ADDITIONAL COURSES AVAILABLE
050 Intro to Job-centric Learning
During this required Orientation, students meet with their cohort group for introductions and begin networking on the first day of class. Information about classes,prerequisites, and exams will be given. Students will receive their schedules, exam study guides, workbooks and personalized guidance relating to the entire program. Prerequisite: None
051 Job Market Essentials
Students receive additional detailed information regarding upcoming classes and events. Students are instructed to bring their workbooks to class; progress will be reviewed and questions answered. The first of many discussions regarding career success and job readiness will include debunking myths commonly held by candidates seeking jobs in the entertainment industry, and steps recommended to improve workplace competency and networking skills. Prerequisite: None
098 Post Production Essentials
This course provides students with an overview of the post production workflow process and various paths and models that television programs and feature films go through during post. Key production and postproduction personnel, their roles and how they interact are introduced. Traditional post production methods and processes will be examined and discussed, as well as the impact of new technologies, such as nonlinear editing systems and High Definition on how television and films are edited and produced. Prerequisite: None
099 Macintosh Essentials
Our Macintosh Essentials class exists to prepare students for upcoming classes by familiarizing them with the desktop environment and file management to master basic tasks before moving on to application specific assignments. Students are introduced to a technology vocabulary; understanding of hardware and peripherals, and how they pertain to their work as students and in the video industry; understanding of the basic concepts of the Operating System, and its use; memory vs storage; saving, moving and copying files; file organization and management; finding files; working among various storage locations; various translations between the Mac OS and the Windows environment; basic maintenance and troubleshooting; and more. Prerequisite: None
Due to the complexity of Avid 5, our Avid 101 course has been divided into 4 sections to help our students fully absorb the material and have adequate practice time.
503 Industry Job Prep Workshop
Students receive additional detailed information regarding upcoming classes and events.Students are instructed to bring their workbooks to class; progress will be reviewed and questions answered. The first of many discussions regarding career success and job readiness will include debunking myths commonly held by candidates seeking jobs in the entertainment industry, and steps recommended to improve workplace competency and networking skills.
504 The Job Search
During this doing the job search workshop students who are about to graduate will use the Internet, phone and other tools to look for work with direct feedback and guidance by the instructor. Students will build industry contacts by networking with Hollywood professionals and organizations. Phone calls to potential employers will be made. Students will put together a job work plan tailored for their goals. The instructor will give specialized feedback and guidance to each individual student. Prerequisite: None