Video Production

Information Technology

Description

Those with a creative eye and a sense of imagination can learn how to apply technology combined with the newest media to create an explosion of media content! Hollywood’s tools of the trade can be learned through the Digital Video Production Class. Whether you are directing the next Sci-Fi Thriller, Hip Music Videos or a side-tickling comedy, great editing requires great tools! Industry standard software such as Premier Pro and Final Cut Pro are used to bring your story to life. Through the Digital Video program, students can use technology and software including soundboards, switchers, and HD Cameras to complete state of the art projects both on location and in our Green Screen Studio. With tools like these, the possibilities are endless. Classroom projects may include: Stop-Motion, Commercials, PSA’s, Theme Videos, Music Videos, Live Action Events; Broadcasts, Short Films as well as industry projects for clients.

Application

Applicants must complete a Southern Tech Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available at the Southern Tech campus and online at www.sotech.edu. Enrollment for this career major is open to partnering High Schools (juniors/seniors) and Adults.

Tuition

High School Student: Free. Adult Student (in-district): $2.50 per hour; Adult Student (Out-of-District): $5 per hour; and Adult Student (Out-of-State): $7.50 per hour. Additional costs may include books, supplies, and miscellaneous fees.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available for qualifying students.

Program/Courses/Hours

Video Production Fundamentals
Fundamentals of Technology120
Digital Media Production120
Introduction to Video/Audio/Lighting Equipment90
Introduction to Video Editing60
Basic Video Special Effects45
Introduction to Animation - 2D45
Capstone Project45
Total Hours525
Estimated time to complete (Half Time)1 year
Video Production Advanced
Fundamentals of Technology120
Digital Media Production120
Introduction to Video/Audio/Lighting Equipment90
Introduction to Video Editing60
Basic Video Special Effects45
Introduction to Animation - 2D45
Capstone Project45
Non-Linear Editing120
Broadcast/Studio Production75
Special Effects/Lighting - Advanced80
Introduction to Animation - 3D100
Video for Web & Apps75
Capstone II75
Total Hours1050
Estimated time to complete (Full Time)1 year
Estimated time to complete (Half Time)2 years

Targeted Certifications and/or Credentials

Career Tech (CT) Fundamentals of Technology
CT Production Assistant
CT Editor
CT Producer
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Video Communication with Premier Pro
National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC): WorkKeys

Certifications may vary by Program and are subject to change without notice.

Student Organization

Business Professionals of America (BPA)

Schedule

Adults (Half Time) 8:00-11:00 AM or 12:45-3:45 PM; Adults (Full Time) 8:00-11:00 AM and 12:45-3:45 PM; High School Students 8:00-11:00 AM or 12:45-3:45 PM

Employment Options

The following list is associated with the approved SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) for this program and does not necessarily represent immediate opportunities; additional training may be required for some options listed.

Assistant Film Editor, Editor, Film Editor, News Editor, News Video Editor, News Videotape Editor, Non-Linear Editor, Online Editor, Video Editor, Videographer – Approximate Pay Potential: $11-44/Hour. (source: https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/27-3099.00):

 

 

Dayna Stephens

Dayna Stephens

Video Production Instructor

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