Featured Production Gallery

Dec 4, 2013 We are proud to report that "I Am a Muslim," a short documentary produced by teens in CCTV's Youth Media Program, is featured in 'Seen & Heard,' a blog created by the Massachusetts Cultural Council to showcase youth art. Check out the blog at www.seenandheard.massculturalcouncil.org. The film, produced by teens in the Summer Media Institute in July of 2013, explores Muslim stereotypes and... more
Dec 2, 2013 Today is #GivingTuesday! Please consider taking a moment to show your support for YOUR community media center, Cambridge Community Television! Any contribution, no matter how small, makes a difference and helps us offer more technology training to Cambridge residents and organizations. In 2013, thanks to the support over 100 generous individuals, we: offered more than 120 computer and media... more
Dec 1, 2013 Come learn about some copyright basics in a FREE workshop designed for NeighborMedia journalists, Belive and Cambridge and Community Radio hosts, and anyone who is producing media for CCTV's channels or the web, presented by Chris Bavitz and Alyssa Martin of the Cyberlaw Clinic. Tuesday, December 3 from 6-9PM. Call 617-661-6900 to register. more
Dec 1, 2013 World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV. Annually, CCTV acknowledges World AIDS Day by pre-empting regular programming on one channel (Channel 8) to run a scroll of names of those from the Cambridge community, and our friends and loved ones, who have lost their lives to AIDS. This year, interspersed with the scroll, is a special program recorded by... more
Nov 27, 2013 This year CCTV turns 25. Something that was just an idea in 1988 has grown into a thriving media center that is recognized as the best of its kind in the country. Today our cable channels feature 24,000 hours of programming in 10 languages that celebrate our city and its rich and diverse culture. At the heart of this are the 650 people and businesses who utilize our services and state-of-the... more
Nov 26, 2013 Every year on December 1, Cambridge Community Television suspends its regularly scheduled Channel 8 programming to commemorate World AIDS Day by featuring the names of friends, loved ones, and brave souls who have fought and been lost to the disease interspersed with a short film honoring this important day. This year's World AIDS Day is Sunday, December 1, 2013, and this year's video will... more
Nov 24, 2013 We have had a spectacular 25th anniversary year. Help CCTV as we enter 26 years of media and technology for everyone! Support CCTV's 3 community cable channels, bringing you programming you will not find anywhere else. Support CCTV's work with seniors, youth and non-profits. Support CCTV's citizen journalism program, NeighborMedia. Support free speech, the exchange of ideas, and democracy at... more
Nov 21, 2013 We are proud to announce that two videos produced by teens in the Youth Media Program, "I Am A Muslim" and "The Wheel Life," will be screened at the "Insights and Innovations: Youth Speak through Media and Technology" showcase event next Thursday, November 21! "I Am A Muslim," produced by Iman Gheraissa, Avery Guan, and Liam O'Connell, explores Muslim stereotypes, and what it is like to be a... more
Nov 13, 2013 Learn how to use Hangout, a free video chat service from Google that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time. This FREE class will be taught by a Google employee and is open to CCTV members and non-members. Please call 617 661 6900 or stop by CCTV to register! more
Nov 4, 2013 Movie Of The Week: "Penny Serenade" - In this classic romantic drama starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne, a couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.Channel 9 - Saturday at 9:00 PM 25 Years In 25 Weeks: A Retrospective - In honor of our 25th Anniversary Celebration, Cambridge Community Television will be airing some of our best programming from the past... more
Nov 1, 2013 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
Oct 24, 2013 The district-wide public school parent group, Cambridge CSAG (Citywide School Advisory Group) hosted a forum with all nine candidates for Cambridge School Committee on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the main branch library. The forum was co-moderated by a Cambridge Public School parent and Cambridge high school student. more
Oct 23, 2013 This year CCTV turns 25. Just an idea in 1988, CCTV has grown into a thriving media center that is recognized as the best of its kind in the country. But we need you to keep CCTV strong. In honor of CCTV’s 25th Anniversary, we are working to raise $50,000 before the end of the year. We are already 70% of the way there but need your help to reach our goal. Please consider joining our fundraising... more
Oct 23, 2013 Charles J. Ogletree Jr., the esteemed Harvard Law School professor and author of The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America discusses lessons learned from the death of Trayvon Martin. more
Oct 22, 2013 Participants will be paired with Google employees and will receive one-to-one Internet training. Learn how to send email, search the Internet, pay bills on-line, and more. Training will be tailored to each participant’s interests and experience. People of all levels are welcome to register, although the first seats will be given to those who have not participated in Age Engage within the past 12... more
Oct 18, 2013 CHANNEL 8 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013:9 PM: CCTV Cambridge Election 2013 Special LIVE-Tune in LIVE to Channel 8 on election night as the votes get counted and we interview people, await the election results, and bring you the latest numbers as fast as we can get them! more
Oct 16, 2013 A candidates’ forum for Cambridge City Council was held on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7-9 p.m., at Lesley University, University Hall Amphitheatre. The discussion was moderated by Alice Wolf. Forum sponsors are the Porter Square Neighbors Association, Agassiz Baldwin Community, Neighborhood Nine, Massachusetts Avenue Improvement Committee and Association of Cambridge Neighborhoods. more
Oct 16, 2013 This fall, CCTV is excited to launch a new Social Media Training Series for Artists in collaboration with the Cambridge Art Association and Cambridge Arts Council. The series kicks off this Thursday, 10/17, with the first class "Social Media, What?: An Introduction to the Social Media World and the Opportunities it Offers Artists" happening from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Cambridge Art Association... more
Oct 15, 2013 This one-session class will be taught on Wednesday, October 16, 10 am to 12 pm by a Google employee and will explore how to use and personalize Google News to find topics and sources that are of interest to you. Contact Clodagh Drummey at 617 401 4005 or clodagh@cctvcambridge.org to register. more
Oct 6, 2013 On November 5th, voters will go to the polls to elect City Councilors and members of the School Committee. Do you know who to vote for? CCTV invited candidates to record brief presentations about their candidacy, which can be found here. All election related programming will be shown throughout the month of October....keep an eye on the program schedule. more
Sep 26, 2013 You can download CCTV's most recent newsletter, with photos from the fabulous Back Lot BBQ, new class listings, and upcoming event announcements here! (Photos by Wilder Bunke) more