Workshops

3 Tuesdays - February 16, 23, and March 1 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Rachel Stine
Cost:
$85 General, $75 Scribe members
Taking inspiration from Choose-Your-Own-Adventure books and text-based video games, participants without any prior programming knowledge will learn to write and create interactive fiction using the... read more
Tuesday, March 15 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
$20, $10 for Scribe members
Natalia Almada reveals rich new perspectives on Mexican history, politics, and culture in insightful and poetic films that push the boundaries of how the documentary form addresses social issues. She... read more
Friday, March 18 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
$5 Suggested Donation
Four Ways of Telling My Audio Stories by Elisabeth Perez-Luna  Four  segments from different audio and web features aired on WHYY’s Morning Edition, Newsworks Tonight  and The Pulse programs ,  ... read more
Monday, March 21 TIME: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
FREE
Scribe’s staff is on hand to answer your questions and give details about all of our programs.
6 Tuesdays, March 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19, and 26 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Sonia Sanchez and Nadine Patterson
Cost:
$150, $125 Scribe members
Learn the art of writing Haiku and then translate your poetry into a short film. Writer Sonia Sanchez will teach participants how to write a Haiku and filmmaker Nadine Patterson will teach camera and... read more
3 Wednesdays - March 23, 30, and April 6 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Kyle Austin
Cost:
$115
Studies have shown that a viewer will change a channel because of bad audio and will tolerate a bad picture if the program sounds good.  This workshop covers the entire audio post-production process... read more
6 Thursdays - March 24, 31, April 7, 14, 21, and 28 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Anula Shetty
Cost:
$95
Have a concept for a video documentary project?  Learn how to develop and break down your idea into a one-page treatment, create project production schedules and sample budgets.  Ideal for first-time... read more
6 Mondays - March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, and May 2 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Heshimu Jaramogi
Cost:
$100, $75 Scribe members
Participants learn the craft and technique of radio reporting by researching, producing and editing short news or feature stories about West Philadelphia for broadcast on WPEB. The workshop... read more
28 Sessions - Wednesdays and Saturdays - Starts March 30 TIME: Wednesdays 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Saturdays 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Instructor:
Aleks Martray
Cost:
$350, $325 Scribe members
This semester-long “how-to” workshop covers all major aspects of film and video production and supports participants in the completion of short projects.  Bring your individual project ideas and get... read more
4 Tuesdays - April 5, 12, 19, and 26 TIME: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Instructor:
Tayarisha Poe
Cost:
$25, $10 for Scribe members' family
Students learn basic camera and editing skills while exploring different methods of storytelling. Each student produces a short piece investigating a subject of personal meaning based on his or her... read more
Thursday, April 7 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Peter Kinoy
Cost:
$20, $10 for Scribe members
Documentary editing requires intelligent decision making incorporating multiple aspects of film production.  Thoughtful editorial decisions consider the interplay of story, picture, and sound.  The... read more
4 Thursdays - April 14, 21, 28, and May 5 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Jeff Towne
Cost:
$120, $100 Scribe members
Do you want to make a professional-sounding radio show or podcast, but don’t have access to a recording studio? Don’t let that stop you! You can record high quality voice tracks in a closet, in a... read more
Saturday, April 16 TIME: 20:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Instructor:
Kevin Jerome Everson
Cost:
$20, $10 for Scribe members
2 Mondays- April 18 and 25 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Ron Kanter
Cost:
$50, $35 Scribe members
The budgeting process is not only about the money, it is a way to gain insight into how to accomplish your vision. This workshop will help you get the most bang for your limited bucks by exploring... read more
Tuesday, April 19 TIME: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
FREE
Scribe’s staff is on hand to answer your questions and give details about all of our programs.
4 Thursdays - May 5, 12, 19, and 26 TIME: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Instructor:
Catalina Jaramillo
Cost:
$25 General, $10 Scribe member's family
Do you see the world in a way nobody else does?  Do you know someone in your neighborhood you want to tell everyone about?  Is there an issue you care about and want to report on?  Amplify your voice... read more
Friday, May 6 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
$5 Suggested Donation
Shetty and Kuetemeyer will present and discuss their recent work in the field of geo-locative, immersive documentary.   Their presentation includes documenting places and people of power in the... read more
4 Sessions - Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 10, 12, 17, and 19 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Carlton Jones
Cost:
$125, $100 Scribe members
The use of mobile devices for media production is rapidly growing and can act as valid tools in media capture. This workshop introduces various mobile applications, teaches you how to maximize the... read more
Thursday, May 12 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
FREE
Presented by Leeway Foundation and Scribe Video Center Over the past several years, web series have become a viable alternative for filmmakers to share their stories.  This format creates new ways... read more
3 Sessions - Thursdays, May 26 and June 2 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM & Saturday, June 4 TIME: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Instructor:
Anula Shetty and Michael Kuetemeyer
Cost:
$85, $75 Scribe members
In this workshop, participants will learn how to tell a place-based story and create an interactive walking tour.  They will learn how to locate stories in public spaces, plan and produce their... read more
Monday, June 13 TIME: 6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Instructor:
Cost:
FREE
Scribe’s staff is on hand to answer your questions and give details about all of our programs.
Once Every Month, Tuesdays, January 19, February 9 for the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Instructor:
David Felix Sutcliffe
Cost:
$240 for One Year & $120 for 6 Months General / $120 for One Year and $60 for 6 Months - Scribe members
Mary Lampson (editor of Harlan County U.S.A.) once described editing a documentary feature as "luring a beast out of its cage." In this workshop, a select group of participants will gather for... read more