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Producer Tip Week #8 | Look! A Shortcut!

Posted by on Feb 26th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #8 | Look! A Shortcut!

  This week’s tip is all about speedy editing.  If you want to completely master the software that you are using, shortcut keys are a necessity!  Shortcut keys allow you to edit quickly by removing time consuming mouse strokes.  It may not sound like moving a mouse around would add too much time but when you are editing for hours, the time wasted on mouse movements definitely adds up.  You could spend this time doing other things like starting your next video project with us! Adobe Premiere Pro CC...

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Producer Tip Week #7 |Compression Depression

Posted by on Feb 19th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #7 |Compression Depression

Getting a mean case of Compression Depression when your project is gearing down to be finished because compressing just isn’t making a lick of sense?  Well I have found a helpful website that gives step-by-step direction with how to compress smoothly with a bunch of different software so say goodbye to your compression blues! If you do not have the time to test compress your projects to see which format works the best for the occasion, then Vimeo also provides the general settings for software like Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, as...

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Union Crossing Dedication

Posted by on Feb 20th, 2015 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Union Crossing Dedication

On Tuesday, February 17 2015, Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County held a dedication ceremony to celebrate the completion of the five new homes at Union Crossing. The ceremony was held at John Street Quarters (Westminster Fire Hall), 28 John Street Westminster, MD, 21157. This project was made possible by Habitat for Humanity of Carroll County, The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, and the City of Westminster. A big thank you to our volunteers and partner families for your hard work and time, without you we would not...

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County Budget Luncheon 2015

Posted by on Feb 26th, 2015 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

The Community Media Center broadcasted the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual County Budget luncheon Live online on Thursday, February 19. Ted Zaleski, Carroll County’s Director of Management & Budget was there to report on the County Budget FY 2016 and Beyond.  The program will also be broadcast on Channel 19, for more information click the links below.   For specific air dates and times visit our program schedule click the link below Click here for the Channel 19 Schedule. Click here to search for a program on...

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Producer Tip Week #6 | Alternatives to iMovie

Posted by on Feb 12th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #6 | Alternatives to iMovie

    “If you are callously cast out of common society because you do not own an iPhone or iOS device, I have found some alternatives to editing apps that can be found with other kinds of devices running on Android or Microsoft.  Welcome back to the inner circle and give the iPhone community a good what-for with these alternatives to iMovie:   These first three are the higher-end alternatives for iMovie. 1. WeVideo For the official competitor of iMovie for the iPhone, look to this android app.  WeVideo boasts similar tools and...

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Four Chaplains Service, Post 31 American Legion

Posted by on Feb 10th, 2015 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Four Chaplains Service, Post 31 American Legion

Post 31 American Legion honors the four famous chaplains of the troop ship Dorchester. The ceremony conducted by Chaplain Skip Amass includes a tribute to the four chaplains and a presentation of a Proclamation from the City of...

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Producer Tip Week #5 | Evasive Maneuvers!

Posted by on Feb 5th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #5 | Evasive Maneuvers!

  If you are looking to get the effect of traveling through the air like gravity is a thing of legend, then look no further.  This week’s tip gives you a cheap and effective way to take your productions to new heights!  You just need to attach your device or camera to a kite on a windy day and bam! You are good to go.  The most ideal cameras to choose when performing this trick are a GoPro or your phone.  These are both pretty light in weight and finding fastening attachments is not a difficult task. Here is a video from Volitariac found...

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Celebrate! Coach Harrell!

Posted by on Feb 3rd, 2015 in Celebrate, News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

Celebrate! Coach Harrell!

NFHS Coaches Association selected Andrew Harrell, North Carroll High School soccer coach, to receive the state level 2014 Coach of the Year award. In his short 3-year tenure as head coach, Harrell has led the North Carroll High School Panthers to 24 wins, a state semi-final appearance in 2012, and the school’s first ever boys soccer state championship in 2013. Athletic Director Troy Warehime, “Coach Harrell continues a proud tradition within the North Carroll High School Athletic Department and becomes the fourth Maryland state winner from...

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CMC Opportunities and Challenges

Posted by on Jan 30th, 2015 in News/Blog, Slider | 0 comments

CMC Opportunities and Challenges

Dear Community, At the Community Media Center we provide this local community, called Carroll County, with the tools, training, and multi-distribution platforms needed to communicate the issues and initiatives you find important in this rapidly changing world. That is why we believe it is important to preserve local voice and an engaged and informed citizenry that can communicate with each other, their officials, and the organizations/institution that make up this local place.  We hope you will support us in our efforts to ensure a...

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Producer Tip Week #4 | Defy gravity!

Posted by on Jan 29th, 2015 in CMC Tips and Tricks, News/Blog | 0 comments

Producer Tip Week #4 | Defy gravity!

Some ‘Hollywood’ special effects are easily accomplished with a little imagination, such as making it appear as though objects or people are climbing up the wall! First, decorate your floor to look like your wall. You can use some framed photos, maybe a clock and perhaps a chair. Place these objects strategically on the floor and angle the camera properly and you have yourself a deceptive way to make it look like people or things are climbing up walls. Great fun, great effect. This tip brought to you by willvideoforfood.com. Examples can be...

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Carroll County’s 177th Birthday Celebration

Posted by on Jan 29th, 2015 in News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Carroll County’s 177th Birthday Celebration

The Historical Society of Carroll County presents Carroll County’s 177th Birthday Celebration. Watch coverage of this event featuring guest speaker, Michael Dixon, on The Mason-Dixon Line: The Story Behind the Boundary.

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Pet of the Week: Cracker

Posted by on Feb 6th, 2015 in Best Pals, News/Blog, Video | 0 comments

Pet of the Week: Cracker

There’s nothing salty about this cuddly kitty! This is Cracker, and he wants you to adopt him. He’s a two year old domestic short haired cat, and he’s waiting for you at the Carroll County Humane Society. Swing by to see him, as well as all of the other cats, dogs, and little critters...

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