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June 25, 2010

Gavilan College Institute for Digital Media Entertainment / Education to start July 5 - - Free guest seminar series is open to the public --

WHO: Teachers, business owners, students, and others who have always wanted to create a digital media project but lacked the time, skills or equipment

WHAT: Can enroll in DM 108, Digital Media Laboratory, for the annual Summer Institute for Digital Media Entertainment / Education. The main 4 week session with flexible daytime hours requires registration in .5 unit of DM 108, Digital Media Lab at a total cost of $35.50 for California residents. The project session is a "learn by doing" laboratory. Guest seminars provide the opportunity to meet and interact with Digital Media industry professionals. There is no charge for the Guest Seminars. This program is ideal for small businesses and community groups to produce promotional material. Students have access to one of the best equipped digital media labs in the Northern California.

- Learn how to make  materials for smartphones and iPads
- Tell your story with memories, words, photos, videos, and animation.·    
- Produce a video for DVD, web, classroom, YouTube, or podcast
- Design your own website using Dreamweaver & Flash
- Transform your old photos into a digital scrapbook or large poster
- Unleash your music potential with digital technology
Attendees will be able to customize their learning experience and project development with access to instructors, tutors, on-line video, and suggested readings. Digital Media’s Studio DM is equipped with pro-level computers and software including Final Cut Pro, Motion/After Effects, Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Logic, GarageBand, Dreamweaver, DVD Studio Pro, SoundTrack Pro, iPhoto, iMovie, and Maya for 3D animation. Hi Definition Digital Video camcorders can be checked out by attendees.

WHEN: The 4-week laboratory program starts July 5 and runs through July 29, The lab will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. - noon.

Guest Seminars: Tuesday July 6 (Huberto Kam from the Monterey Bay Aquarium) and Wednesday July 7 (guest TBA)

WHERE: Studio DM, Library 128, Gavilan College Gilroy Campus, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.

HOW: For more information email or call 408-848-4868. Register online at,


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