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All workshops meet 3 to 4 p.m. in the AS Annex, Building 434, Room 141H, right next to the Storke Tower bike circle. Students, staff, and faculty welcome. Click here or on the Links tab on the Media Center homepage for more training resources.

WEDDING AND EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY WITH ALEX GONZALES, April 25. From gear to camera settings, Alex will share his experiences working with people to photograph signature events including weddings, grad shoots, and more.

VIDEO EDITING WITH ERICA SCHWEITZER, May 2. This workshop will give an overview of Adobe Premiere software, and the basic principles of video editing.

PHOTOSHOP BASICS WITH CHELSEA LYON, May 9. Learn the basics of Photoshop, including how to use layers, masks, and different selection tools to create surrealistic compositions or just touch up your photos.

PODCASTING FUNDAMENTALS WITH LISA OSBORN, May 16. Want to start a podcast but not sure where to being? This training will offer tips for planning a podcast, choosing a hosting platform, basic equipment needs, sound editing 101, and more.

WRITING FOR TV & FILM WITH SEAN LIEBERMAN, May 23. Ideation, outlining, character creation, formatting, and essential tips. A quick guide through the process of creating scripts for screens big and small.

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. Contact: or 805.893.5422.

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