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Jan 7, 2018 From the clash of swords in an ancient battle to the distant sound of an owl at night, effective sound design gives meaning to noise. Sound designers communicate by immersing the audience in a sonic universe unique to the narrative. This seminar class will cover the concepts of creating foley, layering individual elements into complex sound effects, and how sound can affect one's perception... more
Jan 7, 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 - Mondays - March 5th, 12th... more
Jan 7, 2018 In this workshop, we will look at a new type of storytelling technology called Augmented Reality. Participants will learn what AR is, why people are using it, and will create an Augmented Reality experience of their very own. 1 session - Sunday - March 4th - 1-7pm - with Charity Everett Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular... more
Jan 7, 2018 You will look at the role of the cinematographer, different shot types and lighting techniques, and will gain a greater understanding of one of the most important pieces of video/filmmaking. 1 session - Thursday - March 1st - 6-9pm - with Steven Barthelemy Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for... more
Jan 7, 2018 This workshop will provide an overview of online solutions to help you digitize, store, and share your photos with family and friends through online albums or with printed books. Some of the websites covered are free while others require fees. Session 1: Preserving Physical Photographs will be taught at the Cambridge Public Library on Wednesday February 21st from 6-8pm. Register Today... more
Jan 7, 2018 Have you been working on a project that you are tired of looking at? Are you looking for advice from other media-makers like yourself? Do you want to see what other people are making at CCTV? Are you looking for new people to collaborate with? If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes,” then you come to our new critique sessions. On the last Wednesday of each month, we will be... more
Jan 7, 2018 Topics covered include: - How to work with Events and Projects - Using intuitive tools to organize and edit your clips - Sharing your project 3 sessions - Sunday, Monday,... more
Jan 7, 2018 1 session - Wednesday - February 21st - 6-9pm 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 enrollment. Members... more
Jan 7, 2018 In this two-session class you will learn how to set-up a chroma key studio, edit out the background in FCPX, 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! 2 sessions - Monday... more
Jan 7, 2018 Students will gain experience using CCTV’s tungsten and LED lighting kits. This class certifies Access Members to check out light kits. 1 session - Sunday - February 11th - 6-9pm 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... more
Jan 7, 2018 In this two session class, we will review techniques that are used by professional actors to develop skills that work best with your acting style. 2 sessions - Wednesdays - February 7th... more
Jan 7, 2018 Whether you are interested in better controlling your personal website, adding another skill to your resume, or in pursuing a career in coding, this class is a great place to start. 3 sessions - February 4th, 5th, and 6th - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday - 6-9pm - with Scotty Vercoe Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have... more
Jan 4, 2018 Have you been working on a project that you are tired of looking at? Are you looking for advice from other media-makers like yourself? Do you want to see what other people are making at CCTV? Are you looking for new people to collaborate with? If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes,” then you come to our new critique sessions. On the last Wednesday of each month, we will be... more
Jan 4, 2018 Learn how to use CCTV's compact portable studio kit for your next concert, lecture, or event. We'll cover the principles of multiple video sources, production planning, setup, signal flow, live graphics, and recording. 1 session - January 29th - Monday - 6-9pm - with Sean Effel Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes... more
Jan 4, 2018 Open Data empowers anyone in the world to help make the City of Cambridge more transparent, efficient, and innovative. Join us to learn how. 1 session - January 29th - Monday - 6pm-8pm - with Josh Wolff 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... more
Jan 4, 2018 Open data empowers anyone in the world to help make the City of Cambridge more transparent, efficient, and innovative. Join us to learn how. 1 session - January 29th - 10am-12pm - with Josh Wolff 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... more
Jan 3, 2018 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 - Sunday - June 10th - 6-9pm - with Kevin Wetmore Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-... more
Jan 3, 2018 Pre-requisite: Field Cameras 101 and Editing 101 Students will work as a team to produce an 100 second film which will be submitted to the 100 Second Film Festival in Easton, MA. Students will learn the basics of filmmaking - from pre-production to script writing to producing to shooting and post-production. You will also learn how to submit a film to a festival. 5 sessions - January 25th... more
Jan 3, 2018 Jump into our new editing software with this 3-day intensive, where you will learn everything you need to know about Premiere. Get familiar with the program's interface, shortcuts, and basic tools as you edit a short video from beginning to end. 3 sessions - Sunday, Monday,... more
Jan 3, 2018 For this one-night-only event, CCTV will be bringing out and showing off our new 360 camera, drawing tablets, the Go Pros, and more. This will also be a good time to explore Lab 2's makeover as we turn into a more flexible workspace for members. Register Today! contact Keaton Fox at 617-661-6900 or email keaton@cctvcambridge.org All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members... more
Dec 31, 2017 In the 32nd episode of Cambridge Uncovered, host Priyanka Deo of NeighborMedia.org explores the struggles of music and art education. A large amount of research shows that the arts is closely tied to almost everything we as a nation demand from our schools: academic achievement, social development, emotional development and civic engagement, just to name a few. Why then is it typically the first... more

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