Award-Winning Media Education in the Heart of Buffalo

Squeaky Wheel’s flagship workshop series for adults.  Enjoy hands-on projects and intimate class-sizes as you learn about a variety of different disciplines, including anything from video production to website construction to print design.

See below for the current schedule.

Registration must occur at least three days prior to the start date of workshop. Cancelations must take place 48hrs before to receive a refund. No walk-ins accepted.

While our website is under construction, please register via phone (716) 884-7172 or contact



Video Production

January 16th – 25th (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8pm)


Gain the skills you’ll need to light, shoot, and record your own films, documentaries, interviews, and advertisements.  Get hands-on experience with professional equipment and software in an intimate, small-class setting.


Video Editing

January 30th – February 8th (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8pm)


Learn the craft of manipulating narrative and meaning with the art of editing. In this workshop you’ll learn how to take raw footage and assemble it into a narrative, whether for short films, documentaries, interviews, promotional videos, or experimental films.


Audio Production

February 13th – February 22nd (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8pm)


Learn the practice of planning, recording, & editing sound for use in short films, documentaries, or promotional videos. This workshop will cover the core components of sound design, from basic syncing techniques to the nuanced nature of foley.


Web Design

February 27th – March 8th (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8pm)


Building your website doesn’t have to require a degree in computer science. This WordPress-based workshop will give you the tools to construct your online presence without any hardcore coding.


Intro to Screenwriting

March 13th – March 22nd (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6-8pm)


Before the set is lit and cameras roll, almost every film production has a script in place to guide the project. This workshop will cover the basics of screenwriting, one of the greatest creative influences on the filmmaking process.