CMCM Updates

CMCM's Producer Spotlight

How long have you been a member of CMCM?

Since it's inception. Plus 9 years on the Media Advisory Committee to the MTA advising on the creation of CMCM

The Title of Your Marin TV Series:

Marin Women's Hall of Fame
Marin History Museum
Goldenagers
Various Specials

In a nutshell, describe your CMCM series:

MWHF – Interviews with honorees
Marin History Museum – Shows on various Marin history topics
Goldenagers – Growing old with vitality

Where were you born?

Norwich, Connecticut

Where were you raised?

Jewett City, Connecticut

If you attended college ... What was the name of the school? What was your major?

University of Oklahoma – Broadcasting – Outstanding Broadcasting Award 1963
San Bernardino Valley College – Telecommunications – Outstanding Telecom student Award 1965
San Francisco Francisco State University – Class of 1967 – Broadcast Communications Arts – Outstanding BCA student award 1967

What is/was your occupation? How long have you been in this profession?

Want a Free Marin TV T-Shirt?

Please take a moment to tell us what you think about our current roster of non-core workshops. Just click here, complete the short survey, tell us your name, and -- as a reward -- you'll get a cool Marin TV T-shirt to wear all summer long!

Support CMCM on #GivingTuesday

December 2nd is Giving Tuesday and we want to encourage you to make CMCM a part of your Holiday sharing!

CMCM Annual Member Meeting and Election Results

An announcement and a reminder, to our members,

2013 ELECTION RESULTS
The election results for the two available member elected CMCM Board seats are now finalized:

Dario D'Arrigo 37.0%
Bill Sims 69.6%
Lawrence Strick 80.4%

Based on CMCM member votes, Lawrence Strick and Bill Sims will serve out terms on the CMCM board beginning Nov 2013. Our thanks to all candidates for their commitment to serving CMCM and their efforts now and in the future!

2013 ANNUAL MEMBER MEETING
The annual member meeting is scheduled for this Wednesday Oct 30th at the San Rafael Corporate Center, Tamalpais Room from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Typically this is a short presentation to the members present, followed by Q&A and a brief first board meeting. Please make an effort to attend and meet members of the CMCM board and hear updates about the past year of operations!

Directions to the San Rafael Corporate Center - Use the Lindaro Street Entrance to the right of the PG&E entrance. Parking available in nearby lots.

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Meet CMCM Member Dick Jordan

Your name:

Dick Jordan

How long have you been a member of CMCM?

Since late 2012.


The Title of Your Marin TV Series (or Special/s):

I've produced 18 "specials" for Marin TV including "'Southeast - Life in the Alaska Panhandle," "The White Bag," and "Cuba, Libre."


In a nutshell, describe your CMCM series (or special/s): 

"Southeast" is a visual essay about Alaska's remote Panhandle region; it has been viewed on 27 public access stations across the U.S. serving over 1 million households.

"The White Bag" is a spoof on the 1940s-1950s film noir "cops and robbers" and spy thrillers. It was a CMCM class project in which I play the "Ace of Spies." 

"Cuba, Libre" is a documentary that traces this history of travel to Cuba by Americans from the early decades of the 20th century until the Cuban revolution, and in the last 20-odd years since Americans resumed visits to that island nation.


Where were you born?


Seattle, Washington


Where were you raised?


Seattle, Washington


If you attended college ... What was the name of the school?  What was your major?

WEAR & TEAR: living woman

The transformation of a woman's body and the struggle to adapt to the early stages of motherhood: a performance art piece featuring poetry and biology, fact and fantasy, dance and drama.


Two renditions, at 6:30pm and 8:00pm. In addition to the performance, the body of artwork WEAR & TEAR: living woman will be on view at the throughout the evening, and until the end of March. Gallery hours: tu/th 2-9pm; fri/sat 11-6pm

TV Production Studio goes HD

The Marin TV Production Studio will be closed from Friday, September 25 through Saturday, October 7. During that time, the Studio will be converted from SD to HD.

Free one-session workshops will give current producers and crew members the opportunity to get re-certified using the new Control Room equipment.

SERIES PRODUCERS/CREW MEMBERS can pick ONE of these dates:

Tuesday, October 6 from 2:30 - 5:30 PM
Wednesday, October 7 from 2:30 - 5:30 PM
Thursday, October 8 from 2 - 5 PM
Friday, October 9 from 2:30 - 5:30 PM

Make Media Happen Here

The Community Media Center of Marin presents a brand new video showcasing the center.

The three-minute video -- featuring series producers Lori Greenleaf, Soleil Dakota, Joe Mason, Cheryl Scheurer, and Ginger Souders-Mason -- made its debut at the March 2015 orientation.

You can watch it here, but don't forget to share it on Facebook and Twitter! CMCM is the place to make media happen. Spread the word!

We Will Be Closed on Independence Day

Remember to plan your reservations and equipment returns ahead of time, We will be closed on Friday, July 4.

We will be open on Saturday, July 5, from 12:00 - 6:00 PM.

However, with our youth team we will be covering the San Rafael Pacifics Baseball game live on July 4 - tune in at 1:00pm on Channel 30!

Happy and safe Independence Day!

CMCM Producers Win Hometown Awards!

The Alliance for Community Media (ACM) is proud to announce its 2013 Hometown Media Award winners – out of more than 800 entries. The Hometown Awards recognize the best community media programming of 2012, and include student, independent producer and access center professional categories.

In the Independent Producers category, the following CMCM members won Hometown Media Awards:

Documentary
"Eye of The Storm"
S. Kramer Herzog

Educational Profile
"Make Your Mark"
Cynthia Abbott, Jill Lessard

Seniors
"Hans"
Harris Cohen
Community Media Center of Marin

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