Paul Grabowicz at UC Berkeley's j-school sends along a reminder that the April 11 deadline is approaching for applying for the Knight Digital Media Center multimedia training workshops at UC Berkeley in May, June and July. There are 20 fellowships per workshop, which combine practical instruction in multimedia reporting with in-depth exploration of issues in online publishing. Participants receive six days of intense, hands-on instruction on how to do multimedia stories for the Web, including:
* Using digital video cameras, photo cameras and audio recorders; * Doing storyboards, stand-ups, voice overs and other broadcast techniques; * Digital video, audio and photo editing; * Creating photo slide shows in Flash; * Web page creation and multimedia Web site design.
Fellows create multimedia projects as part of the seminar. In addition, there are evening and noontime presentations by onlinepublishing experts on the most pressing issues in digital media.
WHO SHOULD APPLY: Professional print and broadcast journalists seeking multimedia skills. Fellowships include lodging, meals and instruction. Cost of travel to the workshop must be paid by the applicant's news organization. An online application form and instructions are available at: http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/trainingIf you have any questions, please contact Lanita Pace-Hinton,director of multimedia training, at email@example.com or (510) 643-7429.