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Get the Degree with a Guarantee!

Our new degree program offers you guaranteed admission to a California State University (CSU) in the Film, Television and Electronic Media major. We are the only community college in the area to be able to offer this.

You select your path toward a career in film or television – complete at least 6 of our courses toward your Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T), fulfill the college’s undergraduate requirements for a total of 60 units, and be assured there will be a spot for you in the CSU system.

About Ohlone College Broadcasting

Ohlone College Broadcasting: Film & Television offers hands-on classes in film production, directing a short film, classes in video editing using Premiere, AVID and Edius software, classes in TV news. Documentary production, shooting professional quality video, and developing a variety of production skills.  We are The Bay Area's TV & Video Lab.

Ohlone College Broadcasting: Film & Televison gives you the training that is essential to get a job in the film or television industry, film editing, film production and TV production, including sitcoms, entertainment shows, documentary production or TV news..

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Ohlone College Broadcasting: Film & Television graduates are working at KTVU-TV, KPIX, KRON, CBS Sports, WFAA Dallas, KSBW, BBC Entertainment, Showtime Networks, Start Trek Films, Cartoon Network, and many, many other TV stations and production houses.

See how our graduates are doing!

Our instructors are working professionals.

Ohlone College Broadcasting: Film & Television instructors are industry professionals who have worked for Paramount Pictures, United Artists, Warner Brothers, Disney, FOX, NBC Nightly News, KTVU, KPIX, KRON, and KNTV.


Semester term - January 24 -May 20, 2022.

Introduction to Film & Video Production

Students work in small groups to write, produce, cast and direct short films.

  • BRDC 150  Fridays 11:00am - 4:00pm (+ Lab hours TBA)

Advanced Film & Video Production

Using Canon C300's, shoot in 4K and develop advanced skills.

  • BRDC 152  Wednesdays 1:45pm - 5:00pm (+Lab hours TBA)

News, Entertainment and Sports

Be part of the team that writes, reports, anchors and produces a live television newscast.

  • BRDC-141 or BDRC-142 Mon/Wed 6:30–9:15pm.  (+ Lab hours TBA)

Streaming Live Events

Directing, floor directing, studio camera, teleprompter and other, basic skills to produce live events including newscasts, and Esports.

  • BRDC-148 Mon/Wed 6:30-9:15pm.  (+Lab hours TBA)

Shooting & Lighting for TV & Film

Develop skills to shoot professional quality video using Sony and Canon C100 and C300 cameras shooting in 4K.

  • BRDC-136 or 137 Mon/Wed 3:15–5:50pm. 

Writing for Media

Develop your storytelling skills by writing for multiple media including: TV, radio, newspapers, internet and even write a short fiction script.

  • BRDC 143 Monday 1:45 - 5:00pm.  

Video Editing for Film & TV

Edit for film, television and digital media on Premiere, AVID (commercial film and television standard) and Edius software.

  • BRDC 134 Tues/Thu11:00am–1:35pm. 

Advanced Editing for Film & TV

Advanced film editing and post-production recording, color grading, ADR and Foley work.

  • BRDC-135 Tues/Thur  2 - 4:40pm. 

For more information please contact Gary Kauf at (510) 918-3600. Email: gkauf@ohlone.edu or tv@ohlone.edu.

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