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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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Events -- 1ST Annual AAHH! Fest & Tale-Gate Event for 826CHI

Join the Common Ground Foundation, Donda's House, Inc. and Shine On, Chicago! for the 1st Annual AAHH! Fest this Sunday at Union Park in Chicago! We will participate with 20 other community groups dedicated to getting jobs for young adults. Stop by to see our coach in action as we teach young adults some basics of video production.

And stay tuned for breaking news about the special surprise guest joining COMMON, LUPE FIASCO, DE LA SOUL, MC LYTE, LIL HERB, JAY ELECTRONICA, JENNIFER HUDSON and host, DAVE CHAPPELLE! Plus see the Community Showcase (early show) curated by RHYMEFEST and featuring DIGGY SIMMONS.

Contact Us

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Sponsor Info.

"Shine On, Chicago!" works because our sponsors support our vision and goals. There are also many benefits that come with being a "Shine On, Chicago" corporate sponsor. If you're interested in learning more, click here.