TV Production

An Introduction to the basic principles, procedures, and techniques of television production. The courses includes video control, special effects, operation of cameras and editing machines, scripts, graphics, composition, lighting, staging, and directing, on-camera announcing and interviewing. These skills prepare students for a range of careers including television broadcast technicians, camera operators, directors, and producers.

Program Offered At
Potential Industry Certifications / Credentials

  • Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design

Areas of Study

  • A sample of the hands-on projects students create in this program are: School Announcements, Short Films, Advertising, News Broadcasts, Public Service Announcements, and Music Videos.
  • Students learn vocabulary used in the TV Industry and well as Stage direction, hand signals and basic audio production.
  • Students work in classroom and laboratory settings where they work with and learn the intricacies of microphones and audio equipment.
  • Story composition is emphasized during lessons in Pre-Production which include brain storming, script writing, storyboarding, scheduling, prop/wardrobe preparation, and location scouting.
  • During Post Production students can screen footage, import video and use editing software to create a finished show.
  • Hands-on production skills come together in this program connecting all aspects such as camera operation, communications, mathematics, science and problem-solving skills.
  • Students become skilled in using Adobe Photoshop, Flash, and/orPremiere Pro software to create products.

Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO)
Labor Market Information

This program supports students' college and career readiness. Students are college and career ready when they have the knowledge, skills, and academic preparation needed to enroll and succeed in college credit-bearing courses within an associate or bachelor degree program without the need for remediation. Students need these same attributes and levels of achievement to enter and succeed in post-secondary workforce education or to enter a career path offering a living wage and future advancement.