How to Create and Edit Promotional Videos

How to Create and Edit Promotional Videos

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce and ACMI will partner on August 2 and August 23 to present a workshop to teach business, non-profits and individuals how to create and edit their own professional looking promotional videos on an iOS device.

How to Create and Edit Promotional Videos

$40 per person – Chamber Members
$65 per person – Non Chamber Members
Registration Fee is for 2 sessions and includes a 6 month membership to ACMi
Class size is limited to 20
Coffee and bagels will be served


You already have all the gear you need to create your own videos in your pocket!  In this hands-on class, you will learn the foundations of real-world storytelling and how to use your iOS device to craft a product demonstration or testimonial using minimal gear to gain maximum access.  At the conclusion of this 2 session class, you will have created a peer-reviewed video ready for sharing online or on TV.

Second session will take place on August 23 – 8:00 – 9:30 am

Requirements: All participants will be required to have an iOS device (iPhone or iPad). Please download and install iMovie for your device before the start of class.  Also, it is strongly suggested that you have a pair of headphones that have a built-in mic.  All iPhones come packaged with a pair or you can purchase a $15 pair by skull candy at Target.

Sign up here.
Jonathan B. Barbato has a passion for media. He is a freelance media producer engaged with the Harvard Kennedy School, the Mass Literacy Foundation, the Boston Herald, and others to create effective branded content. Jonathan had previously been a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 161 as a Script Supervisor based out of New York, working with some well known clients, including Hasbro, HGTV, MTV, PBS, Showtime, the Boston Red Sox, the New England Revolution, and more.  Currently, he is the Production Manager at Arlington Community Media Inc. where he oversees the strategic direction for their Public channels.  Jonathan empowers individuals and organizations with the know-how to create effective videos and marketing materials.  He’s developed personalized filmmaking workshops and has spoken at national conferences.  In his free time, Jonathan enjoys constructing 3D paper dioramas and traveling the country. Jonathan can be reached by phone at (617) 716-9915 or email at

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