio equipment, Tricaster, and the ability to broadcast live with an option for live audience call-ins for increased production quality.  When timeliness of your message and/or call to action is of the utmost importance, the Main Studio is your answer.

 

EFP VAN MULTI CAMERA

Fee: $100 (Hours redemption* available)
Prerequisite: Basic Production or 4 Production Workshops
Class time: 8 hours

Full operation of ‘Ōlelo’s Electronic Field Production (EFP) Van is the focus of this training.  Fitted with a mobile control room, the EFP Van is equipped for studio-grade productions anywhere on the island.

 

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*Volunteer Hour Redemption – Certified ‘Ōlelo Community Media Producers who have completed Basic Media Production are eligible for Volunteer Hours Redemption (VHR) – an alternative payment option that waives workshop and training fees.  VHR requests must be approved 24 hours prior to the start of the course by the Director of Community Media Services.