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    Champlain Pre-College Summer Programs:  Digital Media Production Academy

    Champlain Pre-College Summer Programs: Digital Media Production Academy


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Destination: United States
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th, PG
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: Filmmaking and Digital Media, Journalism, Communications, Podcasting
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (802) 651-5810
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    The Digital Media Production Academy is an intensive residential learning experience that introduces students to the professional methods of visual storytelling techniques used in the broadcast industry. Students learn, hands-on, lead by our industry-expert faculty, in our state-of-the art production stage, sound studio, and radio station located in the Center for Communication and Creative Media, while gaining media literacy and exploring the role of broadcast media in American culture.

    In the Digital Media Production Academy students will:

    • Work with industry-standard camera and lighting equipment (Canon XA-10, Lowell Rifa Lighting kits)
    • Get experience using industry-standard software such as the Adobe Creative Suite and the Tricaster mobile studio
    • Learn visual storytelling, the techniques of visual composition, and storytelling with sound through a rigorous curriculum
    • Practice preparing media for public and on-air presentation
    • Explore media writing for multiple platforms
    • Build confidence and gain real-world experience
    • Get a head start on building their portfolio

    Located on the shores of Lake Champlain in beautiful Burlington, Vermont, Champlain College's Pre-College Summer Programs provide students with a robust learning environment and the opportunity to make new connections with peers and faculty who have shared interests. (Space is limited.)

    Cost and Session Information

    PROGRAM DATES:  July 24 - August 4, 2023.

    PROGRAM FEE:  $4,500. This all-inclusive package includes:

    • Instruction
    • Class and lab materials
    • On-campus housing (Sheets, blankets, and pillows with pillowcases included)
    • All meals
    • Use of professional equipment and facilities
    • On-campus social and recreational activities
    • Transportation to and from field trips and outings
    • Program t-shirt