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To register for classes:

Call 978-458-5400, stop by the LTC office at 246 Market Street, Lowell MA, 01852.

Registration deadline: 48 hours before class. Staff-taught classes will not run with fewer than 3 students. Classes taught by non-staff members may have a higher minimum and have a one-week before class registration deadline.

If you have an idea for a media class that LTC should offer, please let us know!


Description: All new members must attend a free, one-hour orientation session to learn all the benefits and responsibilities of membership in this dynamic media center.

Date & Time: Saturdays 11:00am-Noon:  February 8, March 14

Mondays 5:00-6:00pm: February 10, March 15

Fee: Free


Description:  Do you want to produce a TV show in the LTC studio? With your own production group, learn the basics of three-camera production in LTC’s large studio in three sessions. The class will be geared to your show’s unique production needs. Minimum of three participants.

Date & Time: Call Steve to set up a special class for you and your crew! 978-458-5400.

Instructor: Steve Manock

Fee: $25 (non-member $50)


Description: In one session, you’ll learn to use Studio B’s Tricaster, a multi- camera production system with advanced video features for virtual sets, digital roll-ins from files or the Internet, phone calls, and much more. This smaller studio is primarily used for talk shows with green screen backgrounds.

Date & Time: Call Steve to set up a special class for you and your crew! 978-458-5400.

Instructor: Steve Manock

Fee: $25 (non-member $50)


Description: Learn to use LTC’s high-definition video cameras, microphones and portable lighting kits to shoot professional-looking video outside the studio. Students will have practice time on the Sony NX5U and the Sony X70 cameras. Also covered are “shooting for the edit,” shot composition, and interview styles. Students are encouraged to also sign up for the Final Cut Pro X edit class. Two sessions.

Date & Time:

Monday & Tuesday, February 10, 11; 6:00 – 9:00pm

Instructor: Soumita Acharya

Fee: $40 (non-member $70)


Description: Expand the capacity of your organization to use video for social media and cable TV. Learn to use LTC video cameras to cover your organization’s events and present important information. LTC video equipment  and production support is offered free to member organizations for projects that are cablecast on LTC channels.

The class is in two sessions targeted to the needs of nonprofits. In the first session, learn to use LTC’s Sony cameras and audio equipment. In the second session, learn to cut and add graphics to video using Final Cut Pro X.

Date & Time:

Wednesdays, January 8 & 15; 10:00am – 2:00pm.  Lunch provided.

Instructor: Soumita Acharya

Fee: $50 (non-member $75)


Description: Get started editing your video with Apple’s professional editing software, Final Cut Pro X. In this one-session class you will learn to import footage, work in a timeline, add graphics and music, and export your finished project.

Date & Time:

Thursday, February 13; 6:00 – 9:00pm

Instructor: Steve Manock

Fee: $25 (non-member $50)



Description: A podcast is a digital audio file that is posted on the Web for others to download or stream. They are usually created as a series of episodes with a similar theme. Podcasts are similar to radio programs, but instead of being broadcast over the airwaves, they are audio files accessible on the Internet. Listeners can play them at their convenience, using smart phones or computers.

In this one-session class you will learn how to operate the audio equipment, how to post files to the LTC podcast webpage, and the basics of creating compelling audio content. Podcasts cannot include copyrighted content.

Date & Time: By appointment. Call Gloria to set up a special class for you. 978-458-5400.

Instructor: Gloria Polites

Fee: $25 (non-members $50)



Description: A one-session class for those with little or no computer experience, starting from the basics– “How do I turn this thing on?”–to keeping up in a class that uses the MAC.

Date & Time: By Appointment

Contact: Gloria Polites (gpolites@ltc.org)

Fee: Free (Non-member $20)


Description: A one-session class introducing PC users to the MAC and its operating system. It builds on your existing computer knowledge and examines the similarities and differences between how Macs and PCs work.

Date & Time: By Appointment

Contact: Gloria Polites (gpolites@ltc.org)

Fee: Free (Non-member $20)