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Jun 25, 2014 In today's journalistic world, reporters need to know how to do it all. So, how do you tell a news story that's compelling for modern-day consumers of news? In this three-session course, learn how to package your stories with captivating text, photos, video and links that will keep your audience engaged, informed and coming back for more.. Instructor: Sam Baltrusis Dates: Tue, 08/19/2014, 6:00... more
Jun 25, 2014 So, you’ve taken Edit I, what is next? The initial requirement to produce at CCTV is the completion of a 3 minute certification video. You’ve shot/collected your material, but now you’re having a little trouble finishing this up in FCPX? This single session class will help you finalize your project and turn in your first production. Completing this will enable you to successfully move on to... more
Jun 24, 2014 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: Kelsey Jarboe Date: Thu, 08/21/2014, 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
Jun 23, 2014 In this introductory workshop you will learn the basics of non-linear editing with Apple's Final Cut Pro X by putting together an edited promo. Topics covered include: • How to work with Events & Projects. • Using intuitive tools to organize and edit your clips. • Sharing your project. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Dates: Sun, 08/10/2014, 6:00 PM Mon, 08/11/2014, 6:00 PM Tue, 08/12/2014, 6:... more
Jun 23, 2014 So, you’ve taken Primetime! Now really learn all the amazing things you can do with CCTV’s brand new video switcher! This is not your old-school switcher: built in clip store, virtual sets, graphics and animation are now at your fingertips! Be the first in your crew to get control of this technology with this crash course free to Access Members. Instructor: Ben Brown Pre-Requisite: Primetime!... more
Jun 23, 2014 Often the best camera is the one you already have with you—like your iPhone. In fact, if you have a smart phone, you have a whole production studio in your pocket! With HD recording capability, large view screens, built in microphones, apps for special effects, editing and uploading, you can become a producer with the equipment you already have. In this workshop, participants will learn how to... more
Jun 23, 2014 Check out some of Instructor Richard Hawke’s digital video profiles here: http://play.hawke.tv/videos This class is intended to guide students through the process of making a short video profile. The class will concentrate on profiling people, starting with an interview and then complementing it with “b-roll” footage. Students will learn interview, lighting, and composition techniques. They will... more
Jun 23, 2014 In this class students will learn how to use the Inscriber software in CCTV’s control room to add graphics to their shows. This class will focus on using pre-created templates, as well as how to make your own templates and then use title motion to bring them into your show. This class will be offered free to access members for a limited time. Instructor: Benjamin Brown Pre-requisites: Primetime... more
Jun 23, 2014 This class focuses on design and storytelling with audio, for those who are completely comfortable with the technical basics of recording and editing. We will discuss and listen to examples of radio drama, audio documentary, and sound art, and participants will create a short, finished piece of any genre with what the have learned about crafting a complete narrative and using text, music, effects... more
Jun 23, 2014 Narrative structure creates compelling stories within film, TV, books, video games, and other forms of storytelling. In this short class, learn the breakdown of what makes a great story, from classical narrative (exposition, climax, resolution) to non-linear exploration. Analyze elements of plot, theme, and style and understand how they function to make a powerful impact. When you finish this... more
Jun 23, 2014 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 skills to the next level! Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit I Dates: Sun, 07/20/2014, 6:00 PM Mon, 07/21/2014, 6:00 PM Tue, 07/22/2014, 6:00 PM All regular classes have... more
Jun 23, 2014 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and the Panasonic DVX100B SD camera. 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: Jennifer Kelley Date: Sun, 07/13/2014... more
Jun 23, 2014 Saturdays, 2:00-3:50pm | September 20, 2014 – January 24, 2015 | Director: Murray Kidd This ensemble is open by audition only. It is intended as the culmination of training and preparation from within the organization. This ensemble will exhibit the highest level of music making and choral singing. more
Jun 23, 2014 Saturdays at 10:00-11:50am | September 20, 2014 – January 24, 2015 | Director: Rachael Chagat This ensemble is open by audition only and is intended as the next step in the process of vocal skill and musicianship. Emphasis will be on proper vocal technique, sight reading skills and musicianship. Singers will explore and perform secular, sacred, and popular music as well as music from different... more
Jun 23, 2014 Saturdays at 9:00-9:50am | September 20, 2014 – January 24, 2015 | Director: Rachael Chagat This ensemble will be an un-auditioned group consisting of children aged 5 – 7 years of age. Children will be introduced to the fundamentals of choral singing in using their voices to make music. They will focus on building the necessary skills of pitch-matching, listening, and rhythm. more
Jun 8, 2014 You will learn the basics of the BeLive studio. We will cover the video switcher, the document camera, roll-in deck, the computer, and taking phone calls from viewers. We will also briefly cover “LIVE” on-camera presentation techniques, and discuss policies, procedures and responsibilities. Instructor: Sean Keane Date: Sun, 06/15/2014, 3:00 - 4:00 PM This free mini class is open to Cambridge... more
May 28, 2014 Age Engage: One-to-One Internet Assistance (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with Google CCTV is excited to announce that we will be teaming with Google to host another session of Age Engage on June 6, 2014 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV in which individuals over 50 learn how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired... more
May 12, 2014 Host your own TV show and make media around issues that affect you and your community. CCTV offers television time, training and access to our production equipment. Sound interesting? You can do it all by becoming a CCTV member. The first step is to attend an orientation to learn all about becoming a member, the facilities, equipment and training that are available, member policies, and more.... more
May 12, 2014 Host your own TV show and make media around issues that affect you and your community. CCTV offers television time, training and access to our production equipment. Sound interesting? You can do it all by becoming a CCTV member. The first step is to attend an orientation to learn all about becoming a member, the facilities, equipment and training that are available, member policies, and more.... more
May 11, 2014 In this class, students will create a short story from their own life experiences or present an idea using narration, photographs, sound, text, video and found objects. This class will focus on storytelling strategies (traditional and non-traditional), as well as diverse ways of thinking about digital media creatively. The class concept stems from the idea that the technology of digital media... more
May 9, 2014 FREE, suggested donation of $15 kindly accepted! Musicians of all levels & ages join us for an afternoon of music making! Meet people of similar interests Enjoy a relaxed & welcoming atmosphere Explore & create music Please RSVP to help us plan what music to play! And if you have music, please feel free to bring it! more

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