Education Gallery

Jun 20, 2019
In this class, students will learn the basics of operating CCTVs DSLR cameras and how to use them to get more cinematic looking video. 1 session - Wednesday - July 17th - 6-9pm - with Jordy Brazo 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...
Jun 20, 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 - Wednesday - August 7th - 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@...
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 - Wednesdays - September 11th, 18th...
Jun 20, 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 - Monday - July 22nd - 6-9pm - with Catherine Conley Register Today! contact...
Jun 20, 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 - Tuesday...
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...
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...
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...
Jun 20, 2019
For those comfortable with basic electronic safety and signal flow, this is a hands on workshop on how to set up and troubleshoot a simple indoor live sound system. We will address different gear, mixing, and space/size concepts (bar, theater, studio, bedroom, etc) to set up for a poetry reading, a karaoke night, and a small rock band. 1 session - Thursday - September 19th - 6-9pm - with...
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...
Jun 20, 2019
*Prerequisite: Premiere Bootcamp* With such a wide range of practical applications, Adobe’s essential visual effects software can be a daunting program to learn. This course will equip students with the skills necessary to start their own project, navigate multiple compositions, and utilize a handful of basic tools. 2 sessions - Monday...
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...
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-...
Jun 20, 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 session - Monday, Tuesday...
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...
Jun 20, 2019
In this workshop, you will be introduced to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. This class certifies Members to check out audio equipment. 1 session - Monday - August 5th - 6-9pm - with Scotty Vercoe Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-661-6900 or email ellen@cctvcambridge.org Advance registration is required and is accepted on...
Jun 20, 2019
*Prerequisite: Beginning Studio Production* This class is for those who want to explore more of CCTV’s Broadcast Pix system. Learn how to do a variety of fades and transitions, how to add custom graphics to your live show, how to use the built-in green screen features, and more! 1 session - Thursday - September 5th - 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Ellen Daoust at 617-...
Jun 19, 2019
Take your editing skills to the next level! This class will provide an opportunity to put into practice the techniques you learned in Premiere Bootcamp. We will go over all aspects of the editing process- from cutting an interview, to color correcting, selecting sound bytes, file organization, sequence building, audio tuning and more. This pragmatic approach takes editing out of the realm of...
Jun 20, 2019
In movies, editing can be used to manipulate the audience’s emotions. It provides the rhythm of the scene and can drastically alter the way it’s experienced. In this class, we’ll look at famous examples of editing techniques that will add to your greater understanding as a viewer and producer. 1 session - Tuesday - August 6th - 6-8pm - with Peter Levine Register Today! contact Ellen...
Jun 20, 2019
*Pre-requisite: DSLRs 101* Learn a bit about the history of cinematography and contemporary practices. We will explore the intersection of camera operation, framing, exposure, and lighting. 2 sessions - Monday, September 16th...
Jun 17, 2019
Come learn what CCTV is all about - and take a class or two while you are at it! This special evening will offer an orientation explaining what we do here at CCTV and then you’ll get a taste of our Beginning Studio Production and DSLRs 101 class. It’s a great way to get a taste of what CCTV has to offer and to see where your interests lie. Light refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you...

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