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Program at a Glance

Independent Producing Certificate

4 Required Courses (16 units)

Course No. | Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
MGMT X 403.01 Legal Primer for the Entertainment Business 4 I/R H(I)/O I/O R/O
MGMT X 403.61 Marketing and Distributing Independent Films across All Platforms 4 I/O O I/O O
FILM TV X 476.244 Story Development Workshop: Crafting Your Original Story 4 I/O I/O I/O I/O
FILM TV X 476.6 Low-Budget Filmmaking 4 O I O I

Select 2 Electives (8 units)

Students must complete 2 electives (8 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Producing, Film & TV Development or Business & Management of Entertainment. Below is a list of suggested electives. New electives are added regularly.

MGMT X 403.33 Independent Film Financing 4 O O
FILM TV X 476.022 The Art and Business of Producing 4
FILM TV X 476.22 Story Analysis for Film and Television 4 I/O I/O I I/O
FILM TV X 476.581 The Language of Filmmaking 4 R/O/I I/O R/O/I I/O
FILM TV X 476.894 Introduction to Feature Film Development 4 O O
FILM TV X 478.432 Direct and Produce Reality and Documentary Television 4 R H(I)
FILM TV X 499.2 Film and Television Internship 4 R/O/I R/O/I R/O/I R/O/I

Chart Legend: I = In-Person | R = Remote | O = Online | H (I/R) = Hybrid (In-Person/Remote)