Video, Sound, & Music Production

Instructor: Mr. Kevin Folk

Email: kfolk@cmths.org

Instructor: Mr. Fred McCarthy, M.Ed.

Email: fmccarthy@cmths.org

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Course Description

CIP Code: 10.9999

Communications Technology/Technicians and Support Services

 

This program prepares individuals to apply knowledge and skills in the field of multimedia technology. Multimedia technology specialists provide services in a variety of areas associated with typography, web and graphic design, video, audio, television production, animation, and photography.

 

The Video, Sound, and Music Production Program is a hands-on course where students acquire skills in video and audio production through the operation of state-of-the-art digital video and audio studio production equipment.

 

Students will be able to combine their artistic creativity with technological knowledge to produce original video and audio productions such as newscasts, music videos, short films, music recording projects, and audio / video post production projects.

In this field students will work in exciting environments and work settings that include television and radio stations, sporting events, concerts, film sets, recording studios, and theaters.

This program prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to the production of sound recordings as either finished products or as components of traditional or emerging music productions, film and video productions, live sound productions, broadcasts, video game productions, or mixed media productions.

Course Content

Topics of study include:

  • Graphic Design

  • Media Composition

  • Photography

  • Web Media

  • Video, Cinematography, and Audio Production

  • Professional Practices

  • Operating sound and mixing boards

  • Recording, mixing, and reproducing sound effects, music, and voices

  • Synchronize voices and sounds for movies and television programs

  • Edit live recordings with industry technology

  • Set up, operate, maintain, and repair broadcast gear

  • Monitor and adjust equipment to ensure visual quality

  • Troubleshoot equipment

  • Edit video recordings with industry technology

Required Uniform & Materials

The CMTHS Required Video, Music, Sound Production Program Uniform can be ordered HERE.

  • Button up work shirt

 

Materials:

  • Two Terabyte (2TB) External Hard Drive

  • Over-the-ear Headphones (no earbuds)

Related Occupations

  • Video Producer

  • Audio Producer

  • Broadcast Technician

  • Sound Engineer/Foley Artist

  • Recording Engineers

  • Sound Mixers

  • Field Technicians

  • Camera Operator

  • Cinematographer

  • Videographer

  • Sound and Video Editor

Potential Certifications

Students in the Video, Music, and Sound Production Program may earn the following certifications:

  • NOCTI Communication Technologies PA

  • OSHA Certification

Post-Secondary Education

Recent graduates of the Video, Music, and Sound Production Program are attending:

  • Montgomery County Community College

  • Kutztown University

  • Millersville University

  • Drexel University

  • Full Sail University

  • The University of the Arts

  • Philadelphia University Art Institute

  • Tyler School of Art at Temple University

SOAR/Articulation

Articulation Agreements are cooperative arrangements for granting admission and college credit to students who are continuing their education.  Central Montco Technical High School has articulated its programs with a wide range of colleges and technical schools resulting in college credit or priority placement for CMTHS students.

Click HERE and select Communications Technology/ Technicians and Support Services 10.9999  and your year of graduation to see what Articulation Agreements are available for this program of study.