Cinema – Cinema Production/Filmmaking – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 0612.20

The curriculum prepares students with entry-level skills to seek employment in the motion picture (cinema and other forms of media distribution) industry. The program introduces students to a broad range of knowledge and skills required to be successful in the industry. Emphasis is placed on development of creative thinking and processes alongside current professional practices.    

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Operate the tools of the medium.
  2. Acquire fundamental technical knowledge and creative principles.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking, i.e., Recognize the technical qualities, cultural elements, and aesthetic values of their own and others’ work.
  4. Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively using a visual medium.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Semester I
CINE 026ABEGINNING ELECTRONIC FILMMAKING3
Semester II
CINE 026BINTERMEDIATE FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC3
CINE 126DIGITAL FILM NARRATIVE3
Semester III
CINE 026CADVANCED FILMMAKING3
Semester IV
CINE 129CINEMA PRODUCTION PORTFOLIO3
Total Units15

Recommended Electives

ART 011AFOUNDATION DRAWING3
ART 015SKETCHING FOR DESIGN3
ART 031ACOLOR AND COMPOSITION-TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN3
ART 032ADESIGN-THREE DIMENSIONAL3
CINE 025FILM ART3
CINE 007AEARLY FILM HISTORY3
CINE 007BCONTEMPORARY FILM HISTORY3
PHOT 021INTRODUCTION TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY3
PHOT 030INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING3