CMCM Updates

Set Your Hard Drive Free

To make room for new equipment, CMCM will liberate all member-assigned hard drives this summer.

Purchase your hard drive for only $50 by the end of August and get a free Marin TV T-shirt to keep you cool all summer long. Just bring cash, check, or a credit card to the Front Desk and set your hard drive on the road to freedom.

All hard drives not claimed by August 31 will be reformatted for staff use.

Heads up!

CMCM will be closed for "Maintenance Week" Friday, December 23 thru Monday, January 2. Equipment cannot be checked out or in during this time period, so plan your reservations before or after this holiday period.

CMCM Highlights of 2014 & Plans for 2015

CMCM is pleased to share some highlights of our activities over the past year -- and plans for the New Year:

We installed production equipment in San Anselmo and Larkspur and will start 2015 with ten different county and city governments and agencies cablecasting their meetings on the Government Channel - many live!

With so much government content, we are requesting a second government channel from our cable providers.

We continued our Summer Sports Broadcast Camp and had a great group of youth produce ten live cablecasts of San Rafael Pacifics Baseball Games.

We are launching the Marin Media Corp to train youth and engage them in community productions.

We'll begin to upgrade our aging field equipment and bring the studio up to full HD production capability so our community productions will look even better this time next year!

Most significantly, we were successful in securing temporary bridge support funding from the MTA which ensures for the first time that CMCM has a firm foundation upon which to build.

Your support is essential to our work and helps us expand our efforts into the communities of Marin. All donations are tax deducible.

Expanding the October 9th Presidential Debate

WATCH ON MARIN TV • CHANNEL 30
SUNDAY OCT 9, 5:00-8:30 PM

On Sunday night Democracy Now! will air special live coverage of the second U.S. presidential debate. We will air the full debate between Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and give third-party candidates a chance to respond in real time to the same questions. Jill Stein of the Green Party has agreed to participate in our Expanding the Debate special. We have also invited Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party. Our special broadcast will begin at 5 p.m. PST with a one-hour roundtable. Guests will include Katrina vanden Heuvel of the Nation, Melina Abdullah of Black Lives Matter.

Red Flag Warning in Effect | June 22 - June 24 |

Red Flag Warning

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for the Mt. Tam Watershed. A Red Flag Warning means warm temperatures, very low humidity, and strong winds are expected to combine to produce an increased risk of fire danger.

As a result of the Red Flag Warning, all watershed land use permits have been suspended. No fires or BBQs will be permitted. MMWD's Mt. Tamalpais watershed lands are closed to public motor vehicle traffic both Saturday 6/23 and Sunday 6/24 at the following sites:
• Sky Oaks Road beyond the Sky Oaks Ranger Station
• Natalie Coffin Greene Park
• Leo Cronin parking lot gate

For additional information and updates, call MMWD's fire and road closure message line at 415-945-1195.

June 22nd and 23rd are also Spare the Air Days. Bay Area Residents are urged to cut back on any activities that cause pollution - such as driving, using oil-based paints, gasoline-powered lawn mowers, or household aerosol products like hair sprays. People who are sensitive to unhealthy air are advised to limit their time outdoors, particularly in the afternoon hours.

http://www.sparetheair.org/

November Updates

This month's updates include a chance to peak inside the Star Wars model shop, a look at our 'Horrorsonmia' late night movie line up, board member election results and upcoming workshops.

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The CMCM Media Mixer

Chris Hardman, artistic director and founder of Antenna Theater, will be the guest presenter. In addition to transforming the museum audio tour into an artistic medium, Hardman and Antenna also created San Francisco's critically acclaimed Magic Bus Experience. Get on board!

R.S.V.P. to marinartists@hotmail.com.
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"Ask the Experts" Workshop with S. Kramer Herzog | Wednesday, June 6 @ 6:30 PM

Get Your Video into Festivals & Awards Competitions | Wednesday, June 6 6:30 - 8:30 PM

You've put in the work, now it's time to show it off! Learn the best methods for submitting your content to festivals and competitions with local filmmaker S. Kramer Herzog. Don't miss this essential workshop in our "Ask the Experts" series!

Free for CMCM members. Non-member fee of $25 includes a one-year membership to CMCM and FREE admittance to all events in the series.
Sign up today at https://www.cmcm.tv/asktheexperts

Class Schedule

Maximize Your Social Media Impact | Wednesday, June 13 6:30 - 8:30 PM:
Step up your social media game! Marketing expert Mike Wolpert, founder/CEO of Social Jumpstart, simplifies social media, demystifying how producers create space for their brands to live and thrive on the Internet.

DIY Voice-Over Narration | Wednesday, June 20 6:30 - 8:30 PM:
Enhance videos with the magic of narration! Voicetrax instructor and working V/O artist Vicki Baum leads a lively interactive session that will give students the opportunity to explore their own narration abilities.

Laugh it off!

This Friday, February 26 at 11 PM on the Community Channel 26 watch the latest episodes of MarINSANITY, hosted by stand-up comedian Sam Meeker.

The comedians included in these episodes (in order of appearance): Liz Stone, Chad Opitz, Nicole Calasich, Matt Curry, Kelly Anneken, and Priya Prasad.

2018 Ruby Award goes to CMCM Member Veda Florez!

Veda Florez, a longtime member of CMCM, will be honored with a 2018 Ruby Award by the Soroptimist International of Marin County at a ceremony to be held March 8.

Veda is being recognized for producing the Marin TV series "Latino Marin,", which weaves the Latino experience into the fabric of Marin County, encouraging education, empowerment, and engagement. Donations in support of "Latino Marin" can be made to CMCM. Congratulations, Veda!

More information about this year's Ruby Award ceremony can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/170914577011387/

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