Hollywood’s tools of the trade can be learned through the Digital Video Advanced Technician program. If you have a creative eye and a sense of imagination you can learn how to apply technology combined with the newest media to create great media content! Whether it’s setting up the studio for a multi-camera shoot or preparing for a documentary in the field, training is designed to align with real-world experience as you prepare for success in this industry or continue your education.
Industry standard software such as Final Cut Pro and Premier Pro are used to bring your story to life. Massive explosions or fairy dust can add just the right touch to your story. By using special effects in After Affects you can transport your audience to Neverland or to a post-apocalyptic world. In this program you will use a variety of software tools including Final Cut X, Adobe Production Studio Suite and Apple Final Cut Pro Studio. You’ll work with high definition cameras, teleprompters and professional video switchers in both the studio and field setting to produce commercials, short stories and various other productions. No video/multimedia project is complete without the perfect audio. Through the use of Adobe Audition, Logic Pro and Pro Tools you can learn to edit audio files to get the best quality sound for your production.
Project-based instruction and industry certifications will be utilized in this course to reinforce skills obtained within any business, marketing and information technology career major. You will select from various project options to finalize a portfolio that highlights your skills, and you’ll also have the opportunity to earn industry certifications. Content and specific application of skills and development will be driven on an individual basis according to the respective occupation, career major and/or pathway.
Get out of the classroom and into the real world with projects such as:
Use the skills you’ll learn in this program to find a career you’ll love. Possibilities include:
Fundamentals of Technology
Digital Media Production
Non-Linear Digital Editing
Career Major Capstone
Multimedia and Image Management Techniques
Audio Tools and Techniques
WorkKeys®, an assessment tool from the ACT® organization, measures skills employers have identified as critical to job success in their industry and are used in hiring and promoting employees. Students are able to earn the ACT®-issued National Career Readiness Certificate by meeting the score requirements for their job field on three WorkKeys® assessments.
Matching the right employees with the right job creates employee job satisfaction, increased self-confidence and the best wages possible for the employee. The employer benefits with reduced turnover and training, increased productivity and overall company success. To learn about the WorkKeys® scores needed for your future career field visit Job Profiles.
The required WorkKeys scores for this career major are:
Applied Math – 4
Workplace Documents – 4
Graphic Literacy – 4
In order to be successful in a career, students will need to meet all technical and academic standards related to their career of choice at Meridian. Meridian offers rigorous programs of study designed in cooperation with business and industry to ensure students are fully prepared for the demands of the workplace.
When a student completes all standards as set forth in their program of study, they will be considered a graduate of Meridian and receive the Career Ready Credential. Students who do not meet these standards will not be considered graduates of Meridian. Students should have:
Students earning a Career Ready Credential may also earn the Postsecondary Ready Endorsement, Citizenship Ready Endorsement and the National Career Readiness Certificate (CRC).