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275dscn0537The Media Communications Department offers courses in video production, broadcasting, and post production for digital video, film, radio and the broadcast arts. There are three major degrees/certificates which offer entry into the industry or transfer to a four-year institution. The courses cover the gamut of authoring, producing, editing and distributing creative content for the continually evolving communications technologies.


Certificates/AA Degrees

Digital Video Production for Video, Broadcast & Digital Cinematographymia031
Covers the range of production from script development, hands-on professional production equipment, post production applications, and media business management. Production of creative content for video, film, broadcast TV, radio, cable, web and other emerging communications utilizing video.


Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast & Digital Cinematography
Acting, directing and producing for the digital screen arts, as opposed to the theater. Includes experience in announcing, broadcast journalism, scriptwriting, drama, voice-overs, news and sportscasting.


New Certificate of Proficiency

Audio Production for Video, Broadcast & Digital Cinematography
Digital audio editing, recording, mixing and mastering.




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  • Events – October 13, 2012

    Begin or Further Your Media Career at NATAS Meet the Pros


    Students! Part of your future success in the Media industry will depend on your industry connections. It's all about networking. Now, you can talk to and learn from the Pros directly!


    On Saturday, October 13th, NATAS, the organization that offers the coveted Emmy® Awards, is partnering with The Academy of Art University to welcome ALL media students to our Meet the Pros event. Come to the Academy of Art University 79 New Montgomery San Francisco, CA, to ask the Pros for advice with your career. We will be offering inside information on how to apply for the Summer Internship at KITV, Honolulu, 2013.


    Food and networking start at 10 a.m. The Pros take the stage at 10:30 a.m. They introduce themselves, go to her/his own roundtable and talk to you for 20 minutes, then you get to switch tables and talk to another Pro for 20 minutes and on and on…. Yes, it is kind of like career speed dating!


    The event is free for NATAS members and students with a current ID, admission is $15 for all others. Please RSVP to the link at Questions e-mail events@emmysf.tvor call 650-341-7786.


    Further Information at