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Announcing the first Interactive Designer Workshop from II

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Workshop Page | Register Now It is no secret that the publishing industry is changing and will continue to do so. There are many great graphic designers and artists who are eager to create interactive graphics but have not had the time to build those skills. The first II workshop is custom tailored to successful graphic designers who want   …Continue Reading


The Hinterlands feature two 2012 summer workshops in Devon, UK

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In 2011 The Hinterlands held their first residential photofilm workshop in Devon, UK with the wonderful duckrabbit and it was a brilliant experience. So this year we decided to do it all over again and we will we be working alongside duckrabbit for the photofilm workshop from 27th May – June 1st 2012. We are also organising another residential week which will focus on developing your photographic style and finding your voice as a documentary photographer and storyteller. The Photographic Immersion workshop with Brooklyn based photographer and documentarian Brenda Ann Kenneally will run from 24th-29th June 2012.


Mountain Workshops launches 2011 site

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The 36th annual Mountain Workshop wrapped up last week in Somerset, KY, with 24 multimedia participants, 35 still shooters and 1 picture editing student. The end result? 34 slide shows and 23 videos. This is definitely a good argument that you can find countless stories regardless of location!


Streaming video expert Jan Ozer publishes book “Video Compression for Flash, Apple Devices and HTML5″

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If you are looking for a detailed analysis on video compression and formatting for different devices, I encourage you to check out Jan Ozer’s recent book “Video Compression for Flash, Apple Devices and HTML5.” In it, he gives an overview of video compression and streaming before doing a deep dive into H.264 production work flow for a multitude of end user devices.


Handful of spots left for May 2011 Hinterlands workshop

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If you are based in the UK or are planning on traveling there in May, I encourage you to check out the Hinterlands Workshop, a five day multimedia workshop in Blackborough (about 3.5 hours SW of London) organized by duckrabbit founders Benjamin Chesterton and David White. They only have a handful of spots left so book your spot while you can!


June 2011 Kalish storytelling workshop accepting applications

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The Kalish is accepting applications for the June 20-24 workshop at Ball State University. In its 22nd year, The Kalish teaches visual storytelling across all platforms: mobile, tablet, web and print. It reaches out to anyone handling pictures within a storytelling format. The workshop will benefit multimedia editors and producers, photographers and writers, picture editors, designers, assignment editors, and story editors.


Receive 30% off NewsU webinar replays, training packages and more until December 31st!

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Have you taken advantage of Poynter’s NewsU holiday discount yet? For the next 25 days you can receive 30 percent off – essentially meaning you can watch many of their replays for less than $20! (That’s less than what I spent on coffee this month …) Once I knock out my exams next week I’m particularly excited to watch the webinar “Developing a Mobile Site: Tips and Techniques.” What about you?


Ease into programming with Poynter’s August seminar “Programming for Journalists / Journalism for Programmers”

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Regina McCombs recently emailed me about an upcoming seminar from August 25-27 at The Poynter Institute that II readers may be interested in attending. Titled “Programming for Journalists / Journalism for Programmers,” attendees will gain a concrete understanding of how programmers and journalists can work effectively together to visualize data-rich content, such as the upcoming 2010 Census.


Maine Media Workshops offers slew of multimedia workshops for professionals and numerous summer jobs for students

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Get ready because I am going to tell you about 40 multimedia workshops for professionals and 61 summer jobs for students. Now, just think about spending part (or all!) of your summer along the coast of sunny Maine to take advantage of these invaluable opportunities with II advertiser Maine Media Workshops. Not too shabby, right?


15 multimedia training opportunities for 2010

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It’s that time of year again! Get out your 2010 calendars and make sure you sign up for one or more training sessions as a part of your continued education. I have highlighted 15 here that I highly recommend, as well as provided a list of training sites for you to bookmark for future reference.


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