Program Description

The two-year, 30 credit-hour certificate in Film Technician offers specialized training in film industry pre-production, production, and post-production for students to gain experience and knowledge of the film industry. The certificate is designed to develop hands-on skills by using and experimenting with equipment covering all aspects of filmmaking, better preparing students for employment on film and television sets as production assistants and other film crew positions. This certificate is fully transferrable to the Bachelor of Art/Fine Art in Film & Digital Arts at the UNM Albuquerque Campus.

Career and Educational Advancement Opportunities

Film and television productions that often shoot in the area need reliable, trained crew members. Film technician graduates will be prepared for entry-level crew positions in the area of film and television production.

Contact and Advising Information

Information about the Film Technician certificate is available from Advisement and Counseling at 505.925.8560 or, or the Fine Arts, Film and Digital Media Division at 505.925.8600.