59 Public Access Television

Randy Hansen

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How to produce video productions with someone else’s gear and get them broadcast—for free!

It’s a federal mandate to local cable companies (the Federal Cable and Telecommunications Acts of 1984, 1992 and 1996, to be exact): depending on your city or county’s franchise agreement with your local cable company there may be an entire video production organization at your disposal—everything from video gear, video editing computers, studio space and even a way to broadcast your finished masterpiece at no cost to you. All you have to do is provide the labor and brainpower.

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