Mediakite announces opening of a professional Camera Training Center


Last Updated: October 14, 2009 6:00 pm GMT
(New York--October 14, 2009) Mediakite, a well-known TV production and production-support-services company, announces the opening of its Training Center offering professional camera, lighting and Final Cut Pro editing courses starting in fall of 2009.

Mediakite Training Center, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the only school in New York associated with a production company. The Training Center’s fall courses start in early November with a total of 7 courses. There will be ongoing classes.

Courses are specifically designed for
  • media industry professionals who need to become proficient with cameras and expand on their skills
  • newcomers who are interested in working in the broadcast environment

Students will learn from some of the most sought-after industry experts in a real production environment. They will be exposed to professionals working in news broadcast (domestic and foreign), documentaries, TV shows, commercials and music videos. Students will experience the vibrant everyday workflow of a professional fast-paced working environment in New York City.

For an exact schedule, course descriptions, instructors, pricing and online registration, please visit

As a special bonus, Mediakite offers exceptionally talented students who attend the full cycle of courses the opportunity to work with its crews.

For nearly 10 years, Mediakite has produced documentaries, international news and television shows and has offered its expertise to producers from around the world. Mediakite has a customer base that includes some of the most prestigious national and international media channels and outlets, including CNN, CBS, RAI, SKY, RTI, RTL, TVNZ, Ch 7 Australia and APTN, just to name a few.

Francesco Malatesta, Mediakite’s founder, says: “Dealing with the media on a daily basis, we saw the need for an effective professional short-term training that would give students the necessary know-how to start working sooner rather than later. Adam M. Goldstein, one of our instructors, helped me put together an amazing curriculum. We are excited to finally open the doors of this long-anticipated school.”

For further information please contact:

Mediakite Training Center
247 W 30th Street, 4th floor
New York, NY 10001
phone: 212-947-4703
fax: 646-688-6869


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