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Classes

Due to COVID-19, currently PACTV is closed are we are not able to offer in-person classes. Below is the information pre-COVID-19. Contact Melissa Matinzi by phone 508-830-6999 or email melissa@pactv.org if you are interested in making content for our Community Channel.

Want to create your own video, television show or volunteer as crew on shows and events?  It's easy!  Just join as a PACTV Member, fill out a proposal form for the show or video you want to create and we will register you for the right production classes to develop the skills you need!  Basic classes are FREE for members and once you've been trained, you can reserve equipment or the studios for FREE!  You will be on your way to creating your own content for your local channels in no time - so register today! 

Your video or show will go on the PACTV Community Channel (reach of about 100,000 viewers) which can be found on Comcast 13 and Verizon 43 in Duxbury, Kingston, Pembroke and Plymouth.   Register for classes below or contact Melissa Matinzi by phone 508-830-6999 or email melissa@pactv.org

Basic classes are free to paid PACTV members and including the following classes: 

Canon Vixia - Introduction to Camcorder

Introduction to Camcorder 

Are you interested in creating a video or television show for the PACTV Community Channel? Learn basic camcorder skills with the Canon VIXIA HF200 or the Canon XF-100. (We offer classes for each camera and will assist you in choosing the class that is right for you.) The class and use of the camera is free with a PACTV membership so that you can create a show or video for the PACTV Community Channel (Comcast 13 & Verizon 43). 

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Adobe Premiere Pro Editing Series

If you need to learn how to edit your show or video for the PACTV Community Channel then you have come to the right place! Explore basic editing techniques and cutting edge features of Adobe Premiere Pro. Adobe Premiere Pro is a timeline-based video editing tool developed by Adobe Systems and is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud family of tools. Adobe Premiere Pro, as it name implies is geared towards professional video editing. 

This series a part of PACTV's Basic Classes and is free to members. PRE-REQUISITE: PACTV Membership and Digital Camcorder Experience

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Create a Television Show in PACTV's Studio A

Are you and your friends interested in learning how to create your own television show for the PACTV Community Channel? This series usually take place over four weeks with a group of students.

Week 1 

Studio Camera, Set Design, Set Up, Teleprompter, Floor Director 

Week 2

Lighting and Audio, Mics

Week 3

Graphics, Switcher

Week 4

Putting it all together - Record a studio show!

At the end of the series, the class will record a real TV show and put your new skills to work. 

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Introduction to Studio B (Talk Show Studio)

Have you and your friends always wanted to make your own talk show? Now you can!

Learn how at PACTV. Our instructors will teach you how to use the robotic cameras, audio board and switcher in PACTV's Control Room "B", Studio "B". Membership is required.

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