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Arts and Communications

Commercial Photography

Commercial Photography I

R8607 (1 Credit)
Grades 10, 11, 12

The ability to apply principles of visual literacy to produce visual content gives students an advantage in today’s global, multimedia society. Students will be taught industry-relevant technical skills and have the opportunity to work with a variety of technology, including digital cameras, design software, and editing tools to stage, shoot, process, print, and present professional-grade commercial images. Workplace Readiness is offered as an approved Industry Certification.

Commercial Photography II

R8608 (1 Credit)
Grades 11, 12

Students are taught industry-relevant technical skills and have the opportunity to work with a variety of technology, including digital cameras, lighting, design software, and editing tools to 3 stage, shoot, process, print, and present professional-grade images while developing a portfolio for a career as a commercial photographer. Students will develop an understanding of photography’s influence in society and strategize how they may perform in the professional industry, using their technical and creative knowledge. Workplace Readiness is offered as an approved Industry Certification.

Entertainment Design and Technology

Entertainment Design and Technology

R8489 (1 Credit)
Grades 10, 11, 12

Students will learn and apply skills in various areas related to the creative process of live production. They will have the opportunity to explore scenic design and construction, lighting design and technology, and live sound reinforcement. Students will learn techniques used by industry professionals through hands-on experiences, and investigate job opportunities and careers in the dynamic and growing industry of live entertainment. Workplace Readiness is offered as an approved Industry Certification.

Television and Media Production

Television and Media Production

R8688 (1 Credit)
Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

In this course, students will engage in hands-on digital media production while using industry standard equipment and software. They will learn how to work as media producers and explore careers in the dynamic industry of digital media production. NOCTI and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry certifications.

Television and Media Production II

R8689 (2 Credits)
Grades 10, 11, 12

This course builds upon knowledge and skills from Television and Media Production I. Students will generate fiction and non-fictional media content. Students will enhance their digital media production skills by entering the studio and control room and become proficient with industry standard equipment and software. They put their knowledge of digital media production into action with use of sophisticated tools and equipment as they begin to develop their personal portfolios. NOCTI and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry certifications.

Television and Media Production III

R8690 (2 Credits)
Grades 11, 12

This course builds upon knowledge and skills from Television and Media Production I and II. Students will demonstrate mastery of media production knowledge and skills. They will create original productions, assemble a professional digital portfolio, and investigate the dynamic 3 media production industry. Students will research postsecondary opportunities and formulate strategies for both college and career success. NOCTI and Workplace Readiness are offered as approved Industry certifications.