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Aug

27

Back to School at NW Doc!

It’s time to get back in the learning groove. NW Doc has a new roster of classes to keep you engaged with your audio and video production work this fall. We continue to run our core DIY programs, along with extended classes on Sound Design and Storytelling. DIY Alum get 10% off with code “ALUM” at […]

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Aug

04

Summer’s Homegrown DocFest

Homegrown is here! See the latest batch of DIY films featuring assorted and eclectic tales of kids and kayaks, gender inequity in the workplace, the Pearl District’s annual Corgi parade and harrowing tales of Portland’s EMTs among others. including. We will also share films from our OMSI summer youth programs in Central Oregon and the […]

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Jul

01

Storytelling Instructor Heidi McKye

NW Doc welcomes Heidi McKye, our newest instructor and facilitator of the upcoming workshop Storytelling for Docs. As a former Professor at School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Creative Director at Stillmotion, she is a veteran storyteller. We are excited about the perspective she brings on storytelling to documentary students. We asked Heidi to tell […]

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May

18

Premiere and Final Cut – What’s the difference?

Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro are the two leading non-linear digital editing platforms in the consumer market. Filmmakers love to debate the pros and cons of both, leading those who are new to filmmaking wondering where to start. Here at NW Doc, our Media Center has 7 workstations that all feature the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite […]

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May

18

Summer Classes – now registering!

All new classes to keep you busy this summer!  This term features two Audio for Video classes that can be taken separately or as a bundle, a day-long intensive Storytelling for Docs workshop and our core DIY, video editing and lighting courses. Read the descriptions online or download the catalog by clicking below.

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Jan

06

Spring Classes Now Registering!

Looking to dive into a new project this Spring? Our new catalog of classes is now up online to inspire your creative endeavors for the coming year. This term features classes that will give you all the basics on Audio for DSLRs, an Introduction to Sound Design for Film, a workshop on Legal Clearances and of course our core […]

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