December 17, 2015 | 04:39
Seasons Greetings From Your Pals at VCAM
Watch out for our slightly altered hours in the next couple of weeks!Read More »
December 15, 2015 | 05:31
Let's Grow Kids Launches "Small Talk"
Last July, Let's Grow Kids teamed up with VCAM and other organizations around the state to travel the green mountains collecting the stories of parents, child care providers, administrators and others concerned about giving Vermont’s children the best start in life during the crucial first five years. So far, Small Talk has interviewed 88 Vermonters.Read More »
December 14, 2015 | 02:29
Alfred "Tuna" Snider, In Memory
Late last week, Dr. Alfred "Tuna" Snider passed away here in Vermont. A legend in many arenas–international debate, academia, community radio, and more–one of Tuna's legacies will be his long-running VCAM show, Flashpoint.Read More »
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 »