CTE - Film & Video Production


The Video & Film pathway will provide training for entry-level employment in the production industry. Students will get the opportunity to explore A/V technology that exposes them to multiple real-world work opportunities in film. Other work possibilities could lead to work in cable television, education, radio, and A/V business-related fields. This CTE program will have students using professional-grade equipment and software. They will create student-driven productions. They will obtain a solid foundation in audio, video, and film-style projects. Students will develop video recording/editing skills, audio recording/editing, video production, screenwriting, animation, web design, lighting techniques, and crew positions. In addition, students in this program will apply their knowledge and skills in industry work experiences that may lead to paid or unpaid internships.

Plan of Study

Year 1

Film Appreciation; Introduction to Video Production

Year 2

Production Techniques

Year 3

Studio Production

Year 4

Advanced Narrative Production

Additional Requirements:
Film History and Contemporary American Film

Suggested Coursework:
Special Effects; Client Media Production; Media Advertising; Narrative & Documentary Film; Digital Media and Design; Film Technique Implementation and Literary Interpretation; Screenwriting; Animation; Drawing and Storyboard


FLM 101: Introduction to Film Media (URI Harrington School)

YouScience Video Production I

YouScience Video Production II


Skills and Knowledge:
Problem Solving; Professionalism; Collaboration; Critical Thinking; Communication; Creativity; Flexibility; Initiative Orientation to the trades; Technology specific equipment and basic operational techniques; Quality control; Artistic ability

Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Students must complete 80 hours in any of the following activities: Internship, Apprenticeship, Service-learning project, Industry Project, or School-based Enterprise.

Occupations within this Field:

  • Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians
  • Editors
  • Multimedia Artists and Animators
  • Graphic Designers
  • Photographers
  • Commercial Artists, Illustrators, Artists all Media
  • Commercial Photographers Digital, Still, Video, Film
  • Producers and Directors;
  • Reporters
  • Correspondents
  • Broadcast News Analysts
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