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Aug 11, 2014 Narrative photography is a collection of short stories - each picture can stand alone in it’s originality, yet grouped together collectively support a larger intent. In this class you will work on your own body of images, get an overview of the difference between telling a story with moving images versus still photography, look at examples from national geographic photojournalism to conceptual... more
Jun 25, 2014 Check out CCTV student's most recent "Documentary Production: Zip Docs" class project "Enchanted Cambridge" here: 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... more
Jun 23, 2014 Often the best camera is the one you already have with you—like your iPhone. In fact, if you have a smart phone, you have a whole production studio in your pocket! With HD recording capability, large view screens, built in microphones, apps for special effects, editing and uploading, you can become a producer with the equipment you already have. In this workshop, participants will learn how to... more
Jun 23, 2014 Check out some of Instructor Richard Hawke’s digital video profiles here: http://play.hawke.tv/videos This class is intended to guide students through the process of making a short video profile. The class will concentrate on profiling people, starting with an interview and then complementing it with “b-roll” footage. Students will learn interview, lighting, and composition techniques. They will... more
May 11, 2014 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. This class 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... more
Mar 25, 2014 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
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

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