Garabed Setrakian

Setravision , Allston MA
Hello, my name is Garabed Setrakian. I have an intensive background as a media developer and since the summer of 2000, I have been sharing my knowledge as an Editing Consultant and Software Instructor at CCTV.
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May 31, 2012 - 12:31am In this very special comeback 6th episode of On Digital Air, host Garabed Setrakian welcomes local members of the multimedia promotional phenomenon "Don't Ask Don't Tell" as they share their secrets on getting free publicity using social media profiles as tools. Meet the peeps who spin and found the night Colby Drasher & Ian McDade as they talk about what they spin how they started. Marvel at editor, Nick Day's uploads and photography. And finally let the vixens of DADT, Dieymentia Blackwood, Brihannah Stone & Penny Tration entertain YOU with a closing act. Enjoy! BEEP... BEEP... BEEP: THIS JUST IN: THE NEXT "DON'T ASK DON'T TELL" PARTY WILL BE ON JUNE 30TH, 2012 AT THE GREAT SCOTT IN ALLSTON (1222 Commonwealth Ave (corner of Harvard and Commonwealth) Allston, MA 02134). MARK YOUR CALENDARS read more
December 12, 2011 - 5:22pm A GLIMPSE INTO THE REVEAL OF ARTWORK CONCEIVED IN PRIVACY multimedium ARTS EXHIBIT by Garabed Setrakian JANUARY 3RD TO FEBRUARY 14TH, 2012 KAREN AQUA GALLERY @ CCTV OPENING JANUARY 3RD WITH WINE & CHEESE AT 6PM. BE THERE! I'm extremely honored (and slightly nervous with butterflies in my stomach) to announce that I've pitched and kindly approved with our dear director Susan Fleischmann, to enroll my private collection of handmade and digital artwork in an exhibition as the next feature at our own Karen Aqua Gallery at CCTV. The exhibition will be titled "multimedium ARTS EXHIBITION" by yours truly, and will feature a limited collection of hand drawings and digitally produced sketches as well as digital and manually air brushed pieces made vulnerable for your kind and constructive feedback. With that said, I invite all of you who know me at CCTV as your intern, instructor, co-worker, friend and fellow member to attend the opening of this very special occasion, with me, on the 3rd of January, 2012 at 6PM. If you can't make it on the 3rd, please drop by CCTV during regular hours to check the exhibit out until Valentine's Day, February the 14th, 2012. I hope to see you there.... read more
November 21, 2011 - 3:03pm In this video, learn how to compress your movie file for Final Cut Pro in Compressor. read more
August 23, 2011 - 6:56pm Are you a current CCTV Access Members with Open Production Contracts working on content for CCTV's channels or website? If so, Help Me Produce is for you! Every Monday from 12-3pm and Thursday from 6-9pm, get extended support in Final CutPro , Photoshop, DVD Burning, Web Uploading, Compressor and much more with Garabed Setrakian and his interns Erik Brown and Andi Berger. We'll even show how you can compress to upload your video to the web in no time. This brief promo explores what goes on at Cambridge Community Television CCTV in the heart of Central Square on Mondays & Thursdays. Come join us soon! See you there. read more
April 6, 2011 - 11:30am Join Garabed Setrakian & Gwen Andrews for the second episode of On Digital Air that airs LIVE the first Sunday of Every month on CCTV (Channel 9) at 5PM. In this episode, Garabed & Gwen show you what and how to make a QR code online, save money while scanning QR codes from SCVNGR and finally Garabed reviews the "Fe Pad" or "Maylong" (an iPad contender running Windows 7 Ultimate). read more
February 9, 2011 - 7:15pm I'm extremely excited to announce the official launch of 'On Digital Air' hosted by myself and dear co-host Gwen Andrews. On Digital Air goes LIVE every first Sunday of the month at 5PM on BeLive CCTV (Channel 9). It was truly an educational experience for me. I hope you will enjoy this episode. Please watch for upcoming episodes and always continually on our channel on blip.tv - Go to http://ondigitalair.blip.tv read more
October 15, 2009 - 12:55pm JOIN THE MEDIA LAB GROUP OR HELP ME EDIT GROUP ONLINE AT CCTV! This is an announcement to all members who can't make it for our free drop in hours for:MEDIA LAB THURSDAYSHELP ME EDIT THURSDAYS This entry is also extended as an invitation to all members of CCTV who have an online presence and login username + password at our CCTV website. As an active user of CCTV Blogs & Announcements myself, I encourage all users to join one of my groups below that address ongoing questions and inquiries regarding multimedia for all software user levels. Just follow 3 simple steps to get your answer: STEP 1: JOIN ONE OR BOTH OF THE GROUPS BELOW:MEDIA LAB GROUP - ONLINE RESOURCE CENTERHELP ME EDIT GROUP - ONLINE RESOURCE CENTER For a LIMITED TIME, I'm offering open membership to both my groups listed above. STEP 2: GET THE ONLINE BUZZ GOING! Start contributing by asking questions or posting answers by sharing your special multimedia techniques. I personally promise that I will be checking in regularly and posting as many answers as questions reqularly. Remember you can post links to videos you've already uploaded elsewhere... SO?!! Start networking with your peers and find new edit friends... read more
September 10, 2009 - 1:14am Thanks to the members who have made 'Edit Help Thursdays' an ongoing success. CCTV has recently granted me the permission to extend Thursdays to include an additional 3 hours between 3PM & 6PM for 'MEDIA LAB THURSDAYS'. Please follow the link at the end of this blog for more information on Media Lab. 'MEDIA LAB THURSDAYS' will begin on October 1st, 2009. 'Edit Help Thursdays' will continue to be hosted every Thursday evening between 6PM & 9PM as 'HELP ME EDIT THURSDAYS'. This most exciting extension of Thursdays to include 'MEDIA LAB', will now mean that 'HELP ME EDIT' will expand to include support for advanced animation techniques and graphic integration using Photoshop! Please read more below for details. SOFTWARE SUPPORT: Final Cut Pro HD, iMovie, iDVD, Compressor,Photoshop for Video, Flash PRE-REQ: Access Membership. EDIT 1 in iMovie and/or Final Cut Pro HD RESTRICTIONS: This block of time is restricted to members who have taken an EDIT 1 level workshop and need further support with their open contract productions. DESCRIPTION: Help Me Edit Thursdays is an ongoing evening dedicated to Access Members who have taken an EDIT 1 level course in either iMovie or... read more
September 9, 2009 - 7:54pm I'm very happy to announce, that thanks to Colin Rhinesmith, Shaun Clarke & Susan Fleischmann, a new afternoon has been approved and billed as 'MEDIA LAB THURSDAYS'. This FREE drop in time will be hosted from 3PM to 6PM, every Thursday beginning October 1st, 2009, to all Access Members who are interested in advancing their technical skills. Since this afternoon was inspired by members, I would like to particularly thank my dear friends Laura Montgomery, Wayne Robinson & George Kelso -- who have already put to use many of their skills and continue to learn more. Please read the description of the afternoon below and come on down to get started on your next step! SOFTWARE SUPPORT: Photoshop for Web & Print, Dreamweaver, iMovie, iDVD, Toast, Windows Movie Maker & Compressor. PRE-REQ: Access Membership with open Production Contract. RESTRICTIONS: Access is granted to members with an open production contract. Members without a production contract are allowed to drop by for an initial consultation on how to acquire one and get started. DESCRIPTION: Media Lab Thursdays is the first stop for members who are experiencing difficulty in accessing what the next step will... read more