Shoot.

Express yourself!

Our pro facilities and user-friendly equipment are here at your fingertips!  From basic HD cameras to advanced studio gear, we’ve got the tools you need.  (In addition to tools, we also offer training!)

Edit.

Customize Your Creations!

You’ve got your footage – now it’s time to edit!  Our multimedia lab has all the tools you need, whether you’re editing a video, photo slideshow, or audio piece.  (And don’t forget – we offer editing classes and one-on-one coaching.)

Be Heard.

Reach Out to Your Community!

Ready to share your video with the world?  We’ll air your video on our four cable channels in Gilroy and San Benito County.  No cable?  No problem.  CMAP TV also offers online streaming, video on-demand, and YouTube.

COMMON QUESTIONS

How can I get my message out to the world?

Whether you would like to document an event, create a program series, a documentary, or a public service announcement, CMAP is here to help!  Here are the steps you can take:
1. Become a member.
2. Take a class and become certified to reserve equipment.
3. Record and create your message.
4. Submit your content for air.

Do I need to be a member to rent equipment?

No! CMAP offers commercial equipment rentals and paid productions at a fraction of the cost of traditional commercial rental or production.  However, members can take classes that certify them the reserve our equipment for free, or heavily discounted rates.  Members also get the benefit of airing their content through CMAP distribution channels.
If you are interested in our commercial rates, please email ian@cmap.tv or call (408) 722-9144 ext 107.

How do I submit a show I already created?

Only CMAP members are guaranteed to have their content aired on our distribution channels.  If you are not using CMAP’s equipment or facilities to create your show, you can submit your content as an Affiliate member.  You can sign up as an Affiliate Member here, and sending us a signed version of the Statement of Compliance form.
If you have any questions, please contact josh@cmap.tv.

How can I promote my organization or business?

CMAP offer a variety of services including high-quality video productions, A/V event services, equipment rentals, staff training, and consulting.

To learn more about these services visit our Pro Services page, or contact us.

How can I promote my free community event?

Our community members have the opportunity to take advantage of our video bulletin board that airs on all CMAP channels.  Click here to learn how to submit information for the community video bulletin board.

EQUIPMENT INVENTORY

CMAP’s Basic Equipment class teaches members how to use our user-friendly, high-definition cameras, tripods and accessories. Learn the basics of set-up and composition, and how to record both on-set and in the field. This class certifies you to check-out basic equipment free of charge!

 

Panasonic HDC TM700 – user manual
Velbon or Libec Tripod
BeachTek DXA-2T XLR Breakout Box – user manual
Shure SM58-LC Microphone – specs sheet

Fine-tune your skills & kick up your production value using simple tips, tricks and hacks of the trade to create professional looking content using our JVC ProHD cameras. This class certifies you to check-out the low-cost advanced equipment.

 

Professional TV Studio
Sound Booth
DJI Phantom 2+ Quadcopter
Canon T4i DSLR Camera
JVC GY-HM150U Compact Handheld 3-CCD Camcorder – user manual
Davis & Sanford or Manfrotto Tripod

Sennheiser microphones
Wireless lavs
Projectors and Screens
Audio boards

Access all the tools you need in our multimedia lab featuring:
iMacs
PCs
Final Cut Pro
Adobe Creative Suite
Hard Drives
Scanners
Card Readers

 

 

 

Lab is free for all members and is open Wed-Friday 12-7PM and Sat 12-5PM

Reserve our fully stocked TV studio and get access to all the tools you’ll need to shoot and broadcast your production at rock-bottom rates. Rental of the studio comes with:
TriCaster 40
TriCaster 40 Control Surface
LiveText 2
Vaddio Production VIEW Precision Camera Controller
PreSonus StudioLive audio board
Behringer Ms40 Near Field Speaker
2 Westinghouse 32″ Monitors
3 Vaddio WallView CCU Cameras
Communication Controls
Lighting: Lowel DP, Lowel Soft Light, Mole-Richardson Tweenie II SolarSpot (fresnel), PhotoFlex Starlite QL, with OctoDome, PhotoFlex Starlite QL, with SilverDome, Lowel Omni Light, Lowel Rifa-Lite LC67, Lowel Tota, Lowel L Light

You must get certification to use studio through our Studio Producers Class. We also offer commercial rental of the studio which requires no certification.

Not a member yet?

Register on our member portal.

Questions?
Contact Josh:
(408) 722-9144 ext 105
josh@cmap.tv 

Ready to submit a show?

Follow these simple instructions

Questions?
Contact Josh:
408 722 9144 ext 104
josh@cmap.tv 

Commercial project?

CMAP’s Pro Services team can help!

Questions?
Contact Ian:
408 722 9144 ext 107
ian@cmap.tv