This certificate combines the first terms of the Film Technician and Carpentry programs to teach students the fundamental skills to work successfully in a motion picture art department. Students completing this certificate may choose to continue on to complete the Film Technician Certificate, the Post-Production certificate, or Film Technician A.A.S. degree.
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Students completing the first term of this certificate will have also completed the first term of the CNM Film Technician Certificate of Completion, Post-Production Technician Certificate of Completion and Film Technology A.A.S. degree.
Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.
Graduates from the Construction for Film Certificate will be prepared for entry-level Art Department positions in motion pictures, television and electronic media production.