Digital Media


The WACTC Digital Media program combines the creative elements of fine arts with digital technologies. Students use the latest industry hardware and software to complete projects in multimedia (including video production, audio editing and special effects), and digital photography. 

Qualified graduates will receive college credits.




Student & Parent, why does the Career Tree matter to you?

1) The first set of branches is the Entry-Level Careers that students unlock by completing the Digital Media program at WACTC. 

2) Students can unlock the next level, the Technical Careers, by pursuing additional education such as an associate’s degree, advanced certification, apprenticeship, or other specialized training.

3) They push their education even further with a bachelor’s, master’s, Ph.D., or specialized training, they can unlock the Professional Careers.


What Film and Video Editors and Camera Operators Do

Film and video editors and camera operators manipulate moving images that entertain or inform an audience.

Work Environment

Film and video editors and camera operators typically work in studios or in office settings. Camera operators and videographers often shoot raw footage on location.

How to Become a Film and Video Editor or Camera Operator

Film and video editors and camera operators typically need a bachelor’s degree in a field related to film or broadcasting.


The median annual wage for camera operators, television, video, and motion picture was $54,570 in May 2018. The median annual wage for film and video editors was $62,650 in May 2018.