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Dec 28, 2015 CCTV MONTHLY FREE LECTURE SERIES Beginning in February, CCTV is launching a monthly series of high-caliber seminar classes that will be completely free and open to the general public (this includes non-members and non-residents). These classes are taught by highly educated practitioners in their field, and are a rare opportunity to sample the kind of resources available at CCTV. A class will be... more
Dec 28, 2015 Citizen journalism is largely happening on the internet. This course will explore the fundamentals of online journalism in terms of producing stories for a variety of digital platforms, including blogs, online-based news sites and social media. How do you write stories that are both news site and social media ready? What are factors to consider in writing for the web? How can you use social media... more
Dec 28, 2015 In this intermediate workshop, you will learn powerful post-production features of Final Cut Pro X. Topics covered include: multi-cam editing, chroma key, animation techniques, and keyframing. Take your editing to the next level with this fun and exciting class. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit I Dates: Sun, 02/07/2016, 6:00 PM Mon, 02/08/2016, 6:00 PM Tue, 02/09/2016, 6:00 PM... more
Dec 28, 2015 Ever wonder how the weatherman can stand in front of the world? In this two-session class you will learn how to set up a chroma key studio, edit out the background in FCP, and finally insert a still or video background of your choice. Students will have created their own single shot chroma-keyed scenes by the end of this class. The sky is an option, but not the limit! Instructor: Rick Paras... more
Dec 28, 2015 In this workshop, the class will work as a team to produce a narrative short fiction film. Scripting, producing, directing, lighting, sound and editing for narrative productions will be covered. Students are encouraged to bring scripts and story ideas to the first class meeting! Instructor: Jon Dorn Pre-requistie: Field Camera I & Edit I: Beginning FCPX Dates: Thu, 01/28/2016, 6:00 PM - 9:... more
Dec 23, 2015 Have a big fight scene in your next film and don’t know how to choreograph it or even film it? Always wanted to learn how they do those fight scenes in movies and on TV? Whether you are a director, actor or a future fight choreographer, here is your opportunity to learn the foundation of fight choreography and how to remain safe on set! This class requires physical mobility, if you have any... more
Dec 23, 2015 In this introductory workshop, producers will jump right into editing with Final Cut Pro X. Get organized right from the start with New Libraries that you can save on your hard drive. Learn to work with Libraries, Events & Projects. This intensive workshop will briefly introduce the interface and get into importing video, audio & images to get a taste for editing. Topics covered also... more
Dec 23, 2015 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including our brand new JVC GYHM600U HD 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: Jon Dorn Date: Thu, 01/21/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular... more
Dec 23, 2015 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. This class culminates in an exciting live studio shoot with a local band. A great first production experience, and a terrific way to meet other producers. This class certifies Access... more
Dec 23, 2015 In this workshop, you will be introduced to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV's audio equipment. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Date: Tue, 01/12/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is... more
Dec 4, 2015 Video in Social Mediapart of the Social Media for Artists seriesWednesday, February 3rd, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue The moving image is increasingly becoming important in social media. Including short and fascinating video content on your social media platforms will undoubtedly get you people’s attention. This class will look at the place... more
Nov 11, 2015 In this course, students will explore the history of the moving image as biography, and learn how to utilize video to create a representation of someone else. Each student will work independently or collaboratively on a project throughout the course. Stylistic devices, interview techniques, and structural strategies will be demonstrated and discussed. The student will have to actively engage with... more
Nov 10, 2015 This course will focus on the practical steps a director and producer need to take to be fully prepared for shooting a project. The instructor will offer tips and advice on everything from scheduling and crew responsibilities to the realities of having to feed a large cast and crew. The course will also touch on traditional industry terminology as well as general expectations on a large... more
Nov 4, 2015 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and our brand new JVC GYHM600 HD cameras. 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: Jon Dorn Date: Thu, 11/05/2015, 6... more
Nov 4, 2015 Whether you are an emerging photographer looking to get your portfolio seen and your work published, or a hobbyist interested in creating a unique holiday gift, photo books provide a very polished, professional-looking strategy for displaying your images. In this two-session class, you will learn how to use shutterfly, an internet-based book publishing service, to create a customized photo book... more
Oct 30, 2015 Artist Website Platforms: Which is for You?Monday, November 2nd, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30, $10/$15 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Thanks to innovative minds and technology, there are numerous website platforms out there. Each of them has its advantages and disadvantages. This class will explore the different website platforms that work well especially for artists. It... more
Oct 26, 2015 The Cambridge Calendar: How to Effectively Promote Your Nonprofit's Events and Announcements on the Web and TV. You are invited to network with Cambridge nonprofit professionals and learn how to use CCTV's Cambridge Calendar to publicize community events. Coffee and pastries will be served. Instructor: Sean Effel Date: Tue, 10/27/2015, 9:00AM - 10:30AM Registration is required. Contact... more
Oct 22, 2015 In this intermediate workshop, you will learn powerful post-production features of Final Cut Pro X. Topics covered include: multi-cam editing, chroma key, animation techniques, and keyframing. Take your editing to the next level with this fun and exciting class. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit I Dates: Sun, 10/25/2015, 6:00 PM Mon, 10/26/2015, 6:00 PM Tue, 10/27/2015, 6:00 PM... more
Oct 16, 2015 Learn best practices for presenting your organization’s work in this hands-on workshop on PowerPoint. In this introductory workshop, we will review the basics of PowerPoint and tips and tricks that will make your presentations shine. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 10/20/2015, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@cctvcambridge.org or 617 401 4005 to... more
Oct 9, 2015 We are looking for volunteers to provide a commitment of at least one semester once a week on Mondays near the Alewife T-Station at the Jefferson Park Housing Community, starting on October 5th. This opportunity is to work with High School students on a wide range of academic subjects, in partnership with the Cambridge Housing Authority Work Force Program. Each volunteer tutor is matched one-on-... more
Oct 9, 2015 We are looking for volunteers to provide a commitment of at least one semester for one hour a week on Tuesday or Thursday evenings at the Fletcher Maynard Academy in the Area IV of Cambridge (located close to the Central Square T station and many bus routes). This opportunity is to tutor Elementary School students on a wide range of academic subjects and also serve as a mentor to them. Each... more

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