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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: 980

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: 845

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: 848

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: 803

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: 733

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: 731

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: 889

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: 1098

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: 893

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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Take Our Membership Survey! views: 67

Members and friends – We want to know how we can better serve YOU! Please take our membership survey, which takes less than 8 minutes to complete. If you would like to be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift card, please add your name and email address in the last question on the survey.  (Skip […]

We Won Awards! views: 134

January 30th, 2019 – Producers from the Cape Cod Community Media Center took home two awards Tuesday night at the Mass Access Creator Awards in Boston. Mass Access, an organization representing community access TV in Massachusetts, held its second annual Creator Awards this year to recognize some of the best media producers in the state. […]

Exporting Your Video for Cablecast views: 142

Exporting your video can be confusing, especially for beginning editors. If you’re exporting your video for channel 99, we require certain settings so that your video can play on the channel and on Video On Demand. Follow these simple steps, and your video will be on TV in no time!  EXPORTING YOUR VIDEO FOR CABLECAST […]

Cape Media Story Slam at Cape Cod Beer: Near Misses views: 403

Thursday, February 28th at 6 PM It’s another Cape Media Story Slam – held at Cape Cod Beer! The theme is “Near Misses.” Here’s how it works: $10.00 suggested donation at the door. Storytellers and attendees register online. Registration for storytelling fills up quickly! There are 10 spots available for storytellers. Storytellers arrive and will choose a number […]