All Film/Video Classes and Workshops
Our innovative classes & workshops are in high-demand topics ranging from web development to photography to social media marketing. We focus on amazing in-person classes that have been carefully crafted for the modern world to be accessible and practical. All our classes are taught by industry professionals who teach cutting-edge tools and techniques with an emphasis on practical skills.
This page lists our Film/Video classes & workshops. You can also view our upcoming (currently scheduled only) classes only.
Lecture-Style Workshops From $59
Our most affordable training programs, designed to introduce a subject quickly and efficiently. Students can take notes from the instructor's projected computer screen, and/or bring their own computer to follow along.
Hands-On Intensives From $239
These in-depth one or two-day classes are designed for students to follow along with the instructor on BDA-provided Macintosh computers, or depending on the class, video production or digital photography equipment.
Certificate Programs From $999
BDA's Transitions certificate programs emphasize practical knowledge and skills with project-based learning combining engaging lectures with hands-on practice in either a one-week intensive or multiple week format. Learn more.
Instructor: Brian Brown
Description: Unless you've been under the proverbial rock for the last few years, you've heard that video-capable DSLRs are creating a firestorm in the film and broadcasting communities for their ability to shoot footage similar to that of 35mm motion-picture film. (more...)
Instructor: Bruce Borowsky
Description: If you'd like to know your camera better, and know a little about the basics of lighting, it's time to set yourself apart from the amateurs with professional audio, lighting, and production techniques! (more...)
Instructor: Michael Conti
Description: If you're upgrading (or considering upgrading) from consumer-level editing software, or switching from a program like Final Cut, Avid, or Vegas, then Adobe Premiere Pro is perfect for you! (more...)
Instructor: Michael Conti
Description: If you're familiar with a non-linear editor (NLE) like Premiere Pro, Final Cut, Avid, or Vegas, learning Adobe After Effects is a natural progression of your editing skills. (more...)
Instructor: Lowel Pierce
Description: In this one-week certificate program you will learn how to produce professional quality video using state-of-the-art equipment including cameras, audio and lighting gear. (more...)
Instructor: Brendan Boykin
Description: In this one week certificate program you will learn storytelling techniques, how to edit video in Final Cut Pro, how to create exciting motion graphics, and master your productions to tape, DVD and the web. (more...)