Jean-Paul DiSciscio

CCTV , Cambridge MA
I am CCTV’s Access and Youth Media Coordinator. I develop and maintain the curriculum and class materials for our Youth Media Program and our Training Program. I also really love making films, watching films, and teaching people how to make their own films.
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March 31, 2010 - 5:48pm This class will cover the basic functions of miniDV camcorders, including the Panasonic DVX100b, the Sony VX2000 and the Canon Optura. Learn basic safety and handling proceduresthrough hands-on practice with these camcorders. This class will certify Access Members to check-out CCTV camcorders.Dates: Tue, 4/6/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact J.P. at CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 ext. 128 or e-mail at: jp@cctvcambridge.org read more
February 2, 2010 - 12:40pm Ever wonder how the weatherman can stand in front of the world? Its easy to do, and fun. Sign up for this great class and learn how. Chroma Keying Seminar $30 Pre-requisite: Edit I: Beginning Final Cut Pro 2 Sessions: Wed Feb. 24 & March 3 6 pm-9 pm In this two-session class you will learn how to set up a chroma key studio, edit out the background in FCP, and finally insert a still or video background of your choice. Students will have created their own single shot chroma keyed scenes by the end of this class. The sky is an option, but not the limit! To sign up, call 617. 661. 6900 ext. 128, or e-mail jp@cctvcambridge.org read more
February 2, 2010 - 12:25pm Need to know how to use a Mac? This two-session class can help you out. Introduction to Mac OSX $30 No Pre-requisite 2 Sessions: Wed February 17 & 24 6 pm-9 pm This course equips you with the skills and confidence to work more effectively on Macs at CCTV or home. Even if you are a confirmed PC/Windows user, we’ll help you get oriented quickly to the Mac interface. Already a CCTV lab user? You'll discover new features and shortcuts to help you work smarter. To sign up, call 617. 661. 6900 ext. 128, or e-mail jp@cctvcambridge.org read more
February 2, 2010 - 12:19pm Want to get started producing media at CCTV, but don't know how? Take this free class and learn all about it. Wednesday February 17th 6 pm-8 pm Students will learn how to plan and organize a video project. Learn about assembling a crew and schedule for shooting, and how to use CCTV resources to make it all happen. To sign up, call 617. 661. 6900 ext. 128, or e-mail jp@cctvcambridge.org read more
February 2, 2010 - 11:59am Are you curious about Facebook, YouTube or Twitter and want to learn more? Then come to this one-session primer on Web 2.0 and online social media. This class will teach you how to create and share media online using some of the web’s most popular online social tools. No Pre-requisite $15.00 Wed February 10 6 pm-9 pm To sign up, call 617. 661. 6900 ext. 128, or e-mail jp@cctvcambridge.org read more
February 2, 2010 - 11:46am Want to learn Final Cut Pro? Then sign up for this class! Edit I: Beginning Final Cut Pro $45 Pre-requisite: Mac OSX proficiency 3 Sessions: February 9, 16 & 23 6 pm-9 pm Edit I introduces students to the theory and tools of video editing. Session 1 introduces students to the history and principles of film/video editing by viewing and discussing excerpts ranging from feature films to commercials. See how editors compose, manipulate, arrange, and layer images and sounds for powerful effect. Sessions 2 and 3 are spent exploring Apple’s professional grade video editing software, Final Cut Pro. Students will learn about the digital editing process, from capturing footage to printing the final product back to tape, and all the steps in between.This class will certify Access Members to use CCTV edit suites. To sign up, call 617. 661. 6900 ext. 128, or e-mail jp@cctvcambridge.org read more
February 1, 2010 - 4:47pm Please don't miss this great class! Field Camera I $15 No pre-requisite Tues February 9 6 pm-9 pm This class will cover the basic functions of miniDV camcorders, including the Panasonic DVX100B, Sony VX-2000 and Canon Optura. Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with these camcorders. This class will certify Access Members to check out CCTV camcorders. Please call 617. 661. 6900, ext. 128, or e-mail jp@cctvcambridge.org if you want to sign up. read more
January 27, 2010 - 11:38am A Film by Djenny Charles, Simon Dumeran, and King Merling St. Albert for SYPP (School Year Production Program) at CCTV. This is their second project, a group collaboration where they wrote, starred, directed, and edited a short film. 'The Betrayal' is about the jealously between two best friends when a guy gets in the way. read more
January 26, 2010 - 3:56pm A film made by David Sanhueza and Haydn Ady which shows how two friends can fight for a donut without using their fists. David is a skateboarder and Haydn rides a bike also called BMX. read more
January 14, 2010 - 4:18pm Zip Docs Production about local indie record shop 'Weirdo Records,' owned and operated by Angela Sawyer, and located at 844 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge. December 2009 Zip Docs class: Ana Traynin, Lynn Janopassatit, Fernando Gonzalez. read more

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