Audio Visual Production

What It's About


The goal of this program is to introduce students to the many aspects of the audio and visual mediums that are currently being used in music and audio applications and visual production. Our visual work focuses on photo framing and composition, cinematography techniques and 2D animation with green screen. In audio, we currently focus on music multi-track recording, effect process engineering and scoring for visual productions.

Students will gain a working understanding and practice a wide variety of applications associated with the audio and video industry standard software including Adobe Photoshop, Audition, Pro Tools, After Effects, Avid and Sony Acid programs.

Applications of software include: Creating music scores for all video productions, Multi-track music writing, performance and post mixing, Graphic layout and design of CD and DVD jackets and promotional flyers, 2D animation and green screen CG, Film making, including filming, editing and scoring, commercial production, broadcast journalism, and music videos.

  • Two students editing a video
  • Three students recording a video
  • A student editing a video on a computer

Things You Get To Do

  • Silent Film Festival
  • Slam Poetry Reading with Video
  • On Location Shooting of Video
  • Use of Red Cinema Camera
  • 2D Animation
  • Lightwave Software
  • Create a Yearbook

Where It Can Lead

  • Television Producer
  • Audio Producer
  • Web Designer
  • Photographer
  • News Photographer
  • Videographer
  • Director
  • On Air Talent

What You Can Earn

  • New York State Technical Endorsement on High School Diploma

Go To College With Credits

  • Art Institute of Pittsburgh
  • Bryant & Stratton College
  • Cayuga Community College

Where It's Held

  • Career and Technical Education Center at Olean
    1825 Windfall Rd., Olean, NY 14760-9303 | 716-376-8200