Jack Yates High School, the second oldest African American high school (1923) in the Houston Independent School District, is the only high school in the country to have a full Davinci Resolve 12 system with the break out panels. Students just completed hard work on their first PSA/short film with color correction and grading. You can see the short at this link:

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Yates High School offers the second oldest magnet program for communications in Texas. It is the alma mater of Roland Martin, Debbie Allen, and Phylicia Rashard. The program, since 1950 has offered commercial photography. Since 1978 it has offered Graphic Design, Narrative Film, Sports Media, Radio Broadcasting, and Printing Technology. The program is dedicated to providing students exposure to 21st Century media careers and boasts an impressive arsenal of equipment:

Sekonic Light Meters, Color Meters, Canon C300 M2 cameras, ENG based JVC-GYHM790U, Adobe Premiere editing lab, FCPX editing lab, new Radio Broadcasting lab with Arrakis AR15 board, Graphic Desing lab, Photography lab with dark room, and digital training with Nikon, and a full print lab with t-shirt making machines, and more.

More information is available on the website. Contact information is below to schedule a tour of the facility and program.

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