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Media Lab: Create Media Projects from Home

Open Source Software

The following open-source media creation applications can be downloaded and used free of charge on Mac and WindowBook a consultations computers.

Video Production
  • Teleprompter - Use this free, web-based teleprompter to help you read your script when recording videos
Video Editing
Photo Editing
Digital Illustration
Audio Recording and Editing

Tutorials and Guides

LinkedIn Learning is a resource with high quality tutorials on a wide range of subjects and software. COD students can sign up for free here. Below are some courses to help you get started on different media projects.

Online Media Sources

There are lots of resources online for finding videos, images, and music you can use in your projects without having to leave home. Below are a few places to start your search.

COD Library Image Databases
  • Search several database collections for thousands of images from many different subject areas.
Stock Images and Video
  • Search Pexels and Unsplash for free images and video with Creative Commons licenses
  • is a great resource for finding archival video, images, and sound
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