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Mar 22, 2015 Creative choices that are made prior to the production stage can add layers of expression and meaning to a film or video work. This class will explore the planning stages that precede production, paying close attention to the areas of cinematography, art direction, storyboarding, and sound. Students will then examine a script excerpt and design a portfolio that transforms the written word into an... more
Mar 22, 2015 Bring life to the process of acting in this one day only workshop! You will practice understanding your instrument (your body) and learn, through physical acting exercises, how to manipulate it to create a visually engaging character. Instructor: Evin C. Anderson Date: Tue, 04/21/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance... more
Mar 22, 2015 In this introductory workshop you will learn the basics of non-linear editing with Apple's Final Cut Pro X by putting together an edited promo. Topics covered include: • How to work with Events & Projects. • Using intuitive tools to organize and edit your clips. • Sharing your project. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Dates: Mon, 04/13/2015, 6:00 PM Tue, 04/14/2015, 6:00 PM Wed, 04/15/2015, 6:... more
Mar 22, 2015 This workshop will introduce the creative use of color by cinematographers and directors in film, focusing on a couple of core concepts that can be applied to any project, from small to big budget. It will also cover the basics of color correction and color grading inside FCPX, through an overview of the interface and tools, as well as through the demonstration of tried and true techniques.... more
Mar 17, 2015 In this hands-on workshop you will learn how to tailor your organization’s story to social media platforms. All participants will bring a copy of their mission statements and ‘about us’ page from their websites and we will work as a group to draft a social media campaign for each organization. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Thursday, 05/21/2015, 10AM - 12PM (optional 30 minute conversation at 12PM... more
Mar 17, 2015 In this hands-on workshop you will write a professional and engaging press release for your nonprofit. Each participant will bring a story idea and rough outline to work on in class, which the group will then workshop together, giving feedback and learning from each others’ suggestions. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Monday, 04/27/2015, 10AM - 12PM (optional 30 minute conversation at 12PM)... more
Mar 17, 2015 This class is an introduction to the art of stop-motion animation, with a focus on how to create short films as an individual or small team using a DSLR camera and Final Cut Pro X. Students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques fundamental to analog animation and learn to animate real-life objects and materials. The class will create a collaborative final project: A short film,... more
Mar 6, 2015 The annual Lesley University June Fox Lecture presents educator and researcher Daniel Losen, a Lesley alumnus (’87). He is director of the Center for Civil Rights Remedies of the Civil Rights Project at UCLA. His work concerns the impact of law and policy on children of color and language minority students, and he has found in his research that a growing number of schools are exploring less... more
Mar 6, 2015 Join Lesley University for a panel discussion as part of the weeklong Creativity Forum featuring renowned guest speakers who underscore the important role of creativity across all disciplines. The Channeling Creativity panel, moderated by WGBH and Public Radio International host Kara Miller, features award-winning Cambridge-based visual artist Mags Harries, who has completed over 30 major public... more
Mar 5, 2015 Educator Pedro Noguera kicks off Lesley University’s weeklong Creativity Forum, which features renowned guest speakers such as choreographer Twyla Tharp, psychologist Daniel Goleman and astronaut Mae Jemison. Dr. Noguera, an NYU professor and award-winning author and activist, directs the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools. His work focuses on the ways in... more
Mar 5, 2015 Looking for some things to do that are free and open to the public? These are some of the interesting events being hosted by the colleges in the Cambridge area that anyone can go to. HARVARD LECTURE: Mapping the Universe Thursday, March 19 at 7:30pm in the Phillips Auditorium 60 Garden St. Cambridge, Daniel Einstein will explain in a public lecture how groupings of galaxies formed and how... more
Mar 4, 2015 This week at Lesley University, the new Lunder Arts center officially opened. Classes on Monday were held inside the new building and all seems to be going well. The new building which is located near University Hall, or the Shops at Porter Square building, on Massachusetts Avenue has incorporated both old and new architecture and since being built has added a new breath of life into the area.... more
Mar 3, 2015 Robert Putnam, author of, ‘Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community’ and Malkin Professor of Public Policy at Harvard University, spoke last night at Lesley University to discuss the domestic challenge facing us today: “a growing gap between rich kids and poor kids.” Putnam, a political scientist, emphasized the growing disparity between the have and the have nots, and made a... more
Feb 27, 2015 Come to this evening sign--up if you want to improve your English. Walk-ins welcome. more
Feb 27, 2015 Come to this morning sign-up if you want to improve your English. Walk-ins welcome. more
Feb 27, 2015 This orientation is for adults interested in becoming a morning student to improve your reading, writing and Mathematics skills. These classes will also prepare you to take the HiSET exam tests, formerly called GED. Call 617.394.6363 to reserve your seat for orientation. more
Feb 27, 2015 This orientation is for adults interested in becoming an evening student to improve your reading, writing and Mathematics skills. These classes will also prepare you to take the HiSET exam tests, formerly called GED. Call 617.394.6363 to reserve your seat for orientation. more
Feb 24, 2015 In this class you’ll learn tips for safeguarding your privacy online. We’ll discuss password best practices and how to navigate privacy settings on popular sites. We’ll also explore the ways companies track you online and how to limit data collected about you Instructor: Molly Akin Dates: Friday, 03/20/2015, 1PM - 3PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-... more
Feb 17, 2015 Ever wanted to learn how to take a story and adapt it to the screen? In this class we will go over storyboarding and how to organize, plan, and prepare to film your very own stories! Creating storyboards will help you and others on your crew visualize for the screen and fully develop your stories.Instructor: Brad Glanden Date: Sun, 02/22/2014, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates:... more
Feb 13, 2015 The inaugural Paul A. Fideler Lecturer is Robert Putnam, the Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard John F. Kennedy School. The London Sunday Times has called Professor Putnam the "most influential academic in the world today." His topic and the title of his book is Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis. Professor Putnam is the author of Bowling Alone (2000) and... more
Feb 5, 2015 CCTV offers a variety of training programs that offer computer training to people over 50. Each week on Monday from 1 pm- 3 pm, CCTV hosts Computers for People Over 50, which provides computer training and support from patient and knowledgeable volunteers. This program is designed to meet the needs and interests of each participant. People with varying levels of computer experience are welcome... more

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