1 – Attend an orientation: Come in for a monthly public orientation (check out the workshops page for dates). The orientation includes a tour of the facilities, an overview of BCM’s services and policies. You may then sign up for membership and video training workshops.
2 – Sign up for membership: This entitles you to get trained in video production, use the media facilities and get your message out to your community!
3 – Take a production workshop: This will get you certified to borrow equipment and make reservations to use studios or editing suites. Conveniently offered on evenings and weekends, with some of the best prices around!
4 – Borrow equipment: Use BCM’s high-end cameras, editing stations, studios and more.
5 – Produce a show: You can work on your own idea or collaborate with others. However, programs must be non-commercial and non-obscene as defined by the FCC.
6 – Request air time: Once your program is completed, you may submit it to air on B-TV channel 28. BCM does not censor programming! If you wish to submit a special to air on Channel 28, click here for a cablecast form. If you wish to submit a regular on-going series to air on Channel 28, please click here to e-mail Arielle for submission instructions.
Final Cut Pro X Workshop
Studio Production Workshop
HD Production Workshop
Studio Lighting Workshop
Berkeley Community Media
2239 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
(between Bancroft and Allston in the "G" Building of Berkeley High School)
Voice (510) 848-2288
Fax (510) 848-0265
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The objective of Berkeley Community Media (BCM) is to strengthen our community through increasing and enhancing communication among its residents. BCM exists to provide Berkeley residents and organizations with the tools and training needed to effectively communicate with one another and with our schools and governmental bodies through the use of television and other electronic media.More