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Shine On, Chicago! – The First Mobile Video & Photo Classroom

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Shine On, Chicago! offers 1, 2, and 3-day production/post-production intensives, plus 1-week and 2-week after school and summer boot camp classes to young adults (and students of all ages!) interested in possible careers in broadcasting and video production.

Learn the basics of operating pro HD cameras, green screen lighting techniques and editing in Final Cut Pro X.

Shine On, Chicago! teaches students video and photo production classes that are: hands-on, real-world and with plenty of one-on-one instruction!

Check out our calendar of events for upcoming classes, and register today! Class sizes are limited!

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Follow up to the 2014 AAHH! Fest & Tale-Gate Event for 826CHI

Thank you to the Common Ground Foundation, Donda's House, Inc. and Lupe Fiasco Foundation for involving Shine On, Chicago! in the 1st Annual AAHH! Fest on 9/20/14 in Union Park! What an amazing 2-part event during the day and at night! We interviewed many of the participating community organizations dedicated to getting jobs for young adults. Thanks to everyone who stopped by to see our production coach in action, and stay tuned to see the videos of the event we'ill be posting on our Shine On Chicago YouTube Channel. Links to come!

Also a big thanks to 826CHI for inviting us to their charity fundraiser at The Hideout on Saturday 9/27/14. Thanks to Tammy Fickel, Hayley Miller and Amanda Lichtenstein for helping to coordinate guest readings and interviews. It gave people a chance to see our Shine On Production Coach and your event in all it's glory. It was a beautiful day, with an excellent turnout. And we look forward to working with 826CHI in the future!

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