Do you love film? Photography? Animation?
Ever dream of directing your own videos or being on TV?

Join Youth Beat! 

At Youth Beat Academy you can learn digital skills from industry professionals and work with other creative kids to make awesome media—for free!  

Summer Programs

Future Filmmakers Summer Camp

6/18 - 7/26

Mon-Thurs 1-5pm

Learn the ropes of video production as you gain skills in digital camerawork, lighting, audio, and editing in Adobe Premiere Pro!


Youth Beat After School Classes

Youth Beat’s award winning after school programs take place at KDOL-TV, the state of the art television studio of the Oakland Unified School District.

 
 
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KDOL is located at 286 East 10th Street, Oakland—near Lake Merritt BART and Laney College.

All our classes are completely free of charge for OUSD high school students, and we provide free snacks and bus passes for students to get to and from our programs.

 
 
 

Video 1

Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-6:30

This class lasts for the full school year.

Provides 10 art credits through the Oakland Unified School District AND 3 community college credits through Laney College. 

 

Video 2

Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-6:30

This class lasts for the full school year.

Provides 10 art credits through the Oakland Unified School District AND 3 community college credits through Laney College.

*Students must complete Video 1 or pass an entrance exam to be placed in this class

 

 

TV Studio Production

Monday/Wednesday 3-5:15

This is a semester long dual-enrollment class at Laney College.

Provides 3 community college credits through Laney College as well as OUSD credit.

*Students must enroll through Peralta Colleges to enter the class. If you need assistance with this process, please contact us.

 

Animation

Monday/Wednesday 4:30-6:30

This is an introductory 6-week workshop in animation, motion graphics, and After Effects.

2017-18 Dates:
Fall: 10/2-11/6
Winter: 1/22-2/28
Spring: 4/9-5/16

 

 


WE ALSO OFFER CLASSES AND TRAINING DURING THE SCHOOL DAY AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

Oakland International High School

MetWest High School

Fremont High School

Community Day School

La Escuelita K-8

Madison Park Academy

 

Want to bring Youth Beat to your school?