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Certificate in Film Production

The Certificate in Film Production engages students in courses that build knowledge and skills in the production of film and video, screenwriting, film aesthetics, and post-production for various media outlets. Students learn the art of cinematic storytelling, image design, and sound editing, along with advanced post-production techniques and strategies within the broader field of film and video production genres.

The Certificate in Film Production is an embedded certificate that can only be obtained in conjunction with a baccalaureate degree. 

Curriculum for the Certificate in Film Production

Required Course (Credit: 6 hours)

GFA 1000Introduction to Film & Television Post-Production

6 credits

Choose two of the following (Credit: 12 hours)

GFA 2000Film, Television, & Digital Entertainment Internship

6 credits

GFA 2010Set Construction & Scenic Painting

6 credits

GFA 2020Lighting and Electric

6 credits

GFA 2030Grip & Rigging

6 credits

GFA 2040Fundamentals of Editing with Avid Media Composer 100

6 credits

GFA 2050Introduction to Special Makeup Effects

6 credits

GFA 2060Production Accounting & Office Management

6 credits

GFA 3140Introduction to Sound Design with Avid Pro Tools 100

6 credits

GFA 4040Advanced Editing with Avid Media Composer 200

6 credits

Total Hours: 18