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Fortunately during such times, the corporation's need for video and other media continues and often increases. Corporations then hire independent producers to make their programs. This is known as outsourcing. With outsourcing comes the birth of new production companies. The ITVA membership directory, which is available as a membership benefit is a good starting point for locating companies that use video for communications. Another way to approach this market is to select an industry of interest to you and then identify the companies that have video or media departments.
In addition to classes in such "story-based" communication areas as writing and directing, aspiring content creators would do well to gain some expertise in visual crafts like camera work and computer graphics design. Creative Those who work on the creative side, for example, camerapeople, editors, computer graphics and animation artists, have probably been empowered more than any other group by the digital revolution. Ever more powerful and cost-effective standardized systems have freed the creative process from the restrictions of space and reality, allowing virtually any effect or image that can be imagined to be put on screen.
Page 4 Technical Every job in the new world of digital media is technical, but some are more technical than others. From the supernerd who writes custom code in C++ to the sales rep who runs Quick Time reels on a laptop, everyone who wants to be successful in this field needs to balance his or her specialized knowledge with a general familiarity with the basic realities of a visual medium. Even an accountant in this business needs to know the difference between MPEG-2 and Motion JPEG; and a good TD (technical director) will understand both the value of dramatic lighting and the key conditions of local trade union agreements.