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Certificate of Achievement in Cinema Production


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete each course with a grade of C or higher. Download Certificate Petition Form and return the completed form to Academic Affairs. For the latest certificate requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 8 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 101* Beginning Film Production Workshop 3
Cinema 102 Film Genres 3
Cinema 105 History of Motion Pictures 3
Cinema 107 Understanding Motion Pictures 3
Cinema 110* Motion Picture Sound 3
Cinema 115* Cinematography 3
Cinema 120* Film Editing 3
Cinema 125* Film Production Workshop 3

Complete 1 course from the following

Course Course Title UNITS
Brdcstg 25 Radio/TV/Film Writing 3
Brdcstg 46 Funamentals of Televison Production 4
Cinema 111 Developing Content for Movies 3
Mediart 100 Introduction to Media Arts 3
Mediart 101* Introduction to Digital Film/Video Production 3
Mediart 118* Directing 3
Music 165 Introduction to Recording Arts 3

Total units required: 27-28

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite