Program description

This certificate program provides hands-on training for the skills needed on film and media production sets. Trainees will learn:

  • Standard film-industry organizational structure, job descriptions and key duties in major film craft areas.
  • How film departments operate with one-another on a professional working set.
  • Program courses are instructed by working industry professionals who will teach:
    • On-set procedures & etiquette
    • On-set safety
    • Production paperwork for distribution
    • Set building, set dressing and prop handling
    • Grip and lighting equipment
  • In addition to the use of lectures, presentations, videos and hand-outs, the courses include I.A.T.S.E. recognized OSHA 10 General Entertainment Safety (GES) certification on:
    • Walkie-talkie etiquette
    • Proper handling of G & E equipment

Trainees will also learn skills related to networking and self-marketing. After completion of the certificate program trainees will have an opportunity to apply for the Tri-C Short Film Intensive.

Other important information

Take the following three courses to complete the certificate:
ZFLM-1030Production Assistant Basics6
ZFLM-1029Art Department4.8
ZFLM-1028Grip and Electric4.8

Program cost

Visit the Corporate College website here for pricing.

Financial aid eligibility

This program is not Federal Financial Aid/Pell Eligible.

Scholarships, payment plans, and other financial aid options may be available.  For more information, call 216-987-3075

Upon completion students receive

Certificate of Completion for each course as well as a Program Certificate

Related Programs/Training

Please view the following additional film and media courses available for registration:
ZFLM-1025Movie Magic Scheduling3.6
ZFLM-1026Movie Magic Budgeting3.6
ZFLM-1027Location Sound Mixing and Boom Operation3
ZFLM-1031Camera Department3

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