About PCTV

History:

Palomar College’s Educational Television program began offering college courses in 1975. The first telecourse produced was a two-unit Art seminar entitled Romance of Clay. The PCTV facilities today are a “state of the art” digital video production facility designed to meet the needs of both Palomar College Television (PCTV) and the Digital Broadcast Arts (DBA) academic program.

Advanced DBA classes produce North County News, Prep Sports Live, and Palomar Live from the PCTV facility. These programs are the backbone of the DBA curriculum.

Production Capabilities:

The PCTV facility is regarded as one of the finest community college television studios in the nation. The studio is 45’x46′ and capable of hosting multiple dedicated set areas. The set pieces were produced by Broadcast Design International, one of the premiere set design companies in the world. A wide assortment of lighting instruments are hung from the studio’s 15 ft. light grid. Cable television, satellite, online streaming, DVD authoring, and podcasts are all available for content distribution.

Video Production

Palomar College Television offers a wide variety of production services for faculty and staff. We can:

  • Create a promotional video for your class or department.
  • Record lectures in your classroom or in our studio.
  • Create online course introductions.
  • Capture video of campus events, workshops, and guest speakers.
  • Create video segments to illustrate “real world” applications of knowledge.
  • Distribute your video via web streaming, DVD, cable TV, and podcasts.

PCTV Awards

National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Regional Emmy Awards

  • Winner, Instructional Program – Circle of Life: The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Nominated, Photography – Circle of Life: The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Nominated, Editing – Circle of Life: The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
  • Winner, Documentary: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Winner, Writing: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Winner, Editing: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Winner, Animation: Photoshop Open
  • Nomination, Discussion/Interview Program: CCC-Confer – Making Meetings Work, Americans with Disabilities Act & Section 508
  • Nomination, Student Spot Announcement: Ever Wonder About Photoshop Promo

The Telly Awards

  • Silver: The College Mathline Live
  • Silver: Aeronautical Sciences Promo
  • Silver: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Silver: The College Mathline
  • Silver: Aeronautical Sciences Promo
  • Bronze: Chemistry, The Universal Connection
  • Bronze: The College Mathline Live
  • Bronze: Digital Imaging With Photoshop
  • Bronze: Kodaly: Stepping Stones to Teaching Music
  • Bronze: Bridge of Peace Awards Video
  • Bronze: Quest for the Empowered Self
  • Bronze: Digital Imaging with Photoshop
  • Bronze: CCCSAT: Now the Future Begins
  • Bronze: CCN On-air Logo
  • Bronze: American Sign Language
  • Finalist: Quest for the Empowered Self

Hometown Video Awards

  • Winner: Contemporary Legal Issues: The USA Patriot Act
  • Finalist: Digital Imaging with Photoshop
  • Finalist: CCCSAT: Now the Future Begins
  • Finalist: CCN On-air Logo
  • Finalist: American Sign Language
  • Finalist: Quest for the Empowered Self

The Communicator Awards

  • Crystal: The College Mathline Live
  • Crystal: Contemporary Legal Issues: The Terri Schaivo Case
  • Crystal: CCC-Conferencing On Your Campus Training
  • Distinction: Biology: The Fabric of Life
  • Distinction: Kodaly: Stepping Stones to Teaching Music
  • Distinction: The College Mathline Live
  • Distinction: The College Mathline
  • Distinction: Contemporary Legal Issues: The USA Patriot Act
  • Distinction: Contemporary Legal Issues Promo
  • Distinction: Digital Imaging with Photoshop
  • Distinction: E-Conferencing: Meeting Time – Every Minute Counts
  • Distinction: CCCSAT-Now the Future Begins Promo
  • Distinction: CCCSAT-Building on a Foundation of Excellence
  • Honorable Mention: Bridge of Peace Awards
  • Honorable Mention: College Mathline Live
  • Honorable Mention: Contemporary Legal Issues: A Cold Case
  • Honorable Mention: American Sign Language Promo
  • Honorable Mention: CCCSAT- Datastream

The Videographer Awards

  • Excellence: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Distinction: Digital Imaging with Photoshop
  • Distinction: Aeronautical Sciences Promo
  • Distinction: The College Mathline Live
  • Distinction: The College Mathline
  • Distinction: CCCSAT-Now the Future Begins
  • Distinction: CCCSAT- E-Conferencing: Every Minute Counts
  • Honorable Mention: Contemporary Legal Issues: Identity Theft
  • Finalist: American Sign Language

W. A. V. E. Awards (Western Access Video Excellence)

  • Winner: Contemporary Legal Issues
  • Excellence: Cotemporary Legal Issues; USA Patriot Act
  • Excellence: The College Mathline
  • Excellence: Quest for the Empowered Self
  • Finalist: Kodaly: Stepping Stones to Teaching Music
  • Finalist: Contemporary Legal Issues: The Terri Schaivo Case
  • Distinction: Children’s Literature Animated Open
  • Distinction: Digital Imaging with Photoshop
  • Distinction: CCCSAT- Now the Future Begins

Aurora Awards

  • Platinum Best of Show: The College Mathline Live
  • Platinum Best of Show: The College Mathline
  • Platinum Best of Show: Iron Artist Photoshop Challenge
  • Platinum Best of Show: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Platinum Best of Show: Contemporary Legal Issues
  • Gold: Bridge of Peace Awards
  • Gold: Aeronautical Sciences Promo
  • Gold: E-conferencing: Meeting Time – Every Minute Counts
  • Gold: The College Mathline Live

Accolade Competition

  • Excellence: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Honorable Mention: Bridge of Peace Awards Video
  • Honorable Mention: Aeronautical Sciences Promo
  • Honorable Mention: Contemporary Legal Issues

San Diego County Fair

  • 1st Place: Quest for the Empowered Self
  • 2nd Place: Aeronautical Sciences Promo
  • 2nd Place: The College Mathline

Aegis Awards

  • Winner: Contemporary Legal Issues: Identity Theft
  • Winner: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Winner: Bridge of Peace Awards
  • Winner: Legal Issues: The Terri Schiavo Case
  • Finalist: The College Mathline Live
  • Finalist: Kodaly: Stepping Stones to Teaching Music
  • Finalist: Chemistry, the Universal Connection
  • Finalist: College Mathline

DV Awards

  • Winner: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Winner: Kodaly, Stepping Stones to Teaching Music
  • Finalist: Bridge of Peace Awards
  • Finalist: The College Mathline

MarCom Awards

  • Platinum: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Gold: Se Habla Espanol

Hermes Creative Awards

  • Platinum: From War to Peace and Beyond
  • Gold: Kodaly: Stepping Stones to Teaching Music

Davey Awards

  • Silver: From War to Peace and Beyond

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