Media Labs are three-week workshops that give you hands on experience in film, audio, and design. Join other students and be taught by experts in their field who care about you and your creative vision. This is also a great way to learn about Spy Hop and the courses we offer.

Ages 13 -19 | 4pm – 6pm | Tuesdays & Thursdays | $25 registration fee

February 5 – 21, 2019

Audio: Ableton Electric Jam

Let’s link up! Learn how to jam out and discover new musical ideas with other electronic musicians. Connect and play with the power of LINK – the Ableton app that allows electronic music makers to stay in sync while jamming on different devices! Record your collaborations and share them with your friends and fans!

Design: Virtual Reality World Creation

Learn how to model & texture low poly 3D worlds using Cinema 4D. Then take your world into the Occulus Rift and explore your new creation in Virtual Reality.

Film: Fan Film Fest

Have you ever wanted to make your very own Fan Film? Learn filmmaking techniques as you create a five-minute remake of your favorite movie! You will make your own costumes and props, learn how to use DSLR cameras, lighting, and Adobe Premiere editing software to make your own cinematic masterpiece.

March 5 – 21, 2019

Audio: Remix

Have you ever wanted to add something to or repeat that cool part in your favorite song to create your own remix? Learn basic and advanced audio editing and how to create remixes using Ableton Live! You’ll even learn how to add video to you remix to make the next internet sensation!

Design: 3D Sculpting

Learn how to digitally sculpt in 3D using the software Cinema 4D and Photoshop. Begin with a ball of digital clay and create 3D sculptures of characters and landscapes. Learn how to properly light and texture your creations to bring them to life.

Film: Experimental Filmmaking

Give your filmmaking skills a wacky twist and put your creativity to the test. Learn cameras, lighting, and editing fundamentals while exploring the world of unconventional films. Finish class with your own experimental film!

April 23 – May 9, 2019
All Girls April!

Audio: CypHER (Girls Only)

The Cypher: An informal gathering of emcees, beatboxers, or break-dancers in a circle, in order to jam musically together. Come sharpen your freestyle, beat making and song writing skills in a Hip Hop class made just for her.

Design: Game Design (Girls Only)

Learn the basics of game design. In this class YOU are the level designer. Using the game engine, Unity you will work in small teams to make multiple game levels. Use your imagination to create the world your Hero will explore. No previous video game design experience necessary.

Film: Cinematography (Girls Only)

Learn the fundamentals of cinematography from professional female filmmakers in the field. Guest speakers and workshops will teach you both technical camera skills and the art of composition. This class will teach you all you need to know to be the top of your game behind the camera.

May 21 – June 6, 2019

Audio: Band Recording

Learn what it takes to finish a record for a band. In this class, you will learn about mic placement, instrument tuning, pre production, editing and mixing; all while working with real musicians.

Design: 3D Animation

In this class you will learn the basics of 3D modeling using the popular software, Cinema 4D. Animate your 3D objects using keyframes, while also incorporating the use of texture, light and camera angles to make your 3D animations come to life.  

Film: Shot 4 Shot

Have you ever wanted to recreate your favorite movie? This is your chance to learn basic filmmaking principles while recreating a scene shot for shot. Choose a scene from your favorite movie, deconstruct it and re-shoot it to look as close to the original as you can. In this program you’ll learn basic cinematography, directing, and editing.

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