B.S. Video Production

Are you interested in creating and editing video and media in a team environment?
Degree Type Bachelor of Science
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UW-Stout's new B.S. Video Production (VP) program will provide you with the skills necessary to pursue a career in rapidly-expanding fields related to the creation and presentation of video/media for non‐broadcast, online/multi‐channel media distribution such as social media, training, and education, and digital display content. We will teach you the technical knowledge and skills necessary to create finished still and video/media products, under the guidance of producers and directors.


Program Overview

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Our experienced faculty will introduce you to industry-standard software and hardware for digital image capture, editing, and compositing. Hands-on learning in the studio and on location emphasizes creative and critical thinking skills, principles of visual literacy, technical processes of video/media technologies, and the planning and management of video/media production.

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Hidden Fields

The B.S. Video Production program is a collaboration between the Communication Technologies department and the School of Art and Design. This interdepartmental approach empowers you to combine elements of creative storytelling with the digital technologies used in commercial videos, short documentaries, and narrative films.

In a team environment, you'll learn how to direct, shoot and finish professional-quality projects. The Video Production curriculum will take you from the basics to more advanced courses. Here are some of the areas you'll study: 

  • Video
  • Lighting
  • Audio
  • Digital Imaging
  • Conceptual Storytelling
  • Editing
  • Studio Production
  • Motion Graphics
  • Digital Cinematography
  • Sound Design
  • Scriptwriting

Once you learn how to operate the latest digital video equipment and associated computer programs, our faculty will mentor and guide you through an internship at a successful business. After your internship, you'll be ready to start your video production career as a digital video camera operator, video editor,  video director, audio director, sound technician or digital compositor.

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