Friday, March 23, 2012

Upcoming YouTube partner workshops

Hi Partners,

We have lots of workshops and events coming up over the next couple of months, so wanted to let you know about these opportunities to learn new skills and best practices. Check them out below and register before they fill up!

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IAWTV Panel in LA on 3/28
Form to register is here.

Subject: "Finding, Growing, and Cultivating an Audience Online”

One of the ways that online entertainment continues to elevate creativity in production is in it's ability to directly interact and move to action it's audiences. But where does one find that audience and keep them coming back again and again? This panel offers guidance from some of the most successful audience-builders online entertainment has to offer.

Panelists:
--R.J. Williams "Young Hollywood"
--Sarah Penna Co-founder//head of talent management at Big Frame
--Ethan Newberry YouTube Creator and winner of YouTube NextUp
--Mike Rotman Head of Production: "Big Frame" CEO: Streamin' Garage

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Budgeting 101 Workshop
Form to register is here.

When: Thursday, March, 29, 2012 from 4 - 5:30 PM

You've recognized the need to budget. But how do you budget for something you've never done before? Or how do you make your budget more effective than your last one? How much money will you need? Kathleen Grace will walk you through the do's and don'ts of pre-production, production, and post, as well as teach you amazing tips and tricks to create professional looking visuals for a fraction of the cost. Here's your opportunity to learn from our in-house YouTube budgeting expert and get your project off on the right foot.

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This workshop has been canceled - we'll post again on the Creator Blog when we set up Editing workshops in the future!


Editing for the Web 101 Workshop
Form to register is here.


When: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 from 2-3:30 PM


Do you use iMovie 7 or want to learn to use iMovie 7? Would you like to take your editing skills to the next level? Find out how to create great cuts, graphics, and more magic to dice up your masterpiece projects! Editing 101 for the Web is a workshop where participants can improve their editing skills. Learn how to create fancy text, lower thirds, transitions, filters, as well as sound design to capture viewers’ attention. This workshop is ideally suited for beginners and intermediate level Editors who are either just starting out or those who want to improve their arsenal of skills!

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Directing for the Web 101 Workshop
Form to register is here.

When: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 2-3:30 PM

How is directing an actor for the camera different than on the stage? What's a good warm up for the actors to get everyone focused and communicating? How do I maintain an actor's performance when I shoot out of sequence? Directing for the Web 101 is a workshop where participants can share best practices, ask questions, and find out from the instructor great ways to get a strong performance from your actors. Ideally suited for beginners and intermediate level directors who are either just starting out or are interested in taking their directing to the next level.

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Cinematography 101 Workshop
Form to register is here.

When: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 from 2-3:30 PM

What is focal length vs focal distance? Why is lens speed important? How do I control depth of field? What are some cool tricks that I can use to light a scene with minimal resources? WHY IS ALL OF MY FOOTAGE BLUE???? Cinematography 101 reviews how you can use the technical to articulate the creative. Besides things like 180 degree rule and law of thirds, we talk about some of the mystery buttons on the camera that will help you improve your image as well as your understanding of why things work the way that they do. Ideally suited for beginners and intermediate level cinematographers who are either just starting out or feel that they need a better technical understanding of the mechanics of their camera.

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Vlogging 101 Workshop
Form to register is here.

When: Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 2-3:30 PM

How do I promote my friend’s band? How do I turn myself into the next internet personality? How do I share the fun food that I make in my kitchen with the rest of the world? In class we look at successful examples as well as analyze what it takes to put together electronic press kits, podcasts and vlogs for YouTube. We review such concepts as B-roll, how to avoid talking head footage, and using links to build a network of like-minded people.

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Bridget Humphrey, Program Manager, recently watched "Celebrities Read Tweets About Themselves."