Commercial Video Production

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1 or 2 Year Program

Graduate from high school with employability skills related to your educational and career goals


Lights, Camera, Action! In front of a camera or behind the scenes, how about just having the knowledge of how everything works in video production. This is an extremely challenging course that will take you through the world of video production and marketing. Working as members of production teams, students utilize industry standard equipment and software to prepare projects that exhibit their mastery of skills, such as: camera techniques, shots, movements, sound recordings, studio development, story board creation and script writing, complex media editing, plus theories of target marketing and advertising.

When you have finished the course, your portfolio will include informational videos, public service announcements, commercials, documentaries, and music videos.

Career Paths:  Commercial Media—info. Videos, Public Service Announcements, Documentaries, Music Videos

3 high school credits for each year

Articulation Agreements:

  • Northern Maine Community College – Occupational Safety; SAE-117  –  1 credit

Dual Enrollment Agreements:

  • Northern Maine Community College – Occupational Safety; SAE-117  –  1 credit

For a complete list of the Program of Studies Agreements, please click here.

National/State Certifications/Licenses

  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Safety & Heal Certificate
  • Adobe Certificed Associate (ASA) Photoshop CS4  and/or CS5
  • Preparation for Apple Final Cut Pro Certification Exam

Colleges and post secondary programs affiliated with this program include but are not limited to the following:

  • University of Maine System
  • Husson/New England School of Communications (NESCOM)
  • Southern Maine Community College
  • York County Community College
  • Full Sail University
  • Beacon University (School of Film)
  • Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts
  • Apprenticeships
  • Internships


Pre-Requisite Academic Courses:

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and write at a high school level
  • Keyboarding



Aaron Jackson

Phone:  (207) 942-5296 Fax:  (207) 942-0776 Email:  ajackson If you need to email a staf... MORE



This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm.


This course is held at United Technologies Center .

Other Information

Course ID: CVC