Welcome to the TV & Film Academy
THOMPSON'S SOURCE FOR NEWS, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS
The TV & Film Academy offers students the opportunity to work in a variety of hands-on settings, producing works that require not only creativity, but also problem-solving skills. The courses are designed to introduce students to the production side of the television and film industry, while offering opportunities to work with professionals as well. Students in the TV & Film Academy participate in a variety of projects, including commercials, music videos, short films, visual and special effects, and sitcoms.
The TV & Film Academy is also the home of THS TV, Thompson High School’s student-run newscast. THS TV allows students the opportunity to work in all areas of production, including behind-the-scenes and on-camera for news programs, our “Hey Coach” show, live sports events such as football games, and other sports and entertainment programming.
In the TV & Film Academy, students work in depth with creative software such as Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects, with a goal of Adobe Certification at the completion of the program.
- Adobe Certified Associate – Photoshop
- Adobe Certified Associate – Premiere Pro
- Adobe Certified Associate - After Effects
- NOCTI Job Ready Assessment (possible college credit)
- NOCTI Career Pathway Assessment
- Certified Broadcast Technologist
Phone: (205) 685-6799
Degrees and Certifications:
-Bachelor's Degree in Telecommunications and Film, The University of Alabama (2001)
-Masters Degree in Secondary Education-English Language Arts, University of Montevallo (2009)