Videogram REMINDER!
October 16, 2022


Elevate Your Videos
PC Corel Video Studio Forum via Zoom
YouTube Basics

Elevate Your Videos
Tomorrow, Monday, October 17 & October 24
1-3 pm Video Lab
Dr. Tom Nash and Stephanie Brasher bring you this NEW two session class designed for all levels and all types of devices. This is a wonderful opportunity to enhance your videography skills in a variety of ways. You will learn tips and techniques for shooting and editing your videos. Click here  to view and download the flyer.  

The cost for members is $10 for both sessions.  If you are not a member, the cost is $25 and includes 2022-20023 membership.   Send your request or any questions you may have to  

PC Corel VideoStudio Forum via ZOOM
Tomorrow, Monday, October 17, 2022
10-11:30 am - Zoom

The PC Corel Forum has returned to the third Monday of the month at 10 am for Windows PC users who edit in Corel VideoStudio.  The Forum will meet via ZOOM.  Facilitator Wolfgang Kutter is ready to answer your questions, share your work, and learn new tricks and techniques using this popular, feature-rich program.  In this session, Wolfgang will review some of the major program features.  If you are new to video editing you might want to attend to get the flavor of this software.

Those who have attended previously will automatically receive a Zoom invitation.  If you are new to this forum and want to attend, send your name, email, and phone number to and mention "PC Corel VideoStudio."  There is NO CHARGE for this Forum but anyone new to this forum must request a link to attend.


YouTube Basics
Wednesday, October 26, November 9, 16
10-11:30 am- Video Lab
This three-session in-person class will be facilitated by Ward Cushman beginning October 26 in the Video Lab. You will gain an understanding of YouTube, learn the main functions, create and setup an account, setup a YouTube Channel and more. Why have a YouTube channel?  Because we now use our cell phones and iPads to video just about everything.  If you create video content, this is a great way to share your videos with your friends and family. These classes will show you how to navigate YouTube, upload video content, add music and share your videos on your YouTube Channel.  You are encouraged to bring in your laptop or iPad as we will walk you through the process of creating your own YouTube Channel.

The cost for members is $15 for all three sessions.  If you are not a member, the cost is $30 and includes 2022-2023 membership.   Send your request or any questions you may have to  


PC Corel VideoStudio for Beginners
Monday, October 31, 2022
10:11:30 - Video Lab


On Monday, October 31st in the Video Lab, Wolfgang Kutter will offer a two hour introduction to the Corel Video Studio editing program using a PC. This software is easy to use, but very powerful. We will show you the necessary steps to take in order to start your video editing project and we will cover many of the features which are part of this software to help make your project a success. 

If you have the Corel Video Studio software on your laptop, bring your computer to the Lab or use contact us to reserve one of the Video Club's computers to follow the presentation. This introduction is meant for editors who are new to Corel, but also for those who want to refresh their basic knowledge.

The cost for members is $5 for this session.  If you are not a member, the cost is $20 and includes 2022-2023 membership. Have any questions or wish to reserve a computer?  Email us at



Getting Better Video With Your iPhone and iPad
Monday, November 7 & 14, 2022
1-3 pm Video Lab

Did you know there is a way to manually set the focus and exposure on your device or that there are four ways to take a picture? Get the most out of your iPad and iPhone using all the hidden features, useful tools, and apps.  This 2 session class includes an overview of the camera, basics of shooting video, composition, how to organize your photos and video, Apple's useful tools (air drop, screen recording, markup), accessories for shooting video, and apps for editing and producing videos.  Questions?  Email

The cost for members is $10 for both sessions.  If you are not a member, the cost is $25 and includes 2022-2023 membership.  


The Publishing Club of Laguna Woods
Autumn Author’s Forum

This Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 
The Village Publishing Club will be hosting its Autumn Authors Forum on Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 from 2-5:00 PM at Clubhouse 2. We welcome all aspiring writers, readers and friends to meet our village writers in-person. Please join us for a celebration of the wonderful authors living here in our community.  

Light refreshments will be available and there is a suggested donation of $5.00.  


Theatre Guild's Le Grand Formage
This Thursday, October 20, 2022
The Theatre Guild is holding its first ever fund raiser for their Benji Johnson Scholarship Fund to benefit the Theatre Arts Students at Laguna Hills High School. The Theatre Guild has given 5 scholarships since 2018 to students who were heading off to college to study Theatre Arts. Today, the Theatre Guild is exploring creative ways to include the community and the High School students in this fund raising effort.  

The Gala features a Silent Auction, original film of Nicole Aloni’s one woman show and a fantastic French “picnic” supper created by Chef Nicole.  The Gala begins at 6:00 pm and the cost is $35 per person. For more information about The Theatre Guild's fund raiser, Click here.



Goldie Short Video Contest
Deadline - Friday, January 20, 2023

No time like today! Start now to prepare your entry for our annual short video contest! The deadline is 4 pm Friday, February 20, 2023.  Maximum length is 4 minutes.  Open to all Membership in the Video Club.  Entry forms will be available soon.  


  1. Entries must be member-produced.  

  2. 4 minutes or less.

  3. Entries should be cinematic (defined as having qualities characteristic of video or motion pictures) and should tell a story.

  4. Must be submitted on a USB flash drive in MP4 format.

  5. One entry per person.

  6. Entry-approval decisions of the Video Acceptance Committee (VAC) are final.

Entrant’s name in video is OK. Help from other Video Club members is OK.

Avoid copyrighted material, if possible. If copyrighted material is included, problems may be encountered including the video on our club YouTube channel with other contest videos.


Bring your entry to the Video Lab during open hours, Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 pm, and place them in the Video Contest Entry Box. If you have any questions or require a different submission arrangement, please contact: 

Betsy Martin,, (707) 540-1955 Chair, Video Acceptance Committee

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