Digital Video Workshops
Los Angeles & New York City 

is located in the Santa Monica beach area of Los Angeles.  NYC Classes held at Calumet Photo 22 West 22nd Street NYC

Profile & Testimonials

Located in Los Angeles and New York City  DVWorkshops has been providing digital video courses, and educating students in Digital photography, video editing, and digital video techniques since 1982. Our Short courses are perfect for those who are producing Corporate video, in-house training  or customer testimonials for their company.

Our affordable classes are also designed for those who need to create video for their own website, or want to learn Documentary Filmmaking or Digital  Journalism.

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 DVworkshops student talks about his  DV Crash Course

Our digital video courses focus on theory and how to apply new skills to your own projects, both professional and personal. There is depth and realism in our technological training. The fun and light natured structure of our workshops enhance the  learning process.  Your participation and that of your fellow classmates often contribute as much to the learning process as that of your instructors.


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Upcoming Digital Video Courses

Los Angeles Workshops

4-Day HD Video Crash Course

September  27-30     $695 More Info

2-Day Camera & Lighting Bootcamp         

September 27-28    $345  More Info

2-Day Final Cut Pro X Class                           

September 29-30    $445 More Info


4-Day HD Video Crash Course     

October 25-28   $695 More Info

2-Day Camera & Lighting Bootcamp         

October 25-26   $345  More Info

2-Day Final Cut Pro X Class                           

 October 27-28      $445 More Info















 DVworkshops provides training for the Pacific Fleet US Navy Combat Camera Teams

DVworkshops is located near the Santa Monica beach area of Los Angeles

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Digital Video Courses

With flexible schedules, diverse curriculum and innovative approaches,   DV Workshops provide an unbeatable value in digital video education.  Our proven Fast Track Learning Solution SM will get you up and running quickly and affordably.   Read our testimonials, visit our current course listings, and sign up for your class Today! 

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Instructors In the News!

See Aron discuss his Documentary "Did We Go"? on CNN Headline Prime with Glenn Beck.  Click Below

aron on cnn




Workshop Calendar


Photo Gallery

Free Video Handbook

10 Essentials of Shooting Great DSLR Video
Audio for DSLR & Video Cameras

including "Best Microphones"

Please click here to sample our Student Documentaries

Recent News

Final Cut Pro X TM

Taught in All of our Production Classes

Students learn
Final Cut Pro XTM using our proven Fast Track Learning Solutionsm.  4-Day & 6-Day workshops provide full days of hands-on editing instruction using  Final Cut ProX.TM

Instructor Aron Ranen has conducted numerous Final Cut Pro Workshops for KPIX TV. A CBS Owned and Operated station.

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Now on VIdeo

Please click above image for more info and free clip

Includes 20-minute DSLR VIDEO OVERVIEW


Sample includes:

  • How to film an interview
  • Understanding Negative Space
  • Correct framing
  • Best Microphones
  • How to use a lapel or Lavalier microphone
  • Intro to Zebras




Free Tips!

Check out our DV On-Line Handbook for more  DV Workshop Tips! and Sign-up for one of Workshops Today!

How to write a News report, Corporate Video or Short Documentary in less then 5 minutes


Learn how to get Great Video images using  the ZEBRA  Patterns  in all Video Cameras

Plus   New HD Camera Suggestions

Learn Documentary and Corporate Video interview Techniques in 5 minutes


 Final Cut Pro X Reference Guide

Short Cuts & Tools

Understanding how to Create a Storytelling Time-Line



Check out our new Gallery Photos of Workshops in Los Angeles!


4-Day Crash  Course  now has DSLR workflow and Hands-on Color Grading Overivew using Magic Bullet Looks

Instructor Aron Ranen is an Award winning documentary filmmaker who has received two fellowships from the National Endowment for the arts and a Golden Cine Eagle award.  He was selected for the 2001 DV Underground fest, winner of the best short documentary at the SF Indie Fest and his recent full length documentary "Did We Go?" was selected for the 2000 new documentary series at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City. 

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