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Access Framingham Partners with Talking Information Center

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 7:20 pm on April 20, 2012
AF-TV partners with TIC

Access Framingham (AF-TV) to partner with Talking Information Network (TIC), award winning reading service for the visually impaired.

FRAMINGHAM, MA- Access Framingham, the nonprofit public access corporation for the Town of Framingham, has embarked on a new partnership with the Talking Information Center (TIC), an award-winning radio reading service for the blind and visually impaired.

AF-TV carrying award winning reading service for the visually impaired

"As part of our mission to engage and serve this community, we think this alliance with the Talking Information Center is a wonderful way to help facilitate the exchange of ideas and information for a wide audience", says Access Framingham Executive Director, Bill McColgan.

"We are delighted to be able to provide this service to those in need in Framingham", says Ron Bersani, the Executive Director of Talking Information Network. "We appreciate the support of Access Framingham".

First begun in ...[read more]


March 2012 Filmmaking and Video Editing Classes at AF-TV

Filed under: Arts / Culture,Schools & Education by News Staff at 8:09 am on March 4, 2012
Access Framingham (logo)

Access Framingham offers members classes in video production, video editing and more!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Interested in video production? This month, (March 2012), Access Framingham will be offering two classes, one in Film-making and another on using Final Cut Pro editing software.

Film-making will be led by Access Framingham Operations Manager Melanie Hardy, who will draw on her experience in both film and single-camera video production to teach the best techniques in fictional storytelling and making entertaining and intriguing movies.

The Film-making Class will be held on three consecutive Thursday evenings: March 8th, 15th and 22nd, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Seats are still available!

Final Cut Pro. This popular class on how to use Apple's software package to produce and edit great video. AF-TV will be holding a special afternoon workshop ...[read more]


Access Framingham Airs Trivia Shows In Remembrance of Ed Convery

Filed under: General Interest by News Staff at 3:34 pm on February 17, 2012
Ed Convery

Ed Convery

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Ed Convery passed away last week at the age of 83. Ed was a former teacher and principal in the Framingham Schools, served as president of the Framingham History Center and vice-chair of the Framingham Housing Authority, and he touched the lives of many folks in the Framingham community.

In remembrance of Ed, Access Framingham is honored to replay two episodes of Framingham Tales & Trivia, which Ed taped for our local channel. These are shows he helped produce as part of his own commitment to the Framingham History Center. The programs reflect Ed’s wit and wisdom, and his love for Framingham.

Each edition of Tales and Trivia is one hour in length.  These two ...[read more]


FPAC-TV Unveils New Name and Logo

Filed under: Technology by News Staff at 9:01 pm on September 19, 2011
Access Framingham (logo)

FPAC-TV rebrands itself as ''Access Framingham'' and will use new logo (above) and new website address: www.accessfram.tv

FRAMINGHAM, MA - At Monday night's Annual Meeting of Framingham Public Access Corporation, FPAC members heard about the successes of the past year and challenges to come for Framingham's Community Media Center. Then the board and staff added a surprise announcement.

Beginning this week, FPAC will operate with a new name and logo, one that FPAC officials believe will reflect the organization's mission to engage, serve, and enrich the community by developing programming by and for the people of Framingham, providing educational opportunities, and facilitating the exchange of information through traditional and new media.

The new name for the five-year-old organization will be "Access Framingham".

Access Framingham will remain committed to the promise of ...[read more]


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