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Motion Picture Production Technology-Production Concentration AS

Motion Picture Production Technology - Production Concentration Overview (AS 2282M)

Type of Award

AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-art.aspx

Program Description

This degree program provides professional training in film, digital animation, and recording arts production for students interested in a career in the film and entertainment industry. The degree program prepares the student to work in a technical capacity in most key crew areas. In this program, students work alongside professionals using cutting edge equipment and technologies, while learning how to put together a film, animation or recording project from the ground up.

The program offers internship experiences in cooperation with the local/regional entertainment industry and through student production projects. Because the courses are offered on a block schedule, it is recommended that the student enrolls in three or more major courses each term. Course content includes motion picture production, cinematography, lighting, sound, editing, design, animation and business concepts in the motion picture industries.

Students work cooperatively with those enrolled in concurrent courses to complete extensive production projects outside of regular class meetings. These projects follow the professional Hollywood model for production.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.

Admission Requirements

Students must:

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

The program can be finished in two years of full-time enrollment or three years part-time.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

Employment Opportunities

Organizations employing graduates include video and film production companies, government and educational agencies, motion pictures, commercial advertising studios and broadcast television stations.

Some entry-level positions include audio/sound technician, utility production assistant, set builder, video editor, non-linear editor, camera assistant, camera operator, production crew member and production assistant.

Career Path Notes

Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State's Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. For more information, visit: www.palmbeachstate.edu/Bachelors

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

General Education Courses (Credits: 15)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

FIL2000Film Appreciation (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

Any course from Social Science - Area V

3 credits

Required Courses (Credits: 25)

FIL2480CDirecting for Film (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2100Screenwriting (AS)

3 Credits

FIL1461CCinematography (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2571CIntroduction to Editing (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2537CIntroduction to Sound (AS)

3 Credits

FIL1456CProduction Design (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2420CMotion Picture Production 1 (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2031Film History to the 1940s (AA)

3 Credits

Or

FIL2032Film History Since the 1940s (AA)

3 Credits

Or

FIL2044History of Animation (AA)

3 Credits

FIL2941Motion Picture Production Internship 1 (AS)

1 Credit

Concentration Area Required Courses (Credits: 21)

FIL1680CFilm Producing and Production Management (AS)

3 Credits

FIL1518CLighting and Grip (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2432CMotion Picture Production 2 (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2589CMotion Picture Production 3 (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2002Introduction to Film Studies (AA)

3 Credits

FIL2561CAdvanced Editing (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2538CAdvanced Sound for Film (AS)

3 Credits

Electives - Choose 3 credits

FIL2470CAdvanced Cinematography (AS)

4 Credits

FIL2425CRFeature Film Production Projects (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2130Advanced Screenwriting (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2681CManaging Post-Production for Directors, Producers and Cinematographers (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2910Independent Project In Motion Picture and Television Production (AS)

3 Credits

DIG2341CIntroduction to Compositing and Visual Effects (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 64

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 15)

FIL2571CIntroduction to Editing (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2000Film Appreciation (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

FIL1518CLighting and Grip (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 15)

FIL1461CCinematography (AS)

3 Credits

FIL1680CFilm Producing and Production Management (AS)

3 Credits

Any course from Social Science - Area V

3 credits

FIL2537CIntroduction to Sound (AS)

3 Credits

FIL1456CProduction Design (AS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 6)

FIL2420CMotion Picture Production 1 (AS)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 15)

FIL2480CDirecting for Film (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2100Screenwriting (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2432CMotion Picture Production 2 (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2561CAdvanced Editing (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2538CAdvanced Sound for Film (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 10)

FIL2589CMotion Picture Production 3 (AS)

3 Credits

FIL2002Introduction to Film Studies (AA)

3 Credits

FIL2031Film History to the 1940s (AA)

3 Credits

Or

FIL2032Film History Since the 1940s (AA)

3 Credits

Or

FIL2044History of Animation (AA)

3 Credits

FIL2941Motion Picture Production Internship 1 (AS)

1 Credit

Term Three - Summer (Year Two) (Credits: 3)

Electives

3 credits

Elective: choose 3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 64