Digital video and media technology | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Digital video and media technology

Today’s 21st century audiences expect 21st century content, and you’ll be able to deliver by mastering and applying new technological solutions to the age-old art of storytelling.

You’ll be immersed in leading-edge technologies and environments essential to today’s film, television, video production, arts, animation, visual effects, gaming, web and interface design industries. Students will develop practical skill in pre-production, production, post-production and distribution along with a portfolio.

Work in many areas, including
(may include, but not limited to):

  • film
  • television
  • video production
  • sports video
  • visual effects
  • film festivals

Prepare for a career as a(n)
(may include, but not limited to):

  • videographer
  • lighting technician
  • video editor
  • director
  • assistant director
  • associate producer
  • cinematographer
  • freelancer
  • camera operator
  • glidecam operator
  • director of photography
  • gaffer
  • grip
  • sound recorder
  • boom operator
  • production assistant
  • Associate of applied science in digital video and media technology

Additional fees

  • Adobe programs are recommended
  • headphones and USB drives are required

Program learning outcomes

  • Use pre-visualization and storyboards to communicate concepts and ideas to be applied to video projects.
  • Use motion and graphic effects for commercials, music videos, and short films.
  • Compress video for the web, smartphones, and DVDs.
  • Communicate diverse ideas and events through the creation of relevant films.
  • Demonstrate the ability to set up a project studio, professional studio, and concert venue for recording or live sound reinforcement.

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