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DCTV

DCTV

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TriBeCa, New York, New York
(186 Reviews)

Founded in 1972, DCTV is a non-profit media arts center for NYC’s independent filmmakers. Fostering a diverse and inclusive community in its landmark firehouse located in Chinatown/Tribeca, DCTV provides affordable workshops, production equipment and space rentals, post-production facilities, a signature screening and event series, renowned youth media programs, and more – all under the same roof as its award-winning documentary production house.


Offering over 150 hands-on workshops in digital filmmaking and media arts each year, from basic video production to advanced editing, DCTV is a one-of-a-kind training facility. Unlike other centers, we provide the space and the gear, and keep class sizes small so you can gain a wealth of information in a short amount of time. With consistently low prices and a convenient location, you don’t have to stop your life to pick up a new skill.  


Reviews of DCTV

(186 Reviews)
Premiere

12/30/2018
Cristian T.

Attended: Premiere


Great class.

Documentary Theory

12/22/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Documentary Theory


Excellent teacher, excellent content. I wish there were more sessions and more time. Thank you!

Camera Fundamentals

12/1/2018
Kristine K.

Attended: Camera Fundamentals


Sisa, the instructor, was very friendly, open and knowledgeable in her approach to the class. She seemlessly applied the students’ questions to the coursework she already established. Her patience and care was phenomenal. Very rare these days. I am grateful for the experience and feel more prepared to explore my next steps. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

Premiere

10/17/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Premiere


Comprehensive, instructor was great and knowledgeable.

Camera Fundamentals

10/8/2018
Kimberly B.

Attended: Camera Fundamentals


I thought the class was very informative. The instructor was very patient. She made me feel very uncomfortable. This was a great first experience for me at DCTV. I will take another class.

Camera Fundamentals

9/21/2018
Wei L.

Attended: Camera Fundamentals


Class was informative and instructor was great.

Keeping It Legal

8/6/2018
Joseph V.

Attended: Keeping It Legal


Fun class but very educational! Very knowledgeable instructor. Exactly what I hoped it would be. Fully addressed many of my concerns relating to projects I am working on. Thank you.

Camera Fundamentals

7/23/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Camera Fundamentals


The class was amazing. The instructor explained everything really well, answered all questions and made sure we walked away with how to operate a camera!

Digital Cinematography

7/14/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Digital Cinematography


Informative but very heavy on technical aspects and less on artistic side. Good info to know, but wished we had more opportunity to delve into the creative aspects of cinematography.

After Effects

7/4/2018
Kelsey T.

Attended: After Effects


Great class to take to build your skills if you are intimidated by after affects. Teachers are informative and professional.

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87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013
DCTV
TriBeCa, Manhattan
87 Lafayette St
Btwn White & Walker Streets
New York, New York 10013

Upcoming Classes at DCTV

Audio Fundamentals
Audio Fundamentals
Next start date:

Wednesday Jan 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Video DSLR
Video DSLR
Next start date:

Saturday Jan 26th, 11am - 5pm

Lighting Fundamentals
Lighting Fundamentals
Next start date:

Wednesday Feb 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Stop Motion Animation
Stop Motion Animation
Next start date:

Saturday Feb 9th, 11am - 5pm

Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro
Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro
Next start date:

Tuesday Feb 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Freelancer Tax Clinic
Freelancer Tax Clinic
Next start date:

Wednesday Feb 13th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Premiere
Premiere
Next start date:

Saturday Feb 16th, 11am - 5pm

Art of the Interview
Art of the Interview
Next start date:

Tuesday Feb 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Avid
Avid
Next start date:

Saturday Feb 23rd, 11am - 5pm

Digital Cinematography
Digital Cinematography
Next start date:

Saturday Feb 23rd, 11am - 5pm

DaVinci Resolve: Editing
DaVinci Resolve: Editing
Next start date:

Monday Feb 25th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Documentary Theory
Documentary Theory
Next start date:

Tuesday Feb 26th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro
Next start date:

Tuesday Feb 26th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Choosing a Camera
Choosing a Camera
Next start date:

Tuesday Mar 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Trailer Editing
Trailer Editing
Next start date:

Monday Mar 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Lens Selection
Lens Selection
Next start date:

Tuesday Mar 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Documentary Budgeting
Documentary Budgeting
Next start date:

Thursday Mar 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

After Effects
After Effects
Next start date:

Saturday Mar 23rd, 11am - 3:30pm

After Effects: Film Title Design
After Effects: Film Title Design
Next start date:

Monday Mar 25th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Production Week
Production Week
Next start date:

Monday Mar 25th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Teachers at DCTV

Adam Levy Adam Harrison Levy Adam Harrison Levy and Stephanie Gould Adella Ladjevardi Aharon Rothschild Áine Pennello Alex Gilwit Alex Mallis Alexander Kaluzhsky Amy Grumbling Angela Tucker Anna Rose Holmer Aubrey Franchell Ava Jarden Brian Bolster Brian Criner Cassie Wagler Cassie Tarakajian Chanelle Aponte Pearson Charlie Rokosny Chloe Zimmerman Chris Rogy Christopher Tedeschi and Judith Matloff Craig Lowy Dan Schoenbrun​ Danielle Lessovitz Danya Abt Deirdre Fishel Edgardo Parada Elizabeth Press Emile Klein Emily Allen Ethan Fixell Gabe Quiroga Gabriel Long Gary Levitt Glenn McClanan Grayson Earle Hal Siegel Harlo Holmes Heather Martino Heather Contant Iris Devons Isil Bagdadi & Michael Sergio Iva Radivojevic Ivo Stoop Iyabo Boyd Jay Sterrenberg Jerron Smith Jessica Kingdon Jessye Herrell Jonathan Novick Jonathan Smith Josh Koury Josh Koury & Sarah Enid Hagey Joshua Sarlo Julia Gaynin Kasia Mychajlowycz Keith Miller Kristina Pozenel Laura Valladao Laura Coxson Leah Moskowitz Liam Billingham Lila Yomtoob Lisa Gross Louis Legge Luis Gallo Mar Trevino María Villaseñor Marianna Moneymaker Marie Lafia Martha Shane Martyna Starosta Matt Cascella Max Fuchs Melissa Nicolardi Michael Woods Mike Knowlton Miki Foster Morgan Paar Nathan Fitch Nathan Silver Neil J. Rosini Nicholas Weissman Patrick Reis Philip Leaman Raj Kottamasu Ramzy Telley Rehana Esmail Reiko Tahara Roger Schulte Ryan Joseph Saied Abbasi Sam Tarakajian Sam Tarakajian Sam Feder Sara Nodjoumi Sarah Friedland Sarah Enid Hagey Sasha Shaw Sasha Wortzel Sean Hanley Sisa Bueno Son Le Sonya Rhee Stefanie Dworkin Stephanie Rabins Stephanie Bravo Stephanie Bravo Stephen Kurpis Steven Zelin Teodora Altomare Tim Szetela Tommi Gweilo Tommi Kelly Tommi Tommi Tzu-An Wu Zachary Levy
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