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The Art Venture Production Academy (AV Productions) Pathway Program offers experiences in the Arts, Media, and Entertainment industry sector with an emphasis in Production and Managerial Arts. Students in this pathway will attain the necessary skills for success in the field of video production, live broadcasting, and directing. Students in this pathway also have opportunities to experience hands-on projects and interact with local and state businesses partners from the digital media, arts, and design industry. They will also earn industry certifications as well as being involved in valuable internships. In addition, students have opportunities to educate and present relevant information to the public and to youth, and be provided with ongoing exposure to a high-level, rigorous curriculum through pathway course progression and work-based learning continuum.


Students who have completed the Art Venture Production Academy have gone on to enjoy exciting and fulfilling careers in production and managerial arts. They find work as animators, costume and fashion designers, lighting technicians, makeup artists, photographers, set designers, web designers, film making and much more.

Program of Study

​Subject / Grade LevelGrade 9​Grade 10Grade 11​Grade 12
English​English I​English II​English IIIExpository Reading & Writing Composition
DE: English 1A
Social Studies/ScienceBiologyModern World History
PE Cultural Dance
​Art II
Yearbook I
AP Studio Art
Yearbook II
​CTE​Digital Media & DesignArts Appreciation & Applied Arts
Digital Photography I
Video ProductionCinematography
(DE: GRC-27)
*DE = Dual Enrollment with Fresno City College

Industry Certifications

  • Adobe Certifications
  • IC3 Core Digital Literacy
  • Production Assistant
  • Fashion & Design
  • Video Production I & II
  • Broadcasting I & II

Internship Opportunities



Kevin Clifton
Teacher and Pathway Lead, Art Venture Production Academy
Email: Kevin.Clifton@fresnounified.org

Marcus Spencer
Teacher, Art Venture Production Academy
Email: Marcus.Spencer@fresnounified.org

Monorith Arun
Coordinator II, College & Career Readiness
Tel: (559) 248-5635
Email: Monorith.Arun@fresnounified.org

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