Field of Study: Photographic, Film, and Video Technology
Photographic, film, and video technology programs teach people to create finished still, video, and film products under the supervision of a professional photographers and directors.
Photographic, film, and video technology programs include topics such as:
- Equipment setup and maintenance
- Lighting techniques
- Digital software applications
- Photo laboratory operations
In photographic, film, and video technology programs, students may be able to specialize in:
- Film or video editing
- Camera operation
- Film development
Many community colleges and 2-year schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in photographic, film, and video technology. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.
Several colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in photographic, film, and video technology. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.