Video Production and Editing

Video Production and Editing Diploma Program

The Production and Editing program is designed to prepare students for the video, film and broadcast industries because we believe everyone needs video.  This is a hands-on curriculum with the specific software needed in this profession.  Students could learn to use a variety of hardware including light kits, HD broadcast video cameras, DSLR cameras, jib arms, a variety of microphones and grip gear equipment.  Students also learn Adobe Premiere®, Adobe Photoshop®, and Adobe After Effects®.  Once a diploma is completed students could enter the field as video editors, production assistants, writers, master control operators, videographers, and freelance new media developers. 

Think about the last production you watched, be it a movie, something on TV, or even a training video. Did you notice things like audio levels, camera angle and focus, attention to detail, or production value? If so, you’re one of us and you will want to become part of the Production and Editing program at Madison Media Institute.

This program could prepare you for a wide array of jobs in the world of video from Production Assistant to Producer. Our Emmy award-winning instructors are here to teach and inspire you to create your own video masterpiece.

Program length – 10 months

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The Video Production and Editing program at Madison Media Institute covers digital image, video editing and production, camera techniques and lighting. Upon graduation, students have been instructed in post-production, field production, live studio production, audio production, and motion graphics, as well as script writing and media law. They could be exposed to industry-standard software applications, as well as a variety of hardware including light kits, high definition cameras and DSLR cameras, microphones and grip gear equipment.

Program highlights:

  • Fundamentals of video and film production techniques, studio production, visual storytelling and editing
  • Aesthetics and strategies of motion graphics
  • Editing techniques and tools in post-production
  • Media influence on society including legal implications of media production and use

Program Resources:
Students work in an industry-current video production studio offering six video suites and learn both Macintosh® and Windows® operating systems. You could enter the professional video editing industry with experience using industry standard software applications such as:

  • Avid®
  • Adobe Premiere®
  • Adobe After Effects®
  • Adobe Photoshop®
  • Adobe Illustrator®
  • Cinema 4D®

As a video producer and editor, you could work in the film industry, for a production house doing commercials or online videos, in television or in a corporate setting.

Possible job titles include:

  • Producer
  • Editor
  • Production Manager
  • Production Assistant
  • Motion Graphics Specialist
  • Videographer

Madison, WI