Classes

We offer some really fun ways to create video at WestfordCAT and we want more people to take advantage of them. To help you get started, we are offering more classes on how to use our cameras, our studio and our editing equipment. And, you can jump in whenever you'd like. Take one class or take all of them. If you are a resident and a cable subscriber, it's free. Here's our schedule.

Studio Tour and Orientation - An Introduction to WestfordCAT

DATE: August   29, 2017    TIME: 6:30PM

In this session you will be introduced to the equipment, services, and classes available at WestfordCAT. Get a tour and demo of our studio and edit suite and see all the equipment we make available to the public to create programs for our channels...

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Studio Directing/Intro to the Tricaster Video Switcher

DATE: TBD

Learn how to operate the Newtek Tricaster® video switcher in our studio. Understand the workflow of the system and how to organize your production elements before your recording begins. Fade and dissolve between camera inputs, graphic overlays, and other video sources. This hands-on session will...

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Intro to Mac Video Editing – Final Cut X

DATE: TBD

Intro to Mac Video Editing using Final Cut Pro X - Learn to edit video using Final Cut Pro X. In this two-session class, you'll start by capturing and uploading footage; then add cuts, fades, music, graphics, and more. There’s power, speed and flexibility...

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Camera Operation Training

DATE: TBD

In this class you will be introduced to the JVC High Definition Camera. We will discuss its basic features as well as important menu options that can either help you make amazing video, or cause unwanted problems. During the class, you will set up...

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Planning for Your Production

DATE: TBD

*Now that you have a show idea*, learn how to plan your production from you viewer’s perspective. Using flip cameras, collaboration and storyboards, together we’ll follow the steps necessary to create a video that your audience will enjoy. Instructor: Lauren Horton, Executive Director

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