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Continuing Education

Continuing Education . Classes

Continuing Education + Community Outreach

Spring registration will be open Friday, October 25 through Friday, January 17. Please contact our office at 216.421.7460 or with any questions.

Intro to Digital Video Production

Course No. CEPH 320 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Location Cleveland Institute of Art
Instructor Lauren Voss
Dates February 4 - March 24 (Tuesdays) – 6-9pm
Location: Cleveland Institute of Art

For the first half of the course, students will learn camera and editing basics, lighting, video formats, composition, and narrative. We will study many video genres and styles such as animation, stop motion, documentary, and narrative. In the second half, we will focus on editing in Adobe Premiere Pro, Speedgrade, and After Effects CC. You will learn the basics of Foley and sound effects, color correction, keying for greenscreen, and compression. Using your own cameras (iPhones and iPads are welcome!), students will work together to create videos that will be screened at the end of the course. You will also produce your own final movie.

About the instructor:

Lauren Clue Voss is a native Cleveland video artist, cinematographer, and photographer documenting the local music scene and providing services to bands, businesses, and creative professionals. She is a founding member and a producer and cinematographer for the Film Collab Rephase Films, and owns the music video production company Dark Current Productions. She is also a musician and performs in Arms & Armour. Lauren graduated with a BFA from the TIME department at the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2005.

Still Life Photography

Course No. CEPH 275 00
Cost $325 Register Now
Sessions 8
Location Cleveland Institute of Art
Dates February 6 - March 26 (Thursdays) – 6-9pm
Location: Cleveland Institute of Art

Still Life is one of the great themes in art and photography. Students will learn to compose and light various objects and diverse subject matter ranging from food to flowers. We will study the work of photographers who are masters of this theme and discuss their work. Sudents will have hands on demonstrations and will complete several photo projects in class as well as on their own.

About the Instructor:

Michael Edwards is a commercial and fine art photographer with over 35 years of professional experience at American Greetings and with his own studio. He has shot assignments as diverse as landscapes in Hawaii, street scenes in Paris and model sessions in Miami and NYC. His clients have included Carlton Cards, Recyled Paper Greetings, Cleveland Ballet , The New York Times and Town and Country Magazine. He was a Photography Instructor for 10 years at the Cleveland Institute of Art, and he and his wife Deborah were co-founders and owners of Boommodern, a vintage modern design gallery in Cleveland Heights.

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