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

August 3, 2007 - 12:12pm The participants in our Summer Media Institute youth program are so busy with their final projects that they never noticed the camera in the room. Our four edit suites and our public computer lab is seething with teenagers producing media from music videos to documentaries. Even in the busiest of times we hardly see our facility get the kind of use it has this morning. Their final screening is on August 10, so if you want to see what these teens produce then be sure you don't miss it. read more
July 27, 2007 - 2:53pm read more
June 12, 2007 - 7:58pm David Haines, the Science Musician, appeared on CCTV's Easy Access program at the time of the City-wide Science Fair in Cambridge. read more
June 12, 2007 - 7:51pm The Guidance Center, Inc., held its annual gala event with a keynote from Diane Patrick, the First Lady of Massachusetts. Here you can see the 40 minute program in full. read more
April 27, 2007 - 3:02pm read more
March 15, 2007 - 12:23pm "Let Me See You Bounce" is another Cambridge Rindge and Latin School music video production, a product of the music department's curriculum involving students in music composition, recording and performance. The creative work in this musical piece was written, choreographed and performed by CRLS students, the technical production was handled by Cambridge Community Television and Subb Zero Entertainment. You can see past CRLS music video pieces here: read more
February 28, 2007 - 4:48pm The national Hometown Video Festival is upon us once again! CCTV members who have telecast programming on our channels in 2006 are eligible to enter, and eligible to receive a 50% discount on their entry fees if submitting their programs through us. We ask that you read all the entry rules, prepare your DVDs (VHS if you must), and make a payment of only $20 with your entry before March 21, 2007, 5 PM FIRM. If you miss this deadline you will actually have to pay $70 for each entry you submit, so don't delay. CCTV members have often placed highly in this festival because of the excellent programming turned out of our city. If you don't believe it then check out the programming awards for yourself. To read up on rules and guidelines, follow the link: read more
January 27, 2007 - 2:09pm read more
January 16, 2007 - 3:20pm The ever popular Edit Clinic moves to its new night, Thursdays 6-9PM, starting on Feb 1! If you are new to digital editing and you have a project you need to complete, then our Edit Clinic can help you out. Cambridge Community Television maintains three hours of public computer lab time per week, currently on Thursday nights from 6-9 PM, dedicated to working with newly trained members making programs. Our trained and experienced production interns are available to support new producers and their specific edit needs. The Edit Clinic provides additional training and mentoring so that our members may eventually produce more effective programs on their own. The guidelines and requirements to participate at the Edit Clinic: Access Members with approved Production Contracts are given priority for computer use during this weekly session. On your first visit to the Edit Clinic, one of our interns will spend a few minutes with you learning about your level of technical skill and also about the kind of video you intend to produce. This will help our interns properly assess your needs and determine the best way to help you. Our Edit Clinic interns can answer questions and give... read more
January 12, 2007 - 4:07am Officer Frank Pasquerello, host of Crime Time on Cambridge Community Television's popular BeLive! live television format, appeared on Jan 5 with an English bulldog as a co-host. It seems some dispute over the apparent cuteness/ugliness factor prompted Pasquerello to invite the dog on to the live program so that the viewing audience could decide for themselves. Frank Pasquerello serves as the Public Information Officer for the Cambridge Police Department and has been the host of Crime Time for more than five years. His program facilitates dialog between the residents of Cambridge and the Police Department and addresses a wide range of public and civic issues across our city. Crime Time can be seen in Cambridge every Thursday night at 6:30 PM on Channel 9. read more