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Sep 27, 2016 DIY Video For Nonprofits Series - Sign Up for One Session or All Three Individual Session $20/$40, Package (3 Sessions) $45/$100 Nonprofits are faced with distinct marketing challenges throughout the year: How do you reach your customers and donors in a meaningful way, but with a limited budget? This series of workshops will provide your staff with the ability to create promotional videos... more
Sep 27, 2016 FREE SEMINAR - Copyright and Open Source Resources When you set out to create your own media, questions about copyright law are difficult to avoid. This class will cover the basics: copyrighting your work, fair use, licensing, Creative Commons and open source, and how and when you may incorporate existing material into your own work. Instructor: Brad Glanden Date: Thu, 12/15/2016, 6:00PM - 9:... more
Sep 27, 2016 This workshop is an interactive demonstration of the role of lighting in film and TV production, and basic lighting concepts & techniques. The class will cover CCTV's tungsten lighting kits and the brand new LED lighting kits. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV's lighting equipment.Instructor: Jon Dorn Date: Thu, 12/08/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two... more
Sep 27, 2016 Bring Your Own Device (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with MIT CCTV is partnering with MIT for its “Day of Service” to offer seniors one-on-one assistance with a personal device. Get the most out of your phone, tablet or laptop - bring it on by and we’ll help you become more familiar with your new technology! Registration is required. When: Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:00AM - 12:... more
Sep 27, 2016 Photo Class Series for Students 50+ This fall CCTV is offering three classes on organizing, editing and sharing photos. This series is FREE for members and sessions are $10 each for non-members. Please contact Clodagh Drummey at 617-401-4005 or clodagh@cctvcambridge.org for more information - registration is required. Photo Class Series: Session #1 - Editing Photos Using Google Photos $0 members... more
Sep 27, 2016 Photo Class Series for Students 50+ This fall CCTV is offering three classes on organizing, editing and sharing photos. This series is FREE for members and sessions are $10 each for non-members. Please contact Clodagh Drummey at 617-401-4005 or clodagh@cctvcambridge.org for more information - registration is required. Photo Class Series: Session #2 - Sharing Photos $0 members/$10 non-members... more
Sep 27, 2016 Photo Class Series for Students 50+ This fall CCTV is offering three classes on organizing, editing and sharing photos. This series is FREE for members and sessions are $10 each for non-members. Please contact Clodagh Drummey at 617-401-4005 or clodagh@cctvcambridge.org for more information - registration is required. Photo Class Series: Session #1 - Downloading and Organizing Your Photos $0... more
Sep 27, 2016 One-on-One Technology AssistanceFREE CCTV is partnering with Building Impact and Tech Gives Back to provide individuals one-on-one technology training. If you register for this free session, you will be paired with an individual who works in the local tech community to assist you with your particular technology needs: using email, smartphones & mobile devices, social media strategy, website... more
Sep 27, 2016 Production Opportunity & Workshop: Craft a Year-End Fundraising Video for Your Organization Workshop: Wednesday, October 12, 10am - 12pm; Production Completed By November 11$40 for CCTV organizational members, $75 for non-members Nonprofits are faced with special fundraising challenges at the end of the year, and a short compelling video is a great way to reach new donors while also appealing... more
Sep 27, 2016 We are excited to announce that after receiving a generous donation from an anonymous donor (Anonymous is a Woman), and a matching grant from the Charles Farnsworth Trust, we are expanding our technology services for adults over 50! Please check out our schedule for the fall, which includes one-to-one Internet and technology help from Google & MIT, a photo class series, and an online shopping... more
Sep 26, 2016 This class will focus on how to to present oneself while being interviewed on camera. We go over how to feel comfortable sitting in the spotlight, how to get your point across, and how to look natural while doing it. The first session will focus on presenting yourself as the person being interviewed, while the second session will have you in the interviewer’s seat. You will learn strategies... more
Sep 26, 2016 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 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! Instructor: Garabed... more
Sep 26, 2016 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional JVC GYHM600U HD camcorders. 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, 11/17/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for... more
Sep 26, 2016 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
Sep 26, 2016 Online Shopping with Google - Students 50+ (FREE) Friday, November 11, 2016 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM In this class, a Google representative will cover the basics of how to shop online safely and effectively this holiday season. You’ll cover everything from how to research the best prices, various methods for paying online (whether you are making one purchase or many purchases), options for shipping... more
Sep 25, 2016 Do you want to share your knowledge with a world-wide audience? Consider producing an engaging vlog to creatively sharing your voice. Vlogs are a form of blog that use video and supporting text, images, and metadata. Vlogs are one of the most extensively used formats for both business and individuals…and now you! We will be covering basic scriptwriting, creation techniques and promotion. Pre-... more
Sep 25, 2016 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
Sep 21, 2016 In this class, students will create a short story from their own life experiences or present an idea using narration, photographs, sound, text, video and found objects. We will focus on storytelling strategies (traditional and non-traditional), as well as diverse ways of thinking about digital media creatively. The class concept stems from the idea that the technology of digital media permits... more
Sep 21, 2016 How do you get people on the street to share their opinions, comments and preference with you for your next news story? Where do you go to find a cross section of the population? How do you approach people in a way that makes them feel comfortable sharing with you? How do you gather your comments in an interesting visual way? What is the impact of putting your comments together in a particular... more
Sep 21, 2016 Age Engage: One-to-One Internet Assistance (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with Google CCTV is excited to announce that we will be teaming with Google to host another session of Age Engage on October 14 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV to teach individuals over 50 how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50 are paired with... more
Sep 21, 2016 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

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