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Jun 27, 2019 Get your staff and board on board with social media! Come learn the different ways you can mobilize your board members and staff to support your organization’s mission and goals via social media. 1 Session - Wednesday, September 25 - 10am-12pm - with Metter Media Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org Advance registration is required and is... more
Jun 20, 2019 How to fund your film is one of the most challenging aspects of media production. In this course, you will learn strategies and resources to help navigate the complex world of funding: securing a fiscal sponsor, running a successful crowd-funding campaign, building an audience and getting your project off the ground! 1 session - Tuesday - July 23rd - 6-9pm - with Scotty Vercoe Register... more
Jun 20, 2019 Let the world know about your podcast with Promoting Your Podcast! This one time workshop will cover all the necessities of building your audience, from social media marketing to hosting services to creating your own website. 1 session - Monday - July 29th - 6-9pm - with Caitlin Arcand Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org Advance... more
Jun 20, 2019 When you set out to create your own media, questions about copyright law are difficult to avoid. This class will cover the basics: copyrighting your work, fair use, licensing, Creative Commons and open source, and how and when you may incorporate existing material into your own work. 1 session -Wednesday - July 31st - 6-9pm - with Brad Glanden Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-... more
Jun 20, 2019 Have you always wondered what goes into shows like Saturday Night Live and Key and Peele? Sketch Comedy Workshop is your crash course into everything sketch comedy. Students will learn will how to think like a comedian, developing the skills of comedic acting, script writing and character building. 3 sessions - Thursdays - August 15th, 22nd... more
Jun 20, 2019 Students will learn the basics of screenwriting, including how to tell a story, create characters, and format a script. Each student will write the script for a short film, and in the last class there will be a reading and discussion of each script. 3 sessions - Thursdays - September 11th, 18th... more
Jun 20, 2019 Almost anyone can stream live video from a phone or laptop, and that’s why everyone is doing it. But it looks weak, doesn’t it? Streams struggle with poor video quality and weak internet connections and it distracts from your awesome content. Take it to the next level with CCTV’s portable streaming encoder, the Vidiu by Teradek, to stream broadcast quality video. You’ll learn how to operate a... more
Jun 19, 2019 Learn how to build your own dream world--in 3D! Join us to learn the basics of 3D design using Maya Autodesk, a leading 3D animation and design software. You will build your own 3D environment, which you will texture using Photoshop. Your creation will have no limits aside from your imagination. Students who participate in this course will be on their way to many things--including building worlds... more
Jun 19, 2019 Participants will be learning the nuances of voice acting for media production and branding. The objective is for participants to have an increased awareness of the power of vocal mastery and their individual potential to master their own voice and start a voice over career through hands-on activities and teamwork. 1 session - Sunday - September 22 - 4-7pm - with Demetria Bridges Register... more
Mar 14, 2019 This workshop will prepare you to easily interview family members. We will cover an introduction to oral history, interviewing techniques, the use of a digital recorder, and methods to preserve your recording. 1 session - Wednesday - June 26th - 6-8pm - with Alyssa Pacy Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org Advance registration is... more
Mar 14, 2019 Participants will be learning the nuances of voice acting for media production and branding. The objective is for participants to have an increased awareness of the power of vocal mastery and their individual potential to master their own voice and start a voice over career through hands-on activities and teamwork. 1 session - Sunday - June 30th - 6-9pm - with Demetria Bridges Register... more
Mar 14, 2019 In this introductory class, you will learn some basics about the YouTube platform, how to create a channel, and how to upload and manage your videos. We'll cover content policies, how to find music to use for your videos and talk about how to get started with your first project. 1 session - Wednesday - May 29th - 6-9pm - with Christopher Schmidt Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617... more
Mar 14, 2019 This 3-session course is ideal for students ready to take the next step on their podcasting journey! Whether you’re waiting for the opportunity to start recording and producing the podcast of your dreams or just looking for a little assistance in advancing an already-existing podcast, this workshop environment will allow you the space, equipment, and guidance necessary to breathe fresh energy... more
Mar 14, 2019 A one-time crash course to get you started toward creating a podcast of your own. Together we’ll figure out what podcast format is best for you, what kind of equipment you’ll need, what kind of stories we can tell through podcast, and how to make it on your own terms. 1 session - Sunday - May 19th - 6-9pm - with Emily Parent Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email... more
Mar 14, 2019 A one-time crash course to get you started toward creating a podcast of your own. Together we’ll figure out what podcast format is best for you, what kind of equipment you’ll need, what kind of stories we can tell through podcast, and how to make it on your own terms. 1 session - Monday - April 22nd - 6-9pm - with Emily Parent Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email... more
Mar 14, 2019 HOT STEAM is an annual film/video/art screening that brings scientists and artists together to exhibit and discuss science in an exciting and accessible way. It is free and open to the public and will be held at the MIT Museum. more
Dec 22, 2018 We’ve got a lot of cool, new, fancy and fun equipment at CCTV this year, so let’s play with it!! For this event, CCTV will be bringing out our *brand new* Virtual Reality system and headset, our 360 cameras, Playtronica set, drawing tablets, the Go Pros and more. We hope to see you there! 1 session - Wednesday - January 16th - 6-9pm - with Peter Levine and Keaton Fox Register Today! contact... more
Dec 22, 2018 WordPress is one of the world’s most popular web design tools; it’s free, easy to use, and it creates professional looking websites. In this introductory class, you will learn how to start a WordPress account, create pages and posts, insert multimedia, and control your website’s look and feel. Whether you’d like to create your own website from scratch, or gain the technical knowledge to maintain... more
Dec 22, 2018 This seminar introduces the concepts of how music can effectively accompany visuals. Topics include music selection and placement, building emotion and finding royalty-free music for your project. The course is open to musicians and non-musicians. GarageBand will be used in this class, but no prior experience is required. 1 session - Sunday - February 3rd - 6-9pm - with Scotty Vercoe... more
Dec 22, 2018 Activists are increasingly using the power of social media to raise awareness about particular issues and to raise funding for their cause. In this workshop, you will explore several case studies of effective social media campaigns employed by activists and will discuss the future trends in social media activism. Basic knowledge of or involvement with social media platforms is strongly... more
Dec 22, 2018 The real world can sometimes stink. That’s why you should learn how to build your own dream world--in 3D! Join us for “Mad Mad 3D World” to learn the basics of 3D design using Maya Autodesk, which is a leading 3D animation and design software. In this course you will build your own 3D environment, which you will texture using Photoshop. Your creation will have no limits aside from your... more

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