BMC Blog

Well, here in the still summer in bucolic Belmont, our Final Cut Express class is filled. Thank you Belmont. And in the fall, new classes commence in the Control Room for Studio Production. Find out what it's all about Monday Sept 12th @ 7pm at Orientation to Community Media.
Online registration is now open! Only 20 entries will be accepted! We are honored to announce that Callie Crossley , of WGBH & an award winning documentary producer of "Eyes on the Prize" is joining our judging panel with Steve Garfield . Take the creative challenge, compete for a $500 First...
Beginning on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 the Town of Belmont’s contractor, Newport Construction will begin pulverizing and grading School Street from Common to Temple and Orchard Street from Common to Goden between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (weather permitting). The streets will be open to...
Here in Studio A, we'll be taping & editing a special edition of the Pat Lawrence Show with noted physicians from MGH's Division of Global Psychiatry, including Dr. David Henderson (pictured here) who leads ground-breaking international projects in Liberia & Uganda to bring mental health...
Belmont Summer Music Festival BMC is looking for one more volunteer camera operator for the Belmont Summer Music Festival. BMC will be covering this concert in a three-camera remote studio production. BHS alumnae and Yale student Nathaniel Meyer will be conducting a highly trained student orchestra...
With the announcement from Apple a few weeks ago that they were abandoning Final Cut Pro 7 in favor of a new, radically different version many production houses are re-evaluating their choice of edit systems. BMC is no different. As we move to new technologies, cameras and formats, we are quickly...
Belmont Municipal Light Department is experiencing very high power demand, we ask you to please turn off non-critical electrical equipment and if you must use the air conditioning turn it up a degree or two. If you have further questions contact BMLD at 617-993-2800
In an effort to make sure Audio Engineers in Studio A are sending clean audio to our record deck we have installed some new metering and Monitoring equipment in the control room. A new LED meter visually shows the audio levels from the record deck and a new headphone amplifier allows the audio...
Finally got some positive news from our equipment vendor the other day with regards to the first of our new cameras that we ordered back in April. The Sony NX5 was choosen to be our new portable cameras and to eventualy replace the GL2s. Unfortunatly, we placed our order shortly after the...
In doing some summer cleaning and organizing I found some potentially useful "forgotten" equipment that has been tucked away in storage. First is a two sided (white/gold) folding reflector panel. Sometimes you are in a location that could benefit from just a little extra light, but you don't want...

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