Media Training

Media Training

Learn The Core Fundamentals of
Video Production

Video production training is part of your TV Santa Barbara Studio membership. For the annual membership price of $300, members get to enjoy the following benefits:

  • Access to TV Santa Barbara’s production studios (video, audio and editing)
  • Individual Instruction and Training
    Three-day equipment checkouts
  • Access to professional production services
  • The ability to submit content to Community Access Channels, 17 and 71.

Whether you are looking to enhance your editing skills, learn more about lighting and audio, or want to produce you own show for air on community access channels, TV Santa Barbara is your home for media training.

Below are some of the classes that have been offered by TV Santa Barbara in the past and personalized/ hands-on training is available by becoming a studio member. To arrange a studio tour and learn more, please email .

Santa Barbara Video Production Training

Previous Video Production and Studio Training Classes

TV Santa Barbara Video Production Training Essentials

Studio Essentials
Discover how to use the equipment in our media production studios. Through our classes, you will learn to operate studio cameras, run audio, studio lighting, and the fundamentals of a multi-camera production environment.

Field/Mobile Essentials
If you’re recording an independent film, video project, or television program, we will teach you how to use our field production gear. Through these classes, gain knowledge and skill for capturing a scene, recording creatively and effectively to tell your story. Learn how to use the mobile technology of our media activist kits to record video in the field with an iPad.

Edit Essentials
Gain an understanding of Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). Learn the interface, how to organize your media and import your media into your library and perform basic edits. Then as you progress adding transitions, audio, graphics, and finally export your media for different playback formats.

Podcast Essentials
Our class will teach you all about the basics of podcasting. Explore podcasting formats, breakdown the components of a podcast, and learn how to record and distribute your own podcast!

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