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each spring and fall semester, aoc offers engaging and interactive learning opportunities through our production workshops. Our workshops cover a variety of media production topics for a variety of skill levels.

 
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Learn more about Lafayette’s premiere community media center!

At this orientation, discover the benefits of joining AOC, all that can be done at AOC, as well as how to successfully reserve use of AOC’s resources. A brief rundown of the studios, editing lab and portable equipment available is included in the orientation.

Date: First Tuesdays, monthly

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Cost: FREE (for members & non-nembers)


what would you like to learn?

 
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Video Production

 
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Simple Studio Production

Learn the basic elements of studio production in AOC's most basic studio including managing audio, live switching, and more.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 26

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Advanced Studio Production

Learn to use a full television studio including cameras, intercom systems, a green screen set, an eight-channel audio board and an advanced control room.

Time: 1:00-5:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 28

Cost: $15 for Members; $30 for Non-members

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Simple Field Production

Learn beginner camera and audio recording techniques to capture high-quality footage on-location in the field.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 12

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Advanced Field Production

This workshop covers advanced production crew techniques and audio/video equipment for capturing footage in the field.

Time: 1:00-5:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: November 9

Cost: $15 for Members; $30 for Non-members

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Backpack Media Creation

AOC’s Backpack Production kits are an entire production house you can carry around in a backpack to create films, animations, and more!

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: October 10

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

 

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Video Editing

 
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Basic Editing (Final Cut Pro X)

This beginner’s workshop introduces users to Apple’s Final Cut Pro X, the most popular editing program used at AOC.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 9

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Adobe Premiere Pro Editing

In this workshop students will learn how to manage, import, edit and export a basic timeline with Adobe Premiere Pro editing software.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date:October 23

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Advanced Editing (Final Cut Pro X)

Learn advanced editing techniques using Apple's Final Cut Pro X Software.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 11

Cost: $15 for Members; $30 for Non-members

 

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Audio Production

 
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Podcast Production

This workshop covers how to properly use audio recording software and equipment to produce an audio podcast from start to finish.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: October 24

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Audio Production

In this workshop, users will learn the basics of recording audio using simple studio tools and a computer-recording interface.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 19

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

 

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Adobe Design

 
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Adobe Illustrator

Learn your way around Adobe's Illustrator by getting an overview of its tools and functions and creating basic graphics.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 17

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Adobe Photoshop

Learn how to navigate tools in Adobe Photoshop for digital photo editing and even GIF creation!

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: September 5

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Adobe After Effects

This workshop will cover the basic tools, interface and function of the After Effects program.

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Next Upcoming Date: October 3

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

 

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Lagniappe

AOC's Lagniappe Workshops series offers AOC members (and non-members) the opportunity to connect with industry professionals within their own community! This workshop series is designed to teach and develop media arts and technology skills through hands-on instruction, interactive demonstrations, and creative presentations.

(For more info about hosting a workshop at AOC, contact our Education Coordinator Christy Tracie, ctracie@aocinc.org).

 
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YouTube Production: Content Performance

How to Shoot A Video So It Performs Well!

Family travel vlogger Lane Fournerat of The Travel Vlog Family will guide you through dissecting YouTube’s ecosystem, providing insight into how to grow, develop, and even monetize your channel content and viewership. Lane has been creating and managing YouTube productions for 10+ years, with his current channels totaling 100,000+ subscribers combined!

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Date: Tuesday, September 10

Cost: FREE for members; $15 for Non-members

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YouTube Production: Content Viewership

How to Correctly Upload Your Video to Get Views

Family travel vlogger Lane Fournerat of The Travel Vlog Family will guide you through dissecting YouTube’s ecosystem, providing insight into how to grow, develop, and even monetize your channel content and viewership. Lane has been creating and managing YouTube productions for 10+ years, with his current channels totaling 100,000+ subscribers combined!

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Date: Wednesday, September 18

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Acadiana Acts presents: A Film Performance Workshop

Join professional actors Rachel Whittle (Girls Trip, Preacher, National Toyota Commercial) and Bruce Coen (Treme, Murder by Numbers, Total Eyecare Commercial) for a dynamic youth film performance workshop as they walk you through the in's and out's of auditioning, self-tape techniques, on-set etiquette, as well as resources and references towards a successful career!

Time: 1:00-4:30pm

Dates: Sunday, October 6 (**For Youth Ages 6-14)

Cost: $100/participant

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Voice for Radio, Podcast, and Public Speaking

New York Writer/Poet and Theater educator Robin Small-McCarthy returns to share some powerful and effective techniques and exercises for developing your unique voice persona and overall voice confidence on the mic!

Time: 6:00-7:00pm

Date: Wednesday, October 22

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members

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Writing for Performance

In this workshop, New York Writer/Poet and Theater educator Robin Small-McCarthy will cover fundamental techniques for creative writing to produce dynamic, authentic written works for monologues, voice overs, tv scripts, plays, animes, and music!

Time: 6:00-7:30pm

Date: Wednesday, October 9

Cost: FREE for Members; $15 for Non-members


 
 
 

(**all workshop registrations must be made at least 2 days in advance of the workshop.)

FAQ:

What if I can't attend and want a refund?

Please contact Education Coordinator Christy Tracie by phone (337) 232-443 x113 or email ctracie@aocinc.org at least 2 business days in advance of your scheduled workshop in order to receive a full refund. Otherwise, no payment will be refunded.

Other cancellations and schedule changes:  

We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule a workshop due to low enrollment, presenter illness, or other circumstances. If a workshop is cancelled, participants will be notified of their option to reschedule or receive a full refund if applicable.

How can I host a workshop with AOC?

AOC's Lagniappe Workshop Series offers members (and non-members) the opportunity to connect with industry professionals within our own community! Instructors who wish to host an engaging workshop with us may submit a workshop proposal HERE .