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Video Production's WEBPAGE

DISCOVER: Learn about the Video Production Program

EXPLORE: Dig deeper into the advantages and benefits of Video Production

PLAN & APPLY: Create a pathway to a career in this field

10th graders must apply by Dec 1st for first round decisions!!
 

 

INSTRUCTOR

Tony Hooper Email:   amhoope@carrollk12.org  

Professional Experience before becoming a CCCTC Instructor: Career in television industry including 6 years as manager of a local television station

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DESCRIPTION

Video Production is designed for students who have career interests in film and video production or broadcast media.  Students work on the fundamentals of video production , including the techniques and the anesthetics of shooting, lighting, sound design, and editing.  this program provides instruction in a real studio environment. Students create scripts and then record, capture, and edit film and television broadcasts. Students use HD Cameras and Hollywood level Final Cut Pro  and Adobe Premier Pro editing software.  Students also have access to a professional TV studio at the Community Media Center. Students will develop the entry level skills needed to record news and live events and to film videos and television broadcasts. 

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BROCHURE & VIDEOS

Brochure

Brief Video

      

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ADVANTAGES

COLLEGE ADVANTAGE: 

Get a jump start on college- Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major.  This program puts you in touch with state of the art computers, software, HD cameras, a professional TV studio, and other technology so students can experience video production before they go to college. (more)

  CAREER ADVANTAGE:

Start your career NOW- Work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day.  This allows the best students to come back as an CCCTC intern or find an internship at a local business such as the Community Media Center or CCPS. (more)

SkillsUSA: 

Compete at the state and national level-  Our Video Production Program has been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)

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MAJOR TOPICS & SKILLS

MAJOR TOPICS COVERED

  • Video production orientation skills
  • Preproduction and planning skills (script writing, story boarding, directing, and producing)
  • Production skills (camera operation, recording audio, and lighting setup)
  • Post production skills (editing and effects compositing)

CAREER SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

See the list of skills you will learn in this program- <Students at CCCTC are evaluated on SKILL attainment in the following areas for this program> 

Professionalism

At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job.  <We emphasize professionalism in each program> 

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SAVE MONEY AND TIME AFTER HIGH SCHOOL

EARN COLLEGE CREDIT 

Video Production partners with these schools- Students can earn college credtis in this program through our agreements with these colleges:

  • Art Institute of Washington – 4 credits
  • Frederick Community College – 4 credits

Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution!

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ARE YOUR READY?

HERE ARE THE QUALITIES NEEDED FOR THIS PROGRAM:

  • Communicate and successfully collaborate with others
  • Create and produce new ideas and concepts
  • Think Critically & solve problems in an organized manner
  • Follow multi-step directions
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Math and reading skills
  • Organize information visually
  • Personal and social responsibility on independent projects
  • Produce and store information digitally
  • Proficient at using computers
  • Work quickly & accurately under deadlines with multiple assignments
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YOU HAVE TO APPLY!!

 <THE APPLICATION PROCESS>-  SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS.  Acceptance is based on Attendance, GPA, and grades/rigor in certain classes.  Also, tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round of decisions. See the <How to Apply webpage>

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HOW DOES IT FIT WITH YOUR SCHEDULE?

SCHEDULING INFORMATION 

PREREQUISITES- (Completed before you start the program)

  • Graphic Arts OR Commercial Art or OR Script Writing/Video Production
  • 94% attendance and 2.0 GPA in academic level classes

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM (junior or senior year)

  • MODS 1-3 SPRING OR
  • MODS 1-3 FALL

FROM THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES-  Suggested Educational Career Plan and a description of the program found in the program of studies.  To see the most recent information go to the current Carroll County Program of Studies

    See the Program of Studies for most up to date information.

Click to see a SAMPLE Educational Career Plan

ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL TIMES-  <Arrival/dismissal times and other dates>

CCCTC TRANSPORTATION- Transportation is provided to from your home high.  (there are some exceptions such as community based internship)  Also, students going to CCCTC will still have classes at their home high school and may continue to be involved in extracurricular activities. 

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CAREERS THAT START WITH THIS PROGRAM

CAREERS AND COLLEGE MAJORS 

EXPERIENCE YOUR CAREER IN HIGH SCHOOL-  Do you want to go to college, start a career OR pay for college with your new career?  Joining the CCCTC is a life changing experience  where you are immersed with others students who are interested in your field.  You learn in professionally reviewed programs from industry proven experts.  THIS IS REAL-LIFE!

ENTRY LEVEL- With CCCTC start a career right after high school

  • Camera Operators
  • Event Photographer

TECHNICAL LEVEL- CCCTC and a 2 year associates degree or trade school degree 

  • Audio-Visual Artist/Designer
  • Motion Pictures & Video Industry
  • Production Artist
  • Commercial Illustrator
  • Photographer
  • Graphic Arts Technician

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL- CCCTC and a four year degree that you will be well prepared to complete

  • Advertising
  • Assistant/Associate Director
  • Animator
  • Director
  • Interactive Media Designer
  • Layout Artist
  • Mechanical Artist
  • Product Designer/Illustrator Animator
  • Producer
  • Publishing

Check Out These Career Sites:

Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!

ONETThe O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.

OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.

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PROFESSIONALLY REVIEWED PROGRAMS

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS  (Don't just take our word for it)

Community Media Center- is our partner across the parking lot.  Because of the high standards of professionalism in our program the CMC allows us to use their professional 5000 square foot TV studio and professional equipment. 

 Art Institute of Washington , Bridgemont Community and Technical College, Carroll Community College- all have an agreement with CCCTC based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor that is reviewed and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution.  Credits are awarded based on that agreement.

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL  By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss  the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry.  (more)

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Program Accomplishments

<coming soon>

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Student Testimonials

<coming soon>

 

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