The Community Media Center

Keeping up with the current technological demands we face at work and beyond can be daunting. Fortunately, the Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM) is here to lend a hand. The nonprofit organization, led by Jill Lessard, an award-winning network television publicist, provides Marin residents with access to communication technologies, media training and the latest digital tools to create original content for cable TV, online media and personal use. Marin TV, viewable online and reaching more than 70,000 Marin households, is also operated by CMCM. Interested in bolstering your skills? Here are some of the workshops. Prices reflect member rates.

Core Workshop

Basic Field Camera Production

3 sessions – $105

Basic Studio Production

4 sessions  – $140

introduction to Final Cut

Pro X – 3 sessions – $105

Advanced Workshops


1 session – $35

Three – Point Lighting

1 session – $35


3 sessions – $105

Additional Courses

DSLR Video Boot Camp

1 session – $35

Introduction to After Effects

1 session – $35


3 sessions – $105

This article originally appeared in Marin Magazine’s print edition under the headline: “Media Mavericks“.