Master the art and craft of filmmaking. Students explore all aspects of filmmaking and professional development, including pre-production planning, producing, writing, cinematography, directing, editing, and other post-production steps. By successfully completing courses that cover a range of technical and aesthetic aspects of production and cinematic practice, certificate students emerge prepared for industry work. Learn from our faculty of experienced teachers and working filmmakers.
Timeline to Completion: Most students take two courses per semester, completing the certificate in one to two years.
Enrollment Type: Noncredit
Number of Courses: 8 courses (1 theory course, 5 production studios, and 2 electives) and a finished final film project
Format: On-campus, some courses are available online.
Course Sequence: Courses should be taken in the order they are listed.