Ideas Come Alive on Channel 5
You don't have to be an expert to create high-quality videos, just time and dedication. Sign up to become a Channel 5 member today and take one or all of our video production workshops. Soon you'll be producing and editing videos like a pro!
Membership is free to Vail and Avon residents. Other Eagle County residents pay just $25 for an annual membership. Nonprofit annual memberships are $50 and include training for up to three organizational representatives. Once a workshop is completed, check out equipment for free and start producing. Then you can watch your program on Channel 5 and the Internet.
Field production: The first workshop focuses on basic camera skills, audio (microphones, lighting and cinematography. You'll get hands-on practice using the skills you've learned.
Field Production Handout
Computer Editing: The second workshop is all about computer editing and gives you the skills to edit video with Final Cut Pro.
Final Cut Pro Handout
Studio Production: The final workshop deals with television studio production. You'll learn to direct a multi-camera production with lighting, audio, graphics and more!
Once you've become a member, take a free workshop on video editing, field equipment or studio production. Completion of a workshop allows you to schedule a time to use the equipment you've just learned about.
Channel 5 is for everyone!
Do you have an idea you like to share? Channel 5 is a soapbox to express your ideas, free of filters. We'll give you the skills and tools to make a video that expresses your idea. Then we'll show the video on Channel 5 and upload it to our website. Expand your audience and post your video to YouTube and other social media outlets.
Channel 5 provides an excellent opportunity to get experience in video, television, script writing, film, public relations and so much more. We offer paid and unpaid internships and can tailor your experience to your goals. Or just put together that sick skiing flick you've always dreamed of.
With hundreds of nonprofits in the valley and limited budgets, it can be difficult for organizations to shout loud enough to be heard above the din. Channel 5 is your megaphone. We'll train one of your employees, interns or volunteers to produce quality video about your organization. We'll broadcast it on Channel 5 and post it on our website. You can also use video for in-house promotional materials, your website and social media.
If you're a teacher interested in incorporating video into your classroom teaching, we'll show you how. We also tailor video training programs for your students, either at your school or at Channel 5. And you're always welcome to tour our facility on field trips!
Get the word out to your constituents about upcoming construction, controversial issues, unsolved police cases, fire awareness and more. We'll train you!