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!  

Youth Beat After School Programs

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.

 
 
 

Future Filmmakers

Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-6:30

This class lasts for the full school year.  It starts on August 28th, 2018.  

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

 

Advanced Production

Tuesday/Thursday 4:30-6:30

This class lasts for the full school year. It starts on August 28th, 2018. 

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

*Students must complete Future Filmmakers summer camp or after school program 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 course covers the fundamentals of 2D and 3D animation.  It starts on August 27th, 2018 and last the full year. 

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

 


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

 

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