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"Bus 24" The Diversity Bus

Selected for The SF Intl. Film Fest 2004

Aron Ranen -Teaching Final Cut Pro


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Aron Ranen

Instructor Ranen shares his experience as Clint
Eastwood's documentary cameraman

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. 

Aron Ranen with US NAVY COMBAT CAMERA TEAMS during  DVworkshops Course held at Pacific Fleet Headquarters


Other Awards for Aron Ranen's documentary work:


  • 1998 Commission University of Cincinnati State of Ohio
  • 1986 Recipient Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1985 Recipient Fellowship National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1985 Commission Long Beach Museum of Art (Open Channels)
  • 1982 Commission WGBY TV (PBS) a part of the WGBH Foundation National Television

Freelance Credits:

  • 2011-Present  Video Journalist for Reuters News Agency  Los Angeles
  • 1999-2000 Camera/Field Director E! Entertainment Television
  • 1994-1999 Camera/Field Producer Inside Edition & American Journal (King World)
  • 1993-1994 Camera/Director/Producer National PBS Television "The 90's"
  • 1988-1995 Camera/Director/Producer National Fox Television Network Programs

Go to www. to read the Village Voice review and watch clips of Did We Go? A documentary film by Aron Ranen.

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Aron RanenTraining the Coast GuardEditing Instruction

Adrian Belic

Documentary Instructor Academy Award Nominated Director, also shoots most of his films.  Co-Director of Genghis Blues, which won the Academy nomination in 2000 and Audience Award at Sundance Film festival the same year.  Adrian recently completed a new documentary about Humanitarian Aid workers in war zones. That's him sitting the destroyed


Watch a streaming Video Clip of Adrian Teaching at DVworkshop

Kevin Monahan

Kevin Monahan is the author of Motion Graphics and effects in Final Cut Pro.  (Peach Print Press 2004).  Kevin is the co-founder of the San Francisco Final Cut Pro Users Group "SF Cutters". 

Kevin is the FCP Guru...he can trouble shoot and solve any deep FCP problem.  Just spending a day with this guy is worth your time.  

Buy his book on-line at  Kevin is also an "Apple Certified" Instructor.  Click Here to get info on his book at

Rich Winter

Rich is a world class DVD author has worked with Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope Production Company, Neil Young and all the top post Houses in the city.  We are really lucky to have him come aboard and teach you all the basics of getting around Apple's DVD Studio Pro.  From creating menus to simple interactivity.  Learn this software and the general approaches to DVD authoring from the best at a very affordable price.  He has authored over 30 Feature Films DVDs including the last 4 releases by Neil Young.  He helped author the DVD for Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather Collection" DVD, and his daughters Sofia's "The Virgin Suicides".

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