Upcoming Classes

Resonate

Resonate is an advanced, fast-paced hip-hop production program that celebrates the use of rap as a vehicle for storytelling and social change.

January 17 – May 30, 2018
Ages 15 – 19
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6 – 8 PM
Class is full. Stay tuned for summer and fall applications!

Media Labs: Digital Animation

Learn how to use ToonBoom and Adobe Animate to create characters and make a short animation.

February 6 – 22, 2018
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: Green Screen

Transport yourself into another world using the magic of green screens! Use professional software and learn the fundamentals of how to light, film, and edit for green screens.

February 6 – 22, 2018
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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.

February 6 – 22, 2018
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

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.

March 6 – 22, 2018
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Power Up! Game Design Lab

Work with a team of designers, programmers, and producers to create a full video game that investigates a social, community or global issue. You’ll use Unity 3D, Maya, and other industry standard software to develop your game.

March 13 – July 19, 2018
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 – 8 PM
$175/month

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

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.

April 10 – 26, 2018
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Media Labs: 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
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

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.

June 5 – 21, 2018
Ages 13 – 19
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 – 6 PM
$25 registration fee

Reel Stories

This intensive, documentary film class gives you the chance to write, direct and edit your own five-minute film that speaks to who you are. The films will have a theater premiere at the end of the class.

June 11 – 29, 2018
Ages 15 – 19
Monday – Friday, 9 – 3 PM
FREE

Audio Apprenticeship

Run Spy Hop’s weekly open studio program, Open Mic, learn Ableton Live and Pro Tools and do post production for PitchNic films and game design projects.

June 12 – July 19, 2018
Ages 14 – 19
Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 – 6 PM

801 Sessions

As an 801 Sessions staff member, you’ll plan, book, promote and film a monthly all-ages event called 801 SESSIONS LIVE! held at local venues in Salt Lake City.

June 12 – July 19, 2018
Ages 15 – 19
Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 – 6 PM

Resonate

Resonate is an advanced, fast-paced hip-hop production program that celebrates the use of rap as a vehicle for storytelling and social change. In this condensed summer Resonate class our focus will be all about the BEAT! You will spend 2 months learning advanced production techniques using Ableton Live music production software. You’ll dig deeper into sampling, sound design, merging acoustic and electronic musical elements, mixing, basic music theory and creating your own unique touches in your music.

June 12 – July 19, 2018
Ages 15 – 19
Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 – 6 PM
FREE

Design Apprenticeship

Create designs for a local business, learn Graphic Design, Animation and Game Design using Unity3D, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema4D, and more to make your personal portfolio stand out.

June 12 – July 19, 2018
Ages 14 – 19
Mondays & Wednesdays, 4 – 6 PM

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