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Compression/Cleaner Instructor Wanted

  • Posted on: 26 February 2003
  • By: sean

CCTV has an immediate opening for someone to teach our Compression 101 and Introduction to Cleaner 5 courses. The ideal candidate is: Skilled in using Cleaner 5 to make compressed movie files; Experienced in and patient with explaining technical subjects to new users; Eager to share their knowledge and to learn from others; and Willing to teach for a small stipend. This is an on-going, part-time position. For more info., call John Donovan at 617-661-6900 x123. Fax resumes with a cover letter to 617-661-6927.

Watch CCTV for a chance to win!

  • Posted on: 13 January 2003
  • By: sean

Our community bulletin board appears on all three channels and, in addition to informing you about upcoming community events, now offers the chance to win prizes. Test your Cambridge geographical knowledge with our ongoing contest Where the @!*& am I? Each image is a location in Cambridge. Be the first to call or email in with the correct location and win a complimentary membership to CCTV! We also have a limited number of Harvard Hot Tickets to give away. These passes are good for admission to any or all of the following Harvard Museums- Arthur M.

Middle East Youth Leaders Project

  • Posted on: 13 January 2003
  • By: sean

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life of Brandeis University brought its Coexistence Initiative to Cambridge Community Television late last year. In cooperation with Jordanian, Israeli, and Palestinian organizations, the Coexistence Initiative enabled adult youth workers from the Middle East to attend a Digital Storytelling seminar facilitated by CCTV. Check out Middle East Youth Leaders - Digital Storytelling Friday at 3pm on Ch.9, Saturday at 6pm on Ch.10, or Sunday 3pm again on Ch.9.

Lets all go to the snaaaack bar...

  • Posted on: 8 January 2003
  • By: sean

Have you ever been dying from the munchies during CCTV classes, long edit suite stints, and endless nights in the Digital Studio? You asked for it and we brought it to you, the new CCTV Snack Bar! Now you can satisfy any junkfood yearning your stomach can sling your way. On the menu tonight (and for the next several months) we will feature ye old favorites like potato chips, chocolate bars, etc, and a few healthy items like Balance bars and bottled water.

CHYME Digital Stories on the Web

  • Posted on: 15 December 2002
  • By: sean

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life of Brandeis University, brought its Coexistence Initiative to CCTV. In cooperation with Crossing Borders (Jordan), Givat Haviva (Israel), and the Palestinian House of Friendship (PNA) the intiative is implementing the Middle East Youth Leaders Exhange Program to build capacity with youth leaders for cross-border community projects. Ten participants from Jordan and Israel created a series of personal narratives, learned about each other, and gained insight into the conflict in the Middle East.

Creating Peace to Cooking with Grease

  • Posted on: 12 December 2002
  • By: sean

CCTV brings you an alternative to network TV with coverage of both world events and what's happening in our own backyard. Featured events this week are: FSTV's Mobile-Eyes on Creating Peace, the CCTV 2002 Backyard BBQ, and other programs of interest to Cambrdge-dwellers. Read on! (valid 12/18 through 12/24)

This weekend Free Speech TV brings us the newest edition in its ongoing Mobile-Eyes series. Mobile-Eyes on Creating Peace will demonstrate ways that people can create peace in their lives, their communities, and the world. Great peacemakers and artists like Thich Nhat Hanh, Michael Franti of Spearhead, Deva Premal, as well as documentaries and organization profiles, will be featured. Some of the featured organization will be Stone Circles, The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, The Childrenâs Peace Academy, and the World Council of Elders. Watch Mobile-Eyes on Creating Peace on CCTV Channel 9 this Saturday and Sunday. The program is organized in unique 2-hour blocks from 8am-4pm.

If you're waxing nostalgic about summertime, tune in to the rebroadcast of the epic CCTV 2002 Backyard BBQ! Hosted by Kevin and Aliya of Bitchin' about Movies (Thursdays @7:00pm on Ch.9), the event featured the world/funk band Lovewhip, speakers including CCTV Director Susan Fleischmann and former mayor and city councilor Ken Reeves, and presentation of the Leading Role Award. Food, fun, and togas- it's all there! Hang out at the CCTV 2002 Backyard BBQ and reminisce about the days of summer. Watch CCTV Channel 10 on Saturday at 8pm or Sunday at noon to catch this event.

New member videos added to web library

  • Posted on: 26 November 2002
  • By: sean

Two new member videos have been made available on our website in the "Webstream" section. Both Roy Bercaw and Marissa Acosta have recently completed production contracts and submitted a digital version of their project in addition to their tape copy. If you are a member working on a digital edit project, you too can have your video on the internet for everyone to see. Also, the staff of CCTV got together over the summer and recorded a pair of 1 minute promo spots, each with a surprise ending.

CCTV Commemorates World AIDS Day: Dec 1, 2002

  • Posted on: 19 November 2002
  • By: sean

World AIDS Day will be recognized around the globe on December 1st with events that highlight progress, while raising awareness and reminding people how much needs to be done. CCTV will be commemorating community members lost to AIDS with a continuous scroll of names throughout the day on Channel 10. An original dance piece by Cambridge choreographer Rozann Kraus will also be cablecast on Channel 10 at the beginning of each hour.

Used Equipment Silent Auction

  • Posted on: 11 November 2002
  • By: sean

Gems and Junk for auction from Cambridge Community Television Find just what you have been looking for! Retro switchers, edit controllers, miscellaneous! Bids will be taken by email, voice mail, letter, or fax from November 10 through December 30 at 5 PM. Highest Bidder claims the prize! Purchases must be picked up at CCTV by January 10 at 5 PM. (Shipping can be arranged) Payment must be made in cash or company check. Everything sold "as is" so please call to inspect items.

Screening Series Debuts Thursday - All Welcome

  • Posted on: 6 November 2002
  • By: sean

CCTV's Member Advisory Committee proudly debuts a new screening series featuring CCTVâs finest homegrown documentaries, short films, and other great programs entitled "The Master Series." On Thursday, November 14th at 7:00 PM in CCTV's Big Studio, The Master Series screens five award-winning videos by local producers: "Her Own" by Saje Willis and Ramla Siraji, "Pen Pals" by Sean Effel, "Spirits" by David Wengertsman, "Freedom of Imagination" by The ArtMan, and "Invisible Workforce" by Jenny Alexander. Many of the filmmakers will be present for the screening.