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Digital Video Advanced Production (CVDVAP)

Advanced Certificate


The advanced certificate in the Digital Video program concentrates on specialty aspects of production. Each course spends a full semester concentrating on the critical phases of pre-production, production and post-production (for example, screenplays, cinematography and editing). This curriculum begins with students' creation of a screenplay and continues with sound design, cinematography, direction, advanced green screen techniques, and television studio applications. A unique component to this curriculum allows each student to write their script at the starting point and produce their concept through each class and phase of pre-production, production, and post-production. Students have the option to either complete the curriculum with one final thesis project or complete multiple project exercises.

Students should choose the appropriate faculty for academic advising based on their last name: Dan Kier (A-M), Matt Zacharias (N-Z).

Admissions Requirements

Completion of the Digital Video Production Certificate or comparable industry experience.

Contact Information

Business/Computer Technologies
Digital Media Arts Dept
Dan Kier (advises students with last name beginning A-M)
Matthew Zacharias (advises students with last names beginning N-Z)


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
VID 180 or Television Studio I
VID 270 Documentary Video Production 3 - 4
VID 210 Screenplays 3
Select four courses from the group below: 0
VID 185 or Television Studio II
VID 220 or Audio for Digital Video
VID 230 or Directing for Video Production
VID 240 or Digital Cinematography
VID 250 or Advanced Editing
VID 260 or Green Screen II
VID 277 Video Graphics II 12
Total 18 - 19
Total Credits Required
18 - 19

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