Film Production AS Degree
Digital film and video technology has transformed film making, making it possible to produce independent movies and video projects without huge budgets, expensive cameras or large crews. This development allows many different organizations today use film and video as part of their work. Whether the goal is to fulfill a personal artistic vision, market a product or advance a cause, the fundamental need to tell a story remains paramount, and film is a powerful means to do it.
The Associate of Science in Film Production Degree provides a platform from which to launch further study of film production as well as necessary industry skills, processes and practices to work on a film crew, produce an independent film, create and run a small film/video business and moneitize video in the many social media outlets available today. This degree also gives students crucial communication and storytelling tools they may apply in almost any area of study where film and video are utilized today. Students emerge with short films and other film project materials for their personal or professional portfolio.
In this 2-year/60-unit program, students receive direct, hands-on experience creating visual stories that are intelligent, emotional, compelling, succinct and informative. The program covers the primary aspects of film production, including screenwriting, production, cinematography, editing, sound, film acting and directing, as well as more advanced and specialized areas such as post production sound, animation and motion, video journalism and documentary, mass and social media, marketing and the business of film.
|RTV 006||Introduction to Film||3|
|RTV 010A||Film Production I: Basic Film Production||3|
|RTV 011A||Film Production II: Advanced Film Production||3|
|RTV 012||Film Production III: Capstone||3|
|DDP 020||New Media I||3|
|TA 010||Introduction to Design & Production||3|
|Select 16 units from the following:||16|
|News Reporting & Writing|
|Introduction to Mass Media|
or DDP 030
|New Media II|
|Digital Audio I|
|Radio & TV Work Experience (Maximum of 4 units may be used for work experience)|
|COD General Education||18|
|Physical Education Activities||2|