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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: 386

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: 299

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: 382

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: 298

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: 276

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: 273

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: 319

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: 427

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: 340

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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Do’s and Don’ts for the Solar Eclipse views: 23

With the first solar eclipse since 1979 only hours away, here are some do’s and don’ts to ensure everyone enjoys the eclipse in a fun and safe way! Do: Protect your eyes! Though Eclipse Glasses are all the rage, don’t fret if you didn’t get a pair! There are a few ways to safely watch […]

Cape Media News GUIDE to the Solar Eclipse views: 59

Solar Eclipse: Monday, August 21, 2017 Day will turn briefly to night on Monday afternoon as we experience the first total solar eclipse visible in the United States since 1979, and it won’t happen again until 2024!  A total eclipse of the sun occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. The […]

That’s a wrap! A look back at our Back to the Future remake! views: 33

  Crowdsourced Boston We’ve had so much fun working with our two youth summer camps to recreate three scenes from Back to the Future. This was part of a community arts project organized by Brookeline Interactive Group. Our summer interns worked hard to organize the shot list, coordinate filming time, and have been responsible for all […]

Peace Gathering Planned in Hyannis views: 80

HYANNIS, MA (August 17, 2017) – In the wake of a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville Virginia and the recent anti-semitic vandalism that has occurred in two Cape Cod communities, the local faith community is preparing to gather together in peace and solidarity, with the goal of bringing unity to our community. The nation […]