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Jul 5, 2016 The Multi-Service Center is hosting an upcoming training on July 18 for any interested provider agency staff, to teach them the basics of housing search to help boost capacity while we deal with the gap in HomeStart’s funding: http://cambridgecoc.org/housing-search-training-for-staff/. Cambridge provider agencies’ staff are invited to attend an upcoming training on Housing Search taking place... more
Jul 2, 2016 CCTV MONTHLY FREE LECTURE SERIES Beginning in February 2016, CCTV is launched a monthly series of high-caliber seminar classes that are completely free and open to the general public (this includes non-members and non-residents). These classes are taught by highly educated practitioners in their field, and are a rare opportunity to sample the kind of resources available at CCTV. FREE SEMINAR... more
Jul 2, 2016 With the explosion of digital technology and open source programming, the mediums of visual storytelling have expanded and produced new and exciting avenues for content creation. In this course, we will explore the structure and vocabulary of comics, unlocking their potential to tell stories both simple and complex, funny or serious. Students will learn to use digital tools for creating, editing... more
Jul 2, 2016 Building on the concepts in the “Audio Editing I: Intro to Logic Pro X” class, students will learn how to produce any style of music in Logic Pro. Topics include multi-track audio recording, MIDI, software instruments, looping, effects bussing, stem-mixing and mastering. Pre-requisite: Audio Editing I: Introduction to Logic Pro X Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Dates: Tue, 09/27/2016, 6:00 PM Tue, 10/... more
Jul 2, 2016 This course will explore how to creatively use multimedia in online reporting. How do you effectively combine text, images, videos, audio and graphs to tell a compelling story? What are the factors to consider in combining a variety of these media to write for the web? What about social media? How can you ensure that multimedia content is both news site and social media ready? What are some... more
Jul 1, 2016 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 culminates in an exciting live studio shoot with a local band. A great first production experience, and a terrific way to meet other producers. This class certifies Access... more
Jun 30, 2016 Motion is a powerful tool for experimenting with visual effects, incorporating sophisticated motion graphics or just creating cool looking titles for your project. In this workshop, you will learn fundamentals of this powerful application. This introductory workshop in two 3 hr. sessions will introduce producers to the 3D environment of Apple’s Motion 5. Learn how to bring life to text and... more
Jun 30, 2016 After you’ve learned the basics of how to shoot video with your DSLR camera, it’s time to take your videos to the next level. This project-based class will introduce you to the history and theory of documentary work, as well as provide you with hands on experience shooting DSLR video. In this class you will plan, shoot, and edit a short video about a Cambridge neighborhood. The idea is to pick... more
Jun 30, 2016 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional JVC GYHM600U HD camcorders. Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with these camcorders. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV camcorders - it is required to check out CCTV cameras. Instructor: Jon Dorn Date: Mon, 09/19/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for... more
Jun 30, 2016 You will learn the basics of the brand new CCTV Live studio. We will cover the video switcher and its various sources, the computer, taking video 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, or used the old live... more
Jun 30, 2016 This workshop is an interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in film and TV production, and basic lighting concepts & techniques. The class will cover CCTV's tungsten lighting kits and the brand new LED lighting kits. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV's lighting equipment.Instructor: Jon Dorn Date: Thu, 09/15/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two... more
Jun 30, 2016 In this introductory workshop, producers will jump right into editing with Final Cut Pro X. Get organized right from the start with New Libraries that you can save on your hard drive. Learn to work with Libraries, Events & Projects. This intensive workshop will briefly introduce the interface and get into importing video, audio & images to get a taste for editing. Topics covered also... more
Jun 30, 2016 We all start somewhere, and this includes film and video production! In this class, you will learn the basics of the pre-production process ranging from business to legal to creative. By the end, you will understand the needs of a production and how to get your next project off of the ground! This workshop will provide information helpful to seasoned producers as well as absolute beginners.... more
Jun 30, 2016 This hands-on, engaging workshop highlights the value of creative contributions to local, community focused organizations. As a group, we will discuss the creative process, and how artists can volunteer, or organizations can tap into their internal creative talent, to convey visually powerful information and to create social change. You will then work with a team of classmates to conceptualize... more
Jun 30, 2016 This class will provide you with the basic techniques for covering live sporting events with whatever equipment you may have - from your cell phone to CCTV’s professional HD cameras. We will cover what to bring to a shoot, how and where to set up for the ideal shot, basic framing and composition, and how to get the best audio you can. At the end of the class, we will go over how to put together... more
Jun 30, 2016 Ever wonder how the weatherman can stand in front of the world? 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! Instructor: Garabed... more
Jun 30, 2016 CCTV MONTHLY FREE LECTURE SERIES Beginning in February 2016, CCTV is launched a monthly series of high-caliber seminar classes that are completely free and open to the general public (this includes non-members and non-residents). These classes are taught by highly educated practitioners in their field, and are a rare opportunity to sample the kind of resources available at CCTV. FREE SEMINAR... more
Jun 29, 2016 Do you have knowledge you want to share with the world on an ongoing basis while developing an audience.? What about creating an engaging vlog that will assist you in sharing your voice while staying creative? Vlogs are a form of blog that use video - along with supporting text, images, and metadata. Vlogs are one of the largest used pieces of content for both business and individuals…and now you... more
Jun 29, 2016 In Beginners Ukulele – Group Lessons for Adults we will learn basic strumming techniques, a handful of chords, up to five different songs and gain the confidence to play with friends or your kids at home! This class is designed to teach complete beginners while also giving a challenge to those who have experience with music. Whether you are starting a new hobby, wanting a better understanding of... more
Jun 29, 2016 This class is an intro to audio editing using CCTV’s brand new software, Logic Pro X, the companion audio software to Final Cut Pro X. Students will learn how to edit, manipulate and create any sound imaginable using Logic Pro. Whether you want to assemble sound effects, create an entire soundtrack from scratch, or simply adjust the balance of a dialogue track, Logic has an array of powerful... more
Jun 29, 2016 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional JVC GYHM600U HD camcorders. Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with these camcorders. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV camcorders - it is required to check out CCTV cameras. Instructor: Jon Dorn Date: Thu, 08/18/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for... more

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