Media Labs

Media Labs are three-week introductory 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. Check out the upcoming schedule and sign up for a class and use Spy Hop’s gear to make your artistic ideas come to life! 

Media Labs

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4PM-6PM

Ages 13 - 19

FREE

Current and Upcoming Sessions

January

Bring Your Script to Life

January 14, 2020 – January 30, 2020

Bring Your Script to Life

Have you ever wanted to bring an idea from the page to the screen? Learn basic screenwriting and filmmaking skills as you write a

Beatmaking 101

January 14, 2020 – January 30, 2020

Beatmaking 101

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

GIF Novel

January 14, 2020 – January 30, 2020

GIF Novel

Love zines, comics or graphic novels? Do you love animations too? Let’s make a zine that moves! Learn how to storyboard, panel layout, and

February

Remix!

February 4, 2020 – February 20, 2020

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

Virtual Reality World Creation

February 4, 2020 – February 20, 2020

Virtual Reality World Creation

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

Music Video

February 4, 2020 – February 20, 2020

Music Video

Love music? Love movies? Then you’ll LOVE Music Videos! Bring your two favorite art forms together by creating an original music video for a

March

Shot 4 Shot Filmmaking

March 3, 2020 – March 19, 2020

Shot 4 Shot Filmmaking

Learn how to digitally sculpt in 3D using the software Cinema 4D and Photoshop. Begin with a ball of digital clay and create 3D

Synth School

March 3, 2020 – March 19, 2020

Synth School

Learn the ins and outs of synthesis and creating your own unique sounds using a variety of ! Get hands-on experience navigating analog and

Character Design 101

March 3, 2020 – March 19, 2020

Character Design 101

Learn to create memorable characters! Character design is an excellent exercise in visual communication and draws upon design and illustration concepts. In this 3-week

April

Girls ONLY Music Making

April 7, 2020 – April 23, 2020

Girls ONLY Music Making

Learn the basics of songwriting, beat-making, lyric writing, and recording in this all-around musical adventure. You will utilize Ableton, Pro Tools, Garage Band, and

Girls ONLY Game Design

April 7, 2020 – April 23, 2020

Girls ONLY Game Design

Learn the basics of songwriting, beat-making, lyric writing, and recording in this all-around musical adventure. You will utilize Ableton, Pro Tools, Garage Band, and

Girls ONLY Directing

April 7, 2020 – April 23, 2020

Girls ONLY Directing

Learn the fundamentals of directing from professional female filmmakers in the field. Guest speakers and workshops will teach you how to manage a team

May

Intro to 2D Animation

May 5, 2020 – May 21, 2020

Intro to 2D Animation

Are you interested in bringing your drawings to life? Perhaps you’re interested in exploring the possibilities of visual storytelling? In this introductory course we

Sampling from Vinyl

May 5, 2020 – May 21, 2020

Sampling from Vinyl

Learn all about the art of sampling from vinyl. You’ll spend time listening to records, recording and finding samples, using software instruments and incorporating

Classic Horror Film

May 5, 2020 – May 21, 2020

Classic Horror Film

Travel back to the golden age of horror and make your own Hollywood classic. From campy horror, to spine chilling monster thrills, this media