The Certificate of Achievement in Film, Television & Media Arts: Directing introduces students to the fundamentals of directing for film and television. This award will better prepare students seeking a career in the entertainment industry as a director or a position on the directing team.
After successfully completing a FTMA Certificate of Achievement in Film, Television & Media Arts: Directing, a student could be hired as a: production assistant, production associate, assistant to the director, associate director, 2nd assistant director, 1st assistant director,casting director, casting director assistant, stage manager, floor manager,technical director, unit production manager, and other positions on the directing team.
A Certificate of Achievement in Directing from Film,Television & Media Arts (FTMA) creates a valid Career Technical Education (CTE) pathway for students. Students who complete a certificate will gain valuable skills that they can use in securing an entry level position in the film, television, broadcasting, cable, streaming, radio, podcasting, and social media industries.
A Certificate of Achievement in Directing may lead to abroad range of employment opportunities in the entertainment industry. The award offers an education to students who seek careers in various production jobs such as Audio and Video Equipment Technicians, Broadcast Technicians,Camera Operators for Television and Motion Pictures, Producers and Directors,Producers, Film and Video Editors, Media and Communication Workers, and Sound Engineers.
|FTMA M115||Introduction to Media Writing||3||Yr. 1, Fall|
|FTMA M134||Producing and Directing Film and TV||3||Yr. 2, Fall|
|Complete at least 3 units||FTMA M103 ||Introduction to Media Aesthetics||3||Yr. 1, Fall|
|FTMA M126A||Non-Fiction/Reality Production I||3||Yr. 2, Spring|
|FTMA M130||Beginning Single Camera Production ||3||Yr. 1, Fall |
|FTMA M138||Beginning Motion Picture Production ||3||Yr. 1, Spring |
|FTMA M190A||Film Production Portfolio I ||2||Yr. 1, Spring |
|FTMA M190B||Film Production Portfolio II||2|| Yr. 2, Spring|
|FTMA M192A||Television Studio Production Portfolio I||2||Yr. 1, Spring |
|FTMA M192B||Television Studio Production Portfolio II ||2||Yr. 2, Spring|
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