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Oct 26, 2015 The Cambridge Calendar: How to Effectively Promote Your Nonprofit's Events and Announcements on the Web and TV. You are invited to network with Cambridge nonprofit professionals and learn how to use CCTV's Cambridge Calendar to publicize community events. Coffee and pastries will be served. Instructor: Sean Effel Date: Tue, 10/27/2015, 9:00AM - 10:30AM Registration is required. Contact... more
Oct 22, 2015 In this intermediate workshop, you will learn powerful post-production features of Final Cut Pro X. Topics covered include: multi-cam editing, chroma key, animation techniques, and keyframing. Take your editing to the next level with this fun and exciting class. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit I Dates: Sun, 10/25/2015, 6:00 PM Mon, 10/26/2015, 6:00 PM Tue, 10/27/2015, 6:00 PM... more
Oct 16, 2015 Learn best practices for presenting your organization’s work in this hands-on workshop on PowerPoint. In this introductory workshop, we will review the basics of PowerPoint and tips and tricks that will make your presentations shine. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 10/20/2015, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@cctvcambridge.org or 617 401 4005 to... more
Oct 13, 2015 LinkedIn: Strengthen Your Profile Did you create a basic LinkedIn account but find you never use it? Do you wonder what to do with your profile but feel stuck? Are you searching for a job or making a career transition and wondering how LinkedIn can help? This workshop will teach you how to get more out of LinkedIn. We will meet in a computer lab so you can edit your profile and learn how to... more
Oct 8, 2015 The Cambridge Community Learning Center is now accepting applications for its free 16 week Healthcare Preparation Class beginning in February, 2016. This program is designed for ESOL learners wishing to improve their English and Math skills while learning medical terminology and about various entry-level healthcare professions. Students are prepared to take entrance exams into training programs... more
Oct 2, 2015 Whether you are reporting back to your board, presenting to funders, or speaking at a conference, clear and visually appealing presentations make a big difference in how your ideas are received. In this free lecture, we will explore the elements of effective PowerPoint presentations. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 10/6/2015, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey... more
Oct 2, 2015 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 CCTV's audio equipment. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Date: Mon, 11/02/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is... more
Sep 27, 2015 Crowdfunding for Creative Projectspart of the Social Media for Artists seriesThursday, January 21st 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street Crowdfunding has become one of the most popular ways to find fiscal sponsorship for artistic endeavors and grassroots projects. In this workshop, learn about some of the most successful small donor sites – Kickstarter,... more
Sep 27, 2015 Social Media Analytics for Artists and Producers part of the Social Media for Artists seriesWednesday, January 13th, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Twitter? Facebook? Pinterest? Instagram? Are you using Social Media with little effect? Having trouble measuring what's working in social media? In this class you will learn how to collect data... more
Sep 27, 2015 Photoshop is a powerful image manipulation tool, but it can be overwhelming for beginners. This class introduces the layout of the software program, and goes over the basics of camera raw and adjustment layers, so that students can get the most out of their images. Instructor: Siobhan Landry Date: Thu, 12/16/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one... more
Sep 27, 2015 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: Tue, 12/15/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two... more
Sep 27, 2015 In this hands-on workshop, learn how to use PowerPoint to create simple and compelling infographics and the popular web-based graphic design tool Canva to polish up your social graphics. Infographic templates will be provided and you will walk away with pieces to support your next social push! Workshop participants should bring data from recent projects, organization logo and 5-10 images.... more
Sep 27, 2015 This advanced session in Final Cut Pro X invites students to edit a multi-cam shoot using multiple devices to produce one final product. Students will shoot an interview in class, then import and synchronize the footage. This is a sophisticated and marketable skill. DAY 1: Producers participate in creating a mock-up event that involves multiple cameras to explore MULTICAM in Final Cut Pro X.... more
Sep 27, 2015 Learn how to write short comedy scripts for online videos. Have you always wanted to start your own Youtube channel - or CCTV account - and create fresh content for it on a weekly basis, but haven’t gotten around to learning the basics to do so? Now is your chance to learn the tools necessary to write funny and engaging comedy sketches consistently. (Still above is from a short video by... more
Sep 27, 2015 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
Sep 27, 2015 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 via Skype 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... more
Sep 27, 2015 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and our brand new JVC GYHM600 HD cameras. 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: Tue, 12/01/2015, 6... more
Sep 27, 2015 A picture is indeed worth a thousand words and in this free lecture we will discuss steps to develop a cohesive visual strategy for your organization. We will review and discuss as a group successful infographics-based campaigns from the nonprofit sector. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 12/01/2015, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@cctvcambridge.org... more
Sep 27, 2015 So, you’ve taken Beginning Studio and you’ve gotten a sense of how the studio works. But, at the heart of every great studio production is the video switcher, and this is not your old-school switcher: built in clip store, virtual sets, graphics and animation at your fingertips! There is so much to learn. Take this free one night intensive to really develop your proficiency. Pre-Requisite:... more
Sep 27, 2015 Demystifying Instagram: How to Make it Work for You - PANEL DISCUSSIONThursday, November 19th 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street Instagram is a fun and great way for artists to showcase and sell their art, as well as engage with people who love their work. This session will look at how artists can best leverage Instagram to promote themselves and their art... more
Sep 24, 2015 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

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