New Media



David Beane



New Media


New Media

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 for photo editing and graphic design

Internet Usage

National Standards:

MAB: Maine Association of Broadcasters


MAB: Maine Association of Broadcasters

College Credit:

Southern Maine Community College

Suggested Integrated Academic Credit:

Career Prep

Fine Arts



Effective verbal and written communication to support collaborative professional relationships with colleagues.

Effective verbal and written communication.

Ability to interact with text at a 9th-grade reading level.


Willingness to try and to work with all forms of media production technologies.

Commitment to safe behavior in the shop.

Ability to be self-directed and maintain attention to detail.

Ability to work safely with electricity for equipment and hot lights.

Ability to climb ladders, staging and handle heights.

Ability to work safely around and with sensitive equipment including: Computers, studio and field production equipment including lights, computers and ancillary equipment.