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Library Events & Workshops

Workshops

Video Production Equipment

Planning for Video Production


1:00-2:30pm, June 19, 2018
Room 158 (CoLab), Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will walk participants through the most important phase of video production, which is "pre-production" (the planning phase). Different types of shotlists, scripts, and video clips will be shown during this time to give you a feel of how planning is actually applied to a completed video project. The instructor will also demo and explain best practices for a basic video production equipment set-up. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to Tableau


10:00am-12:00pm, June 19, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop, participants will learn how to plan for a visualization project, choose appropriate chart types, and use Tableau Public to create engaging and interactive charts. No coding or programming experience is required. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: none

Instructor: Nikoo Yahyazadeh, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, June 20, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience with Facebook Pages and Twitter. Register for this workshop here.

Prerequisite: No prerequisite, but it is highly recommended that participants have a basic knowledge of different social media platforms and their corresponding functions.

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Intro to Illustrator


10:00am-12:00pm, June 21, 2018
Picchi, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


10:00am-12:00pm, June 25, 2018
Production Studio, Gelardin New Media Center

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn how to set up a professional, yet basic production shoot. This includes learning how to capture quality audio and video footage using both DSLR and HD video cameras, as well as touching on the fundamentals of cinematography and lighting techniques. Register for this workshop. 

Prerequisite: Planning for Video Production or proof of equivalent experience

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

 

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Video Editing with iMovie


10:00am-12:00pm, June 27, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will introduce participants to the techniques and concepts of video editing. Participants will learn how to import video, edit scenes, add effects, transitions, and export a final movie using iMovie. Register for this workshop here.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to InDesign (Part I)


2:00-4:00pm, July 9, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Planning for Video Production


2:00-3:30pm, July 10, 2018
Room 158 (CoLab), Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will walk participants through the most important phase of video production, which is "pre-production" (the planning phase). Different types of shot lists, scripts, and video clips will be shown during this time to give you a feel of how planning is actually applied to a completed video project. The instructor will also demo and explain best practices for a basic video production equipment set-up. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: none

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Social Media Marketing


10:00am-12:00pm, July 11, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

This workshop will cover some of the concepts, platforms, and tools in the Social Media landscape. Participants will discuss social media engagement, how to set and implement specific goals & strategies, and get hands-on experience developing a professional social media presence. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: No prerequisite, but it is recommended that participants have a basic knowledge of different social media platforms and their corresponding functions

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Hands-on Video Production Techniques


2:00pm-4:00pm, July 16, 2018
Production Studio, Gelardin New Media Center

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to learn how to set up a professional, yet basic production shoot. This includes learning how to capture quality audio and video footage using both DSLR and HD video cameras, as well as touching on the fundamentals of cinematography and lighting techniques. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Amy Richards, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


2:00-4:00pm, July 17, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

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Data Visualization Workshop Series


2:00pm-4:00pm, July 19, 2018
Murray Room (5th floor of Lauinger library)

Since each workshop is designed to build upon the skills learned earlier, participants are required to attend all three sessions in this workshop series. Due to the popularity of Gelardin’s workshops, please make sure that you are available to commit to all of the dates before signing up.

Participants will also need to bring their own laptops installed with Tableau Desktop to this workshop series. Get Tableau Desktop for free with your georgetown email address.

Session 1: Thursday July 19, 2-4pm

In session one, participants will receive a refresher on descriptive statistics, learn best practices of data visualization, and understand how to prep their data for a project.

Session 2: Tuesday July 24, 2-4pm

In session two, participants will be introduced to the Tableau Desktop workspace and to the basics of creating different chart types.

Session 3: Thursday July 26, 2-4pm

In session three, participants will learn more advanced Tableau functions, such as creating parameters, using calculated field functions, leveraging filters, and polishing their dashboard design skills. Finally, participants will have the opportunity to test the skills they’ve learned on their own final data visualization project.  

Register for this workshop series here.

Prerequisite: No Tableau experience required, but familiarity with Excel and basic operators, functions, and formulas will be helpful in learning Tableau.

Instructor: Nikoo Yahyazadeh

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, July 24, 2018

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

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Video Editing with Premiere


10:00am-12:00pm, July 25, 2018
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional video editing application that is used to combine video and audio clips, music, graphics, titles, and still images to produce finished sequences. This workshop will teach participants the basic process of creating a project, importing assets, basic edits to audio and video, and keyboard shortcuts. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Barrinton Baynes, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

Event Accessibility

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at library.georgetown.edu/ar or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.