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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 Register... more
Dec 22, 2018 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 public domain, and how and when you may incorporate existing material into your own work. 1 session - Monday - February 4th - 6-9pm - with Brad Glanden Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900... 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
Dec 22, 2018 Has a 3D animation ever blown you away? Have you ever thought to yourself, hey, it would be pretty cool to be a 3D animator? Look no further. In this class you will create your own character, loosely based on yourself or a friend, who you will bring to life with color and animation. By the end of this course, you will have the confidence and basic tool set needed to start your journey in becoming... more
Dec 21, 2018 How do you reach an audience you can’t see to tell a story that informs, educates and entertains? How do you arrest a listener’s attention and keep them coming back for more? In this class, you’ll learn the strategies of effective communication for your media project. You’ll understand how to master your voice by using on demand tools like pitch, inflection, tone and more for superior performance... more
Sep 27, 2018 A one-time crash course to get you started 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 - October 15th - 6-9pm - with Emily Parent Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@... more
Sep 27, 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 360 camera, new virtual reality headsets, Playtronica set, drawing tablets, the Go Pros and more. This will also be a good time to explore Lab 2’s makeover as we turn it into a more flexible workspace for members. We hope to see you there ! 1 session -... more
Sep 27, 2018 How do you reach an audience you can’t see to tell a story that informs, educates and entertains? How do you arrest a listener’s attention and keep them coming back for more? In this class, you’ll learn the strategies of effective communication for your media project. You’ll understand how to master your voice by using on-demand tools like pitch, inflection, tone and more for superior performance... more
Sep 27, 2018 In this course, you will learn how to access leading online learning platform Lynda.com with your library card to unlock thousands of online video courses. Learn how to design a website, play the guitar, improve your time management skills, and more! Please bring your library card. 1 session - Tuesday - November 6th - from 6-8pm - with Susannah Borysthen-Tkacz Register Today! contact Keaton Fox... more
Sep 27, 2018 Creative choices that are made prior to the production stage can add layers of expression and meaning to a film or video work. This class will explore the planning stages that precede production, paying close attention to the areas of cinematography, art direction, storyboarding, and sound. Students will then examine a script excerpt and design a portfolio that transforms the written word into an... more
Sep 26, 2018 In this intro to VR workshop, you’ll experience virtual worlds as you’ve never seen them before. Travel to the tip of Mount Everest or the deepest ocean floors. All from the comfort of the CCTV classroom. 1 session - Thursday - December 13th - 6-8pm - with Anthony Marquette Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one... more
Jul 2, 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
Jun 28, 2018 This class covers a rudimentary history of animation and offers you a chance to learn the fundamentals of animating, with hands-on experience including making flipbooks, working in stop motion, and trying your hand at digital animation. 2 sessions - Monday & Tuesday - September 17th & 18th - from 6-9pm - with Hannah Schill Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton... more
Apr 3, 2018 in collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival ! more
Apr 3, 2018 This spring, CCTV will be starting a new series of seminars that will bring in local art/film/makers to discuss the innovative ways they are using new media and technology to share their unique stories. Keaton Fox + Cheyenne Harvey - Video Installation Tuesday, April 24th, 6-8pm These two artists use video installation to create meaningful moments in 3D spaces. Cheyenne Harvey uses video to... more
Apr 3, 2018 In this class, students will learn how to use our exciting new piece of technology, the 360 Camera. Instead of only capturing what’s in front of you, in just one frame, 360 cameras allow for a full 360 degree view of the world you are documenting. 1 session - Thursday - April 26th - 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All... more
Apr 3, 2018 News stories usually bring you the Who, What, When, Where, but the Why is often missed. Looking at the influences, history, and environment in which a news story happens gives your story context. We’ll look at the questions that can bring context and depth to every news story. 1 session - Tuesday - May 1st - from 6-9pm - with Heather Aveson Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or... more
Apr 3, 2018 This spring, CCTV will be starting a new series of seminars that will bring in local art/film/makers to discuss the innovative ways they are using new media and technology to share their unique stories. Allison Maria Rodriguez + Catherine Siller on Video Projection & Performance Thursday, May 10th, 6-8pm These two artists use video to project their ideas of the world onto the world. Allison... more

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