The 2017 Keystone Multimedia Workshop was held in State College June 1 - 3, 2017. Information about Keystone 2018 will be available this winter.


Keystone is a three-day, intensive, hands-on workshop.

Our goal is to give students, professional photographers, and educators the basics skills needed to produce compelling narrative multimedia stories.

See what our students produced at past workshops under the ‘Student Projects‘ tab at the top of the page. Please contact us with any questions

Check out their hard work

We've posted their stories!  Three long days of learning to shoot and edit video, to gather audio, set a proper white balance, build a timeline in Premiere, cut, edit, trim and finally export.  Congratulations to all the workshop participants for their stories....
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With a week to go…

We're a week out from the 2017 workshop! Still time to register. If you've already signed up, be on the lookout for a pre-workshop survey. Two fun additions this year. We'll be showing off the Nikon 360 camera and showing how to produce 360 video. We will also do a...
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Keystone goes 360

Curious about 360 VR? Have no clue what 360 VR is? Many news organizations and corporations are beginning to experiment with 360 degree video. The NYT has been producing a daily 360 for several months. Other sites are gearing up to tell stories using this new tool. We...
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2016 is in the history books

Thank you to all our participants, our coaches, Nikon, PNA and Penn State for making this year another successful Workshop. We finished our stories and had a showing of the work Saturday night - several of the story subjects joined us for a sweet night of celebration....
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Kathy Matheson joins the faculty

Welcome our newest member of the faculty. Kathy Matheson has worked for the Associated Press in Philadelphia since 2005, gradually moving from editing and reporting text stories to full-time video work. In addition to breaking news, video topics have included the...
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2017 Stories

The workshop is possible thanks to the generous support of these organizations