2020 SEVA Teacher Summer Media Workshop
Save the week! From Monday, June 15 to Thursday, June 18 the 2020 SEVA Teacher Summer Media Workshop will provide in-depth, hands-on training for teachers of all grades and skill levels. Topics including media program management, beginning & advanced Tricaster, shooting techniques, and more will be covered. On-line registration will open in late February. Download the flyer here, and stay tuned for more information.
SEVA Training Series: Special Edition
The SEVA Training Series is a resource brought to you by Sacramento media teachers, in collaboration with SECC, on how to use technology in your classroom. The videos can be used to advance your skills and are also a great asset for your students. This edition, featuring SEVA Teacher Trevor Harding, provides videos ranging from 2 to 7 minutes long about how to best use your SEVA Studio Field Kit including basic camera functions, how to use a tripod, cable management and more.
Field Kit Unboxing
Congratulations on getting to work with your SEVA Studio Field Kit! Inside are a few key pieces of gear to help you create awesome videos. In this edition, you will learn what to expect when first unboxing your SEVA Studio Field Kit.
Basic Camera Functions
The camera is obviously the most important part to creating your video. Therefore, it is important to know how to operate correctly and safely. In this edition, you will learn the basic functions of your video camera.
A tripod is an essential part to any video production as tripods are very useful for obtaining steady and quality shots. In this edition, you will learn how to set up and use a tripod.
Cable management may seem to be an easy task at first, but there are many misconceptions about how to store your cables. In this edition, you will learn some common mistakes when putting away cables and see best practices for storing and managing production cables.
Sony Wireless Microphone
A wireless microphone can be super useful to have on set for audio capture. That being said, many people have trouble with setup and operating these more advanced microphones. This edition explains how to setup and use Sony Bluetooth wireless microphones.
Having a microphone to capture good audio for your video is essential. While there are many different type of microphones out there, in this edition you will learn how to use simple XLR wired microphones.
Audio is just as important in your finished project as the video itself. However, many people forget to check their sound on set while recording. In this edition you will learn how and why to monitor your audio while recording.
Past SEVA Training Events
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Sacramento Student Media Day 2019
SEVA Teacher Workshop 2019
Student Media Day 2018 Highlights
Student Media Day 2018: It’s Never Over Until You Quit – Former NFL Player Thomas R. Williams
Student Media Day 2018: Tricks for Media Production – Thuy Pham of Creative Connections Arts Academy
Student Media Day 2018: Sports Broadcasting – Michelle Dapper of KCRA
Student Media Day 2018: News Reporting – Viviana Paez of KUVS Univision 19
Student Media Day 2018: Commercials and Promos – Neil Cohen of KVIE
Student Media Day 2018: Creating How To Videos – Odin Abbott of OdinMakes
Student Media Day 2018: Get Creative! – Jill Olsen of KQCA My58
CapCUE 2018: Opening Keynote
CapCUE 2018: Bring AR and VR Into Any Classroom – Ryan O’Donnell and Brian Briggs
CapCUE 2018: My Primary Students Can Do WHAT? – Jessica Block and Katie Sanchez
CapCUE 2018: Let’s Bring Creativity Back Into the Classroom – Misty Kluesner
CapCUE 2018: Be a Hyperdoc Hero – Nicole Beardsley
Student Media Day 2017: Storytelling in Spanish – Viviana Paez of KUVS Univision 19
Student Media Day 2017: Building Effective PSAs – Neil Cohen of KVIE
Student Media Day 2017: Sports Broadcasting – Michelle Dapper of KCRA
Student Media Day 2017: TV Engineering – Gary Cox, Sr. of KTXL FOX40
Student Media Day 2017: Opening Keynote – Lauren Levine
Student Media Day 2017: How to Be a Professional on Set – Lauren Levine
CapCUE 2017: WeVideo – Greg Gardner of WeVideo
CapCUE 2017: Making Movie Magic with Stop Motion – Thuy Pham of Creative Connections Arts Academy
CapCUE 2017: Digital Storytelling – Misty Kluesner of Campbell Union School District
CapCUE 2017: Cooking up the News – Dana La Chapelle of Toby Johnson MS
Sports Reporting and Live Television – Sports Reporter Bryan May
Building Short Promos – Neil Cohen of KVIE
Story Structure – Austin Madison of PIXAR
Exploring Your Creative Expression – Shawn Sullivan of K9 Studios at Sheldon HS
Building School News Stories – Dana La Chapelle of Toby Johnson MS
Perfect Ingredients for Making Videos – Thuy Pham of Creative Connections Arts Academy
Finding Copyright Cleared Resources – Jim Bentley of Foulks Ranch ES
Lights, Camera, Action! – Thuy Pham of Creative Connections Arts Academy
Fair Use & Copyright – Jim Bentley, Dana La Chapelle & Gail Desler of EGUSD
Story Telling with Art – Shawn Sullivan of K9 Studios at Sheldon HS
Building News Stories – Nick Monacelli of ABC10