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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
Dec 23, 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: Tue, 01/12/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is... more
Dec 4, 2015 Video in Social Mediapart of the Social Media for Artists seriesWednesday, February 3rd, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue The moving image is increasingly becoming important in social media. Including short and fascinating video content on your social media platforms will undoubtedly get you people’s attention. This class will look at the place... more
Nov 11, 2015 In this course, students will explore the history of the moving image as biography, and learn how to utilize video to create a representation of someone else. Each student will work independently or collaboratively on a project throughout the course. Stylistic devices, interview techniques, and structural strategies will be demonstrated and discussed. The student will have to actively engage with... more
Nov 10, 2015 This course will focus on the practical steps a director and producer need to take to be fully prepared for shooting a project. The instructor will offer tips and advice on everything from scheduling and crew responsibilities to the realities of having to feed a large cast and crew. The course will also touch on traditional industry terminology as well as general expectations on a large... more
Nov 4, 2015 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and our brand new JVC GYHM600 HD cameras. 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, 11/05/2015, 6... more
Nov 4, 2015 Whether you are an emerging photographer looking to get your portfolio seen and your work published, or a hobbyist interested in creating a unique holiday gift, photo books provide a very polished, professional-looking strategy for displaying your images. In this two-session class, you will learn how to use shutterfly, an internet-based book publishing service, to create a customized photo book... more
Oct 30, 2015 Artist Website Platforms: Which is for You?Monday, November 2nd, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30, $10/$15 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Thanks to innovative minds and technology, there are numerous website platforms out there. Each of them has its advantages and disadvantages. This class will explore the different website platforms that work well especially for artists. It... more
Oct 26, 2015 The Cambridge Calendar: How to Effectively Promote Your Nonprofit's Events and Announcements on the Web and TV. You are invited to network with Cambridge nonprofit professionals and learn how to use CCTV's Cambridge Calendar to publicize community events. Coffee and pastries will be served. Instructor: Sean Effel Date: Tue, 10/27/2015, 9:00AM - 10:30AM Registration is required. Contact... more
Oct 22, 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, 10/25/2015, 6:00 PM Mon, 10/26/2015, 6:00 PM Tue, 10/27/2015, 6:00 PM... more
Oct 16, 2015 Learn best practices for presenting your organization’s work in this hands-on workshop on PowerPoint. In this introductory workshop, we will review the basics of PowerPoint and tips and tricks that will make your presentations shine. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 10/20/2015, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@cctvcambridge.org or 617 401 4005 to... more
Oct 13, 2015 LinkedIn: Strengthen Your Profile Did you create a basic LinkedIn account but find you never use it? Do you wonder what to do with your profile but feel stuck? Are you searching for a job or making a career transition and wondering how LinkedIn can help? This workshop will teach you how to get more out of LinkedIn. We will meet in a computer lab so you can edit your profile and learn how to... more
Oct 8, 2015 The Cambridge Community Learning Center is now accepting applications for its free 16 week Healthcare Preparation Class beginning in February, 2016. This program is designed for ESOL learners wishing to improve their English and Math skills while learning medical terminology and about various entry-level healthcare professions. Students are prepared to take entrance exams into training programs... more
Oct 2, 2015 Whether you are reporting back to your board, presenting to funders, or speaking at a conference, clear and visually appealing presentations make a big difference in how your ideas are received. In this free lecture, we will explore the elements of effective PowerPoint presentations. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 10/6/2015, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey... more
Oct 2, 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: Mon, 11/02/2015, 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
Sep 27, 2015 Crowdfunding for Creative Projectspart of the Social Media for Artists seriesThursday, January 21st 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street Crowdfunding has become one of the most popular ways to find fiscal sponsorship for artistic endeavors and grassroots projects. In this workshop, learn about some of the most successful small donor sites – Kickstarter,... more
Sep 27, 2015 Social Media Analytics for Artists and Producers part of the Social Media for Artists seriesWednesday, January 13th, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Twitter? Facebook? Pinterest? Instagram? Are you using Social Media with little effect? Having trouble measuring what's working in social media? In this class you will learn how to collect data... more
Sep 27, 2015 Photoshop is a powerful image manipulation tool, but it can be overwhelming for beginners. This class introduces the layout of the software program, and goes over the basics of camera raw and adjustment layers, so that students can get the most out of their images. Instructor: Siobhan Landry Date: Thu, 12/16/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one... more

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