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SPRING / SUMMER 2014

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  • Torrance Community Television offers three ways to become a Certified Producer.  Workshops, Waiver Exams, or Volunteering.
  • There are two requisite courses, Orientation and Pre-Production Planning. There are three primary production workshops offered, "Field Production", "Post Production"  and "Studio Production".
  • Class attendance is mandatory for all workshop sessions.  One absence and you forfeit your place in the workshop.
  • The Pre-Production Planning workshop is a required course, but not a pre-requisite.  You must attend one of these classes to become a certified TCtv Producer.
  • Orientation Seminars are held on the first and third Wednesday of every month at the TCtv studios.  Pre-registration is requested.
  • Although there is no deposit required for Field Production, enrollment in the Post-Production workshop is required immediately before or immediately after enrollment in the Field Production workshop.
  • To register for a workshop class, you must meet the following criteria:
                Be a TCtv "User"
                Provide a personal/cashiers check or money order for the individual workshop.
               This check should be made out to the City of Torrance.
                All payments must be made the week before the first day of a workshop.
               Sorry, we do not accept cash.

    Thank you for your interest in volunteer video production at TCtv - Channel 28!

* All sessions in bold are still avaliable to join.


Pre-Production Workshop

(Enrollment in Field/Post-Production or Studio Production Workshop Required)
No Deposit Required

Session 04.14    Wednesday   5/28/14    7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Session 05.14    Wednesday   6/25/14    7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Session 06.14    Wednesday   7/23/14    7:00 -  9:00 p.m.


Field & Post-Production Workshop

Registration and $35.00 Deposit Required by 1/10/14
Session Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Session 03.14     Tuesday,   5/13/14   &   Thursday,   5/15/14
                              Tuesday,   5/20/14   &   Thursday,   5/22/14
                              Tuesday,   5/27/14   &   Thursday,   5/29/14

Registration and $35.00 Deposit Required by 6/06/14

Session 04.14     Tuesday,   6/10/14   &    Thursday,  6/12/14
                              Tuesday,   6/17/14   &    Thursday,  6/19/14
                              Tuesday,   6/24/14   &    Thursday,  6/26/14 

*Requisite: Pre-Production Planning Workshop


Studio Production Workshop (Spring 2014)

(Studio Production is a Hands-on Activity Based Workshop)
$50.00 Deposit and Registration Required by 7/08/14
Session 01.13     Friday,         7/11/14     7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
                              Saturday,    7/12/14     10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
                              Friday,         7/18/14     7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
                              Saturday,     7/19/14     10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
                              Friday,         7/25/14     7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
                              Saturday,     7/26/14     10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
*Requisite - Pre-Production Planning Workshop

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Workshop Information

To register for a workshop class, you must meet the following criteria: Be a TCtv "User".

Resident:  Any person using TCtv must provide proof of residence in the City of Torrance.  Such proof of residence may be, but not limited to the presentation of a current California Drivers License or California Identification Car and a recent utility bill which clearly shows the name and address of the person requesting use of TCtv.

Non-Resident - Non-Profit Organizations:  Persons who are authorized representatives of a non-profit institution or organization may use TCtv for the purpose of cable casting announcements or programming.  In all cases where non-resident representatives request use of TCtv, a "Statement of Compliance", and a "Non-Resident Authorization" form signed by the identified member of the institution or organization must be provided.  Each Non-Profit organization must provide proof of Non-Profit status, along with the identification of the individual representing the organization.  Verification of all information will be conducted by TCtv.  In all cases, Torrance based non-profit organizations will receive priority over non-Torrance based non-profit organizations.

Class attendance is mandatory per session group.  One absence and you forfeit your place in the workshop and your deposit.

The Pre-Production Planning workshop is a required course, but not a pre-requisite.  You must attend one of these classes to become a certified TCtv Producer.

Provide a personal/cashiers check or money order for the individual workshop. This check should be made out to the City of Torrance.  All payments must be made one week prior to the start date of the workshop.    Sorry, we do not accept cash.

We look forward to satisfying your desire to produce Access video programming in the City of Torrance at TCtv Channel 28.

For the Spring / Summer 2014 schedule in PDF format... CLICK HERE (PDF)>>
For the Winter / Spring 2014 schedule in PDF format... CLICK HERE (PDF)>>


Waiver Exams

Persons experienced in operating video equipment may be issued Certification by passing a performance test without attending a workshop.  Those persons will be required to pass a written and/or oral and/or hands-on proficiency exam issued by staff.  Persons who provide proof of experience including a minimum of one (1) professional reference will be considered for this waiver.

To arrange for an exam, call TCtv at (310) 618-5762 and request an appointment with the TCtv Coordinator.

Thank you for your interest in volunteer video production at TCtv - Channel 28!

We look forward to satisfying your desire to produce Access video programming in the City of Torrance.