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Dec 12, 2011 If you’ve always wanted to write a movie, television show or short film but haven’t known where to start, this workshop will give you the necessary tools to begin writing for the screen. This is a highly interactive class where you will learn the formatting and structure of screenwriting, and the most important feature of any screenplay, conflict.Dates: Tue, 2/7/2012 6:00 PM Wed, 2/8/2012 6:00 PM... more
Dec 9, 2011 This class offers an opportunity to explore the world of violin and viola in a welcoming and supportive group setting. Beginner students, ages 4-8, will learn the basics of technique, music reading and simple tunes in this creative group class environment through musical games, movement and ensemble playing. Date: Saturdays, January 7-March 24, 2012 Time: 10:15-11:00am Tuition: $245.00 for 11... more
Dec 9, 2011 Group Guitar class is great for beginners ages 10-14. Learn everything you need to know to start playing guitar, including how to hold your guitar and pick, how to strum notes and read basic music. Follow that up with a few fun songs, and you’ll be singing along with family and friends in no time. This class is ideal for both acoustic and electric guitar players. Invite your friends, and start... more
Dec 9, 2011 Beginning piano classes are a wonderful way for young children to learn piano in a group setting. Our classes introduce a solid foundation of keyboard skills, including note-reading, ear-training, ensemble playing, efficient practicing, and healthy and natural hand and body positioning for a lifetime of piano enjoyment. Children learn in a small group setting, maximum of 5 students per section.... more
Dec 7, 2011 Further your knowledge and skills gained in Beginning Studio. This course introduces Directing and takes a more in-depth look at using the Switcher, CG, Lighting Board, Audio Mixer, and Engineering Gear. The course culminates with a live shoot on the last day, so bring your shoot ideas to the first class. This class will certify Access Members to use all the resources of CCTV’s Big Studio.Pre-... more
Dec 6, 2011 Soundtrack Pro is a music composing and audio editing application that is part of the Final Cut Studio suite. Learn how to professionally master the sound of your next production, and incorporate new music to take your project to the next level. Dates: Sun, 1/22/2012 6:00-9:00 PM Sun, 1/29/2012 6:00-9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times... more
Dec 5, 2011 Interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in TV production, and basic lighting concepts & techniques. Date: Thu, 1/19/2012, 6:00-9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and membership at CCTV. Date, time and curriculum is subject to change. To inquire or register for this course, please... more
Dec 5, 2011 Interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in TV production, and basic lighting concepts & techniques. Date: Thu, 1/19/2012, 6:00-9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and membership at CCTV. Date, time and curriculum is subject to change. To inquire or register for this course, please... more
Dec 2, 2011 In this intensive 9 hour workshop, students will explore advanced features in Final Cut Pro HD. Topics covered include: How to use Photoshop to create custom graphics that will be integrated into Final Cut Pro HD as a sequence for animation. Use powerful tools that help you instantly edit a rough cut on the timeline, while working with multiple sequences within one project. Learn how to... more
Dec 1, 2011 Edit I introduces students to the theory and tools of video editing. Session 1 introduces students to the history and principles of film/video editing by viewing and discussing excerpts ranging from feature films to commercials. See how editors compose, manipulate, arrange, and layer images and sounds for powerful effect. Sessions 2 and 3 are spent exploring Apple’s professional grade video... more
Dec 1, 2011 This class will cover the basic functions of the Panasonic DVX100b. Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with this camcorder. This class will certify Access Members to check-out CCTV camcorders.Dates: Wed, 1/11/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and... more
Dec 1, 2011 In this two session course, you will watch and discuss excerpts from documentaries ranging from Nanook of the North to MTV's The Real World. Emphasis will be on historical and cultural influences on contemporary documentary styles and techniques and their esthetic and ethical implications. Among the filmmakers whose work will be shown and discussed are Robert Flaherty, Dziga Vertov, Esther... more
Dec 1, 2011 In this workshop, we will introduce you to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. Date: Thur, 1/26/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and membership at CCTV. Date, time and curriculum is subject to change. To inquire or register for... more
Dec 1, 2011 Learn how to use the stop motion animation software ‘Frame Thief’ to animate clay, paper, or anything that isn’t tied down. Its fun and easy. Students will create a simple clay animation project to promote CCTV, which will be shown on our television channels.Dates: Sun, 1/8/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM Tue, 1/10/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM Thur, 1/12/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge... more
Dec 1, 2011 Photoshop CS4: Advanced Techniques In this workshop, you will learn how to use Photoshop to create a 11 x 17 poster to promote your show. Topics include: Working with multiple layers and forming layer ‘Groups’. Color matching and manipulation. Resizing, skewing and distorting layers and text. Advanced layer blending techniques and alignment. Adding text with shadows and effects.... more
Nov 30, 2011 Music Makers, for ages 5-7, is a learning program which integrates singing, creative as well as structured movement, playing instruments and ensemble work, ear training and guided listening. This developmentally sound approach to music literacy builds symbolic thinking, concentration, memory, and self expression; children also start to work with written musical patterns too. This is a drop-off... more
Nov 30, 2011 Developed to build attention and self-expression, activities include singing, chanting, moving, focused listening, musical games, exploring musical instruments, creative movement and storytelling. The Cycle of Seasons nurtures your growing child’s ability to use language and participate in dramatic play within a musical context. Fun family packets including wonderful music CDs are included for... more
Nov 30, 2011 Designed for parents/caregivers and their babies/toddlers to take together, these weekly classes help you learn how to play musically with your children. Together you’ll sing, chant, move, dance, listen, and play simple instruments, all activities that bridge the natural connection between music and movement. Included in tuition, a parent guidebook along with the Musikgarten CD and an instrument... more
Nov 19, 2011 Are you a caregiver for an elderly family member, friend, or client? Are you faced with difficult elder-related decisions? Do you or the senior you care for live in Cambridge? Then this workshop is for you! Community Dispute Settlement Center is offering a FREE workshop for elder caregivers called Dealing with Conflict Effectively: Tools for the Caregivers Toolbox thanks to a grant from the... more
Nov 15, 2011 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
Nov 11, 2011 Gain Studio Camera, Floor Director, VTR Operator certification through actual experience planning a shooting a Studio show. A great first production experience, and terrific way to meet other producers. Dates: Wed, 12/7/2011, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Thur, 12/8/2011, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Wed, 12/14/2011, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Thur, 12/15/2011, 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in... more

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