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Mar 25, 2014 As YouTube channels and online video sites such as Hulu and Netflix stream more and more comedy to audiences, video sketch comedy is quickly becoming a way to get a creative voice in front of a wide audience, generate a following, and supplement your online body of work. This Introduction to Video Sketch Comedy will help you start producing comedic video sketches by providing exposure to various... more
Mar 25, 2014 Forgoing formal interviews, staging and voice-over narration, the observational documentary relies purely on the recording of events as they unfold. Through screenings, in-class workshops, critiques and an individual or collaborative project, students will learn the fundamentals of shooting and editing the observational documentary and will strengthen their ability to communicate ideas visually... more
Mar 25, 2014 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: Diane Andronica Date: Thu, 04/17/2014, 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 22, 2013 In this 5 session production class students will learn to produce their own professional 3-5 minute news segments in the field, working in teams or working alone. This class will provide instruction on traditional methods of story-telling, exploring voice-over as well as visual devices. Students will acquire knowledge of interviewing techniques - such as appropriate lighting, capturing optimal... more
Dec 22, 2013 Learn how to produce a documentary by working as part of a documentary team with your classmates. The documentary produced in this class will be featured on CCTV’s Cambridge Media Map. 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 checkout CCTV camcorders and reserve CCTV edit suites... more
Dec 22, 2013 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
Dec 22, 2013 In this class, students will be introduced to a variety of unconventional techniques for making media, with an emphasis on digital video-based strategies. To provide context, the course will include a brief historical overview of avant-garde and experimental film. Following in-class experiments with cameras, lights, editing, narrative storytelling, abstract imagery, and more, each student will... more
Sep 19, 2013 If you have an idea for a video, but don’t know where to start to make it a reality, this class is for you! Bring your idea to class and learn all the logistical steps of pre-production from the perspective of the Producer: learn how to construct a realistic production timeline, the roles and responsibilities of crew members, shot lists, call sheets, and more! When you exit this class you will... more
Sep 18, 2013 As DSLR Videography becomes more and more accessible, it becomes increasingly easier to make video that looks like film. With their more advanced lenses, DSLR cameras allow us to have more control over our images. In this course, students will be paired off into production teams and given the task of recreating a favorite movie scene. In doing so, they will be introduced to DSLR videography, as... more
Sep 17, 2013 This class will teach you how to produce, plan, write, direct, and shoot your own micro-documentary. Documentaries must be produced that effect the community, advocate for social change, or send a socially relevant message. Each micro documentary will be 2 - 5 minutes in length. For examples of micro documentaries go to: www.micro-documentaries.com Instructor: Daniel Black Pre-requisite:... more
Sep 17, 2013 Learn the art and craft of compelling music journalism in a multimedia, multicultural setting. From discovering music in your own community to telling the world about it, this class will cover the fundamentals of record reviews, interviews and feature stories for print web and video. Topics will include cultivating contacts in the music industry, conducting artist interviews and crafting... more
Jun 16, 2013 Far from the cartoony animals and Disney characters that most people are used to, experimental animation techniques have been used to create high concept fine art films, abstract representations of music, and thought provoking short films since the inception of the medium. This experimental animation class will cover a range of techniques for producing crazy visuals of your own. We will go over... more
Jun 16, 2013 With the right creative elements, a music video can be much more than just a promotional work. It can add layers to a song, interpret it visually, or structure an entire story around it. In this class, we will examine the various forms that a music video may take. Then students will plan, produce, and edit their own music videos, working either alone or in groups. Music may be selected from a... more
Jun 16, 2013 Learn how to produce a documentary by working as part of a documentary team with your classmates. The documentary produced in this class will be featured on CCTV’s Cambridge Media Map. 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 checkout CCTV camcorders and reserve CCTV edit suites... more
Jun 16, 2013 Learn the basics of constructing a professional interview: researching your subject, question formatting and structure, choosing a location, camera techniques, reaction shots, audio, lighting, stylistic strategies and more! When you set up your next exciting interview, be sure you are ready with the skills and knowledge to get exactly what you need! Instructor: Rick Paras Dates: Wed, 08/14/2013... more
May 19, 2013 This production was created by the CCTV Documentary Production: Zip Docs class in April/May 2013 with Instructor Jordan Tynes. The piece explores spiritual diversity in Cambridge, MA. The Zip Docs class is a part of CCTV's Media Training Program. The video was produced by the following students: Olufolakemi Aladad Jiordany Julius Bil Lewis Alain Mimran Frank Morris Rolando Neal Gabriel Robinson... more
Mar 27, 2013 Of course, your video was made for CCTV first, but where can it go next? This workshop will explore all kinds of distribution opportunities available in the digital era, from how to submit to a film festival to how to host an online show to looking for alternative screening venues. Discover the options for getting your work seen!Dates: Thu, 06/13/2013, 6:00PM - 9:00PM This course is offered by... more
Mar 27, 2013 In this workshop, you will be introduced to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. Dates: Wed, 06/12/2013, 6:00PM - 9:00PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class requires advance payment and membership at CCTV. Date, time and curriculum is subject to change. To inquire or register for... more
Mar 26, 2013 In this workshop, you will explore the basic functions of the JVC HD Cameras and Panasonic DVX100b. Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with this camcorder. This class will certify Access Members to check-out CCTV camcorders.Dates: Mon, 06/10/2013, 6:00PM - 9:00PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Enrollment in this class... more
Mar 26, 2013 In this workshop, the class will work as a team to produce a narrative short fiction film. Scripting, producing, directing, lighting, sound and editing for narrative productions will be covered. Students are encouraged to bring scripts and story ideas to the first class meeting! Instructor: Shaun Clarke Dates: Thur, 06/20/2013, 6:00PM - 9:00PM Thur, 06/27/2013, 6:00PM - 9:00PM Thur, 07/11/2013, 6... more
Mar 26, 2013 In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) photography. Upon introducing 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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