high school age boy and girl work with camera and lighting equipment.

The Film & New Media program delivers a course designed for students pursuing jobs or advanced skills in the film industry, and individuals interested in learning to effectively communicate with one of the most powerful media tools of our time— online video.


PDF DocumentFilm & New Media Program Summary Sheet

Career and Technical Education Awards

2019 - MI Department of Education Excellence in Practice Award

Prospective Students/Application

Please talk to your local high school counselor and complete the CTC general enrollment application. No additional application is required at this time.

 

CORE SKILLS

  • Plan/execute all aspects of video communication
  • Story Arc
  • Equipment use: camera/audio/lighting
  • Composition
  • Video Editing
  • Teamwork/employability
  • Communication skills

FUTURE CAREER OPTIONS

  • Director
  • Lighting technician
  • Special FX
  • Film editor
  • Make-up artist
  • Camera Operator
  • Production assistant
  • Sound mixer
  • Scriptwriter

CERTIFICATIONS and ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • English and/or math credit
  • IMD certification
  • Visual Performing Applied Arts credit
  • PASSES Edge Workplace Safety certificate

SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Making connections with guest speakers, field trips, and taking advantage of job shadow, co-op and work experiences give students a head start in careers in the film and new media industry.

LEADERSHIP and SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Student club participation, regional, state and national competitions and leadership opportunities can occur with Skills USA, National Technical Honor Society and Student Council.