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Oct 2, 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, 11/02/2015, 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
Oct 1, 2015 This campaign piece was recorded by Cambridge Community Television in an effort to educate its viewers on their choices in the upcoming election on November 3, 2015. You can see all of CCTV's candidate videos here:http://www.cctvcambridge.org/candidates more
Sep 27, 2015 Through a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, in conjunction with the Cambridge Art Association, CCTV is offering a series of social media workshops designed specifically for artists. Registration Information The entire series is $85 for CCTV/CAA members; $140 for non-members. To register for one or more courses, contact Allison Rodriguez at allison@cctvcambridge.org or 617-401-4009... more
Sep 27, 2015 Crowdfunding for Creative Projectspart of the Social Media for Artists seriesThursday, January 21st 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street Crowdfunding has become one of the most popular ways to find fiscal sponsorship for artistic endeavors and grassroots projects. In this workshop, learn about some of the most successful small donor sites – Kickstarter,... more
Sep 27, 2015 Social Media Analytics for Artists and Producers part of the Social Media for Artists seriesWednesday, January 13th, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Twitter? Facebook? Pinterest? Instagram? Are you using Social Media with little effect? Having trouble measuring what's working in social media? In this class you will learn how to collect data... more
Sep 27, 2015 Photoshop is a powerful image manipulation tool, but it can be overwhelming for beginners. This class introduces the layout of the software program, and goes over the basics of camera raw and adjustment layers, so that students can get the most out of their images. Instructor: Siobhan Landry Date: Thu, 12/16/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one... more
Sep 27, 2015 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: Tue, 12/15/2015, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two... more
Sep 27, 2015 In this hands-on workshop, learn how to use PowerPoint to create simple and compelling infographics and the popular web-based graphic design tool Canva to polish up your social graphics. Infographic templates will be provided and you will walk away with pieces to support your next social push! Workshop participants should bring data from recent projects, organization logo and 5-10 images.... more
Sep 27, 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
Sep 27, 2015 Learn how to write short comedy scripts for online videos. Have you always wanted to start your own Youtube channel - or CCTV account - and create fresh content for it on a weekly basis, but haven’t gotten around to learning the basics to do so? Now is your chance to learn the tools necessary to write funny and engaging comedy sketches consistently. (Still above is from a short video by... more
Sep 27, 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
Sep 27, 2015 You will learn the basics of the brand new CCTV Live studio. We will cover the video switcher and its various sources, the computer, taking video calls from viewers via Skype 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 taken this course before, or used... more
Sep 27, 2015 A picture is indeed worth a thousand words and in this free lecture we will discuss steps to develop a cohesive visual strategy for your organization. We will review and discuss as a group successful infographics-based campaigns from the nonprofit sector. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 12/01/2015, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@cctvcambridge.org... more
Sep 27, 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. Pre-Requisite:... more
Sep 27, 2015 Demystifying Instagram: How to Make it Work for You - PANEL DISCUSSIONThursday, November 19th 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street Instagram is a fun and great way for artists to showcase and sell their art, as well as engage with people who love their work. This session will look at how artists can best leverage Instagram to promote themselves and their art... more
Sep 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
Sep 24, 2015 In this free lecture, we will discuss strategies for communicating the impact of your organization’s work through the data you collect. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 11/17/2015, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey at clodagh@cctvcambridge.org or 617 401 4005 to register. Lunchtime Lectures are free one hour sessions that offer nonprofit professionals a chance... more
Sep 24, 2015 DSLR cameras can create beautiful and powerful video projects, but getting the most out of them requires technical skill and forethought. In this course, students receive weekly assignments that push them creatively and technically, in order to become both comfortable with DSLR cameras and excited about using them. Weekly lectures on the creative application of sound, lighting, framing, and... more
Sep 24, 2015 Participants in this class will explore the theoretical and practical issues that arise when reporting on other cultures. How can you effectively report on different cultures? How do you decide on the type of language and visual aids to use? How should you tackle the linguistic and cultural challenges that you will face? How do you develop contacts within that community? Participants will read... more
Sep 24, 2015 An Artist’s Guide to Twitter: Techniques and StrategiesMonday, October 26th, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30, $10/$15 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Get a breakdown of this popular app and learn how to use it to promote your work! The way twitter functions is truly unique and lends itself to instant updates about events (such as screenings/gallery openings/exhibitions/talks/... more
Sep 24, 2015 You will learn the basics of the brand new CCTV Live studio. We will cover the video switcher and its various sources, the computer, taking video calls from viewers via Skype 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 taken this course before, or used... more

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