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Jul 11, 2017 Need to get groceries, but cannot leave the house for one reason or another? Maybe you just need one or two things from the local convenience store? In this class, you will learn about a variety of different online delivery services that either fetch your groceries, pick up a few items from the general store for you, or bring you your meal from a restaurant. All of which are delivered straight to... more
Jul 11, 2017 CCTV is partnering with the Tufts University FOCUS First-Year Orientation CommUnity Service program for their “Day of Service” to offer seniors one-on-one assistance with a personal device. Did you receive a new device as a gift this holiday season, or do you have a device you’ve owned for awhile and just want to learn some new options? Get the most out of your phone, tablet or laptop - bring it... more
Jul 11, 2017 Looking to head out of doors for the day or planning a trip weeks in advance and want to keep an eye out for the rapidly changing weather conditions? In this class, you will be introduced to several weather sites, their similarities and differences, as well as their degrees of accuracy and rates of updated information. Come and decide which weather website is best for your travel needs. Please... more
Jul 11, 2017 Need to get groceries, but cannot leave the house for one reason or another? Maybe you just need one or two things from the local convenience store? In this class, you will learn about a variety of different online delivery services that either fetch your groceries, pick up a few items from the general store for you, or bring you your meal from a restaurant. All of which are delivered straight to... more
Jul 5, 2017 This class will go over the basic steps of submitting your film to a festival from writing a statement, to researching costs, to identifying which festivals would appreciate your work most. Learn the secrets to getting your work seen! 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-... more
Jul 5, 2017 CCTV will be hosting our first BYOFruit jam sesh with the help of a new tech toy called Playtronica. Playtronica is an electric device that uses wires to connect objects (like a watermelon) to different kinds of sounds. When you hit the object (or fruit) it will make a sound ! We will be testing this new equipment in our big studio, with the help of our favorite audio wizard - Scotty Vercoe.... more
Jun 29, 2017 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
Jun 29, 2017 Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with these camcorders. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV camcorders. 1 session - Thursday - September 21st - 6-9pm - with TBD instructorRegister 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.... more
Jun 29, 2017 Wordpress is one of the world’s most popular web design tools; it’s completely free, easy to use, and it creates professional looking websites. In this introductory class, you will learn how to start a Wordpress account, create pages and posts, insert multimedia, and control your website’s look and feel. Whether you’d like to create your own website from scratch, or gain the technical knowledge... more
Jun 28, 2017 Students will gain experience using CCTV’s tungsten and LED lighting kits. This class certifies Access Members to check out light kits. 1 session - Tuesday - August 1st - 6-9pm - with Jon Dorn 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... more
Jun 28, 2017 Pre-requisite: Editing 101 In this two-session class you will learn how to set up a chroma key studio, edit out the background in FCPX, 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! 2 sessions - Monday & Tuesday - August 7th & 8th - 6-... more
Jun 28, 2017 Topics covered include: • How to work with Events & Projects. • Using intuitive tools to organize and edit your clips. • Sharing your project. 3 sessions - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday - August 13th, 14th, & 15th - from 6-9pm - with Garabed SetrakianRegister Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members... more
Jun 28, 2017 Establishing shots, close-ups, medium shots, hands that enter and exit the frame, pans, how do these different visual devices work together smoothly to create narrative? The class will go over the fundamental building blocks of a sequence and how they work together and will then use provided footage to edit together sequences in class. This practice will help with both editing and shooting, as... more
Jun 28, 2017 We will cover the video switcher and its various sources, the computer, taking calls from viewers and how to capture your show on an SD card. We will also briefly cover “LIVE” on-camera presentation techniques, and discuss policies, procedures and responsibilities. For those who have taken this course before, this is a critical workshop to ensure a successful live program! 1 session - Sunday -... more
Jun 28, 2017 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. This class is a preview for a longer podcasting series that will take place in the fall. 1 session - Tuesday - August 22nd - from 6-9pm - with Chris Hope M. Div Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.orgAll... more
Jun 28, 2017 Gain Studio Camera and Floor Director certification, as well as exposure to technical directing through actual experience planning and shooting a studio show that will be shown on CCTV’s channels and website. This class certifies Access Members to produce in the studio. 4 sessions - Wednesdays - August 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd - 6-9pm - with TBD Instructor Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at... more
Jun 28, 2017 1 session - Sunday - August 27th - 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 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
Jun 28, 2017 In this class, we will look at the storytelling techniques that filmmakers use to make weird work. Through story analysis and creative exercises, we will investigate fresh and unconventional approaches to plot, genre, character, and other narrative elements. 3 sessions - Mondays - August 14th, 21st, and 28th - 6-9pm - with Brad Glanden Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email... more
Jun 28, 2017 In this class, will learn post-production techniques including audio restoration, noise reduction, EQ’ing, compression, leveling and channel balancing. 1 session - Tuesday - August 29th - 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 Members and one for non-members. Advance... more
Jun 28, 2017 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
Jun 28, 2017 We will examine its strengths and weaknesses and the implications these have on our society. Some of the issues we will be tackling include: How has the media covered recent social, economic, and political events in the country? Does the media have biases in its reporting? How do these affect the objectivity and integrity associated with journalism? What role does new media have in all this? How... more

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