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The Video Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit program is designed for students to learn the fundamental techniques of video production. Students will be trained in pre-production, production, post-production and script writing to create a complete video from start to finish. Students will obtain the essential knowledge to gain employment in an entry-level video production job.
Submit a completed application and application fee;
Be at least 16 years of age;
Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript;
Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
This course will study the processes, elements, uses, and impacts of mass media, including history development, operation, and cultural effects of books, newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio, television, sound recordings, and computer media.
Introduction to electronic field and remote productions, including single and multiple camera operations. Basic field camera operations, tape to tape editing, editing techniques, single/multiple camera continuity, and scripting are all addressed.
This course focuses on lighting for interior spaces and studio applications with emphasis on special lighting conditions such as reduced, low level key lighting and studio chroma keys utilizing Green and/or Blue Screen technology.