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Darren McCrae

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Audio/Video Production Program Description

The program provides training for entry-level employment in a wide array of industries. These include audio, video, television and film. Other work possibilities could lead to work in cable television, education, radio and business.

The CTE program will have students use professional grade equipment and software. They will create student-led productions. This will give them a solid foundation in audio, video, and film style production projects. They will also work on multi-camera video and film style production projects, including being part of the Stream Team for various school events and Varsity football games.

Course Content

  • Digital Filmmaking & Editing
  • Digital Audio & Editing
  • Design Elements & Principles
  • Color Theory
  • Typography
  • Digital Photography
  • Animation
  • Safety

Possible Career Pathways

  • Animator
  • Art Director
  • Audio Visual Technician
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Film Industry
  • Game Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Historian
  • Journalist
  • Broadcaster
  • Multimedia Artist/Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Producer/Director
  • Production Coordinator
  • Pre-press Specialist
  • Typographer
  • Videographer
  • Web Designer

Industry Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Professional – Photoshop
  • Adobe Certified Professional – Premiere Pro

*Median Pay Per Year

$40,910 – $92,500
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

*The wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. Median Pay Per Year range includes occupations listed on Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Typically, individuals in this field concentrate on specific areas of interest. Some might focus on videography, video editing and film editing. Others prefer to center on audio recording, audio mixing, sound re-inforcement and sound design. Additional areas include dialog editing, lighting, directing and producing. Individuals could also pursue still or animated computer graphics and special effects. Professionals also work on voice talent, on-camera talent, production management and camera operation.

Skills students develop include video recording/editing, audio recording/editing, video production, scripting/writing, motion graphic video/animation, lighting techniques and crew positions.

Students in the program will apply their knowledge and skills in industry work experiences. This may include laboratory-based, paid or unpaid work experiences for students




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