November News from
Denver Open Media

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  November 2007
in this issue
:: Renew your DOM Membership for 2008
:: DOM Accomplishments and Aspirations
:: Hands-on Web Video Workshop: 11/3
:: Other Upcoming DOM Classes
:: First Fridays at Denver Open Media
:: GivingFirst Program a Success
:: DOM will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend
Membership Renewal
For all individuals who became members of DOM in 2006:  We are extending your membership until December 31, 2007!  Please renew before Jan. 1, 2008. see details below...

digital monitorsOur first year operating Denver's new commuity interactive TV station has been full of trials and errors, as well as many successes.  Therefore, we want to give members who joined DOM during our start-up phase an opportunity to get a little more out of their membership. If you became a member of DOM in 2006, your year-long membership is now up for renewal.
If you have not yet taken advantage of all the benefits of your membership, now is the time! If you want to find out more about what benefits are available to you through your membership, please visit our website at: Member Levels
To renew your membership with DOM, please call the office at (720) 222-0160 or stop by the station at 7th & Kalamath Streets between 2pm & 9pm Tuesdays through Fridays to make a payment.  Thank you very much for your ongoing support!

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Accomplishments and Aspirations

We now have Online Video Archiving so anyone can see your show on our website from anywhere in the world! We also just started Live Streaming of Channel 58 (with Quicktime 7) so folks can watch your show live via the internet.

Additionally, thanks to your commitment and hard work we now have 27 weekly, bi-weekly and monthly live and pre-recorded series. We have also started streaming KGNU radio during the programming breaks on both 57 and 58.  

We have many plans for the upcoming year, one of which includes improving the Ingest and Dominizing process to make it easier and more user-friendly.  For more information on how you can get involved with our station, and really utilize the equipment and classes that are available to you, please visit us online at

Hands-on Web Video Workshop
November 3, 2007 12-4pm

NLEThere are millions of videos on the web, learn how to make your videos get noticed!

The Web Video Workshop will show you how to create internet ready video and effectively distribute it over YouTube,, Myspace, Facebook and your own website or blog.

The first two hours of the workshop will focus on how to capture, edit and compress your video using a hand held digital camera and Movie Maker (we will also provide resources for using iMovie or Final Cut.)  The second half will cover uploading video to YouTube and adding it to your own website, Myspace or Facebook accounts as well as creating a video blog using and Blogger.

This class costs $40.00 for DOM members and $50.00 for non-members. Registration is limited, so sign up today!

Other Classes at DOM

Intro to Studio Production November 7-8, Wednesday and Thursday, 6-9pm both days
Accelerated Field ProductionNovember 14-15, Wednesday and Thursday, 6-9pm both days
Final Cut Pro WorkshopNovember 28-29, Wednesday and Thursday, 6-9pm both days
Intro to Studio ProductionDecember 15, Saturday, 11am-5:30pm
Final Cut Pro WorkshopDecember 19-20, Wednesday and Thursday, 6-9pm both days
Class Schedule and Registration

First Fridays at Denver Open Media

November 2, 2007 7-9pm

Organization Spotlight:

The MaxFund

Musical Spotlight:

Laura Goldhamer, Ian Cooke and Paper Bird

Come for a special night of animals, art, music, food, drink and silent auction. 

$5 suggested donation to see the bands.  All proceeds to benefit The MaxFund Animal Adoption Center.

December 7, 2007

Come help us celebrate our one-year anniversary at Denver Open Media!  We will be hosting our first ever live pledge drive, and of course there will be live music, food & drink for all.  The festivities will be broadcast live on Comcast channel 57 and KGNU 1390AM.  More details to follow...

If you are interested in doing a volunteer shift for the event please contact Deb at at your earliest convenience.

Thank you for your support!

GivingFirst a Success

Thank you very much to everyone who contributed last month through Community First's GivingFirst Program.  Donations made on the morning of Oct 3rd were matched, 50-cents on the dollar until all allotted matched funds were exhausted (which happened fast!).
Deproduction/Denver Open Media received nearly $12,000 in donations that day.   A big thanks to those who set their alarm clocks and got their donations in early, especially: H. Ansbacher, S. Pensack Rinehart, S. Shearer, J. Stoval and S. Webber.

For the remainder of 2007, Community First Foundation will cover all processing fees, ensuring that 100% of your donation goes to our organization. To donate via Giving First, please click on the link below:

Donate Now
DOM Holiday Hours

Denver Open Media will be closed from Thursday, November 22nd - Monday, November 26th.  We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, November 23rd.  Individuals interested in checking-out equipment over the Thanksgiving weekend, please be sure to pick-up your reserved equipment by 9:30 pm on Wednesday, November 21st.  Equipment checked out that day will be due on Tuesday, November 27th at the same time that it was picked up.  Thank you very much and have a great holiday!