Become a Producer

 

Become a member and Denver Community Media certified producer to use the video production resources at Denver Community Media, and air your content over Denver’s local access cable and streaming channels.

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New producers must attend orientation class to become eligible to take training courses, reserve studios or edit bays and rent equipment. Producers will learn how to access and use the resources available at the facility, and learn how to submit content to the DCM cablecast and streaming channels. Please bring proof of identity and residency to the class.

Benefits:

  • Submit your original content for air on Denver’s community access cablecast and streaming channels.
  • Receive training on studio, editing and field equipment.
  • Reserve equipment and production resources to produce your content.

Members must take applicable training/certification courses to be eligible to use any facility or equipment.


Membership Options

Basic Membership - Annual: $100

The annual basic membership includes program airtime on DCM's Comcast cable channel, as well as web streaming service and video on‐demand apps; access to the Community Media Center collaborative workspace during open hours and access to DCM staff for coaching and assistance; access to equipment rental and production studios for an additional fee; access to certification and training classes for an additional fee.

Basic Membership - Monthly: $10

The same benefits as the annual basic membership paid on a monthly basis.

All Access Annual Membership: $800

An all-access membership that includes all basic member benefits, plus production equipment rental (subject to availability and DCM's established production criteria), up to 48 hours of studio time (subject to availability and production criteria), and enrollment in the field equipment, editing, and studio certification and training classes at no additional charge.

Organization All Access Membership: $1800

An organization membership will give the organization three, year-long, All-Access memberships to DCM. The memberships are non-transferable between individuals within the organization. Should the organization desire to purchase additional memberships, this may be done at the rate of $500 for each additional member.

This membership level is intended to be used by recognized non-profit organizations as defined below:

  • A registered non-profit organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Service standards, a 501(c)3 or 501(c)4 religious, charitable, or educational organization.
  • Non-registered coalitions, organizations or associations that band together for non-commercial purposes to benefit Denver’s greater community.

Such organizations shall submit a written mission statement for review by the Access Coordinator for qualification.

Bridging the Divide : 50% Discount

To qualify for this discount, the member will be required to confirm that they qualify for a Colorado Cash Assistance Benefits program (ex. Free & Reduced Price School Meals) or show an ID that they are 65 years of age or older. 

This discount includes 50% off all services including:

  • Annual Memberships
  • Classes
  • Equipment Rentals (down to $10)
  • Facility Rentals (down to $10)

Please note that Monthly Memberships and Services under $10 are not included in the discount.

Family Add: 50% Off each additional member

DCM would like to allow families the opportunity to participate in its service offerings. Family members can receive a 50% member registration discount when added to a full price individual membership. To be eligible for this family discount, the additional family members must be “immediate family” as described in D.R.M.C. §2-52. This family discount does not apply to members who qualify for the Bridging the Divide membership level as those individuals have already qualified for a 50% discount.

To qualify, the family member must provide proof of address, and memberships must be purchased in-person at the Community Media Center. Family 50% discounted memberships must be the same tier level as the higher priced ‘individual’ membership. Additional family 50% discounted memberships must be linked in the same household as the ‘individual.’

Student : 50% Discount

50% discount for current students ages 18 and up. Student memberships must be purchased in-person at the Community Media Center. To qualify for this discount, the member must show an active student ID badge at the time of registration. 

 

This discount includes 50% off all services including:

  • Annual Memberships
  • Classes
  • Equipment Rentals (down to $10)
  • Facility Rentals (down to $10)

Please note that Monthly Memberships and Services under $10 are not included in the discount.

CCD Employee : 25% Discount

25% discount for all City and County of Denver employees. CCD employee memberships must be purchased in-person at the Community Media Center. To qualify for this discount, the member must show an active CCD employee badge at time of registration.

 

This discount includes 25% off all services including:

  • Annual Memberships
  • Classes
  • Equipment Rentals (down to $10)
  • Facility Rentals (down to $10)

Please note that Monthly Memberships and Services under $10 are not included in the discount.

Program Submissions: $0

Colorado residents may submit programs for air on DCM cable channels, web streaming service and video on‐demand apps (subject to availability and production criteria). DCM membership is not required, however air times are at the discretion of DCM programming staff. Non-member program submissions are not eligible for play on DCM's web streaming and video on-demand apps and services. Registration and waiver required.