Jump start your career with our Digital Media Video Production Certificate

Our programs teach you to produce complex digital video presentations for "on" or "off" air. You will be qualified for entry-level work as a video editor, camera operator or broadcast or video equipment technician. You get hands-on training in several aspects of digital videography, including professional video camera operation, on- and off-line editing, scripting, lighting, program directing and producing.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN in the Digital Media Video Production Certificate

  • How to log, capture and edit with straight cuts and simple effects for output in digital and analog environments
  • The fundamentals of studio scripting, pre-production planning and set and lighting design for studio productions in a digital production environment
  • The basic concepts of writing for visual media

Digital Media Video Production Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility


Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2016 (520)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2016 (520), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Leadership Information

Dr. Barbara Hubbard
Dean, Humanities & Fine Arts

Dr. John Muehl
Acting Academic Chair, SE
(727) 341-3730

Program Summary

This certificate is designed to prepare students to produce complex digital video tape presentations for 'on' or 'off' air. Students will be exposed to hands-on training in several aspects of digital videography including: professional video camera operation, on and off-line editing, scripting, lighting, program directing and producing.

All courses apply towards the AS degree in Digital Arts, Media and Interactive Web Design - Digital Video Production subplan. Some courses may require a prerequisite that must be met by the student.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0609070210: Digital Media/Multimedia Video Production

Federal CIP Code

09.0702: Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Job Related Opportunities

  • Videographer, Video Editor, Camera Operator, Production Assistant, Associate Producer, Studio Technician, Floor Director, Gaffer, Assistant Camera


DIG 2030 Survey of Digital Video 3
DIG 2200 Basic Video Camera 3
DIG 2205 Basic Video Editing 3
DIG 2284 Advanced Videography 3
Total Credits 12


Our digital media certificates transfer to SPC's A.S. degree in Digital Media.

Certificate to associate


Learn your craft using the latest technology, including 4K Blackmagic Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Avid Pro Tools and Logic Pro 9. A full working studio is decked out with a green screen, a sound-proof audio recording and editing booth and high-end iMacs that are run through 42-inch LCD monitors. Each year, digital media students can compete in the Semmy Awards, an annual event open to all SPC and high school students.


  • Adobe Creative Cloud, including Animate, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects and Audition
  • Maya
  • Unity-design3
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Avid Media Composer
  • ProTools
  • Sibelius
  • Scratch

Video production equipment

  • Canon VIXIA HF M52
  • Sony HDR-XR150
  • Sony DCR-SR47 (semi pro)
  • Sony AX2000 (pro/DSLR)
  • Canon 5D Mark III (with various lenses and accessories)
  • Tascam DR-40 Digital Audio Recorders
  • Wide assortment of tripods and light kits
  • Wide assortment of microphones