Film, Television and Video - Production Specialist (R)
The program prepares individuals to communicate information, entertainment and ideas through film, television and video. This includes practical, hands-on instruction in how to plan and produce a variety of genre in film, television and video; crew responsibilities and production techniques for film, television, video and audio; equipment operation including film and video cameras, editing equipment, switchers, character generators, lighting instruments, and microphones; techniques for making specific types of film, television and video programming; use of digital technology and computer applications to record, edit or enhance images, audio, graphics or effects; and how to manage film and video operations.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Plan and produce film, television, video and audio productions from concept to finished product.
- Operate a variety of electronic media production equipment and facilities including but not limited to film and video cameras, character generators, microphones, lighting instruments, teleprompters, editing software, sound recorders and control room test equipment.
- Create film and video productions that have a focused, coherent message with a clear beginning, middle and end and that meet industry technical standards for composition, lighting, sound and editing.
- Demonstrate workplace behaviors necessary for industry success including reliability, persistence, ability to adhere to deadlines and ability to communicate and work cooperatively in a team production environment.
|Required Courses (29-30 units)||Units|
|FTV-41||Introduction to Telecommunications||3|
|FTV-44A||Beginning Television Production||3.5|
|FTV-45A||Beginning Television News Production||3.5|
|FTV-48||Short Film Production||3|
|FTV-51A||Film, Television and Video Laboratory I||1|
|FTV-64A||Beginning Digital Editing Principles and Techniques||3|
|Electives A||Choose from list A below||3-4|
|Emphasis||Select 9 units from one emphasis Production Emphasis OR Sound Engineering Emphasis||9|
|Electives - List A - Choose 3-4 units from the following:||Units|
|FTV-38A||Beginning Film, Television and Video Production Project||3|
|FTV-38B||Advanced Film, Television and Video Production Project||3|
|FTV-200||Film, Television and Video Work Experience||1-4|
|Production Emphasis - Select 9 units from one emphasis||Units|
|ADM-69||Motion Graphics and Special Effects with After Effects||3|
|ADM-71A||Adobe Photoshop for Image Manipulation||3|
|FTV-12||History of Film||3|
|FTV-51B||Film, Television and Video Laboratory II||1|
|FTV-52||Film, Television and Video Laboratory||2|
|FTV-72||Introduction to Lighting Design for Film and Television||3|
|FTV-74||Production Planning and Management||3|
|FTV-77||Intermediate Lighting Techniques for Film||3|
|FTV-79||Introduction to Special Effects Makeup for Film, Television and Video||3|
|PHO-8||Introduction to Photography||3|
|Sound Engineering Emphasis - Select 9 units from one emphasis||Units|
|MUS-8A||Music Technology I||3|
|MUS-8B||Music Technology II||3|
Associate of Science Degree
The Associate of Science Degree in Film, Television and Video, Production Specialist will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.