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You’ve reached the page for Ms. Jake’s Film & TV classes at Palo Verde Magnet school.

The Tucson Unified School District’s CTE programs prepare enrolled students for workforce success and continuous learning upon program completion and graduation.

Specifically, Palo Verde FTV (Film & TV) students will:

  • Study the media industry (film, TV, multimedia, electronic journalism, music/audio) business practices, ethics, safety standards, laws, and social impact

  • Master verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills, as well as professional etiquette for web, email, and social communications

  • Learn computer applications, relevant software and equipment, data capture and manipulation, terminology, music/audio development, and pre- and post-production procedures

  • Create a visual story through effective cinematography techniques using the camera, lighting, and sound as well as skills in producing, directing, and editing

  • Create multimedia presentations and portfolios, and participate in competitions demonstrating industry standards