New Media


The New Media program introduces students to the basics that all new media producers need using state of the art equipment and software. Every student will learn the basics of graphic design, project design and management, shooting and editing video. New Media students will learn these concepts while learning how to use Adobe’s Creative Cloud focusing on Adobe PhotoShop and Premiere Pro. Introductory topics include concepts in graphic design, project design and management, and introduction to video creation and editing. Advanced topics include broadcast programming, scriptwriting and basic animation. Students who complete the program can further their education or enter into the workforce as a video editor, production assistant and more.



Digital Media Storage 

Electronic Field and News Production Techniques

Studio Production Techniques

Microphones and Sound Gathering

Lighting - types and new methods

Editing - different software and techniques

Digital Photography - styles, lighting and post-editing

Photoshop- photo editing and graphic design

Internet Usage

National Standards:

MAB: Maine Association of Broadcasters

College Credit:

Southern Maine Community College

CNMS 160- Video & Audio Production Basics

Suggested Integrated Academic Credit:

Career Prep

Fine Arts

Is This Program A Fit?

I enjoy...

‣ Creating scripts and storyboards

‣ Using my imagination

‣ Using video and recording technology

I am able to...

‣ Be Creative- developing video shots and project management

‣ Work Collaboratively- work cooperatively and professionally with classmates

I am comfortable with...

‣ Communication- effective communication to support collaborative professional relationships

‣ Interactive Media- using technology