There are a number of accredited vocational schools that offer the training needed for a career in film and photography, and degrees are available at an associate's, bachelors, and masters level. With an education in film and photography you can obtain an exciting career as a filmmaker, videographer, photography assistant, cinematographer, and much more.
Accredited degrees area available in specific areas like television production, journalism, printing, video production, graphic arts, and other media fields for students looking to specialize in an area. Coursework will depend on the desired degree and area of study but may consist of visual representation, communication, advertising, and more.
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Digital video and media production programs
train students in camerawork, producing, budgeting, scriptwriting, pre-production, lighting, videography, broadcasting, directing, sound, and photography. With an accredited vocational school you can obtain the skills and knowledge for generating documentaries, radio and television news, music videos, sporting events, studio programs, feature films, and more. Students will have the opportunity to learn many skills related to a career as a key grip, editor, gaffer, or other film or photography related career positions.
Accredited educational programs offer students the option of training for positions in graphic design
commercial photography, freelance photography, journalism, and other visual arts careers. An associate's, bachelors, or master's level degree can be obtained from vocational schools and other learning institutions. Courses may include creative expression, history of photography, photography, film developing, digital camerawork, image making, and other related coursework. Career opportunities like photojournalist, professional wedding photographer, portraiture photographer, artists, and sports photographers, are available with a degree.
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The National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
and other approved agencies provide accreditation to a number of educational programs. Ensuring that the school or college you choose is fully accredited is important to make sure you receive a quality education.
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