NewTV Classes

NewTV offers over 20 classes each quarter, and features several additional workshops throughout the year. To use NewTV's equipment, you must first be a member in good standing and have attended our monthly Orientation session. You can then choose to take any class in four of our production tracks: Studio Production, Field Production, Post Production, or other media related workshops. You may also take any of our other computer-based or furthering education classes. Registration is required for all NewTV courses and open until 2 hours before the course starts. If minimum enrollment isn't reached, class will be cancelled.


Where You Start

NewTV Orientation

Learn about all the wonderful opportunities offered at our state-of-the-art media center. This class is a prerequisite for all NewTV course offerings. If you cannot attend the scheduled session, but would like to take a course, please contact Michael Sills at
Monday, June 2 • 7pm
Monday, July 7 • 7pm
Monday, August 4 • 7pm


Studio Production Workshops

Studio Prep

Learn how to setup all the necessary elements for inside the studio: lights, cameras and audio.
Monday, June 9 • 7pm
Monday, July 14 • 7pm
Monday, August 11 • 7pm

Studio Control Room

Enter the Control Room and discover all the facets and the various jobs performed in it.
Monday, June 16 • 7pm
Monday, June 21 • 7pm
Monday, August 18 • 7pm

Studio Switcher

Get behind the controls of the brand new Broadcast Pix switcher in the Control Room and learn how to direct like a pro with all the new tools..
Thursday, June 19 • 7pm
Thursday, July 24 • 7pm
Wednesday, August 20 • 7pm

Studio Graphics

With the new switcher, comes the Broadcast Pix new graphics system. Learn all the new facets and how to make some amazing graphics for your studio shoots.
By Appointment Only

Studio Director

Get behind the switcher and learn techniques about how to properly direct a studio shoot from start to finish.
Tuesday, July 1 • 7pm
Thursday, July 31 • 7pm
Thursday, August 28 • 7pm

Studio Lab

An opportunity to practice and review any of the Studio Production elements in a mock show situation.
Tuesday, July 8 • 7pm
Tuesday, August 5 • 7pm

Studio Production Private Sessions

By Appointment Only
If you can't make a class, contact Michael Sills or a NewTV staff member for a one-hour private session.



Field Production Workshops

HD Camera Workshop

A hands-on  workshop introducing you to the Sony NXCam, a tapeless HD camera.  Learn the basic operations of this camera, and become certified to use it on your next production.
Tuesday, June 10 • 7pm
Tuesday, July 15 • 7pm
Tuesday, August 12 • 7pm

Lighting Techniques

Learn about various techniques and equipment to effectively light your productions.
Tuesday, June 17 • 7pm
Tuesday, July 22 • 7:30pm
Tuesday, August 19 • 7pm

Tools and Techniques of Sound

This course includes an in-depth look at the sound equipment at NewTV and how to use them properly to make your projects sound clear and crisp. .
Monday, June 23 • 7pm
Tuesday, July 29 • 7:30pm
Tuesday, August 26 • 7pm

Field Lab

An opportunity to practice and review any of the Field Production elements in a mock show situation.
Tuesday, June 24 • 7pm
Wednesday, July 30 • 7pm
Wednesday, August 27 • 7pm




Basic Adobe Premiere (Three Classes)

Learn the basics of Premiere on the Mac. Includes how to insert and overwrite edits, use of transitions and effects, audio mixing, graphics and much more.
Thursday, July 3, 10 & 17 • 6pm
Thursday, August 7, 14 & 21 • 6pm

Advanced Adobe Premiere

Dive in and explore the advanced functions of Advanced Adobe Premiere. Polish your edits, learn about keyframing, add motion, fix and sweeten your audio, multiclip edit and color correct.
Saturday, August 23 • 10am

Adobe Premiere Private Sessions

By Appointment Only. If you can’t make a class, contact Michael Sills or a NewTV staff member for a one-hour private session to learn about Premiere.

Final Cut Pro Private Sessions

By Appointment Only
If you would like to learn FCP 7 or just need some general help, contact Michael Sills or a NewTV staff member for a one-hour private session.



Other Workshops

DSLRs and More Camera Workshop

This course goes over various other cameras that are more than capable of filming quality content for NewTV. Come learn about the DSLRs, Handycams, GoPros and all their features.
Wednesday, July 9 • 7pm

Green Screen

This course goes over the basic principles and techniques of chroma key compositing in the studio as well as in the field.
Wednesday, July 2 • 7pm


A shoot’s success can always be measured by how well you prepare for it. Pre-production will teach you about all the things you should be preparing for before you actually shoot anything, from set decoration to crew list.
By Appointment Only

Private Lessons

By Appointment Only. Can’t make a class? Have a question about a problem you’ve encountered? Contact Member Services Coordinator Michael Sills for a one-hour private session to learn about those new lights or solve that troublesome technical issue!