Madeleine M. Marante mmarante at admu.edu.ph
Fri Sep 1 10:26:31 PHT 2006

            The Garage Newsletter - Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2006 
           Issue #1

            In this Issue: 

              a.. New and improved foundation classes! 
                a.. pro.VIDEOS - video editing with Premier 
                b.. pro.IMAGE - graphics design with Photoshop 
                c.. pro.DESIGN - desktop publishing with InDesign 
              b.. Special workshops 
                a.. Photoworks @ the Garage batch 2 - photography with Leo Castillo 
              c.. Upcoming in October 
                a.. Web Development's Ultimate Crash Course 
                b.. pro.OPISINA Series - basic to intermediary course for office-use softwares 
              d.. Congratulations to the first graduates of Photoworks @ the Garage! 

            New and improved foundation classes! *Religious and service-oriented organizations are automatically qualified for a special rate. Please email us or go to the information below and contact us.

            foundation [foun-dey-shuhn] - the basis or groundwork of anything: the moral foundation of both society and religion.

            In the month of September 2006, our "basic" courses will now take new faces as the topics will be improved molding the needs our clients (from private individuals, to the pastoral communities and service oriented organizations) together with the "know-hows" of our instructor line-up, building a better, more solid foundation of knowledge for our students. Presenting the PRO line-up:

              a.. pro.VIDEOS - video editing with Adobe Premier

              Be introduced to the world of digital video imaging and editing. The objectives of the course is to empower the students in the process of editing through non-linear format, making them understand, inevitably familiarizing them with various well-known video-editing softwares. Participants will also learn how to import a variety of audio, video, graphics and animation files that will suit the intended output. With this class, find out how to maximize your videos with techniques that mesh with your styles, turning your personal, corporate, or commercial projects in to professional-looking creations. 

              Facilitator: Brian Quesada 
              Date: September 18, 20, 25 and 27 
              Time: 6pm-9pm
              Class size: Max. of 12, min. 6
              Class fee: P3,700
              Running promo: Pay on or before Sept. 11, 2006 with 2 others and receive a P200 off per participant! 

              a.. pro.IMAGE - graphics design with Adobe Photoshop 

              Be introduced to graphics design and translate your creative concepts into effective, tangible, dynamic visuals using the most relevant software used by Professional Graphic Designers. pro.IMAGE is a foundation class on graphics design, spinning off to the use of one of the most versatile software available - Adobe Photoshop. Learn the necessary basics of the software, from file organization, to features, toolbars, functions and special capabilities then apply it to create effective and meaningful content. 

              Facilitator: Ryan Resurreccion
              Date: September 19, 21, 26 and 28
              Time: 6pm-9pm
              Class size: Max. of 12, min. 6
              Class fee: P3,700
              Running promo: Pay on or before Sept. 12, 2006 with 2 others and receive a P200 off per participant! 
              b.. pro.DESIGN - desktop publishing with Adobe InDesign

              Desktop publishing has never reach such heights with the emergence of so much talents, as well as cut-edge software providing faster production and more flexible creative environments. With this 4 day, 12 hour foundation workshop, learn graphics design and desktop publishing like never before and understand how professionals create sophisticated layouts - in brochures, books, posters - combining stylish graphics and typography using Adobe InDesign. 

              Facilitator: Aman Santos 
              Date: October 3, 5, 10 and 12 
              Time: 6pm-9pm
              Class size: Max. of 12, min. 6
              Class fee: P3,700
              Running promo: Pay on or before Sept. 19, 2006 with 2 others and receive a P200 off per participant! 

            Special workshops

            With the success of the first batch of Photoworks @ the Garage concluding last August 14, 2006 (check below for last batch's details), filling out slots in two weeks of announcement, we are proud to reveal its second coming! 

              a.. photo.WORKS @ the Garage Batch 2 

              The brainchild of Mr. Leo Castillo, Photoworks is a workshop created based on his studies at the New York Film Academy and the New York Institute of Photography. With his background in film, photography and production, combined with his expertise in training and development, he created Photoworks in 2002--an acclaimed photography class designed to help build a solid foundation on the art and craft of photography. The workshop has produced more than 500 photographers. 
            Discover photography as you've never known before... 

                a.. Discover the Eye of the Photographer 
                b.. Learn not just the hows, but also the whys 
                c.. Find out what works and what doesn't in creating a powerful image 
                d.. The goal: to create good photographers, not just good photographs 
                e.. Make the camera work for you, not you work for the camera 
                f.. Learn through lectures, videos, multimedia presentations and live demonstrations 
                g.. Experience and apply your lessons through the Photoworks Photo Projects: from point-and-shoot to SLRs 

            Facilitator: Leo Castillo 
            Date: October 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30 
            Time: 7pm-10pm
            Class size: 25 slots 
            Class fee: P4,000
            Running promo: Pay on or before Sept. 27, 2006 and receive a P500 off! 


            Upcoming in October

              a.. Web Development's Ultimate Crash Course 
            Upon visiting your www.friendster.com, www.nba.com, www.google.com, or www.nationalgeographic.com, have you ever wondered what "www" or ".com" exactly means? This 5 day course will let you know and then some more. Web Development's Ultimate Crash Course Workshop will empower its students with proper know-how with what, why and how the internet is running, then expanding the knowledge to application by hands-on creation of a website through the use of HTML, CSS and inevitably Macromedia Dreamweaver. 

              a.. pro.OPISINA Series 
            The pro.OPISINA Series is a set of workshops intended to address the interest of many people in either upgrading, or even gaining a "start" in their computer skills to be used for offices through the most relevant office softwares. From documents, to accounting sheets, to presentations, students will be given the opportunity to make things easier and more efficient within their respective professions by being given hands-on based lectures on office computer use. 


            Congratulations to the first graduates of Photoworks @ the Garage!

              a.. Congratulations to Voltaire Veneracion, Raul Rodriguez, Mari Ann Africa de Dios, Marilen Africa Dimayuga, Owen Tiam, Alvin Tsoi, Jessica Tsoi, Michelle Tsoi, Homer Gallido, Paul Syjuco, Christine Herrin, Cathie Jao, Fr. Nelson Orqueta, Poch Robles, Gertrude Lugtu, Dr. Caloy Reyes, Kat Claravall, Paolo Gonzalez, Jerex Llaguno, Richard Cruz, Camille Bollozos, Maria Socorro, Michelle Correa, Noel Liok and Norman Tiongson for having completed the Photoworks @ the Garage Batch 1 from July 26 to August 14, 2006! Thank you for making the first batch a success! The insights, creative instincts and "korny hirits" will start off a wonderful photography series for the Garage. God bless to all! 
              b.. Also, congratulations to Noel Liok for his participation in the Batanes and Other Destinations exhibit held in the Powerplant last August 26. At the same time, congrats also to Paul Syjuco. He has an exhibit on-going at the One Workshop Gallery, La Fuerza Plaza Sabio St. cor Pasong Tamo titled "Found Objets: a collection of concept jewels" running until the 31st. The place runs upto 12mn so drop by if you can. 
              c.. Here are some of the comments by the students themselves on Photoworks @ the Garage: 
                a.. "It's a very good course, considering i've been into 2 other basic photography classes already - very simple, concise and is true to it's name... cos it works :)" 
                b.. "Technical stuff were explained in a way that is more understandable to non-photographers and they focus more on having a THEME rather than just taking pictures." 
                c.. "It's worth my money and time!" 
                d.. "Great! Helped me big time. It's one of the few things I look forward to during the week." 
                e.. "I will recommend it! That is my highest compliment for a product or service." 

      Thanks for taking the time to go through the announcements! If you know of anyone interested in the classes, please don't hesitate to send them this newsletter. You can also join our e-groups at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/the-garage and be updated with the latest announcements on our next newsletters. 

      Contact us at T. (632) 4265971 to 72, F. (632) 4265970, E. garagejct at yahoo.com 
      The Garage, Jesuit Communications Creative Technologies Center
      Seminary Drive corner Arrupe road, Ateneo de Manila University Campus
      Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines 



Ken G. Tan

Training Coordinator

The Garage


The Garage, Jesuit Communications Creative Technologies Center

The Garage Bldg., Ateneo de Manila University

Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines


T: (632) 4265971 to 72 loc. 221

M: +639177925823

F: (632) 4265970

E: ktan at admu.edu.ph, garagejct at yahoo.com



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