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All workshops meet in the AS Annex, Building 434, Room 141H, right next to the Storke Tower bike circle. Students, staff, and faculty welcome.


April 26: VACATION PHOTOGRAPHY with Andy Doerr, Wednesday, April 26, 3 to 4  p.m.  Summer is almost here. It’s time to up your photography game and make the most of capturing the people and places you’ll be exploring.  We’ll cover both seeing to more consistently find great shots and the technical side of both camera settings and fundamental Adobe Lightroom adjustments.

May 3: PHOTOSHOP FUNDAMENTALS with Neulyn Moss, Take your photo processing skills up another notch. We’ll take a tour of Adobe Photoshop with focusing on basic photo retouching, including how to use layers and masks, and create some basic special effects.

May 10 HOW TO MARKET YOUR STUDENT GROUP, with Chelsea Lyon, Ed Schatz, and Allina Mojarro. They will talk about consistent branding, planning, benefits to collaboration, social media, and come up with solutions to outreach challenges.

May 17:  SCREENWRITING with with Sean Lieberman, You’ve got the idea, now explore the tips and techniques for turning that concept into a blueprint for a film or series.

May 24: VIDEOGRAPHY with Chelsea Lyon, Learn how to start making videos with simple equipment you can borrow from the A.S. Media Center. We’ll practice the basics of shooting video on a DSLR camera and capturing great audio.

May 31 AFTER EFFECTS with Scotty Wagner, Participants, if you can, please bring 10-20 still images of an animated sequence of your own creation (something of this nature:, either hand-drawn on paper or on digitally created files. You will learn how to scan the images, compile and edit them in Photoshop, and import them into After Effects to be sequenced. The tutorial will also cover basics in selecting appropriate video file formats, sizing, choices of frames per second, and exporting. All skill levels are welcome.

INTRODUCTION TO LYNDA.COM with Andy Doerr  Ongoing, by appointment. Contact: or 805.893.5422. Want to learn more about creating media, business organization, and more? provides high quality online courses covering everything from video and sound production to running a meeting as effectively as possible. It’s available for free to all UCSB student employees, faculty, and staff.

We also highly recommend College of Letters & Science IT (LSIT) software workshops. For details, click here.