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Digital Video Production


Students attend morning (7:45 am - 10:45 am) or afternoon (11:15 am - 2:15 pm) sessions for one to two years as juniors and/or seniors. 

This is a two-year program for high school students.  Seniors may enter and complete a one-year program.  Students can earn up to 4 credits per year towards graduation.

Contact your high school's guidance counselor or call an SCTI counselor at (941) 924-1365 x62283

Interested in entering the video communication world as a production assistant or technician?
Get a head start whether you plan on going to college or seeking employment as an audio/video equipment technician, operator, or editor.

The Digital Video Production program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Digital Video production industry:

  • Planning
  • Technical and production skills
  • Underlying principles of technology
  • Labor issues
  • Community issues
  • Health, safety, and environmental issues.

This program is designed to prepare students for the exciting field of digital production and either continuing with secondary education or to directly enter the career field as a videographer, editor, production assistant, lighting director or entry level technician.


Students will gain practical knowledge and skills for entry level in the fields of...

  • Video production
  • Television production
  • News gathering
  • Film production using current digital video equipment

The program builds in knowledge from...

  • Script writing
  • Preproduction planning
  • Scheduling
  • Hiring a crew
  • Camera work
  • Lighting
  • Audio recording
  • Set design
  • Studio production
  • Field production
  • Editing

Laboratory activities are an integral part of this program providing instruction in camera operation, audio and video control, safety, preproduction planning and scheduling, producing, and editing.  Students will progress from year one in Studio A and Control Room A into the larger Studio B and Control Room B in year two.  The program is designed for students to work in production crew teams in a real-world based curriculum.  Projects will provide practical application of knowledge both in the studio and in the field; script writing; and lighting design.  The program is planned in a sequence of courses, each knowledge base building on the previous course so students must enter at the beginning of the course year.


  • Production Assistant
  • Audio and Video Equipment Technician
  • Camera Operator
  • Video Editor
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Digital Video Production 1-10 

Last updated: 10/15/2014 7:29:26 AM