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Apr 3, 2012 Are your videos online where viewers can see them? In this workshop, you will compress your digital videos into manageable sizes and upload them to YouTube and CCTV’s website where they can be viewed anytime, anywhere, by anyone with a broadband connection.Pre-requisite: Edit I: Beginning Final cut Pro 7. Dates: Thur, 4/12/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Thur, 4/19/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Thur, 4/26/2012, 6:00... more
Apr 3, 2012 Motion is a powerful tool for experimenting with visual effects, incorporating sophisticated motion graphics or just creating cool looking titles for your project. In this workshop, you will learn fundamentals of this powerful application.Pre-requisite: MAC OSX. Dates: Wed, 4/04/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Wed, 4/11/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Wed, 4/18/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge... more
Mar 30, 2012 In this workshop in, you will learn how to use Photoshop to create a 4 x 6 postcard to promote your show. Topics include: Understanding resolution for print and for the web. Setting up a document with proper dimensions and resolution for print. Using guides and grids to properly align graphics. Resizing layers. Adding special effects to the layers. Adding text. Dates: Mon, 5/21/2012 6:00 PM... more
Mar 30, 2012 In this one session course, you will be introduced to CCTV’s new lighting board, studio light safety procedures, and studio lighting techniques.Pre-requisite: Primetime! Beginning Studio Production & Lighting 101. Dates: Wed, 5/23/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and membership... more
Mar 30, 2012 An introduction to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. Date: Wed, 5/23/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and membership at CCTV. Date, time and curriculum is subject to change. To inquire or register for this course, please contact... more
Mar 30, 2012 Interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in TV production, and basic lighting concepts & techniques. Date: Thu, 5/17/2012, 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
Mar 30, 2012 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, 5/16/2012 6:00 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in... more
Mar 30, 2012 In this workshop, we will look at some of the ways that two of Hollywood’s classical directors, John Ford and Douglas Sirk, used visual structure to create meaning in their films. We will watch clips from films, discuss how they work, and look for ways that contemporary video makers may be able to adapt various techniques for their work. Dates: Sun, 5/13/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Mon, 5/14/2012, 6:00... more
Mar 28, 2012 CCTV is offering individualized, flexible computer assistance for women every Wednesday in April from 1pm-2:30pm. Women may work alone or with a group to learn more about computers. A volunteer is on hand throughout the drop-in hours to help with computer skills, job searching, resume writing, and other related interests. During these hours, the use of our equipment and services is free for CCTV... more
Mar 27, 2012 In this workshop, you will learn advanced presentation techniques. How to incorporate the computer, DVD roll-in, the document camera, and viewer interaction in order to enhance the LIVE presentation. We will also go over specific software on the MAC that will enhance the show. (PowerPoint, Skype, Preview, I-tunes, Quicktime.)Dates: Mon, 4/23/2012 7:30 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by... more
Mar 21, 2012 In this workshop, 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 and procedure responsibilities.Dates: Mon, 4/2/2012 7:30 - 9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community... more
Mar 19, 2012 An introductory workshop for all ages and abilities who are interested in learning more about the accordion through demonstration, discussion and a chance to play; instruments provided. The workshop is led by Emilian Badea. Workshop Fee: $25.00 Register online at http://newschoolofmusic.org/workshopsandlectures.html or call the NSM office at 617-492-8105. Instructor -- Emilian Badea Emilian... more
Mar 15, 2012 In this class, you will learn how to create a focus for a blog, a regular posting schedule for content, how to engage with peers in that particular blogging niche, and the role of social media in blogging. Wordpress and Blogger platforms will be addressed depending in skill, niche, etc. Dates: Wed, 5/2/2012 6:00_9:00 PM Wed, 5/9/2012 6:00-9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community... more
Mar 15, 2012 In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) photography. Upon introducing basic camera functions, you will become comfortable using DSLR cameras to capture images. A general overview of Photoshop will give you the opportunity to edit your ideas into printable and presentable photographs.No Pre-requisite. Dates: Thur, 5/03/2012, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Thur, 5/10/2012,... more
Mar 15, 2012 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, 4/26/2012, 6:00-9:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and... more
Mar 15, 2012 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, 4/5/2012, 6... more
Mar 15, 2012 Music Videos can enhance enjoyment of a song, help a new artist make a splash, and even tell a compelling story. In this class we will learn about the types of music videos, why they work and what makes them special. Then each student will produce his or her own music video for a local Boston/Cambridge musician/band/artist.Pre-requisite: Edit I: Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7. Dates: Tue, 3/27/... more
Mar 15, 2012 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
Mar 15, 2012 In this workshop, you will learn advanced features and tools in Final Cut Pro 7 to manipulate animated titles, motion graphics and filter effects. Topics covered include: Using Photoshop to create custom graphics that will be integrated into Final Cut Pro 7 as a sequence for animation. learning to work with multiple sequences within one project. Learning to control key frames in Final Cut to... more
Mar 15, 2012 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. Pre-requisite: Beginning Final cut Pro Dates: Sun, 4/8/2012 6:00-9:00 PM Mon, 4/9/2012 6:00-9:00 PM Tue, 4/10/2012 6:00-9:00 PM This course is offered by... more
Mar 1, 2012 Whether you're an entrepreneur, a job-seeker, a parent, or a ten-year old, social media is an increasingly essential part of how we connect with the world around us. In this two-session class, we will focus on the three most important social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.You will learn how to set up profiles, update statuses and personal information, connect with other users,... more

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