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Mar 30, 2016 Do you want to have an attractive, sophisticated looking website without needing to learn any particular coding? 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... more
Mar 30, 2016 “Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” - Meryl Streep In this course you will learn and implement fundamental elements of acting. You will learn the importance of each facet from the voice, body, to the text and how to put it all together for a complete as well as dynamic performance. The class... more
Mar 30, 2016 Shooting a good interview takes practice, but there are some tricks and tips that can help your subject look and sound his/her best. We’ll discuss and play with visual choices (how should I position my subject?), audio choices (which microphone is best for me?), and strategies for getting great, usable answers in your next interview. Instructor: Siobhan Landry Dates: Wed, 06/29/2016, 6:00 PM Wed... more
Mar 30, 2016 This workshop will introduce the creative use of color by cinematographers and directors in film, focusing on a couple of core concepts that can be applied to any project, from small to big budget. It will also cover the basics of color correction and color grading inside FCPX, through an overview of the interface and tools, as well as through the demonstration of tried and true techniques.... more
Mar 30, 2016 Used by both Google and NASA, Python is an intuitive programming language that is as powerful as it is pleasant to use. In this course, you will discover object-oriented programming through the dynamic language of Python. Students will learn how to run Python scripts and the Python interactive shell on any computer and create their own programs in class. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Dates: Wed, 06/... more
Mar 28, 2016 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: Thu, 06/16/2016, 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
Mar 28, 2016 This two session class is a very thorough, technical exploration of the components that make up a camera’s technology, and how they operate together to function and generate creative possibilities. Topics covered include: digital video sensors (resolution, megapixel count, etc), video compression codecs, fundamentals of manual exposure (frame rates, shutter, lenses, white balance, ISO) and tools... more
Mar 28, 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. A class will... more
Mar 28, 2016 This is a workshop that focuses on creating polished scripts that are ready for production. Have you always wanted to start your own Youtube channel 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. In this course we will learn to... more
Mar 28, 2016 This course will cover the process of adding music to effectively accompany visuals. Topics include music selection and placement, scoring, emotion-building, working with composers, editors and supervisors and finding royalty-free music for your film. The course is open to musicians and non-musicians. GarageBand will be used in this class, but no prior experience is required. Instructor: Scotty... more
Mar 28, 2016 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including our brand new JVC GYHM600U HD 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: Jon Dorn Date: Wed, 05/25/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular... more
Mar 28, 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
Mar 28, 2016 DSLR cameras are relatively new tools for media producers, offering access to HD video with the versatility and complexity of a DSLR camera. DSLR Video will introduce the Canon 70D and the Canon Rebel T2i as advanced tools for capturing video footage. This will be a technical workshop for beginners that will cover the concepts of videography with a DSLR camera, including camera settings, shot... more
Mar 28, 2016 Can’t code HTML? Don’t have thousands to shell out for a beautiful web design? You can build your own interactive website using Wix. This three hour, hands-on workshop will walk you through the web-building program including how to find, purchase, and connect a domain name, how to pick a template, how to create web pages, pricing structures, and how to enable e-commerce and blogs. Instructor:... more
Mar 28, 2016 After you’ve learned the basics of your DSLR camera, and created some beautiful pictures, it is time to take your photographs to the next level. This project-based class will introduce you to the history and theory of documentary work. It will also push you to gain greater control over the images you make, and as a class we’ll talk about what goes into honest and clear storytelling, and the... more
Mar 28, 2016 Whether you’re looking to increase donor awareness, organizational presence, or build a strong volunteer following, Facebook has all the tools you need to support your cause. In this course, you will learn about these tools and how to best utilize them for growth and sustainability. Instructor: Evin C. Anderson Date: Tue, 05/03/2016, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh... more
Mar 27, 2016 With roots in such early 20th century artistic movements as Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism, the theory and techniques of collage have had a profoundly impact on the development of many art forms, and film is no exception. In this class, we’ll look closely at the various forms that collage film has taken, from the creative juxtaposition of previously existing footage to the use of found objects... more
Mar 27, 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: Mon, 04/25/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two... more
Mar 27, 2016 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, 04/24/2016, 6:00 PM Mon, 04/25/2016, 6:00 PM Tue, 04/26/2016, 6:00 PM... more
Mar 27, 2016 CCTV MONTHLY FREE LECTURE SERIES CCTV has 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. A class will generally be offered the... more
Mar 27, 2016 It’s more important than ever to gain online awareness for your organization but where do you start? One of the most powerful tools available to you as a nonprofit is Twitter. In this course, you will learn how to successfully spread your message, engage your target audience, and create a strong online presence for your organization. Instructor: Evin C. Anderson Date: Thu, 04/14/2016, 10:00AM... more