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Easton Community Access Television (ECAT) is a non-profit multi-channel media organization with television production facilities located at 50 Oliver Street in beautiful and historic Easton, Massachusetts.

Through our 4 television channels on Comcast and Verizon, our website and our social media outlets we are able to keep our local and worldwide audience informed of what is happening in Easton.

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ECAT Annouces New Director of Production

Easton Community Access Television (ECAT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Taft as Director of Production.  Joe brings many valued skills and experience to 
the position.
 
A 2021 graduate of Curry College, Joe majored in Communications with a focus on multi-media sports journalism.
 
At Curry he was a videographer  and editor of both college and high school sports events as well as a play-by-play announcer.  He managed broadcasting live productions and produced sports analyses and recaps.
 
At ECAT Joe continued as a videographer and editor but also became involved in production.  He has  produced “Eatin” with ECAT” and co-starred in that popular series with fellow colleague, Jack Ryan.   He has produced “Drew’s Adventure History TV” and the upcoming “Expedition Easton”.
 
Joe is comfortable in the video-editing suites as well as in the control room where he oversees the filming and recording of ECAT’s programs.
 
In his spare time Joe has produced an award-winning short film , “The Innkeeper”, which he wrote, produced, directed, and edited and which has received over 20,000 hits on ECAT’s FaceBook page.
 
ECAT welcomes Joe Taft as a valuable member of the ECAT team.

Expedition Easton - Apply Now!

Ever dreamed of being on The Amazing Race? Resident of North Easton, MA? Apply to be on Expedition Easton!

Contestants will race around historic North Easton, stopping at local landmarks and competing in challenges along the way. One pair of contestants will be eliminated each episode until the winner is crowned.

Think you have what it takes to complete the Expedition?

Filming is SET for June 22nd, 23rd, 29th, and 30th. This is an ECAT production.

Presented by ECAT
The Innkeeper | Short Horror Film (2023)
The Innkeeper Wins Two IndieFEST Film Awards


Joseph Taft of Easton Community Access Television has won two prestigious Awards of Recognition from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The awards were given for Taft’s exciting short film, The Innkeeper, which was released in October, 2023. The Innkeeper features exceptional performances, strong cinematography, and a chilling score by Gary Taft.
“On behalf of the entire cast and crew, we are honored to have received two Awards of Recognition from IndieFEST. We can’t thank the judges enough. We put in a lot of hard work on this film and can’t wait to make the next one.” – Joseph Taft (Director)

The IndieFEST Film Awards recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about the IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at www.theindiefest.com.

In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Joseph Taft joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including 2021 Academy Award winner “If Anything Happens I Love You” by Laura Dern, Will McCormack and Michael Govier, Oscar-nominee Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, A Path Appears Documentary featuring Oscar-winner George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Oscar-winner Susan Sarandon, a searing expose Davids and Goliath by Peabody winner Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes. Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, “The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”

For more information call Easton Community Access Television at (508) 230-7200

Presented by ECAT
The Innkeeper | Short Horror Film (2023)
Joseph Taft Wins Two Awards in Best Shorts Film Competition

Joseph Taft of Easton Community Access Television has won two prestigious Awards of Recognition from The Best Shorts Film Competition. The award was given for Taft’s exciting short film, The Innkeeper, which features a captivating first-time performance from G.T Nightcrawler, as well as a chilling score by Gary Taft.

“We are honored to have received two Awards of Recognition from Best Shorts. We sought out to make the best possible short that we could, and I believe we did that. We hope everyone enjoys The Innkeeper as much as we enjoyed bringing it to life.” – Joseph Taft (Director)

The Best Shorts Competition recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about Best Shorts and a list of recent winners can be found at www.BestShorts.net.

In winning a Best Shorts Award, Taft joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Academy Award winner Mr Hublot from Laurent Witz from Luxembourg,  2021 Academy Award-nominee Doug Roland for the short film Feeling Through,  Disney Interactive for Vinlymation: A Love Story and so many more. Rick Prickett, who chairs The Best Shorts Competition, had this to say about the latest winners, “Best Shorts is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The Best Shorts Competition helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of Best Shorts is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”

For more information call Easton Community Access Television at (508) 230-7200

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Community Calendar

Find out what's happening in your community and where ECAT will be. This calendar includes every event that ECAT will be recording and livestreaming. This is a schedule of our community coverage and not a schedule for broadcast. Please check out the Programming Guides to see when your program is airing on our channels. If your event is not included please request coverage. We look forward to seeing you around town!

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