MediaRites Productions presents new audio seminars to launch you into the world of professional audio.
Study with Peabody-winning producer Dmae Roberts and engineer Clark Salisbury who have collaborated since 2002 on award-winning feature stories and documentaries. These seminars are limited to six participants, intensive training at an affordable cost. We’re offering classes monthly that will take you from novice to professional.
Dmae Roberts has 25 years of professional broadcast radio experience and has trained hundreds of students, mentees, national workshop and conference attendees. She has taught and led seminars at Linfield College, the Association of Independents in Radio, the National Federation of Community Broadcasters, the Center for Documentary Studies and Third Coast International Festival. She wrote a chapter for the Reality Radio book that includes writing from the top radio producers in the country. Read testimonials about her work training.
Clark Salisbury has worked more than 20 years as a sound engineer and multimedia designer and producer. He was worked on top-notch radio documentary series including Crossing East and the Wisdom of the Elders and has created scores of websites and multimedia videos. He is the owner and engineer of Salisbury Studio.
To launch the New Media Seminars, we’ve starting off with two afternoons seminars located at Salisbury Studio in Portland.
NEW SEMINAR – JUST ADDED!
Recording Your Voice-
Saturday, April 7th, 1-5pm – $100 (limited to 7 people)
Learn how read and record your work for narration, readings, and. commercial voice work. If you’re an actor who would like to learn how to create a voice demo, a radio/video producer who does your own narration or a writer who would like to put audio excerpts of your work online or as an audiobook, this session will be give you the right tools and exercises to sound your best. Included are voice relaxation tips and mic placement guidance. Dmae Roberts will lead you through vocal exercises and coach you during a professional recording session. Participants are asked to bring something to read that they want to record. You will leave with your own short voice recording.
Location: Salisbury Studios in SW Portland.
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Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 (COMPLETELY FULL!)
1 – 5 pm
This seminar is a perfect introduction to professional recording to get you started in the world of audio production.You will get an overview of how to record, edit and mix audio for either broadcast, podcasts, multimedia and online websites.
Recommended for public and commercial radio producers, writers who want to record their work, online multimedia producers, podcasters, talk show host/producers, video documentarians and anyone who conducts an interviewer or oral history recording.
Includes practical information and reviews of free applications and software as well as professional industry standard equipment. You will also get the lowdown on affordable field recording mics and recording kits with tips for creating professional audio quality.
Registration: Paypal or Send check to reserve space to MediaRites.
For Questions email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Making Social Media Work For You
Wednesday, March 28th, 1-4pm – $45 (limited to 6 people) - COMPLETED- WILL BE OFFERING AGAIN!
For artists, writers, performers, media makers or arts organizers who want low-cost ways to promote their work and events. Learn how to maintain privacy while socially engaging with thousands. If you’ve been hesitant to enter the social media work, this how-to workshop will lead you step-by-step into the how’s, do’s & don’ts of Twitter, Facebook and email promotion for your projects. This includes email consultation for two weeks after the seminar. Dmae Roberts will show you the intricacies, etiquette and practical ways to make social media work for you.
Instructor: Dmae Roberts Location: SE Portland
Registration: Please contact MediaRites first. Paypal or Send check to reserve space to MediaRites.
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BEYOND THE BASICS (COMLETELY FULL)
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Noon – 5 pm
$100 (limited to 6 people)
All seminars are first come, first served. (Please email us before signing up.)
This seminar will give you hands on experience to how to professionally record your work. Recommended for writers who want to record a reading, podcasters who want to improve their interviewing and recording skills, filmmakers who want to get professional audio and radio producers who want to move their feature stories toward national quality.
Come prepared to record and edit a five-minute reading or bring an already recorded interview. All participants will leave with a finished produced 5-minute piece with our critique and advise for further production. Finished productions may air on Stage & Studio!
If you haven’t taken the Audio Primer, please contact us before registering for Beyond the Basics.
UPCOMING SEMINARS INCLUDE:
- AUDIO ESSAYS AND SCRIPTWRITING
- CREATING AN AUDIO FEATURE STORY
- CONSTRUCTING PROFESSIONAL SITES WITH WORDPRESS
- EFFECTIVE GRANTWRITING
For more information, or to be included in our seminar list, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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New Media Seminars
|Recording Your Voice
Saturday, April 7th
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|Making Social Media Work For you
Wednesday, March 28th
Email MediaRites for more information.