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Cinema Arts Production (AA & Certificate of Achievement)

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Please note:  These requirements are based on 2020-2021 LAVC Catalog.  For the Certificates of Achievement, no general education courses are necessary.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.

 

 

Complete the following 5 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 105 History of Motion Pictures 3
Cinema 107 Understanding Motion Pictures 3
Cinema 125* Film Production Workshop 3
MediArt 100 The Entertainment Industry: Breaking In 3
MediArt 116 Introcution to Screenwriting 3

Complete One Course from the Following

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 101* Beginning Film Production Workshop 3
MediArt 101* Introduction to Digital Film Production 3

Complete One Course from the Following

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 110* Motion Picture Sound 3
MediArt 110* Digital Film Sound 3

Complete One Course from the Following

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 115* Cinematography 3
MediArt 115* Digital Cinematography 3

Complete One Course from the Following

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 120* Film Editing 3
MediArt 120* Digital Film Editing 3

Complete One Course from The Following

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 102 Film Genres  3
Cinema 103 Diversity in Film 3
Cinema 104 History of Documentary Film 3
Cinema 106 The Art of Animation and Effects  3
Cinema 111 Developing Content for Movies 3
Cinema 113 History of Animation 3
Cinema 114 Master Filmmakers 3
Cinema 150 Cinema Internship 3

MediArt 104

Photoshop for Movies and TV 3
MediArt 105* Visual Effects and Color Grading 3
MediArt 113 Low Budget Producing 3
MediArt 118* Directing 3
MediArt 129 Mythology, Spirituality, and the Art of Story 3
MediArt 130* Advanced Screenwriting 3
MediArt 131* Advanced Episodic Writing 3

Required general education units: 30-31
+

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21
+

Required degree applicable elective units: 3
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Total units required: 60

 

 

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.