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    Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Career Cluster

    MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY

    Teacher: James Davey

    CIP Code: 10.9999
     

     

     

     

      
     
     
     Multimedia Technology Instructor, James Davey, was awarded his seventh EMMY® award at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic EMMY® award ceremony held on Saturday, September 19, 2015
    Jim Davey EMMY award  
     
     
     
     

    The multimedia technology program introduces students to the art and science of media. In this program, students develop digital media with purposeful design that emphasizes the story. This requires critical thinking, literacy and communication proficiency with a heavy emphasis on group interaction and collaboration, including peer-critiques. Through a mix of classroom instruction and hands-on experience, students will be well prepared for success in today’s rapidly growing communication fields. Competencies include photography, cinematography, graphic design, television production, streaming video and audio production, as well as electronic computer imaging, motion graphics, and animation. Utilizing state-of-the-art digital technology, students apply their knowledge and skills to create professional media for broadcast, corporate communications, web-based content and entertainment. A variety of software applications are taught including: Adobe Premiere Pro, Audition, GarageBand, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Microsoft Office.  This program will enhance computer literacy, build communication skills and yield work samples for an impressive portfolio in preparation for college and employment.  . Some college advanced credits are: Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Bucks County Community College, Pennsylvania College of Technology. 

    This course helps students to improve personal motivation and responsibility. If you have the drive to create and express yourself, and love exploring new technologies, then Multimedia Technology may be right for you.

     

     

    AVAILABLE INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

    Adobe Certified Associate ("ACA") - illustrator

     

    ACA - Photoshop

    ACA - Premiere

    COLLEGE ADVANCED CREDITS

    Art Institute of Pittsburgh

    Bucks County Community College

    Pennsylvania College of Technology

     

    PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS

    Ability to work independently

    Basic computer skills

    Collaborative/group work 

    Creative/artistic ability

    Effective written and oral communication skills

    Manual dexterity

    Mathematics fundamentals

    Physical stamina

    Read and interpret technical material at grade level

    Strong depth and color perception

     

    PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS/ESTIMATED COSTS

    Appropriate uniform attire (approximately $30)

    Kit of selected computer supplies and educational materials (approximately $50)


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