Video Boot Camp Fall 2019

Instructor: Erich Archer


Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Tuition: $220 non-credit only; 10% discount available for alumni, seniors, and educators
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Course Description


Video is the most compelling way to tell a story, sell a product, and educate the world. It has become an integral part of every industry. The time to learn critical video skills is NOW.

Video Boot Camp is a program designed for non-professionals with an interest in learning to make videos that entertain, educate, and impress. The program is comprised of a comprehensive set of fun, hands-on training exercises that will transform your understanding of video production.

“Video generates 1200% more shares than text and images combined.” -Brightcove
You will complete specific tasks that are carefully designed to teach you the skills you need to produce high quality videos. By the end of the course you will have a clear understanding of the fundamental techniques of video production for use in everything from commercials and promotional videos to short and feature films.

Enroll in this Video Boot Camp and learn the skills necessary to use this powerful medium with confidence!


Prerequisite: Previous experience is not required. Students must bring their own digital video camera (phones included). Editing stations are provided.
No camera? Contact Erich to arrange a rental.

About Erich

Erich Archer is an Emmy-winning television producer and creative executive with 15 years of professional experience in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston. He has produced video content for many networks and corporations including MTV, ESPN and The Boston Red Sox. A recipient of numerous awards including 12 Tellys and 9 Communicators, Archer's work can also be seen on permanent display at the Cape Ann Museum.

Erich is currently the Executive Director of 1623 Studios, a full-service creative agency and community media center.

Erich is also the Founder of Mashlink, a mobile video startup.


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