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Media Production Workshops

Don't just consume media - make it!

Person in white sweater holding black video camera
Close-up of a mic inputs, left and right jacks
video camera with display screen visible

In collaboration with instructors in PLU’s School of Arts and Communication and its award-winning MediaLab, Continuing Education offers a suite of media production workshops.  These interactive workshops combine hands-on experience with theoretical foundations to allow business professionals, amateur genealogists, aspiring podcasters, and media studies students to realize their creative visions.


Each workshop stands on its own, but the completion of all three confers a Certificate of Completion.

– Screenwriting: TBA
– Audio Production: TBA
– Film and Video Production: TBA

Cost Per Workshop: 
– Standard: $145
– PLU staff/students/alumni: $120
(Contact ce@plu.edu for discount code)

Introduction to Screenwriting

Racks of film and television scripts


This workshop will provide participants with a strong introduction to the art of scriptwriting and the opportunity to workshop their own script. Participants learn the basic elements of good storytelling and story structure, including plot, setting, character, and conflict.

Audio Production

Samson C01UPROThis workshop will provide participants with the basic skills necessary to capture clean and clear audio for use in any video projects, podcasts, or multimedia productions in which sound is an important element. Participants will receive equal parts classroom instruction as well as hands-on experience in the creation of a short project from start to finish.

Film and Video Production

black video camera sitting on brown tableIn this workshop, participants will learn fundamentals of visual communication and receive classroom instruction as well as hands-on experience. By the conclusion, participants will have an understanding of what it takes to produce high-quality video projects for use in academic, professional, or personal contexts.

9a – 4p*

Pacific Lutheran University
Anderson University Center 171

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*1 hour will be provided for participants to purchase lunch on- or off-campus. Light refreshments will be provided in the morning.

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