155 Ayers Street, Barre VT 05641

Phone: (802) 476-6237

Fax: (802) 476-4045

What We Do

Digital Media Arts is the home of creativity and forward thinking for the Career Center. Using some of the latest technologies and in anticipation of technologies to come, our students have all the tools needed to design and create in both artistic and professional settings. Combining many media types, career paths, and industry trends, the curriculum of Digital Media Arts takes a progressive approach to learning. The first quarter involves extensive practice in photography and photo manipulation. The second quarter switches the approach to focus on graphic design, including use of our full print and vinyl print shop. The third and fourth quarters introduce digital filmmaking, leading students into film editing, digital cinematography, 2D animation, 3D visual effects, and sound design. Web design and music production are also incorporated into the curriculum throughout the year.



Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.

 - Adobe Certified Associate Certification (currently offered in Adobe     Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Premiere Pro)

 - Earn Up to 6 College Credits with a submitted portfolio through an Articulation Agreement with Lyndon State College (other college options available on request).

 - Earn Up to 6 College Credits for 'Photography' and 'Adobe Creative Cloud' courses through Dual Enrollment with the Community College of Vermont.

For more information about Adobe Certification, click HERE to see a useful chart about this certification path.


Vermont Proficiency Alignment

While covering a full curriculum of content specific to this trade, students in this program will be trained and assessed on the following high school-level academic proficiencies using the following indicators from Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements.

For more information about Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements, visit the VT Agency of Education’s website here.



1. Modeling    2. Number & Quantity   5. Geometry



1. Create   2. Present   3. Respond   4. Connect



1. Reading   2. Writing   3. Writing   4. Speaking & Listening   5. Speaking & Listening   6. Language



1. Career Exploration   2. Career Clusters   3. Career Readiness   4. Work Readiness   5. Reading   6. Writing   7. Speaking & Listening   8. Digital Citizenship   9. Creative Communicator



1. Communication   2. Self-Direction   3. Problem Solving   4. Citizenship   5. Integrative Thinking


See the link above to our Program of Studies for further information about this program, including...

- Textbook

- Recommended Reading Level

- Recommended Math Skills

- CVCC Safety Exam

and more!

Instructor Information

DMA I Instructor: Matthew Binginot


DMA II Instructor: Cal Hopwood


DMA I Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 1177

DMA II Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 2130

Hardware for Student Use

Each student has a wealth of hardware and facility resources available for their study in this course, including...

  • iMac Desktop Computers
  • RED Scarlet Professional Camera
  • Blackmagic Design Ursa Mini Camera
  • Sony A7RII Mirrorless Camera
  • Nikon DSLR Cameras
  • Steadicam Pilot Stabilization System
  • DJI Ronin-MX and Ronin-S Stabilizers
  • DJI Osmo Camera and Stabilizer
  • GoPro Hero Cameras
  • ProFoto B1X Studio Light Kits
  • Kessler Camera Sliders and Cranes
  • DJI Phantom Quadcopter
  • Gerber Edge2FX  Vinyl Printer/Plotter
  • Ulitmaker 2 Desktop 3D Printer
  • Makerbot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer
  • HP Designjet Poster Printer
  • Wacom Bamboo Stylus Drawing Pads
  • Music Production Studio
  • Tascam DR40 Sound Recorders
  • Rode Dynamic/Condenser Microphones
  • Korg MIDI Keyboards
  • Green Screen Broadcasting Studio
  • Photography/Film Studio
  • and more!

Software for Student Use

Successful completion of two semesters of Digital Media Arts will promote proficiencies in the software programs we utilize here, such as...

  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Adobe Lightroom CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Adobe Animate CC
  • Adobe Muse CC
  • Adobe Audition CC
  • Davinci Resolve
  • Redcine-X Pro
  • Maxon Cinema4D
  • Autodesk Maya 3D
  • Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
  • Anime Studio Pro 10
  • Ultimaker Cura
  • Gerber Composer
  • FruityLoops
  • Ableton Live
  • Native Instruments Komplete Suite
  • iLife Suite (including Keynote, Pages, and Numbers)
  • and more!

Education that works.

Site Designer and Web Master: Matthew Binginot.