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Video Production & Digital Media


East San Gabriel Valley ROP/TC

1501 Del Norte Street, West Covina, CA  91790



8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Monday - Friday




Certificate Program Description

The Video Production & Digital Media course sequence introduces students to digital art and language of film and provides students with hands-on training in video production and digital editing. 


Students work independently and in teams to produce video shorts.  Students learn rudimentary shot techniques using the RED and other video cameras, edit raw digital medium; insert music, dialogue and sound effects, arrange footage into sequences and correct errors using digital editing software including iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Live Type, Soundtrack, Garageband and more.  Instruction focuses on learning skills performed by camera operators, digital editors, producers, directors, set designers and on-air talent. Students learn specialized vocabulary and use it to express themselves in their analyses and critiques. 


Students receive a foundation of up-to-date classroom instruction using today’s latest software and state-of-the-art MAC computers.  Using Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, and Final Cut Pro digital editing.  Students will demonstrate the use of the programs for photographic image rendering and manipulation, drawing and coloring, ad design, graphic and text placement, page layout, and Public Service Announcements.


Prerequisites:  Meet admissions requirements (page 9).

Technology Requirements: Flash Drive.


 Student Outcomes

 Upon program completion, the following student outcomes are expected:

  • Earn a certificate
  • Demonstrate the ability to seek, apply and interview for program related employment.

Program Outline


Course Number Course Title Classroom Clock Lab-Clock   Classroom Credits Lab- Credits   Tuition Cost
VPDM101 Adobe Illustrator  30     2     $266.40
VPDM102 Adobe Photoshop  30     2     $266.40
VPDM103 Adobe InDesign  30     2     $266.40
VPDM104 The Video HD & DSLR Cameras 60     4     $532.80
VPDM105 Final Cut Pro  90     6     $799.20
VPDM106 RED ONE Camera Operations 60     4     $532.80
VPDM107 Adobe After Effects  60     4     $532.80
VPDM108 The Roles of the Production Staff 60     4     $532.80
VPDM109 Creating a Video Production 60     4     $532.80
VPDM110 Entrepreneurship/Creating a Production Business  60     4     $532.80
VPDM111 Lab & Portfolio  15 60   1 2   $666.00
Total Vocational Core 555 60   37 2    
Grand Total Vocational Core 615 39 $5,461.20
          Registration Fee: $45.00
          Total Tuition & Fees:  $5,506.20
  Canon EOS Rebel SL1 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens (Black) $499.00
  WD 1TB My Passport Drive for MAC  $64.00
              Azden EX-503L Omni Directional Lavalier Microphone  $29.00
        Total Supplies: $592.00
          Grand Total: $6,098.20
    Class List:  East San Gabriel Valley ROP/Video Production 


Video Production Required Supplies

2015 Annual Completion Placement Licensure Report

2014 Annual Completion Placement Licensure Report