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Filmmaking Associate in Arts

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.

Student Learning Outcome:
Demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment in the filmmaking industry.

Program Requirements:
Units Required: 29

Television and Film Media Aesthetics | 3 units
MEA 120
Introduction to Cinematography | 3 units

Plus two units from the following:

MEA 111
Exploring Video Field Prodution | 2 units
MEA 112
Exploring Video Studio Production | 2 units

Plus fifteen units from the following:
Mass Media and Society | 3 units
Exploring Contemporary Television | 3 units
MEA 108
Scriptwriting Fundamentals | 3 units
MEA 116
Film/Video Editing | 3 units
MEA 180
Filmmaking I | 3 units
MEA 280
Filmmaking II: Directing and Producing | 3 units

Recommended electives: Capstone (needs only 1 unit of CWE-188MEA, and choose 3 units of any MEA elective for a total of 6 units)

MEA 295
Professional Practices/Portfolio | 2 units
CWE 188
Cooperative Work Experience Education | 1-16 units

Media Entertainment Arts students working on film project.

Media Entertainment Arts students working on film project.