You may be very drawn to the moving image, and most websites these days incorporate both long and short videos. Through this bundle, you will learn how to shoot and edit professional video content using state-of-the-art equipment. Two classes, Digital Media Production I and II, prepare you with techniques in camera placement, framing, lighting, and audio recording, and will give you video editing experience in pacing, storytelling, and special effects.

The Video bundle also gives students practice in writing content for various digital media platforms, and becoming well-versed in copyright concerns and other ethical situations you may have to encounter in video field production and broadcasting. The web is driven by digital video, from TikToks to live sports to documentaries, and career possibilities can put you behind a camera as a producer/camera operator, in an editing booth, or hosting a live program. 

Career Possibilities

  • Video Editor
  • Video Producer
  • Compositor
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Web Editor
  • Video Host
  • Motion Graphics Editor or Producer
  • Digital Media Designer
  • Digital Content Manager
  • Multimedia Editor/Producer
  • Digital Asset Administrator
  • Educational Media and Technology Coordinator
  • Animator
  • Drone Operator
  • Virtual Reality Specialist
  • Documentary Producer
  • Corporate Video Producer
  • Video Journalist
  • Video Camera Operator


The Digital Video bundle pairs well with: 

Visualization
Another visually oriented bundle, Visualization will help you build web frameworks that can depend on digital video and other animated and motion graphic components.

History
If you like to tell stories, imagine creating video projects using archival film footage and historical photographs. The Digital History bundle introduces you to content and new career paths that blend video and historical narrative.

Advertising
Work on real world digital advertising campaigns and create visual content with your peers. The Advertising bundle gives you experience in applying video skills to marketing messages.

Digital Journalism, and Digital Media Production majors
The Digital Journalism and the Digital Production majors or minors offers another avenue for storytelling that depends on strong videography and video editing skills. 

Associated Student Organizations:

Hilltop Media
Hilltop Media is a student-run production company with ties to the UNI Digital Media program. Students receive valuable hands-on experience with video and audio equipment as they produce media projects. They also gain knowledge about other areas of both narrative and commercial production such as client relations, budgeting, and aspects of post-production effects and editing work.

Digital Collective
Geared towards student collaboration, creativity, experimentation, and job preparation, this organization helps creative and tech-savvy students meet each other across disciplines and learn about the professional expectations of digital industry jobs. The Digital Collective supports speakers, industry hops, and general networking.

Digital Video Contacts

Dr. Chris Martin:  martinc@uni.edu