CMCM Offering Curbside Service

The Community Media Center of Marin is offering curbside equipment check-outs/ins on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 12 – 6 PM.

Camera-certified members who wish to check out equipment may do so by making a Reservation on the CMCM website. Please call the Front Desk at (415) 721-0636 x14 when you arrive. A Station Assistant (wearing mask and gloves) will bring the equipment to your car.

Equipment picked up on a Tuesday must be returned that Saturday; equipment picked up on Saturday must be returned the next Tuesday. Should a pick-up or return be delayed, members must call CMCM immediately at (415) 721-0636 x14. Please leave a detailed voicemail message if necessary.

As soon as Marin County authorities give us the "green light," CMCM will re-open with required protocols in place for the continued health and safety of our staff and members. Stay tuned!

"marINSANITY" celebrates 50th episode TONIGHT April 12

Join the fun! "marINSANITY" records its 50th episode on Monday, April 12 at 7 PM.

Be a member of the virtual audience as some of the Bay Area's best and brightest stand-up comedians share some laughs on Marin TV's crazy funny stand-up comedy show

Reserve your space in the "Zoom Room" by emailing jill@marintv.org

Meet DaVinci Resolve April 10

CMCM is pleased to announce Introduction to DaVinci Resolve, an all-new editing workshop to be held Saturdays, April 10, 17, 24 (11 AM - 2 PM).

Join instructor Justin Russell as he gets you familiar with the ins and outs of this video editing program used by industry pros. It's user-friendly, PC and Mac compatible, and best of all ... it's free!

Registration is first-come first-served, so sign up today at www.cmcm.tv. Wouldn't Leo be proud?

Spring into "marINSANITY" TONIGHT Monday, March 8

Be a member of the virtual Marin TV studio audience when Marin TV’s crazy funny comedy show records another episode – via Zoom – featuring some of the Bay Area’s best and brightest stand-up comedians. To get a link to the fun, email jill@marintv.org.

Going COVID Crazy? Share a Video with Marin TV!

COVID-19 got you going cuckoo? Fire up your smartphone or laptop and share your coping hacks. Are you cooking up a storm, writing the great American screenplay, or learning to engrave the head of a pin? Shoot a simple video and share it with Marin TV.

Post your video to YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox - and send us the link. Or if you prefer to upload files to our dropbox, send an email to programming@cmcm.tv.

Here's a handy form you can fill out here to submit programs: https://cmcm.tv/online

"marINSANITY" celebrates love and laughter TONIGHT February 8

February is a time for love – and laughter. Be a member of the virtual audience when some of the Bay Area’s best and brightest talents share their stand-up comedy routines via Zoom. To get a link to the fun, email jill@marintv.org.

Get to know us! Free Orientation TONIGHT April 6

Connect with your community! Create videos that will reach 70,000 households on Marin TV! Learn more at a free CMCM Orientation -- via Zoom -- on the first Tuesday of each month (7 - 8:30 PM). Reserve your spot in the "Zoom Room" by registering at www.cmcm.tv/orientation. For more info, call (415) 721-0636.

Marin Movie Club to discuss "The Prestige" TONIGHT March 10

Calling all film buffs! Check out the Marin Movie Club, a monthly meeting of of cinephiles presented by the Community Media Center of Marin.

Join self-described movie nerd Dain Bedford-Pugh as he hosts a lively monthly discussion of outstanding motion pictures on Zoom.

Up next: Christopher Nolan's 2006 classic “The Prestige” starring Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, and Sir Michael Caine!

Register for your spot in the "Zoom Room” by emailing jill@marintv.org

CMCM Orientation via Zoom TONIGHT February 2

Connect with your community! Create videos that will reach 70,000 households on Marin TV! Learn more at a free CMCM Orientation -- via Zoom -- on Tuesday, February 2 (7 - 8:30 PM). Reserve your spot in the "Zoom Room" by registering at www.cmcm.tv/orientation. For more info, call (415) 721-0636.

"How To" with Dain Bedford-Pugh Zoom January 14, 21, 28

Producer/director/editor Dain Bedford-Pugh gets the New Year off to a productive start with an encore presentation of his popular "How To" trilogy of workshops. Take one -- or take them all. They're open to everyone, and best of all, they're FREE!

HOW TO: WRITE YOUR SCRIPT
Thursday, January 14 (7-8:30 PM)
Want the screenwriting process to be understandable and inspiring? By the time this Zoom class is over, you’ll be ready to dust off that idea that’s been languishing and put those fingers to the keyboard!

HOW TO: LIGHT YOUR SCENE
Thursday, January 21 (7-8:30 PM)
Next to power, light is a filmmaker’s greatest ally. Don’t settle for available light. Learn some simple tips and tools that can turn your scene from looking bland to beautiful!

HOW TO: FRAME YOUR SHOT
Thursday, January 28 (7-8:30 PM)
Do great painters and photographers allow their subjects to pose anywhere in the frame? Rhetorical question! How you construct your shots speaks volumes. In this workshop, you'll understand the grammar of camera shots.