Education Gallery

Sep 27, 2019
This workshop is an interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in film and TV production, and basic lighting concepts and techniques. Students will gain experience using CCTV’s LED lighting kits. This class certifies Members to check out light kits. 1 session - Tuesday - December 17th - 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@...
Sep 26, 2019
We will work on individual audition monologues. You’ll gain tips on selections that best suit you, as well as how to present truthfully and make impactful choices. Some improvisational work will be incorporated into class. Also open to those seeking to improve public speaking. Auditions will be filmed in the final class. 3 sessions - Mondays - December 2nd, 9th and 16th - 6-9pm - with Sharon...
Sep 25, 2019
Prerequisite: Have a pre-written 2-3 sentence holiday greeting Sending out holiday cards to friends and family can be a lot of work. Why not try something new this year and send a holiday video?! Come to CCTV for a one-stop-shop for making your own holiday video greeting. Please come with a message - we’ll film, edit and export all in the same night and you’ll leave with your own holiday video...
Sep 27, 2019
Sure, YouTube and Facebook are free and easy for sharing video. But the clips are savagely compressed by those services and you have to give away the rights to your videos in order to use them. Instead, learn how you can use other free file sharing tools to preserve the original quality of your high definition videos and maintain control of your content at the highest level. This is also an...
Sep 26, 2019
Sure, YouTube and Facebook are free and easy for sharing video. But the clips are savagely compressed by those services and you have to give away the rights to your videos in order to use them. Instead, learn how you can use other free file sharing tools to preserve the original quality of your high definition videos and maintain control of your content at the highest level. This is also an...
Sep 25, 2019
Prerequisite: DSLRs 101 This class focuses on color grading in video post-production. You will study the vocabulary of color and how to use the powerful and precise control that DaVinci Resolve has to offer in color grading. Using provided footage and footage you’ll shoot in and out of class, you will learn the role of color grading in storytelling with video. The class is a gateway for you to...
Sep 27, 2019
Let the world know about your podcast! This one session workshop will cover all the necessities of building your audience, from social media marketing to hosting services to creating your own website. 1 session - Sunday - December 15th - 4-7pm - with Catherine Conley Register Today! Contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org Advance registration is required and...
Sep 26, 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, November 24th, 4-7pm - with Catherine Conley Register Today! Contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or...
Sep 25, 2019
Jump into Premiere editing software with this 2-day intensive, in which students will create their own project using a collection of shared media files. This class is created specifically for beginners eager to learn more, as well as self-taught intermediate users who may have missed out on some of the nuances of the program and are looking to improve their workflow. 2 sessions - Monday...
Sep 27, 2019
This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional HD camcorders. You will learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice. This class certifies Members to check out CCTV’s JVC camcorders. 1 session - Tuesday - December 10th - 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! Contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org Advance...
Sep 26, 2019
Looking for an immersive experience? Come to CCTV’s VR Community Screening! We’ll be showcasing the 360º video work of our members from over the past year. Come experience how CCTV has explored the frontier of mixed reality platforms. 1 session - Wednesday - November 20th - 6-9pm - with Xia Rondeau Register Today! Contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org...
Sep 25, 2019
Gain Studio Camera and Floor Director certification, as well as exposure to technical directing through actual experience planning and recording a studio show that will be shown on CCTV’s channels and website. A great first production experience, and a terrific way to meet other producers. This class certifies Members to produce in the studio. 3 sessions - Sundays - November 3, 10...
Sep 27, 2019
A short compelling video is a great way to reach new donors while also appealing to current or past supporters. In this class we will discuss the process of audiovisual storytelling, from concept to completion. By addressing artistic as well as practical concerns, this class will introduce nonprofit staff to the process of conceiving, planning, and sharing a great video. 1 session - Monday -...
Sep 26, 2019
In this three session class you’ll learn the interview techniques and technical skills to tell your family members’ oral history. We’ll be going over best practices for conducting interviews, how to use CCTV’s professional audio recorders and the best ways to share your family’s story once your project is complete. 3 sessions - Tuesdays - November 19th, 26th...
Sep 25, 2019
Prerequisite: Field Cameras 101 In this class, students will learn about the rich history of Video Art as they produce new video artworks of their very own. Concepts will be borrowed from famous video artists who have shown in places like the Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim, the ICA Boston, and others. You will learn where to see video art locally, the different kinds of video art that can...
Sep 26, 2019
This class will teach beginner to intermediate students the basics of recording and editing audio on Adobe Audition. Students will walk away with basic vocabulary for working with audio, hands-on editing experience, and directions on how to properly save and format their work for uploading and streaming. 1 session - Sunday - December 8th - 4-7pm - with Catherine Conley Register Today!...
Sep 26, 2019
Prerequisite: Intro to Premiere...
Sep 24, 2019
Sure, YouTube and Facebook are free and easy for sharing video. But the clips are savagely compressed by those services and you have to give away the rights to your videos in order to use them. Instead, learn how you can use other free file sharing tools to preserve the original quality of your high definition videos and maintain control of your content at the highest level. This is also an...
Sep 26, 2019
This class focuses on recording location sound for documentary production. We will cover audio recorders, microphones and recording techniques. Through lectures and hands-on practice in and outside of class, students will learn the role of production sound in non-fictional narrative. 2 sessions - Thursdays - December 5th...
Sep 25, 2019
Looking to raise awareness and drive donations to your nonprofit? Facebook has introduced a variety of tools to let you more easily raise funds. We will look at the different ways you can utilize Facebook to involve your network and community in your fundraising efforts. 1 session - Thursday - November 14th - 6-8pm - with Patricia Egessa Register Today! Contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900...
Sep 24, 2019
Come play with some of the new camera equipment that CCTV has to offer. Hope to see you there! 1 session - Thursday - October 24th - 6-9pm - with Peter Levine Register Today! Contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org Advance registration is required and is accepted on a first-come basis. Early registration is advised since courses may fill up or be canceled...

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