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Exciting New Media Classes Offered at PCA

Petaluma Community Access is offering an exciting new series of classes this year including Final Cut X 101 and Interview Techniques.

Petaluma Community Access is offering an exciting new series of classes this year including Final Cut X 101 and Interview Techniques

Final Cut X 101  offers an exceptional opportunity for hands on instruction in the latest Final Cut Pro editing techniques, and at an extremely accessible rate. “Our mission is to make it easy for you to broadcast your message effectively, creatively,” explained John Bertucci, PCA’s Executive Director. "You won’t be able to find a deal as friendly as this anywhere else!"

The next available cycle of FCPX will take place over three consecutive Wednesdays, February 13, 20, and 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This class will be instructed by Dan Villalva who has taught media production for more than ten years. "I'm really excited to teach Final Cut X,” says Villalva. “It simplifies the tedious part of editing and frees you to concentrate on creative storytelling.” The class will cover the fundamentals of editing in Final Cut X, preparing students to efficiently edit their own video projects from start to finish.

PCA is also offering a course titled Interview Techniques this February 6 from 6-8pm. This course will cover provide students the skills to engage their interview subjects, find their own voice, and tell compelling stories through new media journalism. Interview Techniques is taught by PCA's Executive Director, John Bertucci who has over twenty years of media and entertainment industry experience. 

PCA’s mission is to provide equipment, hands-on courses in the latest techniques, and the creative conditions necessary to produce compelling modern media communications. In the new year, PCA is focusing all its resources and talents to expand its Media Center services to the community. For those in Petaluma who want to articulate their message clearly amidst the increasingly chaotic cacophony of today's audiovisual landscape, PCA is the place to be!

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Reginald "Rex" Henderson January 19, 2013 at 02:45 PM
This sounds great. Do they take out of towners like me from rohnert park?
Petaluma Community Access January 23, 2013 at 01:30 AM
Hey Rex! Anyone in the local area can join PCA and register for media training course. It is not limited to Petaluma by any means. Give us a call for more info! 707.773.3190.

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