AV Technology & Digital Media Courses

5 Programs Available

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Digital Media/Multimedia Design

Program Length: 1050 hours/approx. 10 months full time

The Digital Media/Multimedia Design Technology program offers a basic foundation in the latest New Media software. It is a hands-on computer class, using the Macintosh platform, that provides students with both the knowledge and skills required for a career in Digital Media/Multimedia Design Technology and production of presentations, video editing, web design and simple animation.

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Digital Photography Technology

Program Length: 1050 hours/approx. 10 months (full-time)

Digital Photography Technology combines the strengths of today’s digital SLR cameras for capturing still images as well as digital video. Software applications taught in this 10 month program are Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Premier. Employment opportunities after completion of this program range from working as still photographers to working as video editors. Subjects also included in this program are the creation of High Dynamic Range (HDR) images, the understanding of intellectual property rights, workflow, and creative direction.

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Digital Printing Technology

Program Length: 990 hours/approx. 10 months- full time

Learn the graphic design aspect of the printing and graphic arts industry. Become proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat. Receive instruction in typography, design and layout and color principles. Be trained in electronic prepress operations and the components of digital printing systems. Become Adobe Photoshop certified

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Graphic Communications & Printing Technology

Program Length: 650 Hours/16 Months/Hybrid

The Graphic Communications and Printing Technology program covers the basic principles of computer graphics, design, layout and typography. Adobe software applications InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop are used to teach page layout, illustration and photo manipulation.

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Television Production Technology

Program Length: 1200 Hours/12 Months/ Hybrid

Prepare for entry-level positions within Television Production Technology by developing proficiency in lighting, camera, audio, and non-linear editing using Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro.  Master techniques of Television Production from directing to producing, from creating graphics to preventative maintenance;  our TV training program will teach you what you need to enter the world of Television Production. 

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What is multimedia design

Multimedia design involves the integration of various forms of media, such as graphics, text, audio, video, and interactive elements, to create engaging and interactive digital content. The goal of multimedia design is to communicate information, tell stories, or convey messages in a visually appealing and dynamic way.

What is digital printing

Digital printing is a modern printing method that involves transferring digital-based images directly onto a variety of surfaces using digital technology. It eliminates the need for traditional printing plates or manual setups, making it more efficient and versatile for producing small to medium print runs with high-quality results.

What is graphic communication

Graphic communication refers to the visual representation and conveyance of information, ideas, and messages using various graphic elements, design principles, and communication techniques to a target audience. It encompasses a wide range of mediums and formats, including print, digital, and multimedia.

How to get into television production

Getting into television production involves a combination of education, experience, networking, and developing specific skills. The first step is to obtain an educational foundation by pursuing a degree or program in a relevant field. At Broward Technical Colleges, we offer a TV production technology course that focuses on everything needed in the video production industry: studio camera, jib camera and remote camera operation, sound mixing and recording, studio and remote lighting techniques, scripting, set and scenery design, teleprompting, technical directing, producing, and video editing.

Industry Certification & State Credential Exams

Industry certifications make you more employable. You will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in your field of study.

College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Credit

Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System. Students must enroll in Broward College within 2 years of completing their program at either Atlantic, McFatter or Sheridan Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.