Training For Public

‘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 Media Service 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.

Beginning October 1, 2018, all online payments via Paypal will be charged a 2.5% convenience fee.

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Covid-19 Update: At ‘Ōlelo, we are doing our best to continue to provide services and resources to the community during these difficult times. We have been transforming our Training and mentoring experiences to practice proper social distancing and reach those at home through online platforms. Login to your account by clicking the button at the top of the page to see the most recent Courses as they become available, or click on the button below to become a Member.

Out of an abundance of caution for the health of our students, members and staff we will be cancelling all Multi Camera, Main Studio and Van courses until further notice.

ORIENTATION

Fee: None
Prerequisite: None
Class time: 2 hours

An introduction to ‘Ōlelo Community Media, Oʻahu’s non-profit community Public, Education, and Government (PEG) access provider.  ‘Ōlelo is committed to helping our community acquire the knowledge and skills to engage with media and share their voice. Learn about our facilities, training classes, services and volunteer opportunities.

BASIC MEDIA PRODUCTION

The Basic Media Production Certification Course is a three-part introduction to visual storytelling.  Participants who complete the courses become certified ‘Ōlelo Media Members, granting them access to the production facilities, resources, and equipment they are trained to use. Attend an Orientation at or call your nearest Media Service Center for more information.

Producer
Fee: $75 *
Prerequisite: None
Class time: 9 hours   Lab time: 3 hours
The Producer class covers the three stages of production, and how to plan and execute the communication of a message to target audiences.

Camera, Audio, Lighting
Fee: $75 *
Prerequisite: None (Recommended: Producer)
Class time: 9 hours   Lab time: 3 hours
Camera, Audio and Lighting class participants use multiple types of production equipment, including HD camcorders, microphones and lighting instruments to capture their vision.

Editing
Fee: $75 *
Prerequisite: None (Recommended: Producer, Camera, Audio & Lighting)
Class time: 9 hours   Lab time: 3 hours
Editing class brings everything together with the Final Cut Pro X software.  Distribution and promotion of completed works beyond airing on ‘Ōlelo channels is also emphasized.

*Commit to attending all 3 courses within a 3 month period and receive a $25 discount for each course. All registrations must be approved before the discount is applied to the payment amount. Beginning October 1, 2018, all online payments via Paypal will be charged a 2.5% convenience fee.

 

MULTI-CAMERA PRODUCTION

Fee: $75 *
Prerequisite: None (Recommended: Basic Media Production)
Class time: 9 hours   Lab time: 3 hours

This course introduces participants to live-switching between multiple cameras, graphics, and B-roll by way of TriCaster, LiveText, and robotic camera operation.  Participants will also be trained on producing an on-location show including conducting a location survey, audio/video signal flow, and equipment transport safety.  By the end of the training, participants are able to produce and direct a live-to-tape show both in the studio and in the field. Attend an Orientation at or call your nearest Media Service Center for more information.

* Register for the multi-camera class within 3 months of finishing Basic Media Production and continue to receive our $25 discount. All registrations must be approved before the discount is applied to the payment amount. Beginning October 1, 2018, all online payments via Paypal will be charged a 2.5% convenience fee.

 

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. Attend an Orientation at or call your nearest Media Service Center for more information.

 

MAIN STUDIO PRODUCTION

Fee: $75
Prerequisite: Multi Camera Production
Class time: 6 hours

This training covers operation of all the elements in the Main Studio at the Māpunapuna Media Service Center.  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: $75
Prerequisite: Multi Camera Production
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.