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Jun 23, 2015 This advanced session in Final Cut Pro X invites students to edit a multi-cam shoot using multiple devices to produce one final product. Students will shoot an interview in class, then import and synchronize the footage. This is a sophisticated and marketable skill. DAY 1: Producers participate in creating a mock-up event that involves multiple cameras to explore MULTICAM in Final Cut Pro X.... more
Jun 23, 2015 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, procedures and responsibilities. Instructor: Will Kurtz Date: Sun, 07/26/2015, 3:00PM - 4:00 PM This free mini class is open to... more
Jun 23, 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 skills to the next level! Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit I Dates: Mon, 07/20/2015, 6:00 PM Tue, 07/21/2015, 6:00 PM Wed, 07/22/2015, 6:00 PM All regular classes have... more
Jun 23, 2015 Audacity is a free and powerful open source audio editor that works on Mac, Windows and Linux. Students will learn post-production techniques including audio restoration, noise reduction, EQ’ing, compression, levelling and channel balancing. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Pre-requisite: Edit I: Beginning Final Cut Pro X Date: Sun, 07/19/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for... more
Jun 23, 2015 This workshop is an interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in film and TV production, and basic lighting concepts & techniques. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV's lighting equipment.Instructor: Jon Dorn Date: Wed, 06/24/2015, 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
Jun 4, 2015 Photographing what is most familiar to us is a natural place to start, and those closest to us often become our first subjects. But identifying what is it that we want to say to a broader audience about the very intimate can be tricky. Photographers often return to this issue throughout their careers, reconfiguring their relationship to both photography and their loved ones. Through discussions,... more
Jun 2, 2015 Age Engage: One-to-One Internet Assistance (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with Google CCTV is excited to announce that we will be teaming with Google to host another session of Age Engage on June 5, 2015 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV in which individuals over 50 learn how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired... more
Jun 1, 2015 Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool is committed to providing high-quality, structured afterschool programming for K-5th graders from all Cambridge and Somerville schools as well as all local communities. We value creativity, culture and community and activities are designed to encourage expression and exploration. Youth choose from a variety of activities, including visual and performing arts, games,... more
May 22, 2015 Acclaimed photographer Ossian Lindholm has shot photographs in some of the most remote and beautiful places on the planet. For one day only, he will share his expertise in a photography workshop that takes place in and around Harvard Square. Join Lindholm as he shares ways to improve focus, composition, and lighting, using one of the most picturesque campuses in the world as his canvas. Bring any... more
May 21, 2015 Learn how to produce a documentary from start to finish, (from concept to shooting to editing), by working as part of a team with your classmates. The documentary produced in this class will be featured on CCTV’s channels and website. 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... more
May 17, 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
May 4, 2015 In this lecture we will explore the myriad ways in which nonprofits are using social media to raise awareness, solicit funds, and steward donors. We will review examples of stellar campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube from the nonprofit sector. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Thursday, 05/07/2015, 12PM - 1PM (optional 30 minute conversation at 1PM) Registration is required. Contact... more
Apr 30, 2015 Register for parking and meeting information Bird walk leader Herb Pearce will help us learn to identify and locate birds by their songs. At this time of year we may also hear babies in the nest and see their parents bringing them food. We will use guides with pictures of the birds to help you get to know them. Birders of all experience levels are welcome. We have binoculars to lend and will... more
Apr 30, 2015 Meets at the front door (250 Fresh Pond Pkwy) Come learn how the Cambridge Water Department purifies drinking water for your tap after it’s pumped from nearby Fresh Pond into our facility. You’ll have the chance to speak with water treatment staff, see the equipment in action and check out our water quality lab! For more information, contact Kirsten: (617) 349-6489, klindquist@cambridgema.gov... more
Apr 30, 2015 Register for meeting location and parking information Many of our summer residents will have returned, including tree swallows, catbirds, grackles, and red-winged blackbirds - and perhaps phoebes, vireos, and orioles. They will be singing up a storm, courting mates, defending territories, and some will be hard at work building nests. Led by Nancy Guppy. Beginners are welcome. We have binoculars... more
Mar 30, 2015 Pick a Tree, Plant a Tree: an Arbor Day workshop with Ranger Jean Saturday, April 25th, 1-3:30pm – REGISTER by April 18 Did you know that each human on Earth needs 7 mature trees to take up the CO2 we breathe out? Do you know where your 7 trees are? Learn about selecting and planting trees in your Cambridge location. After activity based learning inside the Maynard Ecology Center, apply what... more
Mar 30, 2015 Walter J Sullivan Water Purification Facility Tour Monday, April 6th, 6-7:30pm. Meets at the front door (250 Fresh Pond Pkwy) Come learn how the Cambridge Water Department purifies drinking water for your tap after it’s pumped into our facility from nearby Fresh Pond. You’ll have the chance to speak with water treatment staff, see the equipment in action and check out our water quality lab!... more
Mar 24, 2015 DSLR cameras are great tools for shooting high quality HD video, but one of the challenges that arises with using them is that it is hard to get good shots if you are handholding your camera. This workshop will introduce the creative use of camera movement by cinematographers and directors in film, and will provide an overview of equipment available for DSLR cameras, from DIY options, to consumer... more
Mar 24, 2015 This class will review best practices for media management and archiving, from storage and back-up solutions to file structure and maintenance. Whether you currently utilize an organizational structure, or your media is a mess, this class will help you gain a deeper understanding of how to create safe and effective media management solutions. Instructor: TBA Date: Thu, 06/18/2015, 6:00PM - 9:... more
Mar 24, 2015 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: Wed, 06/17/2015, 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 23, 2015 So, you’ve taken Beginning Studio and you’ve gotten a sense of how the studio works. But, at the heart of every great studio production is the video switcher, and this is not your old-school switcher: built in clip store, virtual sets, graphics and animation at your fingertips! There is so much to learn. Take this free one night intensive to really develop your proficiency. Instructor: Ben... more

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