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Dec 27, 2016 In this workshop, students will work individually or in pairs (the student’s choice) to produce their very own narrative fiction short film. Scripting, producing, directing, lighting, sound and editing for narrative productions will be covered. The class is five sessions over the course of six weeks to allow for production time. It is highly recommended that students think about scripts and story... more
Dec 27, 2016 This series will feature three different classes that cover each step in the process of producing a successful podcast. Students can sign up for this class only or for the whole series at a discounted rate. This second segment (2-session class) assumes you have already worked through content ideas and have a basic understanding of what you are looking to achieve. In recording and editing we... more
Dec 27, 2016 This series will feature three different classes that cover each step in the process of producing a successful podcast. Students can sign up for individual classes or for the whole series at a discounted rate. Classes include "Storytelling and Structure", "Recording and Editing", and "Distribution". Please see full section descriptions below. Instructor: Evin Anderson Complete Podcasting... more
Dec 27, 2016 This series will feature three different classes that cover each step in the process of producing a successful podcast. Students can sign up for this class only or for the whole series at a discounted rate. This first segment (2-session class) will introduce you to the podcast format, providing a survey of various types, styles and structures (interviews, event coverage, news, conversational,... more
Dec 22, 2016 From story pitch to broadcast-ready package - this is a hands on workshop that takes students through the process of creating a news package. Pitch a story idea, set up and conduct interviews, gather b-roll, write a script, edit your piece, and create a final package including how to write a lead and tag, properly attributing and identifying materials and interviewees. Along the way you’ll learn... more
Dec 22, 2016 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
Sep 27, 2016 DIY Video For Nonprofits Series - Sign Up for One Session or All Three Individual Session $20/$40, Package (3 Sessions) $45/$100 Nonprofits are faced with distinct marketing challenges throughout the year: How do you reach your customers and donors in a meaningful way, but with a limited budget? This series of workshops will provide your staff with the ability to create promotional videos... more
Sep 27, 2016 DIY Video For Nonprofits Series - Sign Up for One Session or All Three Individual Session $20/$40, Package (3 Sessions) $45/$100 Nonprofits are faced with distinct marketing challenges throughout the year: How do you reach your customers and donors in a meaningful way, but with a limited budget? This series of workshops will provide your staff with the ability to create promotional videos... more
Sep 27, 2016 DIY Video For Nonprofits Series - Sign Up for One Session or All Three Individual Session $20/$40, Package (3 Sessions) $45/$100 Nonprofits are faced with distinct marketing challenges throughout the year: How do you reach your customers and donors in a meaningful way, but with a limited budget? This series of workshops will provide your staff with the ability to create promotional videos... more
Sep 27, 2016 Production Opportunity & Workshop: Craft a Year-End Fundraising Video for Your Organization Workshop: Wednesday, October 12, 10am - 12pm; Production Completed By November 11$40 for CCTV organizational members, $75 for non-members Nonprofits are faced with special fundraising challenges at the end of the year, and a short compelling video is a great way to reach new donors while also appealing... more
Sep 21, 2016 In this class, students will create a short story from their own life experiences or present an idea using narration, photographs, sound, text, video and found objects. We will focus on storytelling strategies (traditional and non-traditional), as well as diverse ways of thinking about digital media creatively. The class concept stems from the idea that the technology of digital media permits... more
Sep 21, 2016 How do you get people on the street to share their opinions, comments and preference with you for your next news story? Where do you go to find a cross section of the population? How do you approach people in a way that makes them feel comfortable sharing with you? How do you gather your comments in an interesting visual way? What is the impact of putting your comments together in a particular... more
Sep 21, 2016 This class is an introduction to the art of stop-motion animation, with a focus on how to create short films as an individual or small team using a DSLR camera and Final Cut Pro X. Students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques fundamental to analog animation and learn to animate real-life objects and materials. The class will create a collaborative final project: a short film,... more
Jun 30, 2016 After you’ve learned the basics of how to shoot video with your DSLR camera, it’s time to take your videos to the next level. This project-based class will introduce you to the history and theory of documentary work, as well as provide you with hands on experience shooting DSLR video. In this class you will plan, shoot, and edit a short video about a Cambridge neighborhood. The idea is to pick... more
Jun 29, 2016 In addition to offering visceral scares, horror movies can provide insight into the psychology of fear, and the underlying dread that threatens our collective sense of security. In this class we’ll examine how such crucial elements as story, camerawork, editing, and sound can establish and enhance the atmosphere, suspense, and moments of sheer terror that characterize an effective horror movie.... more
Jun 28, 2016 This class will focus on the preproduction, production, and post-production of time-lapse videos. We will go over the challenges of photographing motion in the field and how to manage and process the images/data after the shoot. The class will center around Cambridge, shooting everything from the sun and clouds, to people and city life. A final collective/group project to be assembled from... more
Mar 30, 2016 “Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” - Meryl Streep In this course you will learn and implement fundamental elements of acting. You will learn the importance of each facet from the voice, body, to the text and how to put it all together for a complete as well as dynamic performance. The class... more
Mar 28, 2016 This is a workshop that focuses on creating polished scripts that are ready for production. Have you always wanted to start your own Youtube channel and create fresh content for it on a weekly basis, but haven’t gotten around to learning the basics to do so? Now is your chance to learn the tools necessary to write funny and engaging comedy sketches consistently. In this course we will learn to... more
Mar 27, 2016 With roots in such early 20th century artistic movements as Cubism, Dadaism, and Surrealism, the theory and techniques of collage have had a profoundly impact on the development of many art forms, and film is no exception. In this class, we’ll look closely at the various forms that collage film has taken, from the creative juxtaposition of previously existing footage to the use of found objects... more
Dec 28, 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
Dec 28, 2015 In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) photography. After learning 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. This class will result in its own artist exhibition in CCTV’s Karen Aqua... more

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