Media Entertainment Arts


Media Entertainment Arts students on computers.  photo © Robin Spurs

What is MEA?

The Media Entertainment Arts Department encompasses all of the disciplines related to designing, creating and producing content for use in various media platforms including film, broadcast, games, and online. Through the application of theory...

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Media Entertainment Arts student interview editing. photo © Robin Spurs

Who is MEA for?

Students in the MEA department are creative, engaged and hard working. These are the talents needed to succeed in the entertainment industry. If you enjoy telling a story, if you yearn to understand, how movies are made, ...

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Media Entertainment Arts students on drawing boards. photo © Robin Spurs

Salary & Labor Market Information

To find out about a career in Media Entertainment arts, click on the LEARN MORE button below.
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Check out our Media Entertainment Arts program at COC.


 

We live in the capital of media arts here in Los Angeles, so students who are doing this program have a good chance of finding employment in the field.  You get immediate hands-on activities and knowledge in what it is you do.  

So whether you want to be a cameraman, or whether you want to be an animator, in the very first classes you'll pick up a camera and shoot, you'll pick up a pencil, or a computer mouse, and you'll animate. 

 


 

Will I be able to get a job? Do the programs provide job placement services?


The programs do not provide formal job placement services however the Career Services office on campus can assist students (free of charge) with finding employment including resume writing/review, job searches, workshops, interview practice, etc.

Additionally we work closely with local industry to develop and offer internships. When we receive job announcements from industry, this information is passed along directly to all the students in the program.

Media Entertainment Arts seeks to create, improve, expand and strengthen relevant and rigorous academic Programs of Study, in cooperation with local high school, ROP, and community and regional business and industry partners.

By developing sequentially modeled curricula and practicum for media, entertainment, and design industrial arts, Media Entertainment Arts will link current industry skills and foundation Career & Technical Education standards to all aspects of study.
Media Entertainment Arts student holding camera.

 


 

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Media Entertainment Arts Animation students with instructor.

We are proud of our MEA students! 
Over time we will continue to add
student projects into the Student Gallery.