Institute for Advanced Media -- NEW!

Gateway Community College and Connecticut Public (formerly Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network) have partnered to offer multiple learning opportunities for adult learners and veterans! Embedded within both courses below is a Video Lab where students will practice and apply the applications learned by developing a portfolio of professional projects. Video Lab students participate in:

  • Guest lectures and critique sessions with professionals
  • Job shadowing
  • Internships
  • Professional experience*

 

Classes start in March! Gateway Community College students may apply to take the spring semester IAM classes listed below for free. Pre-requisites for these program are: Computer literacy and HS Diploma/GED. Classes are held at Gateway Community College. 

Military members and post 9/11 Veterans, their spouses and caretakers are eligible for special scholarships to cover the entire cost of the course. 

For more information: Merilee Roussat, (203) 285-2128, MRoussat@gatewayct.edu

VIDEO EDITING

The primary goal of this course is to prepare students to use the audio and video medium to create compelling, abstract stories. Students will learn to perform basic to intermediate editing tasks on a professional, digital, non-linear system. Students will explore storytelling tools such as pacing, tone, rhythm, unity and juxtaposition, as well as technical aspects such as cleanly cutting, synching, normalizing, organizing, and compressing. Students, from this course, will learn skills needed to complete Premiere Adobe Certified Associate certification exam.
* Optional Add-on: Exam Voucher for Adobe Certified Associate.

Outcomes:

  • Tell simple stories using audio and video medium
  • Perform basic to intermediate editing task on a digital non-linear editing system
  • Organize files on projects of various scales
  • Identify various media file types and their uses
  • Manipulate existing assets to create deeper meaning
  • Think analytically about image manipulation in conjunction with storytelling
 
CRN 2068 CEU 4.8**
Tuesday & Thursday, 3/20-5/10
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Room TBA
**Tuition waived for the spring 2018 first semester 

VIDEO PRODUCTION

The primary goal of this course is to prepare students to use the audio and video medium to create compelling, abstract stories. Students will learn about the different aspects of Visual Storytelling. They will understand the fundamentals of good visual composition and develop the ability to properly shoot video in the field.

Outcomes:

  • Tell simple stories using audio and video medium
  • Understand the fundamentals of good visual composition
  • Be able to demonstrate a grasp of basic composition techniques
  • Develop an ability to properly shoot video and gather audio in the field
  • Think analytically about image making in conjunction with storytelling
 
CRN 2069 CEU 4.8**
Tuesday & Thursday, 5/15-7/5
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM - Room TBA
Tyler Russell - CPBN  

**Tuition waived for the spring 2018 first semester 

 

* Professional experiences are additional experiences available to students through a competitive process.