835 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, California 94103

Girls Gone Geek Academy

WHO: Asiana Ponciano, Staci DeGagne, Heather Maclean, Liana Lehua, Maria Bernal-Silva, Leo Laporte (hopefully a few famous girl geeks..we're working on that)

WHAT: Girls Gone Geek Academy: a presentation in 2 parts

HOW: RSVP to [email protected]. Limit TWO per email address, please.

WHEN: Jan. 14th, 2008 (1pm to 5pm)

WHERE: San Francisco State University (downtown campus)
835 Market
San Francisco, CA

WHY: To empower and inspire our audience by offering them helpful tips in producing their own podcast so they too can share and talk about their interests...whatever they "go geek" about.

The first part: "Geek Out!: a Podcasting How-To"

The girls will walk through the basics of producing a well-rounded, well-produced podcast. In this part of the Academy the girls will hand out tips and share their workflow for shooting a video podcast...as they actually shoot a GGG vidcast. The presentation will essentially consist of 6 parts (3 hr.s):
- Interview tips (Asiana the journalist)
- Asiana give her tips for a conducting a good interview (common
missteps, things to thing about)
- Conducts a live interview with Leo Laporte
- ask talk to Leo about the world of podcasting, what it takes to be a good host (he's launched several women's
careers), etc.
- Necessary equipment: camera, microphones, software, etc. (Liana the techie)
- Development: treatment and scripting (Staci), coming up with - - concept: a unique perspective (Heather),
developing a production plan (Maria)
- Production: setting up the shot, checking for sound, etc. (Maria, Staci, Heather - the filmmakers)
- Post-production: tips for Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Imovie, Garage Band: editing and exporting (Maria, Staci,
- Making a presence (getting the word out about your podcast via the internet): social networking, blogging tips,

Each of the 6 segments will be followed by time for answering questions.

The second part: "I'm a Geek, You're a Geek, We're all a bunch of Girl Geeks"

A panel of girl geeks (GGG cast, other famous podcasting women) talk and field questions from the audience

Official Website: http://www.girlsgonegeek.tv

Added by girlsgonegeek on January 2, 2008



Hey all, is there a cost associated with this event? Also, the URL listed is linked to a dot com rather than a dot tv.


Aloha DanaJane:

This is a free event. We're glad you're planning to attend. :) Thanks for the URL heads-up. We'll see you on Monday.


This looks great - I've RSVPed and I'll definitely be there. Keep doing these free events, yeah?


crap. a technical not-quite-crisis ate up my entire morning and the best i can do is later, if at all. i'm seriously bummed, and i apologize for dropping out.