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Have you always dreamed of being behind the camera but don’t know where to begin? Would you like to train for a dynamic and creative career in video technology?

Skilled video technicians are in high demand in the video production, television broadcast and film industries. North Lake College’s unique program in Video Technology trains you for this rapidly expanding career field.

Want to see the kind of work our students learn to produce? Our video testimonials were produced by Video Technology student Steve Poirier with skills he gained in our program.

Our associate degree program provides a comprehensive foundation to enter the video production or television broadcast arena, including:

  • Mastering equipment used in the video and film industries
  • The complete production process, from concept to script to production and post-production
  • Television production
  • Nonlinear video editing
  • Computer graphics, including 3-D modeling and rendering
  • Scriptwriting
  • Business aspects of the video industry
  • Animation, 3-D and visual effects
  • Broadcast engineering
  • Lighting
  • Audio and radio production

Why is This a Good Career Bet?

America’s Career Infonet projects job growth increase of 27 percent for audio and video equipment technicians, 20 percent for camera operators and 21 percent for film and video editors over the next decade. High job increase is defined as annual growth over 10 percent.

Located in the heart of Irving and Las Colinas, North Lake College is close to a number of companies in the video and film industry with numerous internship and job opportunities. Students participate in studio and remote productions, individual and group productions, and learn in the classroom and through on-the-job training.  

See more about careers in Video Technology 

Qualified professionals can find work in the broadcast, corporate, institutional and entrepreneurial sectors. Get answers to your questions with the North Lake Video Technology program FAQs.

Video Technology Degree and Certificate Options

North Lake College

The Video Technology program is offered exclusively at North Lake College among colleges of DCCCD.

See degrees and certificates in Video Technology.

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