Akakū: Maui Community Televisionʻs Education Department announces youth summer programs for 2014! Akakū will offer its monthlong mobile journalism program, YBEAM, in June, a Live Mobile to Television class, a weeklong Youth Filmmaking workshop and Live Studio class in July.
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YBEAM (Youth Broadband Education and Awareness Mentoring)
YBEAM will teach youth how to produce short community stories using broadband technology in an all ʻmobileʻ environment. Participants shoot, edit and distribute their content using Apple iPod Touches. Youth produced stories air on cable channel 55 and on www.mauitube.org. Other program goals include civic engagement, media literacy and Certification that enables stipend job opportunities.
Specifics: Ages 12+, class limit 6, free
MEO youth story production
Youth will learn about the stages of production, production cameras, microphones and lighting, learn how to storyboard and script write. Each class will produce and distribute team collaborated stories to cable channel 55 and www.mauitube.org.
Specifics: Ages 12+, class limit 10max/4min, $250
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Live Mobile to Television
Youth will learn how to go LIVE to cable channel 55 from ʻmobileʻ Apple i-devices, using software from LIVE-U. Students will learn about the technology involved, how to shoot for Live Television and how to host interviews in the community. The class wil culminate in going Live from Kihei 4th Friday!
Specifics: Ages 12+, class limit 6, YBEAM alumni free, $125 for others
Live Studio Production
Participants will get hands on experience crewing a live all youth summer show after training on all Akaku studio equipment! Youth will learn the roles of Director, Technical Director, Audio Board Operator, Playback Operator, Graphics Programmer, and Studio Camera Operator.
Specifics: Ages 14+, class limit 6max/4min, $75
YBEAM: June 9-July 3 Mondays & Thursdays 10am -1pm & Sat. July 12 8am-4pm
Film-making Fun: July14-July18 Mon.-Fri. 9am-2pm
Live to TV: July 21-July24 Mon.-Thurs. 11-2pm & July 25 Fri. 4-8pm
Studio Live: July 21-July24 Mon.-Thurs. 10am-1pm
For program schedules or to register, please visit www.akaku.org or call (808) 871-5554. YBEAM applications are available at www.ybeam.mauitube.org.
For more information, call Kat Tracy at (808) 871-5554 or visit www.akaku.org
“We are honored to be recognized by MEDB as being worthwhile of support,” explains Akaku Director of Education & YBEAM, Kat Tracy, “their dedication to STEM education is a monumental asset to Maui Nui youth! We are thrilled that they see the value of our innovative youth program, and this funding will enable us to expand and reach more youth.”
The YBEAM program was developed with a grant from ZeroDivide out of San Francisco via a federal BTOP (Broadband Technology Opportunity Program) grant in 2011. YBEAM teaches youth how to produce short community stories using broadband technology in an all ‘mobile’ environment. Participants shoot, edit and distribute their content using Apple iPod Touches. Youth produced stories air on cable channel 55 and on www.mauitube.org. Other program goals include civic engagement, media literacy and Certification that enables stipend job opportunities. YBEAM is currently recruiting for itʻs summer programs. Applications are available at www.akaku.org
For more information call Kat Tracy at (808) 871-5554 or visit www.akaku.org
You can apply for Project YBEAM digitally by downloading the Application form
Please download the form from the link above, open it with Adobe Reader and then you can then submit it to Project YBEAM digitally.
If you donʻt have Adobe Reader you can download and install it by clicking Here.
You can also print the form, fill it out and either deliver it in person or mail it to:
Project YBEAM/Attention: Kat Tracy
333 Dairy Rd. Suite #104
Kahului, HI 96732
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