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Advanced Video Production VIDP.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 32 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Design
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

This one-year certificate introduces students to video production, including lighting and cinematography, motion design, video editing, and audio production. Students will learn the design process, including use of digital photography, appropriate applications; and, video and audio equipment to create quality videos.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop professional quality digital video, audio and motion graphics using computer-based design applications and tools.
  • Develop video with an understanding of the design process, including the principles and elements of design.
  • Demonstrate the use of hardware, including video and audio recording equipment.
  • Discuss the history, fundamentals and basic theories of video production.

Career Opportunities

There are various career paths in video production. You could work in television, advertising, or news reporting. You also could apply your skills in education, government, or business industries. Within these settings, you could hold positions in a variety of positions, such as a video editor, camera operator, audio editor, live stream operator, or motion graphics. There are also freelance videographer opportunities.


This courses could transfer to those schools we have articulation agreements: Columbus College of Art and Design, Wright State University (Lake Campus), Franklin University, and Art Academy of Cincinnati.


Course Title Credits
ART 2265 Digital Color Photography I 3
VIS 1100 Design Foundations 4
VIS 1140 Design Processes 4
VIS 1210 Design Drawing 4
VIS 1410 History & Theory of Video Production 3
VIS 1420 Video Production 4
VIS 1430 Lighting & Cinematography 4
VIS 1440 Audio Production 3
VIS 2130 Motion Design 3
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Program Accreditation Information

Note: Sinclair Community College has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 2002.

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.