The Video Production Associate Degree provides a comprehensive overview of the equipment, concepts and techniques needed to design, produce and edit effective professional video products and introduces the primary tools needed for the creation of 2D and 3D animation projects. Specific areas covered in the program include pre-production processes: story development, scripting, storyboarding, scheduling and budgeting; production techniques: camera operation, lighting, interviewing, audio recording; and post-production workflow: capturing, editing, motion-graphics, sound design, rendering, outputting and publishing. The program focuses on providing students with the hands-on technical skills necessary to create professional video products and to work in a variety of audio-visual media production and post-production capacities. Potential occupations include: Independent Video Professional, Video Producer, Documentary Filmmaker, Video Editor, Sound Recordist, Post-Production Supervisor, Freelance Videographer, Camera Operator, Production Assistant, Motion Graphics Designer, Animator, Creative Director, Video Archivist, Media Manager, Video Technician.
A Video Production Associate Degree is also available through NTC's Virtual College. See page 4 for more information.