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Digital Media Video Production

  • Digital Media Video Production
    Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

    DVPRD-CT

    Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2016 (520)

    The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2016 (520), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



    Program Leadership Information

    Barbara Hubbard, Program Department Chair, (727) 394-6011
    Dr. Jonathan Steele, Dean, CL, (727) 791-5987

    Program Summary

    This certificate is designed to prepare students to produce complex digital video tape presentations for 'on' or 'off' air. Students will be exposed to hands-on training in several aspects of digital videography including: professional video camera operation, on and off-line editing, scripting, lighting, program directing and producing.

    All courses apply towards the AS degree in Digital Arts, Media and Interactive Web Design - Digital Video Production subplan. Some courses may require a prerequisite that must be met by the student.

    The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
    o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
    o suggested course when more than one option exists
    o which semester each course is typically offered
    o if the course has a prerequisite
    o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

    If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

    If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

    Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

    Florida CIP Code

    0609070210: Digital Media/Multimedia Video Production

    Federal CIP Code

    09.0702: Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

    Job Related Opportunities

    • Videographer, Video Editor, Camera Operator, Production Assistant, Associate Producer, Studio Technician, Floor Director, Gaffer, Assistant Camera

    MAJOR CORE COURSES

    DIG 2030Survey of Digital Video3
    DIG 2200Basic Video Camera3
    DIG 2205Basic Video Editing3
    DIG 2284Advanced Videography3
    Total Credits12
  • Barbara Hubbard
    Chair, Digital Arts&Humanities
    SE
    (727) 394-6011 (TTY/TDD) (TTY)

    Sandy Decarlo
    Career Outreach Specialist
    SE
    (727) 394-6130

    Jonathan Steele
    Dean, Humanities & Fine Arts
    CL
    (727) 791-5987
  • Video production equipment

    • Sony Handycam DCR-SR47 HDD video cameras
    • Sony HDR XR-150 video cameras
    • Sony HDV 1080i video camera
    • Sony DV DSR 250 video cameras
    • JVC GY-HD200 video cameras
    • Wide assortment of tripods and light kits
    • Panasonic S-VHS AG-456 Proline video camera
    • Canon ZR200 DV video camera
    • Canon and Fujifilm digital cameras
  • Classes

    The following classes can be taken as part of our certificate and degree programs, can help satisfy the elective requirements for the Associate in Arts degree or meet the common prerequisites for your chosen four-year major.

  • Facilities

    Learn your craft using the latest software technology, including Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Avid Pro Tools and Logic Pro 9. A full working studio is decked out with a green screen, a sound-proof audio editing booth and high-end iMacs with video editing decks that are run through 42-inch LCD monitors. Each year, digital media students can compete in the Semmy Awards, an annual event open to all SPC and high school students.

    Software includes:

    • Adobe Creative Cloud: including Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects and Audition
    • Maya
    • Alice
    • Unity-design3
    • Final Cut Pro X
    • Avid Media Composer
  • Certificate

    Our programs teach you to produce complex digital video presentations for "on" or "off" air. You will be qualified for entry level work as a video editor, camera operator or broadcast or video equipment technician. You get hands-on training in several aspects of digital videography, including professional video camera operation, on- and off-line editing, scripting, lighting, program directing and producing.

    What you will learn

    • How to log, capture and edit with straight cuts and simple effects for output in digital and analog environments
    • The fundamentals of studio scripting, pre-production planning and set and lighting design for studio productions in a digital production environment
    • The basic concepts of writing for visual media
  • Continuing Your Education

    Our digital media certificates transfer to specific sub-plans of our A.S. degree in Digital Arts, Media and Interactive Web Design. This 64-credit-hour degree can benefit you if you're working in the field and want to update your design and computer skills.

    CT to AS 

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