This certificate may lead to employment competency but does not lead to an Associate degree.

The basic certificate is one-year program. After completing this program, students should be a to produce a film or video content from idea to finished project ready for their student portfolio or exhibition via digital streaming platforms.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Fulfill the requirements for an entry- level position in the Film and Television industry. 
  • Apply critical thinking skills to execute and learn Film and TV position on a Film and TV set. 

  • Display the skills and aptitude necessary to pass safety procedures.

  • Exhibit effective written, oral communication and interpersonal skills to work in the Film and TV industry. 

Required Courses (14 units)  Units
FTV-38A Beginning Film, Television and Video Production Project 3
FTV-44A Beginning Television Production 3.5
FTV-45A Beginning Television News Production 3.5
FTV-51A Film,Television and Video Laboratory I 1
FTV-64A Beginning Digital Editing Principles and Techniques 3