Forms

cablecast a single program on channel 3

Any Somerville resident may bring in a program for cablecast on SCATV if they have the permission to do so from the show’s producer. The Somerville resident must 1)submit the show as a MPEG2/ H.264 file or on a DVD without menus or colorbars, 2) provide proof of their residency in Somerville with a photo ID and an official piece of mail that was sent to their Somerville address, and 3) take legal responsibility for the content of the program by signing a Single Episode Submission Form as the show’s sponsor. The SCATV Programming Coordinator will schedule the program in an available time slot.

SCATV Channel 3 Single Episode Submission Form

cablecast a regular series on channel 3

Any Somerville resident may request a regular timeslot for a series program that they produce or that they wish to sponsor. The Somerville resident must 1) submit the show as a MPEG2/ H.264 file or on a DVD without menus or colorbars that will play on insert 2) provide proof of their residency in Somerville with a photo ID and an official piece of mail that was sent to their Somerville address, 3) take legal responsibility for the content of the program 4) submit at least one new program each month. The SCATV Programming Coordinator will schedule the program according to the priorities delineated in the SCATV’s Policies. The program schedule is reworked annually. Sponsors must resubmit their Series Request each year.

SCATV Channel 3 Series Registration Form

Talent Release Form

Use this form to guarantee that people videotaped in your production give you the legal right to put their appearance on Channel 3.

Talent Release Form

video on demand 

Episodes filmed and produced using SMC Equipment, Facilities, and using 90% or more original and unique content may be submitted to be uploaded to VOD. Episodes must have had at least one (1) airing on SCATV Channel 3 prior to being submitted to VOD. Read the full Video on Demand Rules and Eligibility

This Video on Demand Submission Form must be filled out with each new submitted episode within 48 hours of the initial airing of the program on SCATV Channel 3. Printed out or emailed submissions will not be accepted.