Frequently Asked Questions
: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead in /home/accesshumboldt/accesshumboldt.net/site/includes/unicode.inc on line 311.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of membership?
Can I get a DVD copy of a program that aired on access Humboldt channels?
Can I watch programs online?
Who can submit programs to Access Humboldt channels?
What kind of programs can I submit?
Is there any censorship or content restrictions?
Are there opportunities to volunteer at Access Humboldt?
Does Access Humboldt offer any editing or production classes?
Can I use the editing work stations at the community Media Center?
Can I check out cameras and other production equipment?
Can I sign up to use the studio?
When is the Community Media Center open?
Can I connect with other members for a local production?
Can I hire Access Humboldt to produce my program?

 

What is the cost of membership?

Individual membership is $25. Organizational membership is $100 and it includes five members.Click here to downlad a membership application or visit us and fill out an application in person.

Back to top

Can I get a DVD copy of a program that aired on access Humboldt channels?

Yes, Copies are available for a $10 fee if the presenter of the program granted Access Humboldt permission to do so.

Back to top

Can I watch programs online?

Yes, many locally produced shows are available online through the Community Media Archive.

Back to top

Who can submit programs to Access Humboldt channels?

Any resident of Humboldt County can submit a program to be played on channels AH-11 and AH-12. Content on channel EDUC8 comes from educational institution and content on CIVIC10 comes from government submissions.

Back to top

What kinds of programs can I submit?

Virtually anything. You can request to air your own regular series, or enter a single program. Some entries in the past have included talk shows, documentaries, animations, short films, community events, interviews, plays, concerts, sermons, music videos, and the list goes on. Just submit a DVD accompanied by a signed, complete Request for Playback form

Back to top

Is there any censorship or content restrictions?

AH is a non-commercial station and will not broadcast commercial material, including gambling games. AH does not pre-screen or censor programming. However, we do abide by the Safe Harbor Law, so if your program contains nudity, violence or profanity, it will only be scheduled to play between 11pm-5am. Your video can have virtually any form of expression so long as it is protected by the First Amendment. Some forms of expression not protected by the First Amendment include incitement to violence or illegal activity, slander, or obscene material.

Back to top

Are there opportunities to volunteer at Access Humboldt?

Yes. Most opportunities are short term projects. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us.

Back to top

Does Access Humboldt offer any editing or production classes?

Yes. Members can sigh up for Field and Studio Certification classes. The Eureka Adult School offers video editing classes using Final Cut Pro software. Contact them for details: 441-2448 or www.eurekaadultschool.org

Back to top

Can I use the editing work stations at the community Media Center?

Members who attended an Orientation can use the editing station durring operation hours.

Back to top

Can I check out cameras and other production equipment?

Members who attended a Basic Field Certification can check out a Flip camera for free and an Electronic News Gathering kit, which includes a canon HV20 camera, tripod, headphones and other related equipment for $5 a day, $10 for three days, or $20 a week. Colortrans light kits, shotgun kits, C-stands, and digital video cassettes are also available for check out.

Back to top

Can I sign up to use the studio?

Members who completed the Studio Certification can schedule time for studio usage.

Back to top

When is the Community Media Center open?

The Community Media Center is open for members Tuesday - Friday noon-8pm and Saturday 10am-6pm.

Back to top

Can I connect with other members for a local production?

Yes, members of Access Humboldt who attended an Orientation can enter their name into HIP (Humboldt Interactive Pool), which connects local people who have skills, talent, tools, and creative resources with volunteer and paid production gigs for non-commercial media projects.

Back to top

Can I hire Access Humboldt to produce my program?

Yes, Access Humboldt has an in-house digital media production company.

Back to top


If you have other questions contact us