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Dec 27, 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
Dec 23, 2011 The Field Camera II course builds upon the knowledge gained from Field Camera I. The class will explore more advanced functions in the Panasonic DVX100B camera, and discuss camera and lighting theories to make you a better videographer! Pre-requisite: Field Camera I. Dates: Mon, 3/19/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in... more
Dec 23, 2011 In this workshop, you will explore 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: Thur, 2/9/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance... more
Dec 23, 2011 An introduction to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. Date: Tue, 3/20/2012 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 contact... more
Dec 23, 2011 In this workshop, you will receive an interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in TV production and basic lighting concepts & techniques. Date: Tue, 3/13/2012, 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... more
Dec 23, 2011 Come and learn the basics of how to operate this award winning software that's become the industry standard for the pros. In this introductory session, you will get to: Explore how to set up Final Cut Pro 7 properly. Trim clips in the Viewer & Timeline while snapping clips back to back. Mix audio, add transition, filters & titles. Export project to DV-NTSC video, or burn a DVD. If time... more
Dec 23, 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 23, 2011 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 in the studio, edit out the background in Final Cut Pro, and replace it with a still image 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!Pre... more
Dec 21, 2011 In this workshop, you will write and edit a short story using still images and audio recordings. This class will help you develop and shape your ideas to properly tell a story with simple photographs, music, and sound effects Pre-requisites: Edit I Dates: Wed, 3/07/2012 6:00 PM Thur, 3/08/2012 6:00 PM Wed, 3/14/2012 6:00 PM Thur, 3/15/2012 6:00 PM Wed, 3/21/2012 6:00 PM Thur, 3/22/2012 6:00 PM... more
Dec 21, 2011 The Field Camera II course builds upon the knowledge gained from Field Camera I. The class will explore more advanced functions in the Panasonic DVX100B camera, and discuss camera and lighting theories to make you a better videographer! Pre-requisite: Field Camera I. Dates: Tue, 2/21/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in... more
Dec 21, 2011 Are you up-to-speed on Macintosh OSX? You will need to be if you want to use CCTV's computer lab or edit suites and enroll in CCTV's video editing courses! This course will equip you with the skills and confidence to work more effectively at CCTV or on your own Mac. Even if you are a confirmed Microsoft Windows user, we’ll help you get oriented quickly to the Mac interface. Already a CCTV lab... more
Dec 21, 2011 Learn how to produce a documentary by working as part of a team with your classmates. The documentary produced in this class will be featured on CCTV’s Cambridge Media Map. Learn about all the different stages of production and equipment that you will need to make your very own documentary. This class will certify Access Members to checkout CCTV camcorders and reserve CCTV edit suites. Dates... more
Dec 12, 2011 In this workshop, you will learn how to incorporate the 3-point lighting techniques taught in CCTV's Lighting 101 class to light a dramatic scene with two characters. We will watch closely and analyze a scene from an existing film and attempt to recreate the feeling and emotion captured through expressive lighting. Pre-requisite: Lighting 101 & camcorder proficiency. Date: Thur, 2/16/2012 6... more
Dec 12, 2011 In this workshop, we will teach you the finer points of how to properly use mics, mixers, and direct boxes to record audio for an acoustic, musical performance in the field. Pre-requisite: Audio 101 & camcorder proficiency. Date: Thur, 2/23/2012 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 12, 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, 2/29/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Wed, 3/7/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Wed, 3/14/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Wed, 3/21/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in... more
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

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