Upcoming Classes

Loud & Clear Youth Radio

Loud and Clear is the only weekly, youth-produced radio program in Utah, and offers teens a hands-on experience on-air. Host your own radio show, play the music you want to hear, and talk about the issues that are important to you every Saturday night from 9-10 PM on 90.9 FM KRCL.

During the 10-month program, Loud and Clear Youth Radio will teach you how to produce radio shows, DJ, and host live bands. Reach over 2,000 listeners every week and create a forum of youth listeners.

September 11, 2017 – May 31, 2018
Ages 14 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 – 8 PM
$175/Month*

*Tuition assistance available

Media Labs: 3D Creatures

Learn to make a 3D model using Blender and Autodesk’s Maya software. We will be making virtual, 3D animals in their most simplified form. This lab will take you from concept design into a finished 3D model.

September 11 – 28, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Media Labs: Documentary Film

This workshop will walk you through the entire documentary filmmaking process. The class will choose a local artist, business or personality to feature in an ongoing community spotlight series.

September 11 – 28, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Media Labs: Songwriting

Need to finish that song that you’ve been kicking around in your head? This workshop will focus on writing lyrics, arranging, and creating memorable melodies. You will leave with a recording of your finished song.

September 11 – 28, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Musicology

Spy Hop’s Musicology program gives young musicians a one-of-a-kind opportunity to write, record, and produce original music with other like minded, music savvy teens. From songwriting to recording in Spy Hop’s state of the art recording studio to your very own CD release party, The Heatwave Festival. Musicology will give you the full experience of being in a band.

Musicology is a ten-month program emphasizing the creative process of making an album. Students will begin by auditioning for one of eight openings in the program. Each student who is accepted will be a member of the band as they write original music and contribute to the recording process. Along the way, the band will collaborate to produce an album, create original cover art and perform at local venues.

October 3, 2017 – July 31, 2018
Ages 15 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 – 8 PM
$175/Month*

*Tuition assistance available

Power Up Game Design Lab

Over the course of ten months, ten students will design and create fully functional and professional games that will be published in Apple’s App Store and other gaming platforms. In this hands-on indie studio simulation, you’ll work in a team of other teen programmers, graphic artists and producers.

Each student will pitch ideas for a game around a social, community or global issue. A panel of industry professionals will help narrow down your ideas to the two games that will be designed and produced.

October 3, 2017 – July 31, 2018
Ages 15 – 19
Tuesday & Thursday, 6 – 8 PM
$175/month

Media Labs: Beatmaking

Ableton Live Beatmaking: From sampling to synthesis and everything in between, this workshop will give you a strong foundation in creating your own original beats.

October 10 – 26, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Media Labs: Cinematography

Learn the art of composition and camera in this class that teaches you the psychology of the shot.

October 10 – 26, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Media Labs: Programming for Video Game Design

Learn how to program 2D and 3D video games using Unity and Javascript. You will learn how to program a variety of game mechanics, including a health system, pick-ups, teleporters and trampolines!

October 10 – 26, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Media Labs: Editing

Learn the workflow, techniques, and the “why’s” of editing. You will put together various edits in different forms using Adobe Premiere.

October 31 – November 16, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Media Labs: Pro Tools

Get your hands on professional audio gear while learning the ins and outs of Pro Tools software to record any music you can dream up.

October 31 – November 16, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

Media Labs: Microscopic Art and Design

Using Cinema 4D, we will examine the microscopic parts of plants, flowers, and anatomy and bring them to life with 3D lighting techniques. We will create beautiful and intricate textures and designs in Photoshop.

October 31 – November 16, 2017
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM

PitchNic

Spend a year with 5 other passionate, experienced, creative teens to write, shoot and edit a 20 minute film.

Broken into two groups, documentary and narrative, each student spends time working on story ideas and then pitches them to a panel of film professionals. The winning six pitches advance to the final round and are narrowed down to four final films by the class. Each film is created by a team of three; a director, producer and cinematographer. The rest of the class is spent learning first-hand how to create a professional-caliber film.

January 8 – October 31, 2018
Ages 15 – 19
Mondays & Wednesday, 6 – 8 PM
$200/month

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