PROGRAM DESCRIPTION - TV / VIDEO PRODUCTION

Are you interested in work that taps your creative processes?  The New York City area has countless jobs in audio and video production that will satisfy this drive! You can be a part of this world through completion of the CCS TV/ Video Production program, a two-year project-based experience in digital media that focuses on video and audio production in the studio and in the field. In this program, students are encouraged to learn through an in-depth exploration of creative ideas. 

Gain technical knowledge as well as the esthetic conventions of different genres, such as news, documentary, narrative and live studio programming through this program where upgraded and advanced materials and equipment are in place, and where partnerships with two and four-year colleges enable accelerated coursework for program graduates.

Course available: Grades 11 - 12

Course length: 2 years

Credits: *Up to 4 CTE credits a year

Available high school credits: 1.0 English

*Course must be taken with Sound Production, which determines maximum credits that can be awarded.

PROGRAM CONTENT

UNITS of STUDY:

  • Video
  • Audio
  • Camera
  • Lighting
  • Editing
  • Writing
  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Live Studio Production
  • Field Production

COLLEGE CREDITS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Upon successful completion of this program, students may receive college credits pending established procedures.  Students may also receive an industry certification pending successful completion of an industry certification exam.  All students completing this program and passing the appropriate industry certification exam will receive an endorsed high school diploma.  Please see below for college credits and industry certifications available.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION:

  • NOCTI - Television Production

 ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS:

  • Westchester Community College
  • Mercy College
  • Five Towns College

CAREER PATHS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Students who complete the program may seek employment or continue their studies in the following areas:

  • Web Developer
  • Videographer
  • Recording Technician
  • Audio Technician
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Film/Video Editor
  • Production Assistant
  • Graphic Artist
  • Lighting Technician
  • Special Effects Technician

INSIDE THE CLASSROOM