To celebrate Mayday 2013, DCTV is releasing this set of 5 lectures on the topic of 1913 which were organised by the Dublin City Archives for each Tuesday in April 2013. These are available for download and re-use by anybody producing material around 1913. Watch out for more releases in the coming months
Frances Devine and Fergus Russell
Cathy Henderson and Robert Ballagh
DCTV is looking for volunteers to come and produce some media in our shopfront studio on the theme of ‘Mayday’. Supported by Dublin City Community Forum we have previously worked with volunteers last year making media on the topics of Mayday and International Womens Day and we are seeking volunteers for a days filming on May 1st with a pre-production/planning meeting on Monday 22nd Of April at 6pm .
So if you want to get involved in filming interviews , discussions , music, comedy, event reports or anything else you would like to propose we will provide training and support.
First step is a meeting on the evening of Monday 22nd Of April to bring your ideas to and meet the other volunteers – no experience is necessary. For more details and to get involved fill in the form here . Your work will be on television as all material will be shown on DCTV on UPC channel 802 and online on DCTV’s channel on Aertv.ie as well as being available via our vimeo .
This month, the third series of Community of Independents returns to its 11pm Thursday slot, accompanied by a new DCTV music show and then a special selection of music television until 1am.. Covering Urban music, Bump TV is a weekly show which focusses on a single artist and plays from 10pm every week.
BumpTv Season 1 Episode 3 – Class A’z from DCTV on Vimeo.
This is followed by Danny and the gang who are back with the third season of Commmunity of Independents. Both shows are available on the internet from the evening of their broadcast – but nothing beats that live TV feeling so tune in each Thursday at 10pm on UPC ch 802 and www.aertv.ie/#dctv and turn up the volume.
Community Of Independents Studio Show S03E01 from DCTV on Vimeo.
Courtesy of the team from the Live Register and a volunteer members of the station you can watch footage and reports from todays march in a Live Register Special at 4.30pm. Organisers and speakers will also be in studio for live interviews and post-march analysis.
Watch this and all DCTV material on UPC Channel 802 and online at aertv.ie/#dctv.
The Live Register Team
Dole TV // Season 4 // Promo from DCTV on Vimeo.
Who says no-one is making good telly in Ireland? DCTV is really proud of our new Tuesday evening line up, not least because we’ve decided to bundle a whole load of new programmes our members have been making together.
At 6 pm Bosco Talks airs a pilot of the new series. An all new group from the St John Bosco centre bring everything thats happening in Drimnagh and further afield. Watch out for the full new season, the third series, coming on Tuesdays in the New year.
At 9pm Dole TV returns for the fourth and what we’ve been promised is the final series. Great new comedy, some fine interviews and the usual mix of surprises and animations every week between now and Christmas. Tell everybody you know its back and get to a TV so you can see it first before everybody shares it on fakebook.
Then 9.30 pm The Live Register continues its strong first season this time looking at Social Housing. After their great start looking at Fracking and Abortion, the show doesn’t flinch from the real issues.
Finally 10 pm Democracy Now will screen – our nightly show from New York City where Amy Goodman delivers the nights news.
Tuesdays on DCTV – where you find out whats really happening.
The Community Television Association welcomes the success of member NvTv in being awarded the Belfast local digital television service by the British regulator, Ofcom. NvTv recently switched off their analogue signal after eight years of broadcasting and it is encouraging to see recognition of the fantastic work by their team over this time.
Lord Mayor of Dublin, Naoise O'Muirí and Ciaran Kissane of the BAI with children of Scoil Mhuire's Iosaf, St. Mary's Place
As part of Dublin City Councils One City One People event, DCTV is distributing copies of its award winning childrens TV series, The Storyteller to children in schools around the city. The first copies were presented today to the children from the 3 schools in the city centre area which appeared in the series. The Lord Mayor Naoise O’MuirI presented the DVDs at an event in the Smock Alley banqueting hall.
Also present at the event were Ciaran Kissane from the BAI and Ciaran Murray, chair of DCTV. The BAI announced this week that they would be funding the second season of The Storyteller through their sound and vision scheme.
At a Dublin Council of Trade Unions meeting next Tuesday evening entitled “How Should our Movement Commemorate the Lockout” DCTV will show details of it’s Tapestry project which will produce 7 hours of Lockout related community television for broadcast next Autumn.
Event Details: How should the labour movement commemorate the centenary of the Dublin Lockout. 6.30pm Connolly Books Essex Street Tuesday 18th September.
Organised by Dublin Council of Trade Unions.
The final submission date for round 16 of the BAIs Sound and Vision scheme is September 14th. DCTV is seeking proposals for projects from members of the co-operative which will be reviewed by the sound and vision sub committee of the station.
To submit your proposal fill in the Programme proposal form and send to ‘firstname.lastname@example.org‘ before 5pm on monday 27th August.
It should be noted that
a. DCTV considers proposals from paid up members of the Co-op. Only DCTV members can propose a programme for broadcast on the station. Call 01 4100834 to confirm that you (or your organisation) are fully registered as a member and paid up.
b. While DCTV can support the development of some proposals this cannot be assumed. If the sub committee approves your proposal for a commitment to broadcast it will be your responsibility to prepare an application in line with the requirements of the sound and vision scheme. Click Here for Details on the scheme.
c. Projects will be assessed by DCTV on the basis of how they will further community television. The focus is on the production process, who will make the programmes, how the values of the station will be found in the project. In particular DCTV is interested in projects which demonstrate a path to sustainability and ongoing productions after the sound and vision funding is finished.
Download your copy of the NewProjectProposalForm.