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May 8, 2018 Join Tim Boland to understand the great diversity of oaks found throughout North America and locally in New England. Tim will paint a picture of the genus Quercus, including its fascinating evolutionary history, and challenges posed by climate change. He will illuminate the deep connection oaks have to humanity across the world, and explain why they are widely considered to be the ecological... more
Apr 3, 2018 in collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival ! more
Apr 3, 2018 This spring, CCTV will be starting a new series of seminars that will bring in local art/film/makers to discuss the innovative ways they are using new media and technology to share their unique stories.Keaton Fox + Cheyenne Harvey - Video Installation Tuesday, April 24th, 6-8pm These two artists use video installation to create meaningful moments in 3D spaces. Cheyenne Harvey uses video to... more
Apr 3, 2018 In this class, students will learn how to use our exciting new piece of technology, the 360 Camera. Instead of only capturing what’s in front of you, in just one frame, 360 cameras allow for a full 360 degree view of the world you are documenting. 1 session - Thursday - April 26th - 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All... more
Apr 3, 2018 Pre-requisite: Beginning Studio Production This class is for those who want to explore more of CCTV’s Broadcast Pix system. Learn how to do a variety of fades and transitions, how to add custom graphics to your live show, how to use the built-in green screen features, and more! 1 session - Monday - April 30th - from 6-9pm - with Staz Modrzynski & Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Keaton... more
Apr 3, 2018 News stories usually bring you the Who, What, When, Where, but the Why is often missed. Looking at the influences, history, and environment in which a news story happens gives your story context. We’ll look at the questions that can bring context and depth to every news story. 1 session - Tuesday - May 1st - from 6-9pm - with Heather Aveson Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or... more
Apr 3, 2018 The Power of Podcasting is a course that will teach you how to create your own podcast! You will learn how to create your main idea, how to find your unique “voice,” how to record, and how to distribute episodes. 5 sessions - Wednesdays - May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th - 6-9pm with Chris Hope Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular... more
Apr 3, 2018 This spring, CCTV will be starting a new series of seminars that will bring in local art/film/makers to discuss the innovative ways they are using new media and technology to share their unique stories.Allison Maria Rodriguez + Catherine Siller on Video Projection & Performance Thursday, May 10th, 6-8pm These two artists use video to project their ideas of the world onto the world. Allison... more
Apr 3, 2018 CCTV’s main studio offers a world of visual possibilities for any given production. Whether you’re producing a news show, shooting a music video, hosting a variety show, or directing a short film, you can make our studio work for you. In this class, you will learn how to build a set, control the lighting, and create a variety of set designs. 1 session - Tuesday - May 15th - from 6-9pm - with... more
Apr 3, 2018 This workshop is an introduction to voice over technique. It’s ideal for beginners as well as those looking to get a fresh perspective on their voice over work. Also great for podcasters! You will explore and practice a wide variety of voice over scripts (commercial, documentary, animation, voice mail, instructional, etc). Each individual learn how to own their authentic voice so that their... more
Apr 2, 2018 1 session - Wednesday - May 23rd - from 2-4pm - with Diana Felder Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is accepted on a first-come basis. Early registration is advised since courses may fill up or be canceled due to low enrollment... more
Apr 2, 2018 Have you been working on a project that you are tired of looking at? Are you looking for advice from other media-makers like yourself? Do you want to see what other people are making at CCTV? Are you looking for new people to collaborate with? If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes,” then you come to our new critique sessions. On the last Wednesday of each month, we will be turning... more
Apr 2, 2018 This workshop is an interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in film and TV production, and basic lighting concepts & techniques. Students will gain experience using CCTV’s tungsten and LED lighting kits. This class certifies Access Members to check out light kits. 1 session - Sunday - June 3rd - 6-9pm - with Timothy Wojcik Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email... more
Apr 2, 2018 Pre-requisites: Field Cameras 101 Have you ever watched anything move in slow motion?? Of course you have - because slow motion videos are the best !! In this class, we will be exploring different elements of slow motion videography - from watching examples online, to learning how it works, to creating our own slow motion videos with CCTV’s new 4K camera. 1 session - Tuesday - June 5th - from 6-... more
Apr 2, 2018 This spring, CCTV will be starting a new series of seminars that will bring in local art/film/makers to discuss the innovative ways they are using new media and technology to share their unique stories.Lani Asuncion + Special Guest – Video Art & Digital Storytelling Wednesday, June 6th, 6-8pm This artist uses video to explore the sociopolitics of community. Lani Asuncion uses her body and her... more
Apr 2, 2018 Pre-requisites: Field Cameras 101 Everyone has a story. From celebrities to your next door neighbor. How do you bring their story to life? In this three session class we'll look at the various ways to tell a personal story, and then team up to create insightful profiles and human interest stories for air on CCTV. 3 sessions - Mondays - June 11th, 18th, and 25th - from 6-9pm - with Heather Aveson... more
Apr 2, 2018 In this workshop, you will be introduced to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. This class certifies Access Members to check out audio equipment.1 session - Tuesday - June 26th - 6-9pm - with Scotty Vercoe Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for Access... more
Apr 2, 2018 Students will learn the basics of screenwriting, including how to tell a story, create characters, and format a script. Each student will write the script for a short film, and in the last class there will be a reading and discussion of each script. 3 sessions - Thursdays - June 28th, July 5th, and July 12th - 6-9pm Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge... more
Apr 2, 2018 Learn about the wonderful world of podcasting. What is the process of making a podcast? How do podcasts work? Learn the beginning steps to getting your voice heard through an exciting medium. April 4th - Wednesday - 6-9pm Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance... more
Mar 30, 2018 All About Your Computer Files: Formats, Purposes and Convertibility (FREE) Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 1-3pm Do you often get confused when dealing with computer file formats? Like how can you tell a PDF from a DOC and why would you ever have to a convert a file format to another? In this class, we will look at different computer file formats, what they are used for, their file extension names, and... more
Mar 30, 2018 Age Engage with Google (FREE) Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 1-3pm Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV to teach individuals over 50 how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired with Google employees for one-to-one training. The trainings are designed to teach participants Internet skills according to their interest and experience. Participants can learn... more

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