December 9, 2015 | 03:02
Maay Maay on the Mic: Somali Bantu TV - A Seven Days Article
Check out the Somali Bantu TV crew in this great Seven Days article, Maay Maay on the Mic: Somali Bantu TV – about their show, their recent win at the Alliance for Community Media's Northeast Video Festival, and how they got started making media.Read More »
December 2, 2015 | 04:56
December Media Education at VCAM
December Media Education at VCAM:
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- Podcasting for Beginners – Tuesday, December 8 (sold out! January date TBD)
- Basic Camera – Wednesday, December 9, 7 p.m. (VCAM membership required)
- Making a Kick-Ass PSA – Tuesday, December 15, 5-7 p.m. ($25 sliding fee donation, open to public)
- Fundamentals of Cinematography – Saturday, December 19 1-5 p.m. (VCAM membership required)
- WBTV-LP Burlington Radio Mingles – Mondays, December 14 & 28 at 5:30 p.m. (free, drop-in, and open to the public)
- VCAM Orientation – Saturdays, December 5 & 19 at 11 a.m. (free)
- Digital Editing Certification – Saturdays, December 12 & 26 at 11 a.m. (VCAM membership required)
December 2, 2015 | 03:21
Hello, it's Llu from VCAM.
Wow! You blew away our expectations with your #GivingTuesday donations this week. Find out how we did.Read More »
November 30, 2015 | 05:33
#GivingTuesday - Our $993 Goal
VCAM and WBTV-LP, along with hundreds of other Vermont non-profits will embark on the adventure of a lifetime on Tuesday, December 1.
Ok, not really. But, we will try to take on the of Herculean feat of raising a bunch of money in just one day for #GivingTuesday.
Our goal? $993.Read More »
November 29, 2015 | 02:39
WBTV-LP All Station Meeting – January 7
Calling all WBTV-LP Supporters!
Our first public WBTV-LP Burlington All Station Meeting is Thursday, January 7, 2016.Read More »
November 28, 2015 | 03:33
“Full Frame” Sensors Are Not Necessarily Better for Video
Video shooters often desire cameras with larger image sensors because they allow for shooting with longer lenses, which can yield pretty and cinematically shallow depths of field. The cheapest and easiest way to shoot with a large image sensor is to shoot on a DSLR still-camera that also records video. The watershed DSLR filmmaking camera was the Canon 5D Mark II, which boasted a “full frame” image sensor, meaning the sensor was the same size as a single frame of 35mm chemical film.
But here’s the thing: 35mm motion picture cameras do not use anything close to a full frame of 35mm still film.Read More »
November 27, 2015 | 04:05
Dom Flemons swings by VCAM
Every once and awhile something truly special, yet totally ordinary happens at VCAM, like a Grammy-winnning musician swinging by a show.Read More »
November 26, 2015 | 04:22
Producer Party Save the Date
Save the date for the RETN & VCAM The Producer Party, Friday, January 29, 2016!Read More »
November 25, 2015 | 11:46
Radio Geek Supergroup Plays ACMNE
For one show only, the newly formed supergroup "Radio Geek" performed as a panel at the Alliance Community Media Northeast (ACMNE) Conference, Friday, November 20, 2015. This was the first of its kind gathering for low-power radio stations connected to PEG stations in the northeast. We had a mix of attendees curious about community radio or who were building stations themselves. Check out our audio recording of the panel.Read More »
November 24, 2015 | 05:45
5 Qs with a VCAM Staff - Tyler
Tyler, tell us something we might not know (a factoid that you have retained for no particular reason).
The right to privacy is not expressly guaranteed by the Constitution.Read More »