Help students develop a greater appreciation for the highly competitive skills needed to be successful in A/V technology and film careers with this semester-long Career and Technical Education (CTE) elective for grades 9-12. Throughout the semester, students gain an understanding of how many industries are driven by A/V technology and film skills, including telecommunications, journalism, film making, performing arts, and visual arts. In addition, the course provides an overview of the ways in which arts and technology education can be applied to a variety of related communications and media careers. Purchase of this individual Monarch course grants access to one child for 18 months beginning on the date of activation.
A/V Technology and Film Careers is an elective that gives students in grades 9-12 an overview of the film industry. Throughout the semester, students explore the history of film, discover technology and techniques used in production, and examine the steps involved in pre and post-production. The elective also introduces students to a variety of careers available within the film industry.
Before the semester ends, students experience what it’s like to produce their own (simple) independent film. Access to a video camera is not required; however, access to free video editing software is beneficial.
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In addition to a reliable High Speed Internet Connection and a recent version of Adobe Flash Player, you must have one of the following browsers:
- Google Chrome (current version)
- Microsoft Edge
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (versions 11 & 10)
- Mozilla Firefox (current version)
- Apple Safari (version 9)
Best Effort Browsers
Apple Safari (version 8)