• Academy of Entertainment Arts

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    OVERVIEW
     

    Film. Game Design. Animation. Music Production. Photography & Image Design. Branding & Entrepreneurship.  A unique and innovative program, AEA is the fusion of an arts and technology program, with a college/career purpose.  Students work in an inspiring project-based creative learning environment with access to pro-level equipment and software, and may earn certifications in Adobe, Unity, Logic Pro, entrepreneurship, and more.  AEA is designed to be both flexible and collaborative, allowing students to pursue multiple areas of interest and work on ambitious, award-winning, multi-disciplinary projects while developing real-world skills and a professional portfolio. 

    We are located at Hollins High School in an awesome new building. We are the only academy in Pinellas County dedicated to the Entertainment Arts. Each of our studio faculty are active, creative artists who only teacher their specialized course. We use only industry grade tech. It is what we do, it is all we do, and we are the best at it!

    There is only one AEA.

     
    FACULTY
     
    NICK STEFANIC
    Department Chair
    Music Production
    Sound Design
    MICHAEL PINEDA
    Animation
    Motion Design
    JULIANA "HOOLIE" ROWE
    Brand U: Digital Entrepreneurship
     
     
    TREVOR ANDERSON
    Film
    TV Production
    JENNIFER TUAZON
    Game Design
    FBLA
    eSports
    ERINJOHN SULLIVAN
    Photography & Image Design
      
     
     
    CERTIFICATIONS 
    We offer the following certifications in the various Academy of Entertainment Arts studios.
     PS   AI   ID   FL   DW   PR   MS lpx
     
    CONTACT 
    Assistant Principal of Programs
    Ms. Nicole Holcombe
    holcomben@pcsb.org

    Program Secretary
    Mrs. Mary Citek
    citekm@pcsb.org

    Program Coordinator
    Dr. Nick Stefanic
    stefanicn@pcsb.org
     
    The Academy of Entertainment Arts
    Dixie M. Hollins High School
    4940 62nd St N  St. Petersburg, FL 33709

    (727) 547-7876 | (727) 547-7727 (fax)
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