Diploma: Specialized Advanced Video Production



When you complete the Diploma: Specialized Digital Video Production, you will have acquired a solid knowledge enabling you to solve complex video production problems and to create professional, unique, and artistic products, while incorporating a wide range of pre-production, production, post-production, and sound design techniques. You will become proficient in industry standard programs: FinalCut Pro® in HD format for editing, AfterEffects® for compositing and motion graphics, and Pro Tools® for sound design and engineering.

The program starts with an overview of the digital media field with introductory courses in web design (HTML/CSS) and animation (Maya®) enabling you to gain a full understanding of a platform in digital media field.

The program will also offer elements of cinema, storytelling, how to apply material to commercial video, short documentary and narrative films.

You will learn about contemporary and emerging video formats and will be familiarized with live switcher equipment, setup and controls, as well as efficiency to direct, shoot and finish professional quality projects. An inseparable part of the program is learning how to write an original screenplay, budgeting, producing and marketing of completed original project.

Specialized Digital Video Production prepares you for entry-level positions as video editors, motion graphics artists, sound technicians and editors, and digital compositors.

Program Cost

Program Courses


  • An Associate Degree in Graphic Design from Platt College or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Photoshop®, Illustrator®, HTML/CSS & Typography
  • An acceptable professional or educational portfolio


  • IA104 Introduction to Animation
  • IV104 Introduction to Digital Video
  • IW104 Fundamentals of Web


  • DC300 Digital Compositing & Motion Graphics
  • DP300 Digital Video Production
  • DS300 Sound Design & Engineering


  • DAC400 Advanced Digital Compositing & Motion Graphics
  • DAP400 Advanced Digital Video Production
  • DSW400 Script Writing


  • PP200 Portfolio Project

Upon successful completion of Term 4 – 6 and PP200, students will have completed 48 semester credit hours (1000 hours of instruction) and will be issued a Diploma: Specialized Advanced Video Production.