CMCM Updates

CMCM Donations 2015

Community Media Center of Marin has had a great year! (now we can use

your help)  

On the Education Channel you cannot help be amazed at the diverse

programming.  Channel 26 is bustling with creative shows from our members.

CMCM classes and workshops are busy with newly engaged folks wanting to

volunteer or create new programs.  

We have expanded our Government Channel’s reach greatly and we now

provide coverage from 11 Cities and County Agencies. Our expanding service

now covers Marin Clean Energy meetings, Board of Supervisors, Planning

Commissions and more.

I am proud to say that CMCM makes life in Marin better for anyone who

values creative, independent TV - and we are taking it to even greater heights

in the year ahead.

We have a great year-end fundraiser that gives you the opportunity to double

your donation! Please make a donation to CMCM before the end of the year

and the Board pledges to match your gift. Board Members have agreed to

match a  total of $5000  in end of the year gifts.  

The Board believes in the CMCM mission and is looking forward to matching

The People's Environmental News | Season 3 | April 24 (7PM)

The People's Environmental News is going strong!

Hosts Charlie Siler and Barbara McVeigh aren't wasting any time! Season three will broadcast on April 24th, only two weeks after the end of Season 2. Tune in as our hosts continue to deliver honest news about global climate change tackle and environmental issues.

Catch LIVE broadcasts every Tuesday at 7 PM on the Community Channel! (Repeats Thursday at 10:30 AM)

Season Three:
April 24 - June 12

Basic Field Camera Production with the Sony X70

CMCM’s new equipment is here! Register for the August Basic Field Camera Production workshop and get your hands on a Sony PXW-X70 Camera, Manfrotto MVT502AM Tripod, Manfrotto MVM500A Monopod, Sennheiser MKE600 Shotgun mic, Rode M1 Dynamic mic, Sony UWP-D Wireless lavalier, Sony UWP-D Wireless handheld mic, and more.

Hurry! Registration is limited to 8 students.

"New" Instructor for Camera Workshop March 16

After years honing his skills behind the camera, CMCM Station Assistant Francisco Diaz is stepping into the role of instructor, facilitating CMCM's Basic Field Camera Production workshop. Take advantage of Francisco's expertise and sign up for the next session!

CMCM now open for an additional hour on Saturdays

Effective immediately, the Community Media Center of Marin's Saturday hours
will match our Friday hours -- 11 AM to 6 PM.

This means that CMCM will be open for an additional hour on Saturdays.

It also means that Studio reservations will be in three-hour blocks -- from
11 AM - 2 PM or 3 - 6 PM.

Thank you for supporting CMCM.

What the heck is on anyway?

UPDATE 11/2/16 Yes - it's all working now. We have worked the kinks out with the new provider and the Guide does reflect the weekly schedule submissions. There is one exception, our Government channel changes nearly every day with additions so the guide but not be 100% accurate - but our web schedule always is: CH 27: http://cmcm.tv/gov-schedule

If you've been using the Guide on Comcast to find our programming, you've probably found it very confusing in recent weeks. We've been working with Tivo/Rovi on fixing the random errors for a couple months now and were just informed this week that Comcast had actually moved that service to another vendor entirely. Surprise! So, now we're working with the new vendor on the problems (once they return from their vacation that is). Yes, frustrating to be sure, but only a small part of our daily joy.

The best place to see what's actually on has always been our online schedules which are live up to the minute updates of what's being scheduled:
CH 26: http://cmcm.tv/community-schedule
CH 27: http://cmcm.tv/gov-schedule
CH 30: http://cmcm.tv/edu-schedule

Sesiones Informativas

El Centro de Medios Comunitarios de Marín (Community Media Center of Marin) y Los Servicios Comunitarios de San Rafael se complacen en anunciar las sesiones informativas en español acerca de los medios comunitarios qué se ofrecen en el condado de Marín. Las sesiones informativas, qué se realizaran al fin de Marzo y el principio de Abril, tienen la intención de informar a los residentes hispanohablantes acerca de los medios comunitarios y recursos qué ofrece el Centro de Medios Comunitarios de Marín.

En CMCM nuestro compromiso es a ofrecer nuestros servicios en una manera equitativa a todos los residentes, organizaciones, instituciones educativas y agencias gubernamentales de todo el condado de Marín. Los medios comunitarios se enriquécen con la participación de residentes de todos los orígenes y lenguas.

Ayúdenos a difundir la información acerca de las sesiones informativas qué se realizaran en el Centro Comunitario Albert J. Boro para hacer qué los medios de comunicación de la comunidad sean accesible para las personas qué no hablan inglés.

Miércoles 26 de Marzo de 7 a 9 pm
Sábado 5 de Abril de 2 a 4 pm
Admisión es gratis
Albert J. Boro Centro Comunitario

Youth Exploring Sea Level Rise Science

We're excited to share with you the short documentary created by youth leaders from the YESS project.

In partnership with the County of Marin, Canal Welcome Center, and the Community Media Center of Marin, high school students created a bilingual English-Spanish video about flood vulnerability and how youth can lead efforts to address climate change.

Available on the Education Channel Comcast Channel 30 | AT&T Channel 99 and online at http://cmcm.tv/liveedu on the following dates:

Monday, August 1 | 6 PM
Wednesday 3 | 6:30 PM
Sunday, August 7 | 1 PM 

Ask the Experts - "Maximize Your Social Media Impact" - Wednesday, June 13 (6:30 -8:30 PM)

Ask the Experts

Step up your social media game! Marketing expert Mike Wolpert, founder/CEO of Social Jumpstart, simplifies social media, demystifying how producers create space for their brands to live and thrive on the Internet.

Sign up today at cmcm.tv/asktheexperts

Free for CMCM members. Non-member fee of $25 includes one-year membership to CMCM and FREE admittance to all events in the series.

Class Schedule

DIY Voice-Over Narration | Wednesday, June 20 6:30 - 8:30 PM:
Enhance videos with the magic of narration! Voicetrax instructor and working V/O artist Vicki Baum leads a lively interactive session that will give students the opportunity to explore their own narration abilities.

Introduction to Adobe After Effects | June 27 6:30 - 8:30 PM:
Make your videos outstanding with animation! Digital video & graphics specialist Lance Scott breaks down the industry’s application of choice for digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing.

Orientation Tuesday, March 5th 7pm

Attending a CMCM Orientation is the first step in becoming a member of CMCM. Membership is necessary in order to take classes and receive the necessary certifications for using CMCM equipment and facilities. Orientations are FREE and open to all Marin County residents and organizations. Orientations are held at our facilities at 819 A Street in San Rafael on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm.

Register here: http://www.cmcm.tv/orientation

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