3D=Draw, Dance, Drama
The Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications cluster can best be described as a group of career paths that are designed to get information and entertainment to the masses. As there are many ways that information is obtained, and a lot of work that goes into preparing and disseminating this information, this provides for a multitude of potential career options. These options include careers in telecommunications, performing arts and even journalism. With the evolving nature of how we consume information, the Internet has created many opportunities for people to break into this cluster with minimal education. New mediums even allow for people to have their voice heard without having to be hired by a television station or newspaper.
Cinematographers are in charge of shooting videos, which may involve coordinating the crew, working with lighting, and working with the director to make sure each shot is exactly how the director would like to see it. Video camera operators operate video cameras and related equipment to record news, live events, films, videos and television broadcasts.
Dance choreography is the art of composing ballets and other dances and planning and arranging the movements, steps, and patterns of dancers. Make sure to use the search box to find Susan's video! She is a dance instructor.
Editors review, evaluate. and edit manuscripts, articles, news reports and other material for publication, broadcast or interactive media. In addition, they co-ordinate the activities of writers, journalists and other staff.
A fashion designer creates clothing, footwear, and other accessories. This may include sketching the original designs for the clothing as well as picking out the fabrics to be used and finding employees to make the products.
Fine art is a visual art considered to have been created primarily for aesthetic and intellectual purposes and judged for its beauty and meaningfulness. This can include paintings, sculptures, drawings, or any other type of art. Make sure to use the search box to find Lou's video!
Meteorologists collect data about the climate and weather and make forecasts about the future. They often use computers, mathematical models, and data from satellites and radar to do this. Make sure to use the search box to find Christian and Allan to learn about what broadcast meteorologists do!
Photographers use cameras, lighting equipment, and photo-editing software to take and improve pictures of people, landscapes, or events. They may need to advertise and market their own services in order to find customers.
A producer is the person who bears most of the responsibility for a film’s production. In other words, the producer has significant decision-making authority over all phases of a film’s production. A director is a person who contributes to all creative elements relating to the making of a motion picture and participates in molding and integrating them into one dramatic performance.
An information officer writes press releases, company newsletters, and answers letters from the public related to a particular organization. Kathryn, the information officer featured in the video works for a transportation department within a state.
A public relations director regularly deals with the media - answering questions, providing press releases, etc. In addition, a public relations director will promote events or other initiatives. Megan, the director featured in the video, works for a university.
Radio and television announcers perform a variety of tasks on and off the air. They announce station program information, such as program schedules and station breaks for commercials, or public-service information, and they introduce and close programs. Announcers read prepared scripts or make ad-lib commentary on the air as they present news, sports, the weather, the time, and commercials. If a written script is required, they may do the research and writing. Announcers also interview guests and moderate panels or discussions. Some provide commentary for the audience during sporting events, at parades, and on other occasions. Make sure to use the search box to find Wendi and Mark the Shark's videos to learn about radio broadcasting. You can also search for Sue and Bob's videos to learn about television broadcasting!