Sean Effel

Cambridge Community Television , Cambridge MA
I am responsible for planning and implementing new technology and systems throughout our organization, from databases to websites to production gear. I get to wear a lot of hats throughout the year, so it's pretty cool. I like long walks in the snow and my favorite ice cream is vanilla.
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Recently posted by Sean

June 27, 2014 - 4:28pm Dave Wakeling was performing at Johnny D's in Davis Square when he ran into our member Kristina Kehrer. She convinced him to step into a dark alley and give Cambridge Community Television a little shoutout. Thanks for the kind words, Dave, and thanks for the legwork, Kristina! read more
May 22, 2014 - 10:12am Bold Italics Uderline Strikethrough Numbered List Numbered List Bullet list Bullet list Headline 1 Headline 2 Quotes Preview Dramatically recaptiualize user-centric strategic theme areas and installed base mindshare. Enthusiastically synthesize leading-edge web-readiness rather than quality paradigms. Dynamically disseminate web-enabled deliverables rather than equity invested benefits. Objectively streamline next-generation metrics vis-a-vis ubiquitous mindshare. Globally streamline prospective scenarios whereas collaborative human capital. Collaboratively visualize cross functional solutions rather than transparent growth strategies. Dynamically syndicate wireless scenarios for clicks-and-mortar catalysts for change. Collaboratively scale user-centric collaboration and idea-sharing via accurate meta-services. Quickly architect leveraged supply chains before resource maximizing bandwidth. Interactively evolve an expanded array of content without mission-critical scenarios. Intrinsicly initiate transparent relationships rather than go forward channels. Rapidiously implement economically sound alignments with emerging expertise. Interactively facilitate exceptional... read more
May 21, 2014 - 11:00am CCTV recorded Mr. Chomsky's talk at the Cambridge Public Library. If you weren't able to attend the event, you can catch the rebroadcast on Channel 9 in Cambridge or on our live Channel 9 webstream Saturdays 5/31/14 - 6/21/14 @ 4 PM, Sundays 6/1/14 - 6/22/14 @ 9 PM, Tuesdays 6/3/14 - 6/24/14 @ 10 AM. Mr. Chomsky generously loaned CCTV his star power for a few moments after his talk was finished. read more
May 12, 2014 - 6:24pm Former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, recording a conversation with Undersecretary Barbara Anthony for an episode of Consumer Affairs, lent some of his star power to CCTV. read more
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March 21, 2014 - 4:21pm Cambridge Trust Company is a proud sponsor of Cambridge Community Television! This sponsorship ensures that programming by and about our community is available on CCTV's channels. read more
February 28, 2014 - 6:22pm Enter your community oriented programming into the Hometown Media Awards by April 30, 2014 (or if you are a CCTV member you can enter by April 25 to receive a 50% discount from us). Awards are presented to creative programs that address community needs, develop diverse community involvement, challenge conventional commercial television formats, and move viewers to experience television in a different way. Winners of the Hometown Media Awards will be recognized during the Alliance for Community Media 2014 Conference & Exhibition in May. CCTV can get you a discount on entering this contest. Entering through CCTV, we will pay half of your registration fee making your cost only $25.00. You must be an Access Member of CCTV and you must submit your program entry electronically through the festival website. Deadline to submit entries and get our member discount through CCTV is April 25, 2014. All program entries must have been shown on CCTV's channels between January 1 and December 31, 2013. Note that your video must be under 30 minutes and the size of your file must be under 300MB. If you must send DVDs to enter the festival then your fee will be $95! Read the Hometown Media... read more
January 1, 2014 - 3:16pm Due to anticipated weather-related concerns, the concert and fireworks show at the Esplanade will now be held one day earlier on Thursday, July 3. There will be vehicular and pedestrian traffic restrictions in place for the Cambridge and Boston celebration. Vehicular and pedestrian restrictions will be in place. Please check the City's website for more information: read more
July 18, 2013 - 4:42pm Brought to You By Cambridge Savings Bank Prime Time Forest City Directors Cambridge Self Storage Producers Amgen Irving House MIT Office of Government & Community Affairs Co-Stars Cambridge Chronicle Cambridge Trust Company Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation University Stationery Cast Ambit Creative Group The Camera Company Central Square Florist Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Hammond Real Estate Donors State Senator Sal DiDomenico Click here to sponsor the Back Lot BBQ! Auction Donors Acupuncture Together American Repertory Theater B Cummings Hair Salon Boston Lyric Opera Boston Red Sox Brattle Theater Cambridge Naturals Cambridge YMCA Cardullo's Gourmet Shoppe Central Square Theater Charles Riverboat Company Coolidge Corner Theatre Craigie on Main Healthworks Hotel Marlowe Improv Asylum Improv Boston Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Lanes and Games Mass Bay Lines, Inc. Newbury Comics Passim The Sports Museum Upstairs on the Square Food Donors Cambridge Brewing Company The Charles Hotel Christina's Homemade Ice Cream Christopher's East Coast Grill Four Burgers Iggy's Bread of the World India Pavilion Middle East Restaurant Finale Petsi Pies Rendezvous in Central Square... read more
July 18, 2013 - 2:31pm What help our members produce media that is meaningful to them and their community. After becoming a member and taking some classes you will be on your way to making great media. Read on for a walkthrough on how to produce here at CCTV. Become a Member of CCTVYou must become a member of CCTV in order to access any of our services and facilities, and attend one of our orientations. Membership costs $75/year depending on your Cambridge residency and the services you wish to use. Take classes on the gear you hope to useMembers can take classes or sometimes take tests to gain access to our equipment. At least the introductory level of classes are required for access to our portable camera, audio and lighting equipment. We also offer classes for our multicamera live studio and our digital edit suites. Plan your productionTake some time to develop a vision of your production. Check the availability of your talent, obtain releases and do all of the preproduction planning that you learned in class. If you need crew, contact Shirin Mozaffari about to get help finding volunteer crew. Submit a Production ContractProduction Contracts are CCTV's way of allowing you to use our equipment... read more