The IC Studios will be utilized to produce authentic various forms of media and marketing skills. The Innovation Center Studios program provides students with opportunities to experience audio engineering, radio show production, podcast production, television studio production, graphic design, and other sources of multimedia to prepare for careers in broadcasting, media and other marketing based professions as well as support entrepreneurial business ventures.
TriCaster Certification Program: CTE82100: Fall & Spring
- One Semester Elective – 0.5 Credit – Open to all 9 -12th graders
- Students who pass the class will pay for their own certification test – $150
Becoming a NewTek TriCaster Certified Operator is one skill that can help students work within the studio and television world. The course focuses on benefits of certification including get hired for better jobs, and being recognized by broadcast industry professionals, and becoming qualified to teach TriCaster Skills to others. Students will engage in operating a TriCaster system within a studio environment to include understanding of audio, video and lighting concepts. Learn the live television and production environment. Successful students in this course will be ready to take the TriCaster certification test.
Studio Film Production: CTE86130: Fall
- Open to all 9-12th graders; no prerequisites
The course provides authentic real world experience into the Studio, Film and Multimedia Communications environment. The course allows students to participate and be exposed to real world studio/ lm environments that require the application of technical skills. Students will be exposed to industry specific regulations, techniques and processes. The course will teach basic lm terminology, professional set etiquette and production techniques, how to write broadcast television formats and develop writing skills related to broadcasting and lm production.
The Radio Team has been producing a show entitled “Tech Talks” which plays on KGNU 88.5FM out of Boulder. This show has been in production for over 3 years. Student Designers on this team produce from start to finish each production to include acquisition of guests, interviewing and voice collection, audio editing, script writing, photo production for show, and work with the radio station to ensure a quality production. The team also assists and explores other opportunities within the Entrepreneurial Studios to gather voices, other audio and perform translations into Spanish for productions needing this service.
The Studio Team consists of filming, photography, basic graphic design and support services to the Entrepreneurial Zone as well as other operations within the Innovation Center. Student Designers on this team acquire, bid and produce productions for internal as well as external clients around video production. Students are also asked to photograph events, produce photography for flyers and other media, conduct product shoots, and assist in the design of logos and other marketing media. Individuals on this team are self learners, creative, innovative and collaborate in order to grow their skills and work with diverse clients and groups.