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

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Glossary of Commonly Used Terms in Video Editing

Filed in Tech Tips by on May 23, 2016 0 Comments • views: 92

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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Recent Articles #2

Animate your video projects.

Filed in Tech Tips by on June 5, 2015 0 Comments • views: 69

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: 65

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: 51

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: 50

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: 54

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: 43

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: 85

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: 37

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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CMN: Project Cape Made Supports Local Makers views: 66

In the back room of a shop on Main Street in Hyannis, designer Aiste Z is sewing a pair of leggings. Like all of the clothing she designs and makes for her eco-conscious DEVINTO label, the leggings are made from ethically sourced natural fabric, in this case, bamboo. Aiste came to Cape Cod two years ago from Montreal with her […]

#MemberMonday: Highlighting AmeriCorps Cape Cod views: 70

The Media Center is happy to have this years AmeriCorps Cape Cod Volunteers as members of the Media Center.  The group is currently in the pre-production stage of a new environmental show for Cape Cod.  During the cold and snowy events of the weekend, Yarmouth PD shared a photo of the AmeriCorps volunteers with the […]

CALL FOR VENDORS| Hyannis Rotary Club is seeking vendors for the 2017 Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show views: 104

We`ll be there! Will you?   The Rotary Club of Hyannis will mount its 59th annual home show scheduled for Saturday, March 18 th and Sunday, March 19 th with a new twist: now billed the “Home, Garden &  Lifestyle Show,” this annual spring rite, a favorite of Cape Codders and many others throughout southeast […]

WEATHER ADVISORY Friday Feb. 10th views: 64

The Media Center is closed today due to the snow storm. Please check website and Facebook for updates.