Total: 2 Hours Offered the first Thursday Evening and Saturday Morning of each month FREE OF CHARGE Offers a general overview of SICTV’s identity, function, policies and procedures. Staten Islanders can explore what it entails to become a Volunteer Producer and to produce their own programming for cablecast.

Pre Production

Total: 2 Hours Offered each month on the Monday following orientation sessions, PM. FREE OF CHARGE Prerequisite: Orientation For those Staten Islanders who have taken orientation, the pre-production class is the next step toward becoming a certified CTV Volunteer Producer. Outlining your production plan as well as general production terms will be discussed. Class Size Limited To 4 Attendees

PortableProduction Workshop

Total: 14 Hours Offered on Monday and Thursday evenings based on staff availability. Fee: $75 Prerequisite: Sponsoring Producer Status (see above)Potential Producers learn the ins and outs of portable, ENG style production. Attendees will receive practical training on portable cameras, lighting and audio equipment as well as practical application training with regard to editing a portable project.Attendees receive one thirty-minute DVC Pro tape included in the course fee. Attendees will be eligible to receive staff-assistance throughout their allotted linear editing sessions during the course of their first project only. All pre-edit production elements must be completed, assembled and approved by CTV staff before an edit can begin. One is considered to be a “Certified Producer” in the portable track upon completion of their
first, edited, portable project.