Television Production

  • Vista Venom and More (TV Production Academy Flyer)

    The purpose of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as television production operators, television broadcast technicians, camera operators, other professional/para-professional technicians, video recording engineers, and audio recording engineers.

    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster. 

    The content includes, but is not limited to, communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, and preparation to assume responsibility for the television production studio activities (e.g., script-writing, lighting, shooting and directing, electronic news gathering, and field production).

    Television Production 1
    This course covers competencies in safety, lighting tasks, the use of basic television production equipment, script-writing, collaboration, research, and audio and video recording and editing.

    Television Production 2
    Students explore script writing, audio and video recording and editing, set staging, and character generation. Students will also have the opportunity to take the Industry Certification Exam: Adobe Premier.

    Television Production 3
    Students will perform lighting tasks, record and edit audio and video, and participate in all aspects of the television production process – from the initial stages of program creation to final editing. Students will produce Vista Venom, the daily announcements. 

    Television Production 4
    Honors Credit
    Students will perform advanced lighting tasks for television productions, demonstrate the mastery of competencies related to audio and video recording and editing operations, interpret scripts for television productions, and collaborate with others as part of the television production team.