Media Labs

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 *

*The registration fee is non-refundable. Spy Hop exists as a vehicle for youth to engage in their communities and tell their stories through the use of digital media. We believe that all young people should have this opportunity, without any barriers. If the fee for any of Spy Hop’s programs is preventing you or your child from participating, please contact us directly and we will work with you to find a solution.

March 6 – 22, 2018

3D Digital Modeling

Learn the basic techniques of digital 3D modeling and sculpting using Cinema4D. Learn how to make your 3D models look amazing with high quality textures and lighting.

March 6 – 22, 2018

Mockumentary

Shows like “The Office” “Parks and Rec” and “Modern Family” all use mockumentary techniques. By combining fiction and nonfiction film tactics, you can become a pro by creating your own short mockumentary.

March 6 – 22, 2018

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.

March 6 – 22, 2018

April 10 – 26, 2018

Skateboard Deck Design

Learn Adobe Illustrator while designing your own custom skate deck. Transfer your design onto the board and ride off into the sunset on your own personalized board.

April 10 – 26, 2018

Director’s Chair—Girls Only!

Learn what it really means to be a film director. From breaking down scripts, directing a film crew, and having full creative control over your film, this class will teach you all of the basics of directing for film.

April 10 – 26, 2018

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.

April 10 – 26, 2018

May 8 – 24, 2018

2D-3D-4D

Learn a variety of digital design and illustration techniques that cut across the boundaries of 2D, 3D and 4D. You will create designs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, along with 3D animation software Cinema 4D, and finally output your designs into virtual reality using Oculus Rift.

May 8 – 24, 2018

Editing

Learn the fundamentals of editing films using Premiere Pro. This class will teach you professional techniques for editing fiction and nonfiction films.

May 8 – 24, 2018

Ableton Live Beatmaking

From sampling to synthesis and everything in between, this class will give you a strong foundation in creating your own original beats.

May 8 – 24, 2018

June 5 – 21, 2018

Digital Character Design

No matter your style, from chibi to realistic, take your sketches to the next level by creating digitally illustrated character designs. Sketch and refine your character, then digitally paint it with a tablet and stylus.

June 5 – 21, 2018

Macabre Film

Make a cheesy horror film that makes your audience jump and laugh. Discover the paranormal through film techniques used in classic horror films.

June 5 – 21, 2018

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.

June 5 – 21, 2018

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