College Profile: Video Symphony EnterTraining Inc
Video Symphony provides professional-quality training in entertainment media production. Our students receive more than just a traditional class experience - they get the same equipment used by professionals, instructors who work within the industry, and extensive opportunity to work on real-world media.
Our students are well prepared to obtain a job and perform competently once in one. Video Symphony students experience a job - centric blend of working professionals, new career aspirants, and industry-veteran instructors all centered around a small class learning environment with lots of hands-on time.
For Career - Bound Students, newcomers to the industry, our mission is to provide Hollywood-grade training in editing and visual effects, a network of connections, and job placement.
Video Symphony's Certificate Programs are dedicated to this mission. Hollywood Entertainment Industry companies demand top-level expertise. Video Symphony Certificate Program students go forth as experts, often more knowledgeable than those already working with years of experience. That's because our instructors pass on their years of industry experience, and because every student gets plenty of hands-on time on professional-grade equipment to perfect the techniques they learn from the masters.
For Professionals already working in the industry, our mission is to provide Industry-Authorized Courses that upgrade and supplement important industry skills, to make them and their companies more successful. People from around the country and around the world come to Video Symphony for upgrade training.
Comprehensive Certificate Programs
Video Symphony's Certificate Programs are some of the most comprehensive editing, audio engineering, and visual effects programs available anywhere. Certificate Programs are intensive. they span from 10 to 18 months of focused learning and practical experience often including real-world productions. Each Certificate Program has been shaped to provide a broad scope of skills and practical experience. Such in-depth training ensures that graduates are sharp, confident and ready to launch.
Video Symphony's 30 Industry-Authorized Courses form the foundation of our Certificate Programs. These courses are available individually to working professionals to enhance and upgrade their skills. They are also included in our Certificate Programs. Our Industry-Authorized Courses span 8 to 40 hours. They have been developed by, and are certified by Avid, Digidesign, Apple, Boris, Adobe and other high-end software publishers. For each Industry-Authorized course, Video Symphony provides official coursebooks and a certificate of completion.
Video Symphony has been awarded #1 Avid authorized education center world wide for three years in a row.
National and State Accreditation
Our school operates under both state and national certification and supervision. Video Symphony is nationally accredited by ACCET (Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training), which requires strict compliance regarding educational standards and job placement. ACCET: 1722 N Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20036.
In California, the certifying agency is the Bureau of Private Post-Secondary Vocational Education (BPPVE) but is now operating under the Department of Consumer Affairs. Video Symphony has been BPPVE-approved since 1997 and has signed a voluntary agreement to carry on as if the BPPVE is still in existence.
Video Symphony proudly offers the Certified Operator exam for Avid Media Composer users. The Avid Certified Users Program (ACU) establishes standards of operational proficiency for both new and experienced Avid professionals. more...
Pro Tools Certification
As an authorized Digidesign Pro School, Video Symphony teaches all levels of official Digidesign coursework necessary to pass the Pro Tools Operator or Expert exams for music or post production.