Here is the latest draft of the screenplay for the class of 2014 movie that we will begin shooting next week. Feel free to post any comments or feedback: 12HoursScreenplayRead More
Fl@out Productions founders MJ Furillo, class of 2010, and his business partner Michael Jones recently signed a collaborative deal for their Entertainment/Production company Fl@out Productions with record label BrickSquad Monopoly. Check out the promotional video from BrickSquad Monopoly that features a Sneak Peak at one of Fl@out Productions next projects, “Tonight” staring HUEY aka HueHeff. The full video will be seen on MTV Jams soon.Read More
CVCC has added a Movie Makers Summer Camp for Students CURRENTLY in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade (2012-13 school year). You can registration online. If you’re new to our online registration process, please create a household profile under the adult’s name and then add your child as a youth when prompted. Please make sure to register your youth for camp! If you have any questions or need assistance with this process, please contact Mindy Jencson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-746-8246.Read More
Congratulations to Sarina Oranski, 2013 Outstanding Media Technology Student.Read More
Joe Battaglia, class of 2009, directed the short film “Bad Blood” that placed 3rd overall at the 2013 Ohio University 48 Hour Shootout. Great job, Joe!
Write, star in, and edit your own movie. Camper must be in 7th, 8th, or 9th grade for the 2012-2013 school year. CLICK HERE for more details. Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 5 sessions starting June 10, 2013, ending June 14, 2013.Read More
Jimmy Scherer, Outstanding Student Class of 2011, has been hired as a Marketing Apprentice at the Cleveland Playhouse. Congratulations Jimmy!Read More
CVCC Media Tech has added Autodesk Mudbox, 3D digital sculpting and digital painting software that will give students the freedom to create production-ready 3D digital artwork. Designed for professional artists working in game development, visual effects, post-production, and product design, Mudbox combines an intuitive user interface with a powerful creative toolset of stencils and brushes.Read More
In our continuing effort to stay up to date, the CVCC Media Tech lab has been updated to Adobe CS6, which students will use in the fall.Read More
The class of 2012 won the CVCC Anti-Bullying “Take a Stand” PSA contest. The video features an original song by A.J. Pollard, class of 2012.
Ryan Colegrove, class of 2013, was part of the team that won the “Just Another Day” Akron Film+Pixel’s Student Video Contest put on by the Akron Art Museum with their short “60 BPM”. The goal was to make a short film in two weeks that was under 5 minutes, include the line “I kept it all in my phone” and a stuffed animal plot. The short stars Media Tech class of 2014 student Maria Laskowski.
Rebecca lives her life at a constant tempo: 60 BPM. When she is forced to audition for a scholarship, she must overcome her inner-rhythm by playing a piece at a higher tempo.Read More
Two students from the class of 2012 won the Cuyahogo County Library 17th Annual Generation Next Creative Arts Competion. Sarah Roberts won first place for her book trailer for The Sky is Everywhere and Jack Trail placed third for his book trailer for The Music Lesson. Congratulations!Read More
Marissa Roesch, Garfield Heights High School, is the Outstanding Student for the class of 2012. Marissa has done an outstanding job developing her videography, editing and animation skills. She has an excellent work ethic, finishing her projects ahead of schedule and accepting feedback in a positive manner. The quality of Marissa’s projects are top notch and always at a professional level. Congratulations, Marissa.Read More
Amanda Walters, class of 2008, will be interning with CNN in Atlanta this summer.Read More
Media Technology Instructor C. Bernie Van Tilburg passed the certification tests and is now an Adobe Certified Associate in Video Communication using Adobe Premeire Pro CS5, Visual Communication with Adobe Photoshop CS5 and Rich Media Communication with Adobe Flash Professional.Read More
C-Town Film Factory, a local film collaborative comprised of former classmates – Jonathan Koenig, Damon Smith, Benjamin Measor, Robert G. Putka, and Rob Bartley -premiered their darkly comedic short film, “MOUTHFUL” at the SXSW Film Festival, widely regarded by both the trades and filmmakers alike as being among the top 5-10 film festivals in the world. This film was shot in Lakewood and comprised of an entirely local crew of college-aged students. The only exception being the two lead actors – 2009 Sundance Alumni Conor Casey, and NYC native Eilis Cahill. With the official announcement of the SXSW schedule, the young men over at C-Town Film Factory have also launched a website devoted to the short film(http://www.mouthfulmovie.com/). Along with SXSW, “MOUTHFUL” has been invited to screen at the Academy-Award qualifying Florida Film Festival, as well as at the Vail Film Festival, the Boston Underground Film Festival(shout out and lineup – http://www.badlit.com/?p=21912), and will be making it’s Ohio premiere at the Athens International Film Festival(also Academy-Award qualifying).Read More
There are several multimedia night classes available. Most are one night workshops. Topics include recording and mixing music with Pro Tools, video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, photography, DSLR camera operation and more. CLICK HERE for more info and to register online.Read More
Michael Sajewski, class of 2010 outstanding student, recently won 2nd place in the Vimeo Special Weekend Project: YACHT Music Challenge for his claymation “Undead Endgame.”Read More
MJ Furillo, class of 2010, has been making music videos for top artists such as Final Draft and SLV Fayawood.Read More
Dave Kiss, Class of 2006 Outstanding Student, won Grand Prize in the Build Your West Coast Customs Dream Car Contest. This link is the video he submitted to win. The prize is a $50,000 makeover for his dad’s muscle car and he is going to LA to be on the show “Inside West Coast Customs” for the Discovery Channel.Read More
Collin Breimeier (class of 2011) put together a team this year and their film “Yearly” won Best Use of Line, Best Costumes and Chris Ross won Best Male Actor. “Yearly” won 3 out of the 4 awards it was nominated for. The film was also 1 of 5 films chosen to screen at the Indie Gathering. Other Media Tech students on the team were Nate Janka and Jimmy Scherer, class of 2011, and Jarrod Evangelist, Marissa Roesch, and Bob Kappan, class of 2012.
Jason, Oustanding Student Class of 2008, chronicled the adventures of a group of BASE jumpers for this very polished production. Chris Mack, Class of 2007, did the sound design. You can watch the video on his website.Read More
Directed by Kevin Fikar and written by Ian Moore. The entire cast and crew made up of the class of 2012. Three seniors want to pull the ultimate prank. Unfortunately, they aren’t too bright and things don’t turn out the way they expected. Dumb can be deadly.Read More
CVCC Ranked #1 Overall Among 91 Career-Technical Planning Districts in Ohio
Brecksville, Ohio – Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) is pleased to announce that it was recently ranked #1 out of the 91 Career-Technical Planning Districts (CTPDs) in Ohio, according to the Ohio Career-Technical Education 2009-2010 Secondary Career-Technical Planning District (CTPD) Workforce Development Performance Reports. This is the career-technical education version of the state report cards, which all public school districts in Ohio receive.Read More
Joe Battaglia, class of 2009, was busy over Super Bowl weekend as his group came in 2nd place at the Athens 48 hour Film Shootout contest.Read More
Michael Sajewski, Outstanding Senior 2010, has posted his amazing stop-motion movie “Clayman 3: Blobby’s Revenge.” It took him over a year to shoot and edit the thousands of still pictures that make up this entertaining story. You really have to see this.Read More
Thanks to Jonny Greco, Director of Video Production, two groups of seniors got to go behind the scenes at a Cavs game and Lake Erie Monsters game on 11/16 and 11/17. The students were thrilled to see how the crew at Quicken Loans Arena coordinqtes all the in-game elements throughout the arena.