In the John Muir High School Early College Magnet Arts, Entertainment, and Media (AEM) Academy students will be trained in film and video production, photography, painting, sculpting, and other fine arts. Students will fine-tune their creative energy, master self-expression and hone their critical thinking and problem silving skills. Students are encouraged to explore their natural gifts and artistic passions, turning them into real-world skills through hands on training such as job shadowing and interenships.
Students have opportunities to volunteer alongside top industry professionals and artists at the Senior Film Festival, the perfect place to mingle with local talent, learn production skills, and get a taste for a career in enterntainement, in and out of the spotlight.
YOUR ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA ACADEMY EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
- Participation in jazz band, orchestra and spring musical productions designing sets and backdrops or managing visual effects and film production.
- On and off campus industry specific college and career workshops and visits.
- Creation of a senior portfolio of your work spanning four years in the arts and presenting to a panel of professionals and industry insiders who assess the craftsmanship behind each piece, helping you to determine the next step in your education.