Video Production

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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): $3.00 per hour; Adult Student (Out-of-District): $6 per hour; and Adult Student (Out-of-State): $9 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 Technology 120
Digital Media Production 120
Introduction to Video/Audio/Lighting Equipment 90
Introduction to Video Editing 60
Basic Video Special Effects 45
Introduction to Animation - 2D 45
Capstone Project 45
Total Hours 525
Estimated time to complete (Half Time) 1 year
 
Video Production Advanced
Fundamentals of Technology 120
Digital Media Production 120
Introduction to Video/Audio/Lighting Equipment 90
Introduction to Video Editing 60
Basic Video Special Effects 45
Introduction to Animation - 2D 45
Capstone Project 45
Non-Linear Editing 100
Broadcast/Studio Production 75
Special Effects/Lighting - Advanced 100
Introduction to Animation - 3D 100
Video for Web & Apps 75
Capstone II Project 75
Total Hours 1050
Estimated time to complete (Full Time) 1 year
Estimated time to complete (Half Time 2 years

 

Certifications and/or Credentials

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

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

Student Organization:

BPA 

Schedule:

Adults (Half Time) 8:00-11:00 AM or 12:30-3:30 PM; Adults (Full Time) 8:00-11:00 AM and 12:30-3:30 PM; High School Students 8:15-11:00 AM or 12:45-3:30 PM (students are encouraged to attend 8:00-8:15 AM or 12:30-12:45 PM for curriculum enrichment)

Employment Options:

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):

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