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Dec 28, 2015 CCTV MONTHLY FREE LECTURE SERIES Beginning in February, CCTV is launching a monthly series of high-caliber seminar classes that will be 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 be... more
Dec 28, 2015 It may be easy to upload a video to YouTube but the process has only begun. In this course, you will what it takes to successfully brand your YouTube channel in order to build views and a strong subscriber list. Instructor: Evin Anderson Date: Wed, 03/09/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and... more
Dec 28, 2015 Learn the basics of the coding language behind every web page on the internet. Learn about markup languages (the M in HTML), and how to create and manipulate web content. Thinking in code is a creative and marketable talent, and is the gateway to unlocking new career paths. Whether you are interested in controlling your personal website better, adding another skill to your resume, or in... more
Dec 28, 2015 This class is for students who are comfortable with Final Cut X, but are looking to become more skilled at color correction, masks, and fine-tuning transitions. Student should come to class with their own footage, and be prepared to apply demonstrated concepts in class. Students will leave the class with a solid understanding of the effects interface and tools, as well as a clearer sense of how... more
Dec 28, 2015 Have you ever looked up at the lighting grid in the big studio and wondered what all those crazy things were? In this workshop you will learn about the lighting grid, and how to use the lighting board in order to add some creativity to your show. You will learn the proper safety involved in moving the lights, setting up different looks and a general overview of 3 point lighting. Pre-requisite:... more
Dec 28, 2015 Award winning filmmakers Maura Smith and Kate Brown will guide students through the process of writing, shooting, and editing short films specifically dealing with content geared towards children, young adults, and families. This class will focus not only on the technical aspects of this genre, but also on the specifics of this type of content creation - such as working with child actors and... more
Dec 28, 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: Sun, 02/28/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two... more
Dec 28, 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
Dec 28, 2015 For those comfortable with basic electronic safety and signal flow, this is a hands on workshop on how to set up and troubleshoot a simple indoor live sound system. We will address different gear, mixing, and space/size concepts (bar, theater, studio, bedroom, etc) to set up for a poetry reading, a karaoke night, and a small rock band. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Pre-requisite: Audio 101 or... more
Dec 28, 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
Dec 28, 2015 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, 02/17/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular... more
Dec 28, 2015 CCTV MONTHLY FREE LECTURE SERIES Beginning in February, CCTV is launching a monthly series of high-caliber seminar classes that will be 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 be... more
Dec 28, 2015 Citizen journalism is largely happening on the internet. This course will explore the fundamentals of online journalism in terms of producing stories for a variety of digital platforms, including blogs, online-based news sites and social media. How do you write stories that are both news site and social media ready? What are factors to consider in writing for the web? How can you use social media... more
Dec 28, 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, 02/07/2016, 6:00 PM Mon, 02/08/2016, 6:00 PM Tue, 02/09/2016, 6:00 PM... more
Dec 28, 2015 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
Dec 28, 2015 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: Rick Paras... more
Dec 28, 2015 In this workshop, the class will work as a team to produce a narrative short fiction film. Scripting, producing, directing, lighting, sound and editing for narrative productions will be covered. Students are encouraged to bring scripts and story ideas to the first class meeting! Instructor: Jon Dorn Pre-requistie: Field Camera I & Edit I: Beginning FCPX Dates: Thu, 01/28/2016, 6:00 PM - 9:... more
Dec 23, 2015 Have a big fight scene in your next film and don’t know how to choreograph it or even film it? Always wanted to learn how they do those fight scenes in movies and on TV? Whether you are a director, actor or a future fight choreographer, here is your opportunity to learn the foundation of fight choreography and how to remain safe on set! This class requires physical mobility, if you have any... more
Dec 23, 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
Dec 23, 2015 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: Thu, 01/21/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular... more
Dec 23, 2015 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

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