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UMaine Center on Aging

The mission of the Center On Aging is to promote and facilitate activities on aging
in the areas of education, research and evaluation, and community service.


Boomer Reporting Corps Workshop: Multimedia Narrative: Producing Galleries, Slideshows and Videos

The Boomer Reporting Corps initiative provides specialized mentoring and general skill-building workshops designed to encourage older adults throughout Maine to become citizen journalists. Boomer Reporting Corps workshops are free and open to ENCorps members. Lunch and refreshments are provided. To learn more about ENCorps and Boomer Reporting Corps and to  become a member, please visit: To view a PDF flyer of all upcoming BRC workshops, please click here.

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2013 (Snow Date: January 26)

Time: 9am to 2pm

Location: Hutchinson Center, Belfast


Learn to produce multimedia narratives that combine still photos, captions, audio recordings and movies for ink-on-paper and digital media. Topics include:

• Choosing your tools: Camcorders, microphones, video-capable DSLRs (Digital Single Lens Reflex), mobile devices (iPhones, iPads), editing applications (Garage Band, SoundSlides, iMovie)
• Combining video interviews (taught in Workshop #3) with B-Roll shots: Long shots, two-shots, close-ups, cutaways, pans, zooms, traveling shots, etc.
• Gathering and mixing ambient sound for slide shows and video
• Producing slide shows and galleries
• Video editing on iPads and laptops
• Exporting movies to web, DVD and tablets

To Register: Contact Mia Noyes at: or 207-262-7931

ENCorps is a program of the University of Maine Center on Aging in partnership with the Maine Community Foundation, the Community Experience Partnership and with the cooperation of local, state, and national organizations. In addition to this support, funding for the Boomer Reporting Corps is provided by The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, and The Atlantic Philanthropies.