Countryside High School ISTEM

What is TV Production?

Course Description.

Course Progression

Possible careers in the Information Security sector include:

🎥 News Anchor
🎥 Camera Operator
🎥 Executive Producer
🎥 Director
🎥 Graphic Artist
🎥 Lighting Director
🎥 Production Manager


Mr. Zimmermann

Carl Zimmermann is the instructor in charge of the TV/Digital media strand of ISTEM. He teaches TV Production, broadcast journalism, film and screenplay writing. He is also the founder of UPC-TV, the daily, live 8-minute morning news show at Countryside High School, which dates back to August 1987. (To see past shows, visit Mr. Zimmermann began his tenure at CHS in 1985 following a career in New York Advertising as a copywriter, copy chief, production manager and account executive with various ad agencies. His background in TV and film production began as a writer and producer of TV commercials in the New York market. He has also owned and run several private advertising and TV production companies. As a screenplay writer he has written several full-feature movie scripts and won best comedy in a contest in L.A. Most recently, he served in the Florida House of Representatives as the legislator for North Pinellas County serving on three education committees and fighting to protect students, teachers and all of public education from unfair testing and grading policies.