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Program at a Glance

Producing Certificate

3 Foundation Courses (12 units)

Course No. | Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
FILM TV X 404 Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television + 4
FILM TV X 404A Post-Production for Film and Television 4
MGMT X 403.31 The Business of Entertainment + 4

3 Required Producing Courses (12 units)

FILM TV X 476.244 Story Development Workshop: Crafting Your Original Story 4
MGMT X 403.34 Entertainment Financing: From First $ to Distribution of Profits 4
FILM TV X 478.13A The Art of Line Producing 4

Select 1 Marketing Course (4 units)

MGMT X 403.61 Marketing and Distributing Independent Films across All Platforms 4
MGMT X 476.99 Marketing Entertainment: Strategies for the Global Marketplace 4

Select 1 Producing Course (4 units)

FILM TV X 476.6 Low-Budget Filmmaking 4
FILM TV X 475 Producing Commercials for All Platforms: A Practical Workshop 4
FILM TV X 478.733 Producing Documentaries 4

Select 4 Electives (16 units)

Students must complete 4 electives (16 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Producing, Entertainment Development or Business and Management of Entertainment. Below is a list of suggested electives. New electives are added regularly.

MGMT X 402.32 Starting Your Own Entertainment Production Company 4
MGMT X 403.03 The Business of the Film Industry 4
MGMT X 403.33 Independent Film Financing 4
MGMT X 404.2 Production Accounting for Film and Television 4
FILM TV X 408 Building an Online Audience 4
FILM TV X 431 A World of International Filmmaking 4
FILM TV X 439 Inside the World of Film Acquisitions: How to Sell Your Project to Hollywood 4
FILM TV X 476.022 The Art and Business of Producing 4
FILM TV X 476.223 What Buyers Want 4
FILM TV X 476.321 Introduction to Television 4
FILM TV X 476.345 Becoming a Showrunner for Narrative Scripted Episodic Series 4
FILM TV X 477 Creating Reality and Non-Fiction Television: What Really Works 4
FILM TV X 479.088 Movie Magic Budgeting 2
FILM TV X 499.2 Film and Television Internship 4

+ Should be completed within the first 2 quarters of study.

Charts Legend: Fall Winter Spring Summer  Section Offered Online

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