Laney College


Welcome to the Media Communications Department


Become one of the in-demand AV professionals making those experiences happen!

Complete your AV Tech Certificate by Spring 2020 and the program will pay your exam fee for AVIXA’s Certified Technology Specialist certificate, the global industry standard.

Introducing our new AV Technologist Certificate Program!

Earn your AV Technologist Certificate in as littleĀ as 3 Semesters


XR Lab Courses

Check out our new XR Lab courses!


The Media Communications Department offers courses in video production, broadcasting, and post production for digital video, film, radio, broadcast arts and AV Installation Technologist. There are four major degrees/certificates which offer entry into the industry or transfer to a four-year institution. The courses cover the gamut of authoring, producing, editing and distributing creative content for the continually evolving communications technologies.

Certificates/AA Degrees
Digital Video Production for Video, Broadcast & Digital Cinematography – Media031
Covers the range of production from script development, hands-on professional production equipment, post production applications, and media business management. Production of creative content for video, film, broadcast TV, radio, cable, web and other emerging communications utilizing video.

All matriculating students must take the core courses, and then, follow the choices listed for the specific Certificate or Degree they wish to pursue. (Download PDF)

Performance and Production for Video, Broadcast & Digital Cinematography
Acting, directing and producing for the digital screen arts, as opposed to the theater. Includes experience in announcing, broadcast journalism, scriptwriting, drama, voice-overs, news and sportscasting.

New Certificate of Proficiency
Audio Production for Video, Broadcast & Digital Cinematography
Digital audio editing, recording, mixing and mastering.