• Video Production Technician

    Career Pathway Certificate

    Program code: CC.VIDEOPRODTECH

    The Video Production Technician certificate prepares students for entry level positions in the field of multimedia video production. Students attain knowledge and learn skills to seek careers in creative and support professions related to multimedia video production, such as visual and audio editing, multimedia production, post production, sound design, duplication production assistant, camera operators, multimedia artists and animators, titling, and motion graphics.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • create and produce a multimedia production by the following process of logging and capturing raw video, cutting video sequences into individual shots, generating text to place into video and using skills with software to produce a professionally edited video,
    • demonstrate skills and understanding In visual editing by assembling shots into cohesive and meaningful order within a timeline and use effects such as video transitions and color correction,
    • demonstrate skills and understanding in audio editing by adjusting audio levels and apply audio crossfades,
    • demonstrate competency in entry-level positions in the field of multimedia video production,
    • display skills and knowledge of software used in the multimedia industry by using the software to create the work and using advanced techniques like, compositing multiple video clips together.


    Career opportunities include audio and video equipment technicians, broadcast technician, camera operators, film/video editor, media and communication equipment workers, media and communication workers, and multimedia artists and animators.

    For information contact Andy Mingo, 503-594-3264 or andym@clackamas.edu


    FALL TERM Credits

    ART-106 Animation & Motion Graphics

    or DMC-106 Animation & Motion Graphics 3

    COMM-100* Basic Speech Communications

    or PSY-101 Human Relations 3

    DMC-100 Introduction to Media Arts 3

    DMC-104 Digital Video Editing 4

    WINTER TERM Credits

    DMC-264 Digital Filmmaking 4

    DMC-247 Music, Sound & Moviemaking

    or MUS-247 Music, Sound & Moviemaking 3

    WR-121 English Composition 4

    SPRING TERM Credits

    BA-146 Entertainment Law & New Media 3

    DMC-190 Digital Media Communications Portfolio Project I 1

    DMC-242 Field Recording & Sound Design for Media 1

    WR-262 Introduction to Screenwriting 4

    Credits required for certificate 33

    *COMM-100 may be substituted by taking all of the following: COMM-100A, COMM-100B and COMM-100C

    Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.

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