BCAT kicks off Video Voyagers Sept. 12
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The town’s cable access station is offering children a chance to learn the basics of video production. Burlington Cable Access Television on Wednesday is kicking off a new year of Video Voyagers, its after-school program for middle school-aged children. Overseen by BCAT production coordinators Cory McNeil and Tad Stephanak, the program meets every Wednesday, from 3 to 5 p.m. at BCAT’s studio. The children are taught how to use video equipment to produce a television show. They also gain exposure to BCAT’s facilities. Video Voyagers encourages participants to conceive and develop their own ideas and teaches them how to bring those ideas to life through video production. The videos are shot over the course of each school semester and edited into a television program for broadcast on BCAT, as well as on the station’s website and its YouTube channel. Participants take turns as director, camera operator, audio and lighting technicians, and all-around crew. BCAT is located in the rear of the Burlington High School building, 123 Cambridge St. For more information or to register, call BCAT at 781-273-5922.