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Jul 1, 2015 Cambridge Community Television’s Class Schedule for July, August, and September 2015 is now available. There are a lot of exciting classes — many of them brand new — being offered through September. Take a moment to check out our offerings. View classes here. Questions? Contact Allison directly: allison@cctvcambridge.org or 617.401.4009 Or, call the CCTV front desk at 617.661.6900. Or stop by... more
Jun 30, 2015 Cambridge Community Television presents: Student Photography Exhibition Reception & Instructor Screening featuring Jon Dorn and Siobhan Landry, July 23rd Join us at CCTV for an evening celebrating both exciting emerging artists and established contemporary filmmakers. Don't miss this fun opportunity to meet the makers and discuss great work being created right here in Cambridge. Reception:... more
Jun 25, 2015 Motion is a powerful tool for experimenting with visual effects, incorporating sophisticated motion graphics or just creating cool looking titles for your project. In this workshop, you will learn fundamentals of this powerful application. This introductory workshop in two 3 hr. sessions will introduce producers to the 3D environment of Apple’s Motion 5. Learn how to bring life to text and... more
Jun 25, 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: Thu, 08/24/2015, 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
Jun 25, 2015 This class will go over different ways for you to market and promote yourself to gain an audience or following. It will highlight the importance of treating yourself like a small business, and offer different technical skills and tools to do so, such as: locations to market, forums/groups for networking, using your website to build a following (SEO, Blogs, etc.), what Thought Leadership is and... more
Jun 25, 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
Jun 25, 2015 Have you ever looked up at the lighting grid in the big studio and wondered what all those crazy things were? In this workshop you will learn about the lighting grid, and how to use the lighting board in order to add some creativity to your show. You will learn the proper safety involved in moving the lights, setting up different looks and a general overview of 3 point lighting. Pre-requisite:... more
Jun 25, 2015 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U 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: Wed, 09/09/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have... more
Jun 25, 2015 Can’t code HTML? Don’t have thousands to shell out for a beautiful web design? You can build your own interactive website using Wix. This three hour, hands-on workshop will walk you through the web-building program including how to find, purchase, and connect a domain name, how to pick a template, how to create web pages, pricing structures, and how to enable e-commerce and blogs. Instructor:... more
Jun 24, 2015 So, you’ve taken Beginning Studio and you’ve gotten a sense of how the studio works. But, at the heart of every great studio production is the video switcher, and this is not your old-school switcher: built in clip store, virtual sets, graphics and animation at your fingertips! There is so much to learn. Take this free one night intensive to really develop your proficiency. Instructor: Ben... more
Jun 24, 2015 Make great music, podcasts and sound tracks with GarageBand. The software offers everything you need to learn, play, record, mix and share music. Students will unlock these features while gaining an understanding of MIDI and audio production for video. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Dates: Wed, 08/19/2015, 6:00 PM Wed, 08/26/2015, 6:00 PM Wed, 09/02/2015, 6:00 PM All regular classes have two rates:... more
Jun 24, 2015 Bring your smart phones to class and learn how to use the next big social media tool! Periscope, a free app by twitter, has the potential to change everything from the way news is reported, to how we think about television, to the ever-changing lines between public and private. Explore this new app and its possibilities! Instructor: Jonathan Barbato Date: Tue, 08/18/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All... more
Jun 24, 2015 DSLR cameras are great tools for shooting high quality HD video, but one of the challenges that arises with using them is that it is hard to capture high quality sound. Many professionals opt to use separate sound recorders and synchronize this sound with their video inside FCPX, or choose to conceive a project that does not utilize synch sound. This workshop will provide an overview of the... more
Jun 24, 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
Jun 24, 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
Jun 24, 2015 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U 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: Wed, 08/05/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have... more
Jun 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: Mon, 07/27/2015, 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
Jun 23, 2015 This advanced session in Final Cut Pro X invites students to edit a multi-cam shoot using multiple devices to produce one final product. Students will shoot an interview in class, then import and synchronize the footage. This is a sophisticated and marketable skill. DAY 1: Producers participate in creating a mock-up event that involves multiple cameras to explore MULTICAM in Final Cut Pro X.... more
Jun 23, 2015 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: Will Kurtz Date: Sun, 07/26/2015, 3:00PM - 4:00 PM This free mini class is open to... more
Jun 23, 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 skills to the next level! Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit I Dates: Mon, 07/20/2015, 6:00 PM Tue, 07/21/2015, 6:00 PM Wed, 07/22/2015, 6:00 PM All regular classes have... more
Jun 23, 2015 Audacity is a free and powerful open source audio editor that works on Mac, Windows and Linux. Students will learn post-production techniques including audio restoration, noise reduction, EQ’ing, compression, levelling and channel balancing. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Pre-requisite: Edit I: Beginning Final Cut Pro X Date: Sun, 07/19/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for... more

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