CreaTV San Jose is a member-based, non-profit community media center that manages San Jose’s public and education channels on Comcast Cable and online.
Our mission is to inspire, educate and connect San Jose communities, using media to foster civic engagement.
We fulfill our mission by providing the low-cost training and tools that allow San Jose residents and the businesses, schools and organizations serving San Jose to produce non-commercial videos that air on our TV and Internet channels for free.
Comcast Cable subscribers in San Jose and parts of Campbell, California can watch us on Community Channel 15, College Channel 27, Classrooms Channel 28 (pre-kindergarten through grade 12) and Silicon Valley Channel 30.
Programming on Channels 15, 28 and 30 is also available via live stream and video on demand on this website.
Yes. Only CreaTV members have access to our video production facilities, equipment and production classes (select classes are open to non-members, please see the Class Schedule.CreaTV members use our HD studios, production equipment, and support staff to make non-commercial videos for our cable access and Internet channels. Airtime is free.
A one-year membership is $50 for an individual, $25 for ages 24 and under and $40 for seniors, age 65 and older. CreaTV also offers group memberships (up to four people) for families, businesses, non-profits and schools, which range from $100 to $500, depending on the type. Please see our Membership page for more information.
You, the producer, own the rights to your video content. Your videos can be used for marketing your business or organization through other distribution channels including web, mobile and broadcast.
Yes. If you are a CreaTV member, you can hire our professional, award-winning staff to produce your non-commercial video in the studio or on location for reasonable rates. Contact Alison Stewart at (408) 295-8815 ext. 305 or email alison.stewart(at)creatvsj.org.
Yes, but you need to go through CreaTV Pro Services, our commercial division. To hire CreaTV Pro, call (408) 295-8815 or email info(at)creatvpro.com
No. Only non-commercial videos can air on CreaTV’s channels.