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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.
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.
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.
Beginning Film & Video Production
Students write, produce and direct their own short films.
- BRDC 150 Intro to Film and Video Production Friday 11:00am - 3:05pm. Sign up for BRDC - 150
Beginning Docuumentary Production
Students work in groups to develop, and produce short documentaries.
- BRDC 151 Intro to Documentary Production Wednesday 1:35pm – 6pm. Sign up for BRDC 151
Digital Video and Lighting (learn to shoot like a pro)
Train to shoot professional quality video for TV & web. Taught by professional TV cameraman William Moore.
- BRDC 136 Digital Video Production Mon-Wed 11:00am - 1:35pm. Sign up for BRDC 136
- BRDC 137 Video Field Production Mon-Wed 11:00am - 1:35pm. Sign up for BRDC 137
Live Television News (in front of the camera)
Report, produce, anchor for a live TV newscast that airs on Comcast each week. Learn to write, shoot and edit news video. Taught by TV news reporter Bill Schechner.
- BRDC 141 Live TV Newscast Mon-Wed 6:30pm - 9:15pm. Sign up for BRDC-141
- BRDC 142 Live TV Studio Mon-Wed 6:30pm - 9:15pm. Sign up for BRDC 142
Studio Production (behind the camera)
Learn commercial television production skills: Directing, studio camera, switcher, Teleprompter, chyron, audio.
- BRDC 148 Live TV Production Mon-Wed 6:30pm - 9:15pm. Sign up for BRDC 148
- BRDC 149 Live Studio Directing Mon-Wed 6:30pm - 9:15pm. Sign up for BRDC 149
Video Editing for Film and Television
Learn video editing using Premiere, AVID and Edius video editing software. The basics of video editing including creating video clips for the web, short films, commercials, and video for television.
- BRDC 134 Video Editing for Film & TV Tue -Thur 11:00am - 1:30pm. Sign up for BRDC 134
Filmed at Ohlone College TV Center with BRDC 150 student crew members
For more information about Film and TV classes at Ohlone College, please call Gary Kauf (510) 918-3600.
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