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Offline For a Year? See what Paul Miller Learned While ‘Unplugging’

Filed in Blog by on December 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 679

  WATCH: Paul Miller is an American Technology Journalist from Springfield, Missouri and senior editor for The Verge.  He decided to disconnect from the hyperconnected world in an attempt to ‘find himself’ and become more productive. He abandoned the internet and disconnected from all Social Media, returning to a life before the net, apps and […]

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Improve Your Photography in 4 Easy Ways!

Improve Your Photography in 4 Easy Ways!

Filed in Blog by on December 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 520

If your 2018 goal is to improve your skills behind the camera, you’ve got some work to do!   1.) Practice Makes Perfect. Use your gear everyday.  Remember that the best camera is the one in your hand! Bring your camera everywhere you go and shoot anything you can.  Review your footage and get feedback […]

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Tools & Training for Professional Communicators

Tools & Training for Professional Communicators

Filed in Blog by on October 31, 2017 0 Comments • views: 523

Resume? Experience? Dressed to Impress?  Think you’ve got the job? Not so fast.  Today more than ever, communications professionals need to have the tools and the training to stand out from the rest of the crowd.  If you’re reading this, chances are you are a communications professional yourself or aspiring to be one. You made a […]

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A Haunted Family Reunion

A Haunted Family Reunion

Filed in Blog by on October 17, 2017 0 Comments • views: 887

Capt Lazarus’ Haunted Harbor isn’t just a scary spooky Halloween attraction, it’s a high school reunion of sorts. Mr. John Sullivan when working on the idea for the Haunted Harbor (first called the Harbor of Horror) turned to former Students Emma Carpenter and Jen Kunze to help recreate the flavor of Sullivan’s 30 year run […]

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The Digital Camera Demystified Workshop

The Digital Camera Demystified Workshop

Filed in Blog, Classes & Workshops by on September 20, 2017 • views: 2080

 Special DSLR Still Photo Workshop Local acclaimed photographer, Paula Hersey will be leading us through exposure, white balance and framing with a digital single lens reflex camera. Bring your own camera, fresh batteries and camera manual if you have one to get a better understanding of how to take great pictures. This is for beginners […]

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Fake News: Everyone’s sharing it, are you?

Fake News: Everyone’s sharing it, are you?

Filed in Blog, Uncategorized by on August 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 696

If you’re a consumer of online news and a user of social media, chances are you’ve come across some form of “fake news.”   Recent research outlines some of the changes in media and social media that has affected American Democracy.  Last year, during Election 2016, many people heard of “fake news” for the first […]

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Summer Camps: Wrapping up

Filed in Blog by on August 28, 2017 0 Comments • views: 599

As summer wraps up, we welcomed our final group of students to  camp! Rowan, Sophia, Abrianna and Ana were hard at work and having fun. They began the week by brainstorming some pre production ideas for their project. As you may remember, the Cape Cod Community Media Center has been invited to participate in a […]

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Summer Camp, Week 1

Summer Camp, Week 1

Filed in Blog by on August 2, 2017 0 Comments • views: 546

This week began summer camp here at the Cape Cod Community Media Center. The first group consisted of 3 seventh graders. Sami and Phebe are locals, and Keegan traveled here from West Springfield. Each one shows a strong interest in different aspects of what we do here at the Media Center. For the girls, it […]

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Intern Update

Filed in Blog by on July 24, 2017 0 Comments • views: 584

Interning at the Cape Cod Community Media Center over the last two months has been such an enjoyable experience. We’ve learned valuable lessons in everything from conducting an interview to editing the final product. Walking in, I had no experience with any of the equipment or software, but now feel comfortable enough to approach them […]

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2016 Annual Meeting Highlights

2016 Annual Meeting Highlights

Filed in Blog, Uncategorized by on July 6, 2017 0 Comments • views: 574

Our 2016 Annual Meeting was a huge success. We had over 35 attendees, and three of our members were recognized for their outstanding work inside and outside of the Media Center. Congratulations to: Laura Abbady, Producer of the year Darby Lyons, Volunteer of the Year YMCA Cape Cod Teen Achievers, Barbara Bird Community Impact Award […]

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Legacy Film School – Info Session and Program views: 253

The Cape Cod Community Media Center has partnered with the Dennis Council on Aging to introduce an exciting new program for seniors in the mid-Cape area. The Legacy Film School, set to begin September 25th, will allow seniors to learn the art of filmmaking so they can produce their very own short films telling a […]

Goodbye Interns – Summer 2018 views: 277

  Just as the start of summer brings a fresh crop of college interns to the Media Center, the end of summer brings tearful goodbyes. This season, we were incredibly lucky to host a talented, all-female team of rockstar interns: Miranda Trieble, a rising junior studying Communication at Curry College; Milostina Krusteva, a rising senior […]

How to Make an Awesome Video on Your Smartphone views: 273

  If you’re new to filmmaking, or have a limited timeframe or budget, you can still create a high-quality video with only a smartphone. Follow these tips to create a truly spectacular smartphone video:   Pre-production Prepare a great script or interview questions Any good video has to send a compelling message. Read your script […]

TARGET CONFIRMS OPENING AT CAPE COD MALL 2019 views: 209

Cape Cod vacationers and residents alike have a variety of local shops and stores at their disposal to fulfill their seasonal needs, such as multiple beach item shops, grocery stores, coffee shops and of course the shopping mall. But wouldn’t it be better if all of these trips could be condensed into one? Target, one […]