Video Production

Video Production is a competency-based Career & Technical Education program offered at Milford High School & Applied Technology Center. Students who complete Video Production I are considered CTE Participants by the NH Department of Education; those who complete Video Production II are considered Concentrators. Students are eligible to earn Industry-Validated Certificates or Credentials by passing Third-Party exams.
 
Jon Teger:
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Mr. Teger joined the MHS faculty in 2016. His impressive list of industry experience and professional roles span 30 years. Prior to his position at MHS, Jon was Director of Technology, Cinematographer, and Editor for Vetflix - a non-profit company he helped create and grow. He traveled the US capturing the stories of Military Veterans, and produced 100’s of films. Public accolades for Vetflix came from NH Governor Hassan, Senator Shaheen, Wallace Forbes, veterans groups, and many others. The National Seabee Museum chose several Vetflix films to be shown as part of a permanent exhibit. Jon’s commercial, freelance roles included Director, Cameraman, Photographer, and Audio Engineer. He also served as President / owner of NEAV Technologies, whose clients included MIT, Microsoft, and the New England Patriots.
 
Jon has a degree from the University of New Hampshire, and completed advanced coursework from Fitchburg State College, and Granite State College. He’s passionate about his field, and continually looks forward to sharing his vast experience with interested students. Jon believes that Milford High School is a great place to work, and feels very fortunate to be part of the team!
Courses:
  • Video Production I: Students in this class will develop skills in video and audio production, learning in studio and on remote. Students may do work outside of the studio covering school events. Students may have the opportunity to work with outside professional producers. Individual and small group production projects will allow students to hone their skills on state-of-the-art digital editing equipment and software.
 
  • Video Production II: Advanced students will further develop their skills in audio/video production. Planning and script writing are significant elements of this class. Students will continue with the use of digital video and audio technology, sophisticated video switching, and additional focus on motion graphic work.
    Prerequisite: Completion of Video Production I with a grade of C or better
 
  • Video Production III: In addition to those skills learned in Video Production I and II, students will receive expanded training in areas such as blocking and staging, lighting-design, cinematography, ADR, voiceover and radio, audio-editing, film-analysis, screenplay writing, proxy-edits and metadata logging, gimbal use, drone flying, and more. Students will have access to the full Adobe Creative Cloud software suite and must demonstrate a solid proficiency in using dynamic-link between programs. While not mandatory, The expectation is that those who join this class will also have a strong desire to seek out work, or pursue a post-secondary education, in a production related field. As schedules allow, individuals in this class will be expected to participate in volunteer work filming school events, sports, or other related school or outside activities, and produce quality work that may be shown on Milford Public Access TV (GTM), or other media outlets. By the end of class, each student will have highlights of their work compiled in a “reel” format for archive, distribution, and/or display.