Videography/Video Editing is an 8 hour introductory course geared towards adults that covers the basics of current high definition cameras and editing platforms for both MAC and Windows platforms. The class meets 4 consecutive weeks for 2 hours each week (insert day and time here).

Each week, the first hour will be devoted to basic principles of videography and camera operation. The second hour will be devoted to basic editing concepts and principles. The first two editing sessions will cover Videopad Editor from NCH software. The software can be downloaded and used without charge for two weeks ($49.95 to purchase). The last two weeks of the video editing sessison will discuss Pinnacle 14, 19 and 20 which is available at local retail stores under the name Dazzle or Dazzle Home Edition.

In following weeks, we will discuss the various types of cameras, maintaining your camera kit and situations you may encounter in shooting video in various circumstances such as power and memory card management. In video editing, analog video capture, computer memory management and distribution of completed videos will be discussed.

Everyone is wecome!  Feel free to invite your family and friends.  You do not have to be a Starport member to take this class 

Non-local customers may email if interested in tele-conference registration. 



Class Details:

  • Format includes the Basics and Editing
  • 4 Weeks, 2 Hours Each
  • Wednesdays
  • August 1st-22nd
  • 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Gilruth Center, Discovery Room 
  • Early Registration - $60 (until July 20th)
  • Standard Registration - $70 (July 21st-August 1st
  • Ages 15 & up 
  • Digital Camcorder or DSLR and laptop recommended. 


About the Instructor:          

Television Engineer, Harry Shelton is a independent video producer, published author and former Technical Director for KRIV-TV (Fox 26).  Harry worked on News, Sports and Entertainment telecast for over 15 years before writing and publishing "The Invention of Television", a non-fiction historical account of how television came to be invented in the United States and Europe in the early nineteen hundreds and producing a number of educational videos, training tapes and commercials for various clients across the country for broadcast cable and the internet.