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Jun 23, 2014 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and the Panasonic DVX100B SD camera. Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with these camcorders. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV camcorders - it is required to check out CCTV cameras. Instructor: Jennifer Kelley Date: Sun, 07/13/2014... more
Jun 22, 2014 The CCTV Beginning Studio Production: Primetime! class culminates in an exciting live studio shoot, oftentimes of a band or other artistic performance. We will be having another Primetime class coming up beginning on Monday, June 23 at 6PM. This video is from the most recent Primetime studio shoot on April 9, 2014 with the band School Shoes. Please feel free to call 617-661-6900 or stop by... more
Jun 9, 2014 Beginning Studio Production: Primetime! The CCTV Beginning Studio Production: Primetime! class culminates in an exciting live studio shoot, oftentimes of a band or other artistic performance. This video is from the most recent Primetime studio shoot on April 9, 2014 with the band School Shoes. We will be having another Primetime class coming up beginning on Monday, June 23 at 6PM. Please feel... more
Jun 8, 2014 You will learn the basics of the BeLive studio. We will cover the video switcher, the document camera, roll-in deck, the computer, and taking phone calls from viewers. We will also briefly cover “LIVE” on-camera presentation techniques, and discuss policies, procedures and responsibilities. Instructor: Sean Keane Date: Sun, 06/15/2014, 3:00 - 4:00 PM This free mini class is open to Cambridge... more
Jun 5, 2014 Eric writes: I recently shot a dance rehearsal using CCTV's JVC cameras. Everything seemed fine during the shoot, and the image looked good on the LCD screen, but when I went home and transferred the footage onto my computer, I realized that the footage was extremely grainy. I am pretty sure that I did not have the gain on high and cannot figure out how this could have happened. Do you have any... more
May 28, 2014 Age Engage: One-to-One Internet Assistance (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with Google CCTV is excited to announce that we will be teaming with Google to host another session of Age Engage on June 6, 2014 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV in which individuals over 50 learn how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired... more
May 28, 2014 Age Engage: One-to-One Internet Assistance (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with Google CCTV is excited to announce that we will be teaming with Google to host another session of Age Engage on June 6, 2014 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV in which individuals over 50 learn how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired... more
May 16, 2014 In this post, we take a quick look at how to create a freeze video footage in FCP X, as well as how to change clip speed. To create a freeze frame, follow the steps below: 1. In the Timeline, put your playhead on the frame you want to hold and select the clip 2. Use either the Retime menu in the Toolbar (pictured), or Modify > Retime > Hold A color coded retiming editor appears on the top... more
May 12, 2014 Host your own TV show and make media around issues that affect you and your community. CCTV offers television time, training and access to our production equipment. Sound interesting? You can do it all by becoming a CCTV member. The first step is to attend an orientation to learn all about becoming a member, the facilities, equipment and training that are available, member policies, and more.... more
May 12, 2014 Host your own TV show and make media around issues that affect you and your community. CCTV offers television time, training and access to our production equipment. Sound interesting? You can do it all by becoming a CCTV member. The first step is to attend an orientation to learn all about becoming a member, the facilities, equipment and training that are available, member policies, and more.... 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
May 7, 2014 Spring is on the way in! It is a great time to spark your creativity and take a CCTV class! Come down to CCTV to develop some new skills or get moving on that project that has been sitting on the back burner for months. We have so much to offer – there is something for everyone! Below is just some of what we are offering in the month of May. For more classes, please click here. Need to... more
Apr 27, 2014 Learn how your non-profit can use Google Drive to share information and enhance communication. We’ll explore the options available on the free applications as well as what is available to non-profits through the paid service. This class is open to Cambridge non-profits only. This class will be taught by a Google staff member. Contact Allison if your organization would like to participate:... more
Apr 25, 2014 CCTV offers some really fantastic classes. If you've been involved at the station in any capacity, you already know that. One thing we LOVE to do is offer the community some of the BEST tools for learning and creating meaningful media. Check out these three upcoming classes that are sure to be engaging, inspiring and just plain rad. Call 617-661-6900 or see the staff member at the front desk to... more
Apr 16, 2014 CCTV APRIL CLASS SPECIAL!! Access Members: Sign up a non-member friend to come with you to any CCTV class and they can pay the Access Member rate! Sign up (with your friend) by April 30th for any class through June. Fee is non-refundable. Non-Members: Two for One! When you and a friend sign up for a class, one of you comes for free! Sign up with a friend by April 30th for any CCTV class... more
Apr 14, 2014 Brandeis Cancels Plan to Give Honorary Degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Critic of Islam Photo Ayaan Hirsi Ali has called Islam “a destructive, nihilistic cult of death.” Facing growing criticism, Brandeis University said Tuesday that it had reversed course and would not award an honorary degree to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a campaigner for women’s rights and a fierce critic of Islam, who has called the... more
Apr 3, 2014 Cambridge Community Television’s Class Schedule for April, May, June 2014 is now available! Please take a moment to check it out online! There are a lot of exciting classes coming up very soon. Check them out here! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Allison directly: allison@cctvcambridge.org or 617-401-4009 or call the CCTV front desk at 617-661-6900 or stop on by! more
Apr 3, 2014 Stephanie wrote:Dear Shirin, I did a multi-camera shoot over the weekend, but unfortunately forgot to white balance both cameras. As a result, the clips shot with the main camera look perfect, but the ones shot with the secondary camera are blue/green and washed out. Is there a way that I can match the color of the clips in FCPX? Thanks, Stephanie Dear Stephanie, Yes, you can! And it is actually... more
Mar 28, 2014 April 1st is April Fools' Day, but we're not kidding when we say getting started at CCTV has never been easier! Just come by the station (we're at 438 Massachusetts Avenue) at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1 for our free orientation and studio tour. It's the best, most efficient way to learn all about our resources and how you can begin hosting your own TV show, making a movie, taking classes,... 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 Gain Studio Camera and Floor Director certification, as well as exposure to technical directing through actual experience planning and shooting 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 Access Members to produce in the studio.Instructor: Benjamin Brown Dates: Mon, 06/23/... more

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