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 Film Production Associate of Science 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.
|FILM 001||Introduction to Film||3|
|FILM 002A||Film Production I: Basic Film Production||3|
|FILM 002B||Film Production II: Advanced Film Production||3|
|FILM 002C||Film Production III: Capstone||3|
|FILM 005||On-Camera Acting & Voice Over||3|
|FILM 007||Film Editing||3|
|TA 010||Introduction to Design & Production||3|
|Select 12 units from the following:|
|FILM 006||Documentary Filmmaking||3|
|FILM 010A||Film Production Management: Scheduling||1.5|
|FILM 010B||Film Production Management: Budgeting||1.5|
|FILM 010C||Film Production Management: Set Management||1.5|
|FILM 010D||Film Production Management: Location Management||1.5|
|FILM 021||Contemporary World Film||3|
|FILM 022||American Film to the 1960s||3|
|FILM 023||Contemporary American Film||3|
|MUS 078A||Electronic Music Production||3|
|DDP 120||Video Post Production||3|
|DDP 121||Motion Graphics||3|
|COD General Education||19|