Jean-Paul DiSciscio

CCTV , Cambridge MA
I am CCTV’s Access and Youth Media Coordinator. I develop and maintain the curriculum and class materials for our Youth Media Program and our Training Program. I also really love making films, watching films, and teaching people how to make their own films.
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August 18, 2010 - 3:52pm This short film is made by Behrrisford Windross, Maxwell Mcgleughlin and Benjamin schooler for the summer program at CCTV SMI 2010. read more
July 30, 2010 - 4:35pm Interactive tutorials introduce students to Photoshop’s work area, tools, palettes, and functions. In session #2, the instructor helps students as they experiment with creating and modifying images. This course gives those with no prior Photoshop experience a basic foundation for continued exploration on their own.Dates: Tue, 8/10/2010 6:00 PM Tue, 8/17/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
July 30, 2010 - 4:30pm Learn how to produce a documentary by working as part of a documentary team with your classmates. The documentary produced in this class will be featured on CCTV’s Cambridge Media Map. Learn about all the different stages of production and equipment that you will need to make your very own documentary. This class will certify Access Members to checkout CCTV camcorders and reserve CCTV edit suites.Dates: Mon, 8/9/2010 6:00 PM Wed, 8/11/2010 6:00 PM Mon, 8/16/2010 6:00 PM Wed, 8/18/2010 6:00 PM Mon, 8/23/2010 6:00 PM Wed, 8/25/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
July 30, 2010 - 4:26pm 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!Dates: Wed, 8/4/2010 6:00 PM Thu, 8/5/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
July 1, 2010 - 3:22pm A surprise birthday party goes wrong through a simple twist of fate. Produced for the 'Short Cuts' class here at CCTV. In 'Short Cuts,' students write, direct, and produce a fictional film as a class during six sessions. read more
June 29, 2010 - 11:50am 'My Life Inside A Purse' is a short film by Djenny Charles about how a purse can contain everything about a person’s life. Produced during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) here at CCTV. read more
June 29, 2010 - 11:26am "I Have Feelings Too" is a comedy short by Ranea Riley-Walker about a pair of lonely, talking socks! Produced during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) here at CCTV. read more
June 29, 2010 - 11:19am 'My Wonderful iPod' by Remi Jones is a documentary about how an iPod can do everything; even help you cheat on your homework! Produced during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) here at CCTV. read more
June 29, 2010 - 11:04am 'The Absent' by Alexander "Augie" Cummings (a film comprised of still photographs) is about a young man who follows a young woman through the corridors of a hospital, only to discover a horrible truth about his past. Produced during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) here at CCTV. read more
June 29, 2010 - 10:06am "Boys ‘n Girls" by Haydn Ady, Joshua Washington-Smith and King Merling St. Albert is a short documentary where the filmmakers interviewed several of their peers, presenting the simple question: What are the differences between boys and girls? Some surprising and intelligent answers are the result. Produced during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) here at CCTV. read more
June 29, 2010 - 9:39am "Marijuana In Cambridge" is a short documentary by Louis Bazile and Simon Dumeran, in which the filmmakers interview a police officer, a high school student, an advocate for legalization of marijuana, and the head of the Massachusetts Cannabis Coalition. The film does not take a definite side on whether marijuana is good or bad, but instead offers insight into both sides of the argument. Produced during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) here at CCTV. read more
June 29, 2010 - 9:20am 'About Feminism' by Gabriele Urbonaite, Djenny Charles, and David Sanhueza is a film that focuses on women's rights and the struggle for equality through the eyes of three women in Cambridge. The film blends archival footage from the 1950s with interviews from these intelligent women, offering insight into society's attitude towards women today. Produced during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) here at CCTV. read more
June 28, 2010 - 8:24pm Short film produced by Alexander (Augie) Cummings, Remi Jones, and Ranea Riley-Walker during the Spring 2010 semester of SYPP (School Year Production Program) at CCTV. This documentary is about the changing landscape of Central Square through the eyes of the eclectic business owners who have been a fixture for several years in the Cambridge community. read more
June 25, 2010 - 12:09pm 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!Dates: Wed, 8/4/2010 5:30 PM Thu, 8/5/2010 5:30 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
June 25, 2010 - 12:06pm This course aims to expand what you know about Final Cut and make you feel more comfortable using it. Learn more about trimming edits and transitions, creating titles and effects, batch digitizing, working with offline clips, importing and exporting, filetypes, key commands, shortcuts, and more!Dates: Mon, 9/13/2010 6:00 PM Tue, 9/14/2010 6:00 PM Wed, 9/15/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
June 25, 2010 - 12:03pm Edit I introduces students to the theory and tools of video editing. Session 1 introduces students to the history and principles of film/video editing by viewing and discussing excerpts ranging from feature films to commercials. See how editors compose, manipulate, arrange, and layer images and sounds for powerful effect. Sessions 2 and 3 are spent exploring Apple’s professional grade video editing software, Final Cut Pro. Students will learn about the digital editing process, from capturing footage to printing the final product back to tape, and all the steps in between.Dates: Mon, 9/27/2010 6:00 PM Tue, 9/28/2010 6:00 PM Wed, 9/29/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
June 25, 2010 - 12:01pm Edit I introduces students to the theory and tools of video editing. Session 1 introduces students to the history and principles of film/video editing by viewing and discussing excerpts ranging from feature films to commercials. See how editors compose, manipulate, arrange, and layer images and sounds for powerful effect. Sessions 2 and 3 are spent exploring Apple’s professional grade video editing software, Final Cut Pro. Students will learn about the digital editing process, from capturing footage to printing the final product back to tape, and all the steps in between.Dates: Mon, 8/23/2010 6:00 PM Tue, 8/24/2010 6:00 PM Wed, 8/25/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
June 25, 2010 - 11:56am Edit I introduces students to the theory and tools of video editing. Session 1 introduces students to the history and principles of film/video editing by viewing and discussing excerpts ranging from feature films to commercials. See how editors compose, manipulate, arrange, and layer images and sounds for powerful effect. Sessions 2 and 3 are spent exploring Apple’s professional grade video editing software, Final Cut Pro. Students will learn about the digital editing process, from capturing footage to printing the final product back to tape, and all the steps in between.Dates: Mon, 7/26/2010 6:00 PM Tue, 7/27/2010 6:00 PM Wed, 7/28/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
June 25, 2010 - 11:53am In three 3-hour sessions you will learn basic HTML coding and explore the popular web design program Dreamweaver. While mastery of Dreamweaver requires no prior experience with building web pages; however, the ability to manage files on a computer is an essential prerequisite.Dates: Sun, 9/12/2010 6:00 PM Sun, 9/19/2010 6:00 PM Sun, 9/26/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more
June 25, 2010 - 11:48am ?Interactive tutorials introduce students to Photoshop’s work area, tools, palettes, and functions. In session #2, the instructor helps students as they experiment with creating and modifying images. This course gives those with no prior Photoshop experience a basic foundation for continued exploration on their own.Dates: Tue, 8/10/2010 6:00 PM Tue, 8/17/2010 6:00 PM This course is offered by Cambridge Community Television, in Cambridge, MA. Dates, times and curriculum is subject to change, and enrollment may require membership. To inquire or register for this course, please contact CCTV directly by phone: 617-661-6900 read more

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