The Camera Assistant certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in video and film production. Students will learn the technical aspects of assisting video and film camera operators through classroom and hands-on productions projects. The technical courses apply to the diploma and degree in the Media Production Technology program.
NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NOT CURRENTLY ELIGIBLE FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL AIDMinimum Program Length: 3 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost: $3,485
At a GlanceContact: Karen Shacham, Department Chair
- Must be 16 years of age.
- Completion of high school diploma or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply.
- Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
- Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Enrollment Service.
This course will expose students to advanced techniques in digital cinematography and production audio. Students will gain hands on experience in camera operation, shot composition, camera movement, lighting, and production sound.
This course will take students through the entire process of creating a narrative short film, with particular emphasis on skills that are specific to fictional, scripted material.