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Spring Semester Seminars!
J Street Multimedia Seminars this semester
Are you interested in developing your multimedia skills or in learning new ones? Then come out to J Street for a hands-on learning experience designed to help you take your creative ideas and bring them to life. Tuesday nights from 10pm-midnight, J Street Library and Media Center is offering a seminar focused on graphic design, audio production, animation, or video production. Choose from the offerings below and click on the links to register.
March 4: 3-D Modeling and Animation with Blender
Join us for an exciting and useful introduction to 3-D modeling and animation using Blender software! Blender is an open-source 3-D computer graphics software that can be used to create visual effects, video games, animated video, forensic reconstruction, and interactive 3-D applications. The session will cover an overview of the Blender interface, project navigation, basic object modeling, textures, lighting, and animation.
March 25: Video Post Production
Video Post Production will cover the intermediate skills you need to transform your rough-cut videos into a polished final product. This hands-on seminar will look at adding effects, transitions, titles, and graphics, as well as how to work with editing multiple audio and video tracks. If you have a project you’re working on, bring it along to edit as we learn. We will be using Final Cut Pro in this seminar.
April 1: Intro to Ableton
Ableton Live is a digital audio workstation, allowing you to create music in its unique real-time capture mode. In this hands-on seminar, you’ll learn the basics of recording and mixing music in Ableton Live, creating your own original beats to share with others. Please note that this seminar will begin at 10:30 p.m.
April 8: Intro to Audio Recording
Get an introduction to the process of audio recording with this seminar. We will cover set-up of recording equipment, capturing quality audio, and the basics of editing with Garage Band and/or Audacity. You’ll also have a chance to tour the J Street recording studio and test the audio equipment in the J Street lending program.
April 15: Intro to Video Production
Have an idea you want to film, but aren’t sure where to start? Hoping to get started on a film project this summer? This seminar will provide a basic overview of video production, looking at best practices for capturing quality video and the first steps for editing video clips in Adobe Premiere and/or Final Cut Pro.
Equipment Reservations for Spring 2014
• Video equipment lending - undergraduates only
Period of lending is one week, from Monday until Sunday the following week. Late returns may be assessed a late fee of $25, at 30 days full replacement cost may be charged.
Equipment Pick Up: Monday, 10:00-11:30 pm; returns Sunday 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Reserve video equipment by emailing Harvest Zhang at hlzhang@Princeton.EDU
• Audio equipment lending - undergraduates only
Period of lending is one week, from Thursday to Thursday the following week.
Late returns may be assessed a late fee of $25, at 30 days full replacement cost may be charged.
Equipment Pick Up: Thursday, 6:00-10:00pm; returns Thursday 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Reserve audio equipment by emailing Sarah Pak at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about specific equipment, help, or to schedule a tutorial, email: