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Media Technology

Program Description

Media Technology is a four-year program designed for students planning careers in communications. Successful graduates will be poised to take any number of career paths, including publishing, journalism, film, animation, advertising, and graphic design.

Students will develop extensive skills in cross platform computer fundamentals, 2D and 3D animation, media literacy, public speaking, technical communications, photography, web design, layout and design, desktop publishing, and time management.

Students will complete a variety of print and non-print media productions while learning the latest computer software applications. They will work on the school’s award-winning magazine, Visions.

To improve and further hone their communication skills, the vast majority of graduates from the Media Technology program enroll in college or attends other post-secondary institutions.

Staff

Teachers

Michelle Alexander
Denise Angelo – Curriculum Leader
Michael de Gouveia
Jennifer Gaspar
William Gauthier

Coordinator

Steven Walker

Course of Study

Freshman

2D Animation
Introduction to Desktop Publishing
Introduction 3D Animation – Exploratory
Digital Imaging (Software and Hardware)
Public Speaking

Sophomore

Journalism/Desktop Publishing
Advanced 2D Animation
Advanced 3D Animation
Motion Graphics

Junior

Intro to Video Editing and Production
Advanced Video Editing and Production
Photography and Digital Imaging

Senior

Broadcast News
Desktop Publishing
Placement/Internships
Web Design
Portfolio
Advanced Photography and Digital Imaging

Career Opportunities

Director
Camera Operator
Editor
Audio Technician
Broadcast Technician
Announcer
On-Air Talent
Vocational Teacher
Communication Teacher
Academic Teacher
Desktop Publisher
Journalist

Photographer
Comic Book Writer/Artist
2D Animator
3D Animator
Character Modeler
Environment Artist
Texture Artist
Game Developer
Character Rigger
Web Designer
Commercial and Industrial Designer
Flash Developer