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Jun 28, 2018 Whether you are interested in visual effects, 2D animation, data visualization, or simply want to create compelling titles and graphics for your video projects, After Effects is an industry standard with virtually endless potential for creativity. In this class students will learn all of the basic tools necessary to start their own project and navigate the essential tools. 1 session -... more
Jun 28, 2018 Learn about the wonderful world of podcasting. What is the process of making a podcast? How do podcasts work? Learn the beginning steps to getting your voice heard through an exciting medium. 1 session - Monday - August 13th - from 6-9pm - with Chris Hope Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for... more
Jun 28, 2018 An introductory course on color correcting footage within Adobe Premiere. Students will learn how to white balance their images, match color, and create film “looks.” Students are encouraged to bring their own footage to color correct in the second half of the course. Pre-requisite: Premiere or FCP Bootcamp 2 sessions - Wednesdays - August 15th and 22nd - from 6-9pm - with Heather Cassano... more
Jun 28, 2018 You will learn the basics of the CCTV Live! studio. We will cover the video switcher and its various sources, the computer, taking calls from viewers and how to capture your show on an SD card. We will also briefly cover “LIVE” on-camera presentation techniques, and discuss policies, procedures and responsibilities. For those who have not taken this course before, this is a critical workshop to... more
Jun 28, 2018 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. 3 sessions - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday -... more
Jun 28, 2018 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional HD camcorders and DSLRs. You will learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice. In addition, you will learn why you should use one camera over the other, depending on the type of production you are creating. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV’s camcorders and DSLRs. 1 session - Wednesday -... more
Jun 28, 2018 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 Access Members to check out light kits. 1 session - Thursday - September 6th - from 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or... more
Jun 28, 2018 A one day intensive on shooting every day life. Students will learn basic composition, techniques for shooting in the field, and how to piece together a scene from real-life scenarios. This course includes an hour of shooting outside the classroom in Central Square. Pre-requisite: Field Cameras 101 1 session - Sunday - September 9th - from 3-7pm - with Heather Cassano Register Today!... 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... more
Jun 28, 2018 Adobe Premiere Pro is now available at CCTV! Jump into our new editing software with this 3-day intensive, where 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... more
Jun 28, 2018 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. Pre-requisite: Final Cut Pro Bootcamp OR Premiere Bootcamp 4 sessions - Wednesdays - September 12th, 19th,... 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... 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.... more
Apr 3, 2018 Pre-requisite: 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 - Monday - April 30th - from 6-9pm - with Staz Modrzynski... 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-... more
Apr 3, 2018 The Power of Podcasting is a course that will teach you how to create your own podcast! You will learn how to create your main idea, how to find your unique “voice,” how to record, and how to distribute episodes. 5 sessions - Wednesdays - May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th - 6-9pm with Chris Hope Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All... 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... more
Apr 3, 2018 CCTV’s main studio offers a world of visual possibilities for any given production. Whether you’re producing a news show, shooting a music video, hosting a variety show, or directing a short film, you can make our studio work for you. In this class, you will learn how to build a set, control the lighting, and create a variety of set designs. 1 session - Tuesday - May 15th - from 6-9pm - with... more
Apr 3, 2018 This workshop is an introduction to voice over technique. It’s ideal for beginners as well as those looking to get a fresh perspective on their voice over work. Also great for podcasters! You will explore and practice a wide variety of voice over scripts (commercial, documentary, animation, voice mail, instructional, etc). Each individual learn how to own their authentic voice so that their... more
Apr 2, 2018 1 session - Wednesday - May 23rd - from 2-4pm - with Diana Felder Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is accepted on a first-come basis. Early registration is advised since courses may fill up or be canceled due to low... more

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