Our instructors are professional media artists that teach a wide range classes and workshops from media arts, journalism and communication design. Classes are for adults who are just starting out as well as for professionals looking to improve skills in the media arts and marketing.
Our youth educational programs Whaler Media and Teen View, are design for local students ranging from 11 to 18 years of age.
Classes & Workshops
We have some great classes lined up for our membership this year.
We have been working hard to develop additional classes that maybe of interest to you, or someone you know who is interested in media arts. Our class roaster ranges from film making essentials, animation to imaging, visual effects, and graphic design. Here is the line up of adult classes this winter and spring. Animation classes are for youth students:
- Camera & Editing Fundamentals
- Scene Fundamentals Intensive Workshop
- Photoshop Down to Business
- Introduction to Animation
- Harness Your Smart Phone
- Intermediate Animation
- Graphic Design
- Adobe Premier Intermediate
Introducing our new media arts educational program, Whaler Media.
Whaler Media is designed to prepare students for post-secondary education in media arts. Capacity permitting 14 per class, meeting once a week, starting in November through end of February. Learn how to use of our professional-grade equipment and how to organize production of a short video. Each skill will be introduced by demonstration and then repeatedly practiced by the students, in pairs, on their assigned piece of equipment. This arrangement ensures that everyone receives ample time to practice filming and editing
Students wanting to join our Whaler Media Program, sign up in advance. This program starts annually in November, meets once a week, and ends in February. This is a prerequisite for Teen View Program. Free to students, partially funded by Nantucket Golf Club.
Teen View Program
Nantucket Community Television cultivates young filmmakers who want to enter their work in the Nantucket Film Festival’s Annual Teen View Showcase.
Students who are interested in the Teen View Program, classes start early March, meets once a week, and end in June. Click here to register, before this program is full. Free to Nantucket High School students, thanks to funding by the Nantucket Film Festival.