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Video Production

Location: CTEC

Program Description

This is an exciting, high-energy class that provides students with the fundamental concepts of video production and theories of film and cinema. Students will explore all aspects of the visual medium while building fundamental skills in videography, editing techniques, and concepts of lighting and audio. This project-based class allows students to push their creativity while writing, producing, and directing commercials, short films, music and demonstration videos, social media content, and a number of public service announcements.

 

Students clean and operate industry-standard equipment including Sony and Hitachi cameras, tripods, lighting boards, and our audio booth and control room complete with a For-A HVS-100 video switcher and the Class X character generator capable of producing professional video content. Drone safety and usage is also included in the curriculum, as well as editing instruction on a variety of software.

 

Our program encourages students to study the history of cinema, enter film festivals and numerous competitions, and build leadership and communication skills in our state-of-the-art CTEC facility.

 

Video production STUDENTS LEARN:

  • Camera and Videography
  • Lighting
  • Audio
  • Video Editing
  • Industrial/Equipment Safety
  • Makeup and Costume
  • Script Writing
  • Storyboarding
  • Sets and Props
  • Directing
  • Broadcast/Cinema History
  • Evolution of Technology in Cameras/Editing Systems
Editing Software:
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 / Premiere Pro NLE Software
 

PRE-REQUISITES

Video Production students should have a basic working knowledge of computers/Google, and average or better skills in reading, writing, and verbal communication.

HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT AVAILABLE

Students earn 15 units of elective credits toward their high school graduation. Meets area “G” approval for UC admissions.

 

CAREER PATHWAYS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

This is a career awareness class that instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment. Successful Video Production students often pursue careers in the following:

  • Videographer
  • Editor
  • Reporter/Anchor
  • Producer/Director
  • Business Owner/Entrepreneur
  • Makeup/Costume Designer
  • Audio/Lighting Engineer
 

Advisory Board/Industry Partners

The Advisory Board provides crucial guidance for the Video Production program at ROC. These industry partners have generously donated their time and expertise to share industry trends, offer assistance, and ensure the curriculum is providing the highest levels of training and career development opportunities for our students.

 

Mr. Jeremy Warner

Assistant Professor of Digital Media, California State University Bakersfield

 

Mr. Jeff Lemucchi

Business Owner, JL Voiceovers

 

Mr. Leonardo Ruiz

General Manager, Univision/Justice TV

 

Mr. Virgil Miller

Business Owner, Video Memories

 

Mrs. Suzanne Rodriguez

News Director, KERO-TV

 

Mr. Miguel Garcia

Video Production & Virtual Business Instructor, Ridgeview High School

 

Mr. Mike Trihey

News Director, KGET/Telemundo

 

Mr. Jeff Lenk

News Director, KBAK/KBFX

 

Mr. Joshua Moore

Business Owner, Evermoore Films

 

Mr. Joe Brown

Executive Director, Christian Youth Film Society

 

Mr. Rogers Brandon

General Manager, American General Media

 

Mr. Ernest Crawford

Business Owner, Cimulated VR

 

Mr. Rickey Bird

Business Owner, Hectic Films/The Media House

 

Mr. John Lenko

Coordinator, KETN & Media Services, KCSOS

 

Mr. Kristopher Stallworth

Professor of Art / Department Chair, Bakersfield College

 

Mr. Aaryck Enrique

Marketing Director, Urners

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