Photo, Film and Video Tech

Movies and television shows couldn't exist if it weren't for the techs who make it all happen. If you have an interest in behind-the-scenes action, you may want to consider a career in photo, film or video technology.

Inside Photo, Film and Video Technology

Viewers frequently forget about all the action that goes on behind the scenes while watching a movie or television show. Photo, film and video technicians have roles in putting together finished films, shows or videos that are presented to consumers. Jobs in this field include camera operator, photographer and editor, among other positions.

Education Information

Colleges offer many different programs that can prepare students for a career in photo, film and video technology. Programs may result in certificates, associate's degrees or bachelor's degrees, and they may be found as photography, digital video technology, video arts and technology, film technology or video production programs. In these programs, students learn about cameras, lighting, video editing, photo editing and animation. They gain knowledge of editing software, such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Illustrator and Avid Media Composer, and may also learn basic and advanced photography techniques with digital SLR cameras. Listed below are a few training program options.

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