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Technical tips, tricks and suggestions from our staff that you can use on your production or everyday life!

Glossary of Commonly Used Terms in Video Editing

Filed in Tech Tips by on May 23, 2016 0 Comments • views: 905

Cape Cod Community Media Center – Intro to Video Editing Course Adobe the company that makes and sells Premiere Pro software. Audio what the editor and viewer can hear. Audio Effects alters the way an audio clip is heard, for correction or creativity. Audio Meter Panel where sound is measured in terms of dB levels […]

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Animate your video projects.

Filed in Tech Tips by on June 5, 2015 0 Comments • views: 797

After Effects CC is not only the broadcast industry’s motion graphics and animation standard, but it’s now more accessible than ever as part of your Creative Cloud membership. In this intensive 6-hour course, renowned author, video producer, and Adobe Community Professional Jeff Foster will show you how to use After Effects’ many functions to enhance […]

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September Tech Tip: Try it first…

Filed in Tech Tips by on August 28, 2014 0 Comments • views: 796

Try before you buy…No matter what you are about to buy, there is probably a myriad of options to choose from. Before making that purchase, whether big or small, try it before you buy it…How? You ask…Reach out to your network of friends, family, co-workers to see if someone already has it or something like […]

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August Tech Tip: Short Cuts…

Filed in Tech Tips by on July 15, 2014 • views: 758

Extra Short cuts… We all like to take a short cut or have a little extra every now and then. So here are a few short cuts to use this production summer! 1) Extra tape – (Gaffers not Duck) put a 6 inch piece on a case or gear, at the ready; 2) Batteries – […]

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Youtube Tutorials to promote your Public Access show

Filed in Tech Tips by on June 16, 2014 • views: 687

YouTube is the 3rd largest social media site on the planet. And its activity makes up about 20% of all social media activity. We found 13 tutorials to help you get the most out of your Youtube Channel, promote your show and get more viewers! How do you get started? What videos should you upload? […]

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A great tip!..YouTube Intros

Filed in Tech Tips by on May 2, 2014 • views: 680

Here’s a great tip: http://mashable.com/2014/05/01/youtube-creators-can-now-add-a-3-second-intro-to-all-their-videos/?utm_cid=mash-com-fb-main-link

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Tech Tip: Basic Color Matching…

Filed in Tech Tips by on December 2, 2013 • views: 832

Ever hear of Color Matching? When using multiple cameras, to keep post production easier, you need to white balance each camera before shooting. This will help ensure the color in each video match correctly so when you cut between cameras, your whites will be white and your colors will be equal hues. This technique is […]

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Tech Tip: Battery Life…

Filed in Tech Tips by on October 23, 2013 0 Comments • views: 1010

Laptops, tablets, and smart devices all have batteries. These batteries lose charge and wear out over time. Technology changes (Ni-Cd, NiMH, Li-ion) and so they do get better but good practice should still be instituted. To maintain longer battery life (not charge), make sure, on occasion, you run your device from full power all the […]

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Tech Tip: Wireless Mic Tip…

Filed in Tech Tips by on September 24, 2013 0 Comments • views: 850

When you are too far away from your subject to get good audio with a Shotgun mic on a boom-pole, use of a wireless lavalier is the next best thing. However, here in the USA, the 700 MHz Band has been banned for public use. Precisely between 698 and 806 MHz is reserved only for […]

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Thorne Stars Comedy Night – December 2018 views: 3

Come join us at the Media Center on Saturday, December 15th, for a fun-filled night of music and comedy. Featuring 6 gifted comedians backed up by Thee Midnight Society! Voted the ‘Cape’s Most Dangerous Band’ in 2014, it’s sure to be a night to remember. Featured comedians: Nichole Auclair, Sarah Martin, Dale Cover, AJ Hapenny, […]

HAC Telethon & Viewing Party at Cape Cod Beer views: 102

Article by Chris Kazarian of HAC. HAC’s annual telethon is always a festive event that sometimes includes a surprise visit from Santa Scott.  Now in its 15th year, HAC’s annual holiday telethon is being reinvigorated with a new name and a satellite location to increase engagement with new audiences. The Telethon for Hope will support […]

Producing Beats Like a Pro! Workshop views: 0

Cape Cod Sound School and Breezy Beats are teaming up for a special workshop at the Media Center. Learn how to produce beats using FL Studio and Logic Pro X at Producing Beats Like a Pro! on Thursday, December 6th from 5:30 – 9 PM. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! Early Bird registration ends November 16th. […]

Keep Community Media Alive! We need your help. views: 164

***UPDATE: You can still file reply comments on the FCC’s website until December 14th*** Or, help us raise visibility on this issue by writing a letter to the local press or to our federal elected officials. Bill Keating https://keating.house.gov/contact Ed Markey https://www.markey.senate.gov/contact Elizabeth Warren https://www.warren.senate.gov/contact/shareyouropinion            Cape Cod Times Letters to the Editor letters@capecodonline.com […]