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November 05, 2003

GavTV "The Gavilan Channel" and Digital Media Lab will host Open House

WHO: Anyone who would like to have a hands-on experience in the Gavilan College TV studio or NEW Digital Media lab, or who wants to learn more about degree and certificate programs in these areas

WHAT: Is invited to attend the GavTV/Digital Media Open House. The media complex in the Gavilan College library building: TV studio, new Digital Media lab, and CMAP facilities, will be open for the public to see and experience all aspects: production in the TV, editing, and cablecast. Clips will be shown from award-winning GavTV production, as well as student movies, digital art, animation, and computer music. There will be demonstrations of digital video editing, animation, DVD production, digital photography, wide-format photo printing, and music/sound design. Attendees will have the opportunity to be taped for possible cablecast on GavTV Channel 18.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 11, from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. (prior to the Board of Trustees meeting)

WHERE: TV Studio, Digital Media Lab, in the library, Gavilan College Gilroy campus, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.

WHY: GavTV is celebrating it's first year in existence as a channel of Community Media Access partnership. The open house will be an opportunity for students and the public to learn about career and educational opportunities in the exciting world of television. The Digital Media lab is now in it's new, expanded home with new Mac "G5"'s and other new equipment. By hosting the open houses together, the programs are emphasizing the interrelated world of Digital Media, video, and television. Gavilan College offers degrees in Media Arts and Digitial Media, and several certificate programs in Digital Media.

GavTV airs on cable channel 18, bringing original programming on a variety of local issues, telecourses for credit, and nationally produced higher education programming.

Origianal shows include: "The Gavilan Hour" a one-hour show with news, views, and videotapes about Gavilan College "Table Talk" a discussion-style talk show which features an in-depth look at an educational issue or college event; "Gavilan College Connections," which explores the people and communities of the Gavilan College District. ("Whether it's art, music, sports, or medicine, if it's happening in South County, chances are it's got a Gavilan College Connection"), and "Art is Essential"," a look at the arts and artists.

For more information call (408) 848-4764 or email

Last modified: August 17, 2011
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