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2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 
    
2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Film Technician


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School of Applied Technologies

CONTACT INFORMATION

Program information is available from the School of Applied Technologies Office at (505) 224-3711.

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Program Description

The Film Crew Technician Program Certificate is designed as a two-term 28 credit cohort program. The first term courses will provide students with an overview of the moving image production process while affording them an opportunity for hands-on experiences. The second term focuses on development of technical and production skills in one or more “below the line” film craft areas, including art, hair, make-up, wardrobe, craft services, grip, electric, sound, locations, and production office.

The Post Production Technician Program Certificate is designed as a two-term 31 credit cohort program. The first term courses will provide students with an overview of the moving image production process while affording them an opportunity for hands-on experiences. The second term focuses on development of basic technical and production skills which could lead to careers in many areas of developing visual media production. Skill areas include: post-production editing, sound capture and design, special effects, camera operation and storyboarding. The final course helps students develop a professional media portfolio in preparation for entering the workforce.
Career and Educational Opportunities

Special Requirements

The nature of the film work requires participants to stand for long periods of time as well as work in inclement weather conditions. Students will be required to commit to extended day, night and weekend hours while participating in class-related projects.

  • Program fees apply.
  • Students must be at least 18 years of age to enroll in FILM 1003 .

Career and Educational Opportunities

Graduates from the Film Crew Technician Program will be prepared for entry-level crew positions in motion pictures, television and electronic media production. The Film Crew Technician Program is offered in collaboration with the New Mexico Film Office and IATSE Local 480.

Graduates from the Post Production Technician Program will be prepared to enter careers in many areas of developing visual media production across a wide variety of delivery platforms and formats.

Exit competencies (see Program Exit Competencies  ) for this program of study are available at cnm.edu/exitcomp.

For the graduation policy refer to the Moving On  section, cnm.edu or the Students tab in my CNM.

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