Education Production Gallery

Feb 3, 2015 With the right creative elements, a music video can be much more than just a promotional work. It can add layers to a song, interpret it visually, or structure an entire story around it. In this class, we will examine the various forms that a music video may take. Then students will plan, produce, and edit their own music videos, working either alone or in groups. Music may be selected from a... more
Jan 19, 2015 If you’ve always wanted to write a television show or short film but haven’t known where to start, this workshop will give you the necessary tools to begin writing for the screen. This is a highly interactive class where you will learn about the formatting and structure of screenwriting. Topics covered include formula, character development, plotting, narrative arch, and the most important... more
Jan 14, 2015 If you’ve ever been a student at the Cambridge Center, you might know Selma Bromberg, our long-time printmaking teacher, who has been working with burgeoning artists for nearly 40 years. To get better aquainted with Selma and her work, she and I met at the Vogt Studio located in the Blacksmith House, over tea and macaroons. Within minutes she had stretched out work and materials from her classes... more
Jan 8, 2015 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and the Panasonic DVX100B SD 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: Thu, 01/08/2015, 6:00PM... more
Jan 5, 2015 On December 29, 2014, Jan Devereux, Director of External Relations for the Community Charter School of Cambridge, and student Christy Felix, appeared on "Not for Nothin'" at CCTV. more
Dec 31, 2014 "Goodbye, Mr. Smith" by Susan ChasenForty years after the tragic death of a beloved high school music teacher, the filmmaker revisits the mysteries surrounding the case. Some questions are answered, but others grow deeper. "Goodbye, Mr. Smith" was created in CCTV's Digital Storytelling class, taught in 2014 by Brad Glanden. Learn the skills to make amazing videos like Susan's in CCTV's classes... more
Dec 26, 2014 This class is for those who already have a gmail account, know how to send emails, and want to learn about all the features gmail offers. This class will go into file management by learning how to create various folders and contact lists. You will also learn about email filters, vacation responders, creating a signature, and how to use gmail in your native language. Instructor: Beth Luchner... more
Dec 26, 2014 This one-on-one session will pair a CCTV volunteer with a senior to help them get the most out of their new device. If you received a tablet, phone, or a digital camera for the holidays, bring it on by and we’ll help you become more familiar with your new technology! You must register for this class in advance and you must indicate what device you will be bringing. To register: contact Allison... more
Dec 26, 2014 In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR) photography. After learning basic camera functions, you will become comfortable using DSLR cameras to capture images. A general overview of Photoshop will give you the opportunity to edit your ideas into printable and presentable photographs. This class will result in its own artist exhibition in CCTV’s Karen Aqua... more
Dec 26, 2014 With 300 million users, Instagram is an increasingly popular social media platform which enables the user to create and share photographs. In this free class, held in conjunction with CCTV’s “Geotagging Cambridge: Street Photography in the Digital Age” exhibition, learn everything you need to know to get started in Instagram. Attend the exhibition reception right before the class, then take this... more
Dec 26, 2014 This class focuses on design and storytelling with audio, for those who are completely comfortable with the technical basics of recording and editing. We will discuss and listen to examples of radio drama, audio documentary, and sound art, and participants will create a short, finished piece of any genre with what the have learned about crafting a complete narrative and using text, music, effects... more
Dec 26, 2014 Used by both Google and NASA, Python is an intuitive programming language that is as powerful as it is pleasant to use. In this course, you will discover object-oriented programming through the dynamic language of Python. Students will learn how to run Python scripts and the Python interactive shell on any computer and create their own programs in class. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Dates: Tue, 03/... more
Dec 26, 2014 DSLR cameras are relatively new tools for media producers, offering access to HD video with the versatility and complexity of a DSLR camera. DSLR Video will introduce the Canon Rebel T2i as an advanced tool for capturing video footage. This will be a technical workshop for beginners that will cover the concepts of videography with a DSLR camera, including camera settings, shot types and the... more
Dec 23, 2014 This class will teach you how to produce, plan, write, direct, and shoot your own micro-documentary. Documentaries must be produced that effect the community, advocate for social change, or send a socially relevant message. Each micro documentary will be 2 - 5 minutes in length. For examples of micro documentaries go to: Instructor: Jonathan Barbato Pre-requisite... more
Dec 23, 2014 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, 03/08/2015, 3:00PM - 4:00 PM This free mini class is open to... more
Dec 23, 2014 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, 03/09/2015, 6:00 PM Tue, 03/10/2015, 6:00 PM Wed, 03/11/2015, 6:... more
Dec 23, 2014 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: Kelsey Jarboe Date: Sun, 03/08/2015, 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
Dec 23, 2014 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and the Panasonic DVX100B SD 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: Thu, 03/05/2015, 6:00PM... more
Dec 23, 2014 This hands-on workshop is designed for students without any prior experience with Photoshop. Learn how to navigate Photoshop’s work area and commonly used tools and basic image correction functions for print and web. During session two, we’ll dive a little deeper to explore the creative possibilities of image manipulation. Students are encouraged to bring their own images and projects to class.... more
Dec 23, 2014 “Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” - Meryl Streep In this course you will learn and implement fundamental elements of acting. You will learn the importance of each facet from the voice, body, to the text and how to put it all together for a complete as well as dynamic performance. The class... more
Dec 23, 2014 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 FCP, 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