Television and Film Production Certificate

Division: Technology and Engineering

PROGRAM CODE: 2C21266B

The Television and Film Production Certificate (formerly titled Television-Film Production Certificate) is designed for students who seek professional careers in the television and film industry. The program provides a professional, technical and creative foundation to help students enter into the industry. Students are given the opportunity to work with industry-standard film and TV equipment and to explore their industry interests through various courses. From film and TV production classes to screenwriting and internship opportunities, students are given the knowledge, skills and experience to explore meaningful career paths. This certificate requires a total of 24-28 units. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken.

Required Courses (6 units):
CRTV 118 F Introduction to Radio, TV and Film3
CRTV 120 FMedia Aesthetics3
Restricted Courses (18-22 units):18-22
List A - Select one course from the following (3 units):
Television Studio Production3
Digital Production/Non-Linear Editing for Video/Film3
List B - Select one course from the following (3 units):
Screenwriting3
Writing for Radio, TV and Film3
List C - Select from the following (12-16 units):
American Cinema to the 1960's3
Audio Production Techniques3
World Cinema to 19453
World Cinema 1946 to Present3
Screenwriting3
Writing for Radio, TV and Film3
Contemporary American Cinema (formerly Contemporary Cinema)3
Television Studio Production3
Digital Production/Non-Linear Editing for Video/Film3
Introduction to 16mm Film Production and Digital Cinematography (formerly Introduction to Filmmaking)3
Advanced Digital Production/Non-Linear Editing for Video3
Documentary Filmmaking3
Communications Seminars0.5-3
Television Production Workshop2-5
Internship in Communications I2-4
Motion Graphics and Special Effects3
Total Units24-28

Outcome 1: Identify key factors pertaining to the business operations of the television and film industries.

Outcome 2: Compose written copy for television or film using proper industry format.

Outcome 3: Produce a television/video production from concept to completion using industry standard equipment.