WCTV

Camera • Editing • Studio

Learn

Education, learning, and training are a big part of WCTV. We show you what goes into making a great story, how to plan and execute, plus how to use everything from our field microphones to the studio control room. Join as a member and start learning to make TV.

Get familiar with WCTV

Welcome to WCTV – your community hub for creativity and learning! Join us for a personalized tour and orientation. Discover our studio, explore your interests, and dive into a world of possibilities. From volunteering on productions to crafting your projects, we’ve got it all. Take the first step – become a part of the WCTV family, where passion meets purpose!

WCTV

Master the art of cinematography

Our classes are your passport through the intricacies of the production journey – from seamless setup to capturing the perfect shot, all the way to efficient breakdown. Delve into the nuances of optimal lighting for both studio and field, master the art of capturing pristine sound, and refine your shooting techniques. Abundant practice and dedicated Q&A sessions ensure your skills evolve with every session.

Master Video Editing with WCTV

Master the art of video editing and bring your stories to life! Learn the fundamentals of video editing, from adding simple graphics and titles to mastering basic cuts. Our expert staff will guide you through the intricacies of editing, delving into advanced techniques such as pacing, storytelling, effects, and much more.

Class Descriptions

Orientation

Welcome to Wareham Community Television
Your First Step: Orientation!

As a newly welcomed member of the Wareham Media family, your journey begins with our essential Orientation class. This comprehensive session serves as your gateway to our community and the vast array of opportunities that WCTV offers. During Orientation, you’ll be introduced to all the exciting classes and resources available to you.

  • Discover the Offerings: Explore the diverse range of classes and resources provided by WCTV, designed to empower you with the skills to create captivating content.
  • Rules and Regulations: Gain a clear understanding of the rules and regulations governing the use of our equipment and the production of content within our facilities and in the public domain.


Join us for Orientation and kickstart your path to creativity and community involvement. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you make the most of your time with us. Enroll now and start your WCTV journey today!

Intro to Editing - Premiere Pro

Unlock the World of Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey into the realm of professional video editing? Join us for our ‘Intro to Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro’ course and experience a comprehensive learning adventure that will empower you with the skills to master the industry-standard for video editing.

  • Navigating Adobe Premiere Workspace: Gain proficiency in the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace to streamline your editing process.
  • Masterful Transitions: Learn the art of creating seamless and captivating transitions that enhance the narrative flow of your videos.
  • Effects and Filters: Dive into the world of special effects and filters to add creative flair and a professional touch to your video projects.
  • Precision Audio Editing: Understand the nuances of audio editing to ensure your videos sound as good as they look.
  • Expert Exporting: Learn how to export your final masterpiece in various formats, optimizing it for sharing and distribution.


Our Adobe Premiere Pro class is designed to get you up and running swiftly, whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker, a content creator, or someone passionate about video production. Adobe Premiere Pro is an industry-standard for a reason, and this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to excel in video editing and production.

Don’t miss this opportunity to unlock your full creative potential in the world of video editing. Enroll now in ‘Intro to Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro’ at Wareham Community Television and let us guide you on your path to becoming a proficient video editor!

Intro to Editing - Premiere Pro (zoom)

Master Adobe Premiere Pro in Just 90 Minutes from the Comfort of Your Home with Zoom Screen Share

If you have Adobe Suite software on your home computer and are eager to dive into Adobe Premiere Pro, we’ve got the perfect solution for you. Our Executive Director is ready to guide you through the fundamentals of digital video editing in a concise 90-minute Zoom screen sharing session. This immersive training experience will equip you with the essential skills to use Adobe Premiere Pro effectively, enabling you to create top-notch videos for various platforms, including broadcast, multimedia, and the web.

  • Interface Familiarization: Get to know the Adobe Premiere Pro interface, making it your creative workspace.
  • Editing Tools Mastery: Learn how to use the powerful editing tools within Adobe Premiere Pro to craft professional-quality movies.
  • Versatile Output: Discover how to tailor your video projects for different mediums, including video, multimedia, and web platforms.


This 90-minute Zoom training is designed for those who already own Adobe Suite software and are ready to dive into Adobe Premiere Pro. Our expert instruction will provide you with a solid foundation in digital video editing, ensuring that you can produce high-quality content for various applications.

Join us from the comfort of your home and become a proficient Adobe Premiere Pro user in just 90 minutes. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your video editing skills and create content that shines on every platform. Enroll now and start your journey toward video editing excellence!”

Intro to Editing - Final Cut Pro X

Master the Art of Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X

Are you eager to dive into the exciting world of video editing? Look no further than our ‘Intro to Editing with Final Cut Pro X course. Join the expert instructors at Wareham Media for a comprehensive learning experience that will equip you with the essential skills needed for professional video editing.

  • Mastering the Workspace: Uncover the secrets of Final Cut Pro X’s workspace to streamline your editing process.
  • Compose Stunning Transitions: Learn the art of creating seamless and captivating transitions that enhance the flow of your video.
  • Effects and Filters: Discover how to use effects and filters to add that extra touch of magic to your video projects.
  • Editing Audio: Understand the nuances of audio editing to ensure your videos sound as good as they look.
  • Exporting Your Work: Learn how to export your final masterpiece in various formats for sharing and distribution.

This class is your gateway to the world of video editing, and it’s designed to get you up and running quickly. Whether you’re an aspiring filmmaker, content creator, or simply someone with a passion for video production, our ‘Intro to Editing with Final Cut Pro X’ course will empower you with the skills and knowledge you need to bring your creative vision to life.

Don’t miss this opportunity to unlock your potential in video editing and video production. Enroll now and embark on an exciting journey to create stunning, professional-quality videos using Final Cut Pro X!

Intro to Editing - Premiere Rush

Simplify Video Editing with Premiere Rush

If you’re seeking the perfect blend of ease and efficiency in video editing, our ‘Premiere Rush Essentials’ class is tailored just for you. With a user-friendly interface reminiscent of Final Cut and the streamlined workflow of Premiere, this class is ideal for those who want to create straightforward video projects without the complexity of special effects.

  • Overview of Premiere Rush: Get acquainted with the basics of Adobe Premiere Rush and its intuitive features.
  • Mastering the Timeline: Learn how to navigate the timeline effectively to craft your videos seamlessly.
  • Creating Smooth Transitions: Discover the art of seamlessly connecting video clips with transitions that enhance the overall flow.
  • Effects and Filters: Explore the use of effects and filters to add an extra layer of polish to your videos.
  • Audio Editing: Dive into the world of audio editing to ensure your videos sound as good as they look.
  • Exporting Your Work: Learn how to efficiently export your completed projects in various formats for sharing and distribution.

Premiere Rush is known for its user-friendly interface, making it the quickest software to learn. However, it’s important to note that it focuses on simplicity, which means it may limit your creative options. This class is perfect for those who prioritize speed and ease of use while producing straightforward video projects.

Join us at Wareham Community Television and let our skilled instructors provide you with a strong foundation in video editing using Premiere Rush. Whether you’re a beginner looking to enter the world of video editing or someone who prefers simplicity in their video projects, this class will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to create and edit videos efficiently.

Sign up today and embark on a journey to unlock the power of Adobe Premiere Rush for your video editing needs!

Studio Production

Master the Art of Visual Storytelling

Unleash your creativity and storytelling potential with Wareham Media’s dynamic class. Our skilled instructors will guide you through the nuances of crafting captivating visual content, covering a range of essential topics including

  • Effective Lighting: Learn how to harness the power of lighting to create impactful and visually stunning productions.
  • Microphone Placement: Master the art of capturing crystal-clear audio with optimal microphone placement techniques.
  • Green Screen and Curtain Wizardry: Discover the secrets behind green screen and curtain use for immersive and imaginative backgrounds.
  • Navigating Broadcast Pix: Gain proficiency in using Broadcast Pix software for seamless live production and broadcasting.
  • Importing Transitional B-Roll: Understand the art of incorporating transitional B-Roll to enhance the flow and narrative of your content.
  • Exporting Complete Productions: Learn how to export your finished productions, ready for sharing and distribution.
  • Post-Production Export: Explore the process of exporting productions for further editing in various post-production software applications.


Whether you’re a budding filmmaker or an aspiring content creator, this class equips you with the skills to bring your creative visions to life. Join us at Wareham Community Television and embark on a transformative journey into the world of visual storytelling. Sign up today and elevate your video production capabilities to the next level!”

Field Production

Unlock the World of Field Production

Our Field Production class is a two-part journey tailored to your unique interests and needs. In this course, you will learn the essentials of content creation and promotional content, enabling you to capture the essence of events and promote businesses, organizations, or events effectively.

PART 1: CONTENT CREATION

Mastering Equipment: Learn to use tripods, camcorders, microphones, headsets, and the Canon XA60 cameras proficiently to capture meetings, sports events, and other compelling happenings.

PART 2: PROMOTIONAL CONTENT

Elevating Promotion: Explore the art of promoting businesses, organizations, or events through the effective use of equipment. Understand how to conduct interviews that make an impact.

All field production classes include hands-on training in crucial areas:

  • Battery Care: Understand how to charge and maintain equipment batteries for seamless operation.
  • Footage Export: Learn the process of exporting and managing your footage effectively.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Discover essential tips for equipment maintenance and care.
  • Inventory Tracking: Walk through the seamless sign-in and sign-out process using RueShare, our equipment tracking system, ensuring you have access to the tools you need.

Our Field Production class provides you with the knowledge and skills to become a confident and capable field producer, whether you’re documenting events or creating compelling promotional content. Join us at Wareham Community Television and set your journey in motion. Enroll today and become a proficient field production enthusiast

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