Programs and Courses to Suit Your Goals

Film/TV

  • Associate in Arts - Film/TV: AnimationDetails for Associate in Arts - Film/TV: Animation

    The Film/TV: Animation A.A. degree provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing a career in the film, TV, game or Internet animation industries. Students are exposed to professional pre-production and production animation methods including storyboard design, character design, 2-D hand drawn, 2-D digital animation, 3-D stop-motion and 3-D computer animation. Students select electives that will help build skills for such specific career goals as 2-D and 3-D animators, illustrators, storyboard artists, visual development artists and background artists.

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  • Associate in Arts - Film/TV: ScreenwritingDetails for Associate in Arts - Film/TV: Screenwriting

    The Film/TV: Screenwriting A.A. degree provides a foundation for students interested in pursuing a career in screenwriting for film or pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Film/ Television. Students are exposed to the craft and business of screenwriting. In order to fulfill the major requirements, students take each course in the screenwriting series, courses in cinema studies and media theory, and basic production courses.

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  • Associate in Arts - Film/TV: ProductionDetails for Associate in Arts - Film/TV: Production

    The Film/TV: Production Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.A. degree provides a more highly developed introduction to production for students interested in pursuing a career in the film or television industry or a baccalaureate degree in Film, Television, and Electronic Media. Students are exposed to various facets of professional film and/or television production, including producing, screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing and sound design.

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  • Certificate of Achievement-Advanced - Film/TV: ProductionDetails for Certificate of Achievement-Advanced - Film/TV: Production

    The Film/TV: Production Certificate of Achievement-Advanced and A.A. degree provides a more highly developed introduction to production for students interested in pursuing a career in the film or television industry or a baccalaureate degree in Film, Television, and Electronic Media. Students are exposed to various facets of professional film and/or television production, including producing, screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing and sound design.

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  • Certificate of Achievement - Film/TV: ProductionDetails for Certificate of Achievement - Film/TV: Production

    The Film/TV: Production Certificate of Achievement provides a solid introduction to production for students interested in pursuing a career in the film or television industry or a baccalaureate degree in Film, Television, and Electronic Media. Students are exposed to various facets of professional film and/ or television production, including producing, screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing and sound design.

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In addition to the programs listed above, you may be able to apply courses in this department toward General Education requirements.

You can check the course offerings in the college catalog against the following lists of GE requirements

These requirements may be subject to change. Always confirm the requirements for your specific program.

To learn about other programs at De Anza and their requirements, visit the college Degrees & Certificates page. For information about applying for your certificate or degree, visit the Apply for Degrees and Certificates page.

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