Class on Demand (, a provider of
professional educational products for creative markets, announced the
availability of “Complete Training for Episode and Episode Pro 5.1”.
Class on Demand instructor Nate Caplin spearheads the 4.5 hour
self-paced training offering an in-depth tour of the industry leading
Episode and Episode Pro compression solutions from Telestream. The
modular design of the self-paced training video is ideal for both
beginners needing to step into the software and the seasoned pro
needing to quickly learn the very latest Episode 5.1 features.

“Class on Demand is our go to training partner for the Episode
products,” comments Barbara DeHart, VP of Marketing at Telestream.
“Instructor Nate Caplin does a great job demystifying multi-format,
multi-distribution workflows while giving expert and engaging
instruction on using Episode products to produce the very best
content regardless of its production platform or distribution

“Every editor today really needs to understand how to effectively use
industry leading compression technology like Episode – it is part of
their job. This is not an easy task given the number of formats and
distribution channels that are continually being thrown into the
mix,” said Paul Holtz, CEO and founder, Class on Demand. “Our
instructor Nate Caplin really does a fantastic job at simplifying
these complexities while providing a very clear path for learning and
mastering the powerful Episode technology.”
“Complete Training for Episode and Episode Pro” covers every aspect
of the Telestream encoding workflow. Class on Demand self-paced
chapters are broken down into logical segments; user interface and
features, understanding and using filters, compression settings for
web, compression settings for mobile and portable media devices,
compression settings for disc authoring and compression settings for
editing and standards conversion. The modular approach enables
students to focus on specific compression scenarios or step through
the training in a non-linear approach best suited for their learning

About the Episode Products
Episode is a powerful cross-platform desktop media encoding
application for Mac and Windows. It offers the encoding for content
repurposing for distribution to Web, DVD, mobile phones and portable
media devices. Includes: extensive format support in/out including
superior quality Flash 8/9 encoding, presets and filters, watch
folders, batch processing of 25 jobs and Compressor plug-in.

Episode Pro is a powerful cross-platform desktop media encoding
application that includes all the features and functionality of
Episode plus support for advanced professional formats: MXF, GXF,
H.264 High Profile, DVCPRO HD (with Final Cut Pro), mobile multi-bit
rate and more with unlimited batch processing.

A practitioner and seasoned conference speaker, Nate has presented
compression technology sessions at both MacWorld Expo and Apple’s
World Wide Developer’s Conference. He has been called upon by
industry magazines such as DV Magazine to review new compression
products and technologies. Nate has been a member of the Class on
Demand team since 2006. His real-world experience and fantastic
presentation skills garner rave reviews for every Class on Demand
training title.

“Complete Training for Episode and Episode Pro 5.1” is available
today through the Class on Demand web site for an MSRP of $99.95
(USD). For additional training information, please contact Class on
Demand directly at (847) 843-9939.